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Tucson International Airport could become a business hub under new plan

A new report recommends transportation projects, free trade and hundreds of acres of development.

What's on the horizon for Rio Nuevo in Tucson

Chair Fletcher McCusker reflects on the multipurpose district's 20-year history in the city.

UA breaks ground on center that will help turn bioscience research into business

The facility will provide business training and lab space to entrepreneurs in the life sciences.

Opinions divided on massive Benson housing development

Backers see the project as an economic boon; opponents worry it will deplete local groundwater and harm the environment.

Housing costs in Tucson hit bigger share of lowest earners than state, country

Spending no more than 30% of income on housing is tougher for those who make less.

Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

Mexico's economy registers no growth in second quarter

The slowing is due in part to declining foreign investment, an economist says.

Leaders from Arizona and Sonora meet to strengthen political and economic bonds

The officials discussed trade, tourism and development at the annual "megaregion" meeting.

Gentrification and changing neighborhoods in Tucson

We continue our housing series with a live community discussion.

Arizona organization offers help to boost rural economies

A discussion with Liza Noland, director of rural programs for Local First Arizona.

Tourism a growing priority in some rural communities

Arizona 360 looks at how some smaller towns and cities are banking on tourism to boost their economies.

Remittances to Mexico break monthly record In May

Mexicans abroad sent $3.2 million to their home country, 1.5% more than the previous year.

Mexican tomato imports still up after duties were imposed

Import weights in Nogales have increased year-over-year for two months in a row, though opponents warn higher prices are yet to come.

Addressing Tucson's housing challenges

Three local housing groups discuss today's housing challenges and ideas to help solve them.

Arizona, Sonora ink nonbinding deal to draw more filmmakers

Officials hope the region will compete with other world film destinations.

World Refugee Day in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The youth photography program "Parks in Focus" in action, and The Southwest Fair Housing Council observes the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

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