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Mexico Lays Out Plans for $8B Oil Refinery

Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised during his campaign that he would bring down gas prices.

Economic Forecast: Recession Possible by 2020

The event saw varying degrees of optimism regarding Tucson, the nation and the possibility for recession.

Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry

The intended expansion will split commercial traffic away from the aging downtown port that leads to the city of Douglas.

Arizona, Phoenix Leadership to Join Mexican Presidential Inauguration

Delegations from the state and capital are heading to Mexico City for the inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday.

Return to Rio Bravo

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House Passes Bill to Boost Cross-Border Academic Collaboration

The legislation encourages U.S.-Mexico academics and business.

Study: Holiday Big Box Shopping Still Important to Consumers

Brick and mortar stores still hold value for the role they play in people's lives, researcher says.

Nogales Residents Feel Economic Impact of Razor Wire on Border Fence

Nogales city officials say they have been forced to cut holiday bonuses in half for 300 city employees.

Arizona Unemployment Rate Rises to 4.7 Percent in October

The labor force increased by just over 16,300, and the economy added 23,300 jobs.

Sonoran Leadership Welcomes Ducey’s Re-election

The governor of the Mexican state highlighted Ducey's support for the so-called Arizona-Sonora Megaregion.

Nurses at Two Tucson Hospitals Vote to Unionize

How unions function in right-to-work states like Arizona.

Study: Tomato Imports Lead to Billions Of Dollars, Thousands Of Jobs

Researchers found that produce grown elsewhere has a big impact on the U.S. economy.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

Trade War Helps Local Food Bank

Millions of pounds of extra food is on the way to Southern Arizona.

Understanding the Issues in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District

A closer look at challenges in Tucson, Nogales and Yuma.

Arizona Local Governments Weigh Incentives for Electric Car Company

Casa Grande and Pinal County are discussing incentives for Lucid Motors, a Saudi-backed California startup.

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