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AZ unemployment numbers a mixed bag

The unemployment picture is not so rosy as the numbers say.

Federal unemployment supplement dries up in Arizona

The payments tapping FEMA funds only lasted six weeks.

Report: Arizona had highest ‘housing loss’ rate; more evictions coming

Trends in Arizona do not bode well for the fall, experts said, as drivers of housing loss are are amplified by the pandemic.

Tucson mayor and council rethinking development tax incentives

The mayor and council on Wednesday delayed the renewal of the city's central business district.

Arizona weekly unemployment jumps again

The numbers in the state keep rising while they fall nationally.

Tucson City Council to vote on climate emergency declaration

Plan calls for carbon-neutral city operations by 2030.

Tucson firms largely safe from airline industry turbulance

Government contracts and a boost in private flights have kept the local aerospace industry aloft, but may not be enough to stop layoffs.

Out-of-state and foreign groups defrauding Arizona unemployment system

Fraudulent claims have come from Arizona, multiple U.S. states and overseas.

Federal supplement likely to run out soon as Arizona unemployment dollars dwindle

The director of ADES says there will likely not be much warning when federal supplements stop.

Heat, COVID-19 and isolation put mobile home parks at risk

Ten percent of metro Tucsonans live in manufactured housing. But residents there face risks made worse by COVID-19 and record heat.

A 'collision of crises' is leaving thousands in Tucson struggling with electric bills

Record heat, unemployment and a pandemic are adding to household financial troubles.

As some movie theaters reopen, it's still too soon for The Loft Cinema

The independent theater is betting on outdoor shows and "virtual cinema."

Greater scrutiny on fraudulent unemployment claims in Arizona

DES has paid out more than $9 billion in unemployment insurance benefits during the pandemic.

Arizona unemployment continues to grow

The unemployment picture is improving nationally, but not in Arizona.

Rio Nuevo considering financial boost to keep some Tucson events afloat

A few of the city's popular music and sporting events may get a piece of up to $250,000 in aid.

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