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A grassroots Tucson baker wins a national award for excellence.

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New University of Arizona building focuses on tech startups

Tech Launch Arizona helps new businesses get off the ground.

"We Are Prone To Accidents Close to Home..." The songs of Oceanography.

Also on ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT: How UA recipients of the Mellon Foundation's "Fronteridades" grant are exploring the border experience; and author Jodie Hollander talks about leading a free series of "Poetry in the Parks" workshops later this month.

Take a Peep at The Tucson Erotica Art Show.

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Tucson businesses and the next phase of the pandemic

This week, The Buzz examines what changes in public health measures and the economy of the pandemic mean for local businesses.

Arizona Commerce Authority announces winners to startup competition

Most of the finalists were from the Phoenix metro area, and none were based in Tucson.

Making beer in Southern Arizona

This week, The Buzz focuses on the area's beer business, its growth and how it has felt the pinch of supply chain problems.

Thousands of people return to Southern Arizona for gem shows

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is attracting national and international crowds.

Union Pacific will use self-driving trucks to move freight between Tucson and Phoenix

It will be San Diego company TuSimple's first customer on that route.

Tucson opens applications for event and workforce development grant

The city will award more money this year due to federal pandemic relief funds.

Arizona minimum wage going up to $12.80 an hour on Jan. 1

Tucson voters approved another minimum wage increase earlier this year.

Autonomous trucker TuSimple logs first no-human road test

The self-driving truck cruised through southern Arizona.

Construction industry struggling to hire amid demand for housing

The number of construction workers in Arizona took a big hit in the financial crisis and still had not fully recovered when the pandemic set in.

Over 1,500 applications filed for social equity marijuana licenses

The Department of Health Services said a random selection process to award the social equity licenses will be conducted next spring.

Pima County continues emergency eviction legal aid

The County Supervisors voted to extend the program through the new year.

Arizonans are back to dining out at pre-pandemic rates

Restaurants, however, are still struggling to hire.

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