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The Buzz: Forecasting the Southern Arizona economy for 2023

Job market expected to remain strong, but housing remains major cause of inflation.

Arizona driver cited for carpooling with inflatable Grinch

While the gag may have caused the officer's heart to grow, it did not stop the driver from getting cited for being in the HOV lane during a restricted time.

US sues Arizona over shipping containers on Mexico border

The complaint filed in U.S. District Court comes three weeks before the Republican governor steps aside for Democratic Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs, who has said she opposes the construction.

UA Men's Basketball avoids harshest sanctions for NCAA violations

Imposed penalties do not go much beyond those the program self-imposed

Traffic deaths rising in Tucson, pedestrians at highest risk

The number of pedestrian fatalities have almost doubled from 2021.

Study shows incivility at home connects to higher productivity at work

UA researchers found that people seek to mend hurt feelings while on the job.

Preserving parts of Cochise County's water future

In November, voters split on future management of two major basins.

Environmentalists want jaguars reintroduced to US Southwest

An environmental group on Monday petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to help reintroduce the jaguar to the Southwest.

San Carlos Apache agree to lease water for Arizona community

Without the agreement the town would have no water.

Cochise County election legal drama continues

The election was certified but two members of the Board of Supervisors are still fighting.

AP Fact Check: A look at what didn't happen this week

A check of which votes were counted in Maricopa County and how many people are registered to vote in Arizona.

‘C’ you later: Cannabis sales soar, but don’t threaten Arizona’s 5 C’s yet

Sales of marijuana in Arizona soared to $1.6 billion in 2021, just one year after recreational pot was legalized in the state, making Arizona second only to California for retail sales that year.

Border surge brings shift in migrant countries, challenges to U.S. policy

While Mexicans still account for the largest group of migrants, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data, their share of the total has been slipping compared to Cubans and refugees from Central and South America.

Kari Lake challenges her defeat in Arizona governor’s race

She is asking a court to throw out certified election results from the state's most populous county and either declare her the winner or rerun the governor's election in that county.

Arizona resumed executions in 2022, outgoing Brnovich seeks one more

After an eight-year hiatus, Arizona executed three death row inmates in 2022, the most death sentences carried out in the state in a decade.

Not quite universal, but families flocked to universal voucher program

The Arizona Department of Education said about 32,000 schoolkids applied this fall for the first round of expanded ESA funding.

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