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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.

Mexico invests in trees in El Salvador to fight migration crisis

The strategy involves creating new employment opportunities in Central American countries.

Affordable Tucson homes in short supply

Condo and townhome buyers have seen prices spike.

Pima Community College to offer self-driving truck courses

Those completing the course may get priority for TuSimple autonomous vehicle jobs.

Sigh of relief for border businesses after Mexico tariff threat

Last year, $14.5 billion in imports from Mexico passed through the Nogales commercial port alone.

In Mexico, exporters already adjusting to threats of US tariffs

Trump’s threats have changed the political agenda the country, where at least 85% of exports go to the U.S.

Economist: Tariffs ineffective as a political strategy

A discussion with UA economist George Hammond.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce speaks out against Mexican tariff threat

The group says Arizona consumers could see expenses go up.

Southern Arizona companies impacted by tariffs on Chinese trade

Both companies say their bottom lines have been affected.

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