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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Apr 2016

Juan Bayardo, who also goes by John, is leaving the familiar Sonoran desert for a cross-country exploratory journey.

Tools and Trade In All 50 States

Tucson resident plans to travel across the country to "get gigs" and meet new people.

Apr 28, 2016

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

Feb 12, 2016

Under the Sun

Andrew Brown talks to people about the realities of life in Southern Arizona, including the struggle to find work.

Jan 15, 2016

Three Ingredients to Launch a Successful Startup

Local groups use events, classes, and festivals to entice startups to Tucson or help Tucsonans get their own companies up and going

Nov 5, 2015

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Sep 4, 2015

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Aug 7, 2015

Independents and Independence

Tucson residents join national celebration to support local businesses.

Jun 25, 2015

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

Jul 3, 2014

Native American Traditional Foods Turn Into Viable Business

From tepary beans grown by the Tohono O’Odham people to chocolate produced by the Chickasaw Nation, Native Americans are entering the niche food market in many places.

Mar 13, 2014

Teachers' Voices with Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum

Hear a father and daughter, Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum, talk about the business side of education.

Feb 14, 2014

Mental Illness, Poverty Form Vicious Circle

Tucson organization helps people facing challenges of illness and limited resources find hope and purpose.

Jul 25, 2013
Teresa Ramsey, formerly homeless veteran.

Tucson Goal: House Hundreds of Homeless Vets in 2.5 Years

Mayor Rothschild, city stepping up to national challenge, hopes to lead example for other communities.

Jul 19, 2013

U.S. Business Fuels Mexican City's Boom

Querétaro is an example of what's working in Mexico, economists say

Feb 28, 2013

Teachers' Voices with Jacquelyn Jackson and Bruce Orach

Find out how community support is keeping classrooms stocked with some essential items that most school districts can no longer afford.

Jul 26, 2012

Electric Cars

A closer look at Level 3 electric vehicle (EV) chargers, and the current controversy over which will become the industry standard.

May 10, 2012

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