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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Mar 2014

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

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

Mar 27, 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

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Causey about a new documentary that examines America's financial woes and the dwindling size of the middle class.

Mar 29, 2012
Cars - Houses

Housing Bubble Aftermath: Rethinking Sprawl

City planners examine lessons of growth, seek ways to shape Tucson's future

Dec 22, 2011

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Aug 4, 2011

Teachers' Voices with Barbara Gray and Steven Reff

If the economy truly rules the world then why haven't economics classes been required learning in our schools?

Jul 28, 2011

The Drug War At Home: Gangs Acting As Foot Soldiers For Drug Cartels

In exchange for drug money, U.S. gangs are recruited by Mexican drug cartels to do their dirty work

May 26, 2011

Ranching's Risky Business in Southern Arizona

Local ranchers say they want more resources and protection on the border to cope with illegal immigration.

May 5, 2011

Teachers' Voices with Ben Korn and Jeff Ell

Hear about the Tucson Young Professionals, a group that's seeking out ways to retain Arizona's college graduates and spur new business.

Sep 24, 2010

Teachers' Voices with Barbara Kohl and Bernadette Boschert

Hear how two Tucson schools, each facing closure due to budget cuts, were able to combine the best of both worlds.

Aug 13, 2010

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