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More KUAZ Featured from Jan 2015

High school students tour Tucson's American Turbo Systems, where tech jobs are in demand.

Tucson Job Growth Will Remain Slow in 2015

Forecast based on mismatch between labor pool, skills needed for jobs in health care, other tech fields.

Jan 7, 2015
Kegs await shipping at Dragoon Brewery in Tucson.

Arizona's Craft Beer Industry Growing Rapidly

Total Economic Impact Exceeds $600M in 2013; numbers of small-scale breweries in Tucson has doubled.

Dec 17, 2014
Pima County officials have proposed an I-11 route that would run west of Tucson, through Avra Valley.

Interstate 11 Corridor Project Moves Ahead

Option for new highway in Tucson still alive, but latest routing calls for no new path through Avra Valley.

Dec 16, 2014

AZ Opens Trade, Investment Office in Mexico City

Arizona Commerce Authority will run it, focus to improve business relationship; city of Tucson will be a partner.

Sep 30, 2014

Farmers' Market Taps Bounty of Back Yard Gardeners

Consignment program at Community Food Bank allows growers to share and sell "their extra."

Aug 15, 2014

Tucson Wants to Redevelop Ronstadt Transit Center

Proposals due Aug. 28, must maintain transit, add other uses to 5-acre site.

Aug 11, 2014
Genaro Mendez's sons help him plant coffee seedlings in Chiapas that could end up sold in Tucson

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
Tucson City Hall

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

Mar 24, 2014
Dan Cornelius, left, and his assistant set up the Mobile Farmers Market at Tucson's Native Seeds/SEARCH.

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

Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

Mar 6, 2014
Site of the proposed Rosemont copper mine, looking west from Highway 83.

Canadian Corp Plans to Purchase Rosemont's Parent Company

Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals' CEO says proposed mine southeast of Tucson is a solid project for them to take over.

Feb 10, 2014
Crews work on the field at Kino Stadium during an off day for the Tucson Padres.

New Group Proposes Pro Baseball in Tucson

Independent league wants to place team at Kino Stadium; financial, leasing issues, legacy of failure stand in way.

Jan 17, 2014
Economist George Hammond talks about the state of the Arizona economy.

Forecast: Tucson Recession Jobs Lost Recovered by 2016

City added 6,000 jobs in past year in what economists point to as sign of improvement, with pace to continue.

Dec 13, 2013
1/17/13 Nicolina Patin. People sitting on benches at festival enjoying the sunny day.

4th Ave Street Fair Brings Millions into Community Each Year

Biannual fair usually brings hundreds of thousands of people; vendors make a huge chunk of their income in that weekend alone.

Dec 12, 2013

New Study Shows Trade Relationships in North America

In honor of the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, Brookings' Institution released examination of international trade between region's 100 major metro areas.

Nov 18, 2013
The fence separating the U.S. from Mexico in Nogales, Ariz.

AZ Business Groups Lobby for Immigration Reform

US businesses head to DC, including AZ Chamber visiting all 9 AZ House members to cite positive economic impact.

Oct 30, 2013

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