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The rising cost and need for housing in Arizona

Dec 3, 2021 This week, The Buzz examines some of the factors behind the continued rise in housing costs.

The economics and community of food

Nov 19, 2021 The Buzz examines how food moves through the economy and how it brings people together.

Tucson election ends with a sweep for Democrats and a higher minimum wage

Nov 5, 2021 The Buzz examines the results of the city’s election and what the process could mean for the future of the city’s politics.

How is Arizona’s economy recovering amid the pandemic?

Oct 29, 2021 While the state has recovered most of the jobs it lost during the onset of the pandemic, the labor market has changed.

It’s been nearly a year. Why aren’t more Arizonans vaccinated?

Oct 22, 2021 This week, The Buzz revisits the rollout of vaccinations in Arizona, boosters and the barriers that stand between the state's residents and getting the shot — or the second and third.

How redistricting could reshape Arizona's political landscape

Oct 15, 2021 This week, The Buzz examines the state's redistricting process and how it could change politics in Southern Arizona.

College athletes and the business of sports

Oct 8, 2021 The Buzz examines the NCAA's new policy allowing college athletes to get paid for the use of their name, image or likeness.

How the monsoon season impacted life in Southern Arizona, from wildfires to bugs

Oct 1, 2021 The National Weather Service said the monsoon season was the third-wettest that Tucson has seen since 1895, and it followed an exceptionally dry year.

Tucson voters to decide on minimum wage, council seats and pay raise for city leaders

Sep 24, 2021 Ballots will go out to Tucson voters in early October. This week, The Buzz takes a closer look at the questions on those ballots.

How is Proposition 207 impacting Arizona?

Sep 17, 2021 The Buzz examines marijuana legalization, from the criminal justice system to tax revenue.

The intersection of mental health and crime

Sep 10, 2021 A recent shooting raises questions about missed warning signs and the mental health safety net in Pima County.

How students are responding after a school year of remote learning

Sep 3, 2021 The Buzz talks with educators about the work that remains to keep kids learning, and emotionally and physically healthy.

Border by numbers: Dangers of the desert

Aug 27, 2021 Pima County is on pace for a record number of deaths in the desert this year.

Border by numbers: all Border Patrol sectors aren't equal

Aug 20, 2021 Data show who crosses the border depends on location.

Tribal nations: changes coming with the American Rescue Plan and a new federal administration

Apr 16, 2021 Secretary Deb Haaland discusses national building possibilities funded by the 'largest single investment in Indian Country.'

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