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Economist: Trump Tariffs Could Cost Jobs in Places Like Arizona

UA professor George Hammond cites potential rise in the cost of targeted materials.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

New Shuttle Service Coming to Sabino Canyon, Replacing 2-Decade Operator

The new operator plans to deploy an all-electric fleet over five years.

Study to Examine Effects of Arizona Recession-Era Health Insurance Cutbacks

UA researchers are investigating how the state tried to deal with Recession budget shortfalls.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

Rio Nuevo Wants to Use Broadway Properties Swept Up by Widening Project

Project would include new parking, relocating historic bungalows and changes to Solot Plaza.

Federal Budget Deal Could Benefit Tucson's Economy

A deal that brings an end to sequestration cuts in defense could have a positive impact on Tucson's financial health.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Cochise County Adopts Electronic Version of Food Aid Program

The Women, Infants and Children program distributes aid to qualifying families.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

Sen. Flake: End to NAFTA Would Hurt U.S. Economy

Flake predicted a rise in unemployment, farm subsidies and illegal immigration if trade deal is ended.

Pima County Wins World View Lease Challenge in Court

An appeals court rules the county's deal with the space balloon company complies with state law.

Manufacturing, Federal Spending Expected to Push Tucson Economy in 2018

Annual forecast predicts growth rate of at least the national average, with growth in many prominent Tucson sectors.

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