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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.

Raytheon Tucson Receives 'Superior' Rating In Security Audit

Facility has maintained rating for six consecutive years.

Novel Topic, Campaign Announcement Slow NAFTA Talks, Expert Says

Round 5 of negotiations wraps up, leaving skepticism the deal will conclude in 2018.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Private Prisons Pushing Rural Counties Into Financial Hole, Officials Say

Counties want governor to stop favoring private prisons over rural county jails.

Elections, New Proposals Could Delay NAFTA Deal

Expert thinks trade talks were extended because US negotiators introduced food trade as a topic.

Tucson Job Growth Lags Behind Arizona Numbers

City adding fewer new jobs, but gains are in high-paying jobs.

Jobs, Environment and Crime are Key for Ward 6 Candidates

Central Tucson Council race features incumbent Democrat, Republican and Green Party challengers.

Bisbee Fires Back on Legislator's Challenge to Plastic-Bag Ban

Memorandum claims the law is necessary to uphold another constitutional provision and is not a statewide concern.

Federal Grants Aimed at Recovery of Arizona Coal Communities

Money is going to the Navajo Nation to soften the expected closure of the Navajo Generating Station.

Obamacare Repeal Will Cost AZ Economy

A report from ASU predicts recession if health care jobs are eliminated.

Plan to Update Douglas Port of Entry Closer To Reality

The U.S. House is getting behind the plan, said Rep. Martha McSally.

Hispanic Chamber: Immigration Bill Could Hurt Local Economy

Changes with the RAISE Act could lower the area's access to workers who fill manual labor jobs.

Episode 148: Companies Sign on for Planned Sahuarita Tech Center

Plus: Startup Tucson shifts direction after loss of funding to mentor entrepreneurs.

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