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AZ Week: Mexican Shoppers Enhance State Economy

Estimates put annual stimulus at $1 billion annually; Tucson area merchants are biggest beneficiaries.

Episode 154: Mexican Shoppers Enrich State Coffers

$1 billion in annual sales and more to come.

AZ Week: Teachers, Students Adjust to Common Core

UA education dean: Arizona needs to be aware of major investment needed for success of new standards.

Episode 153: Common Core Implementation in Classrooms

New teaching method is not only new to students but also the teachers who have to prepare themselves to understand new standards.

Episode 152: In Midst of CPS Crisis, Elected Officials Want Solutions

Agency under scrutiny for past few weeks over news that 6,550 child abuse weren't investigated; discussion of solutions to cracks in system.

AZ Week: Child Abuse Victim Gives Back as Foster Parent

Daniela Preciado says she sees herself in many of the kids she cares for now that she has reached adulthood.

AZ Week: State Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

With $12 billion in trade, experts say Arizona needs more to take advantage of business opportunities.

Episode 151: AZ Strategizes to Improve Trade with Mexico

Trade with neighbors to the South is at $12 billion; business, civic leaders focused on taking more advantage of it.

AZ Week: Talks of AZ Water Crisis, Officials Search for Solutions

Existing supplies may not suffice in future; issues raised about where, how state will find more.

Episode 150: AZ's Short, Long-Term Water Issues, Solutions

Morrison institute for Public Policy held water forum at ASU; U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, water law expert Robert Glennon discuss issue.

AZ Week: Problems, Debate Over Affordable Care Act

Four voices discuss political, economic, societal effects in the country, amid one controversy after the other.

Episode 149: Impacts of Affordable Care Act

A discussion about the political, economic effects of Obamacare; will the good outweigh the glitches or vice versa?

AZ Week: Barber Standing Strong With Vet Affairs

'It is a real disgrace that we should have any veteran homeless,' Arizona Democrat says.

AZ Week: Phoenix WWII Memorial Honors Vets

Main focus are the men, women from Arizona who died in World War II, Secretary of State Ken Bennet says.

Episode 147: Local Elections in Tucson, Phoenix Tuesday

Both cities will choose city council members; a look at what side of the political spectrum they stand on.

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