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Arizona Jobless Rate Falls Again; Workforce Growth Slight

May employment usually slows with school out; this year's slows more than decade-long trend.

New Businesses Get Leg Up from Incubators

Groups focus on getting entrepreneurs get through tough early years, grow.

Rural Hospitals Connecting With TMC Specialists

New alliance helps smaller towns access expertise, improve care

Garbage Collection Rates for Businesses Going Up

Businesses that contract city for waste collection will see a five percent increase.

METRO WEEK: Budget Relies on Improved Tucson Economy

Spending plan assumes sales tax will bring in $7.7 million more in 2015-16.

Long-Awaited Broadway Widening Approved

Tucson City Council votes unanimously to accept task force recommendation for six lanes.

What's City Bond Rate Downgrade Mean?

Higher interest rates on Tucson borrowing for infrastructure, other capital projects.

METRO WEEK: Tucson Job Center Gets National Attention

One formerly homeless veteran got education, job with help from employment program.

Arizona Nonprofits Bouncing Back from Recession

Giving level back to pre-recession level of nearly $3 billion statewide, anlysis reveals.

Economist: Tucson Growth Will Outpace National by 2017

Government spending and population growth will spur economy, UA analyst says.

Same-Sex Wedding, Honeymoon Expo Coming to Tucson

Such events gaining interest, growing quickly in wake of expanded marriage rights.

Solar on the Rise: Electricity Output Equal to Hoover Dam

While rooftop solar is booming, others are working to take technology to bigger scale.

Grijalva: Tucson's Cherrybell Mail Center May Not Close

Postal Service moves status from closing in July to 'to be determined,' congressman says.

1 Millionth Streetcar Passenger Wins Free Rides

UA student who uses rail system to get to, from school awarded one-year pass.

Tucson Home Sales Strengthen; New Construction Behind

Year-to-date sales up 3.6%; average price up 5.1% to $208,000, Realtors association reports.

Arizona Job Growth Lagging in Key Sectors, Including Retail

Unemployment rate falls to 6% in April; 300 private-sector jobs added statewide, one-tenth of norm.

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