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Pence pushes new NAFTA in Green Valley

In a visit Thursday, the Vice President urged locals to push for passage of the USMCA agreement.

Missile-maker Raytheon says it will hire 1,000 new employees in Tucson

The defense contractor says it has an economic impact on Arizona of $2.6 billion.

Arizona Chamber President: USMCA will pass regardless of possible impeachment

The business group leader expects the new North American trade agreement to be ratified despite an inquiry into the president.

ADOT widens I-10, but will it be enough?

The number of cars traveling between Tucson and Casa Grande could quadruple in two decades.

Without government aid, fishermen in Mexico return to endangered porpoise habitat

Fishermen in the Sea of Cortez say they haven't received compensation like in previous years, so they're returning to the vaquita marina's waters for shrimp season.

Cochise County group says environmental lawsuits harm landowners, economy

An environmental advocate countered saying the group is aligned with the company behind a planned development in Benson.

Rio Nuevo plans to clean up Broadway properties for redevelopment

The economic development group hopes to make the midcentury modern buildings more attractive to business.

Gov Ducey pushing for ratification of North American trade deal

The Arizona governor heads to Washington, D.C., to urge approval of the USMCA.

Raytheon president says merger won't hurt Tucson

Raytheon President Wes Kremer said the company continues to invest in Tucson operations.

Tucson International Airport could become a business hub under new plan

A new report recommends transportation projects, free trade and hundreds of acres of development.

What's on the horizon for Rio Nuevo in Tucson

Chair Fletcher McCusker reflects on the multipurpose district's 20-year history in the city.

UA breaks ground on center that will help turn bioscience research into business

The facility will provide business training and lab space to entrepreneurs in the life sciences.

Opinions divided on massive Benson housing development

Backers see the project as an economic boon; opponents worry it will deplete local groundwater and harm the environment.

Housing costs in Tucson hit bigger share of lowest earners than state, country

Spending no more than 30% of income on housing is tougher for those who make less.

Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

Mexico's economy registers no growth in second quarter

The slowing is due in part to declining foreign investment, an economist says.

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