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World Refugee Day in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The youth photography program "Parks in Focus" in action, and The Southwest Fair Housing Council observes the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

Mexico invests in trees in El Salvador to fight migration crisis

The strategy involves creating new employment opportunities in Central American countries.

Affordable Tucson homes in short supply

Condo and townhome buyers have seen prices spike.

Pima Community College to offer self-driving truck courses

Those completing the course may get priority for TuSimple autonomous vehicle jobs.

Sigh of relief for border businesses after Mexico tariff threat

Last year, $14.5 billion in imports from Mexico passed through the Nogales commercial port alone.

In Mexico, exporters already adjusting to threats of US tariffs

Trump’s threats have changed the political agenda the country, where at least 85% of exports go to the U.S.

Economist: Tariffs ineffective as a political strategy

A discussion with UA economist George Hammond.

Arizona Chamber of Commerce speaks out against Mexican tariff threat

The group says Arizona consumers could see expenses go up.

Southern Arizona companies impacted by tariffs on Chinese trade

Both companies say their bottom lines have been affected.

Poor Americans likely to be hit hardest by new US tariffs

Tariffs on Mexico would be especially tough on Arizona, an expected battleground state in 2020.

PCC gets money to double its aviation tech program

The Arizona Legislature approved $15 million to expand the program, the first state money since cutting community college funding four years ago.

Cool spring means rush of Mexican grapes before threatened tariffs

Almost all grapes imported from Mexico passed through Nogales ports last year, data show.

Support and opposition for two mines in Southern Arizona

As the Rosemont Copper mine plans to start construction, we talk with those for and against the project.

Sustaining the San Pedro River

A panel in Bisbee discusses the present and future of Southern Arizona's last large, free-flowing river.

Departing Students' Stuff Headed to Tucson Thrift Stores

The Salvation Army is getting the household items UA dorm dwellers leave behind.

State Seeks Public Comment on Proposed New Interstate

The Arizona Department of Transportation has released its preferred route for a new interstate from the Mexican border to north of Phoenix.

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