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We learn about the allocation of state funds to agencies or programs to help women become self sufficient. With us are guests Laura Penny, Executive Director of Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona, and George Cunningham Chairman of the Grand Canyon Institute.

Funding for Women's Services Down, Affecting Self-Sufficiency

Study analyzed 18 state-run services such as child care subsidies, domestic violence services.

AZ Members of Congress Ask DHS for 500 More Customs Officers

In a bipartisan effort lawmakers write to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson with request

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IRS Spokesperson: Choose Tax Professional Help Wisely

One easy way to tell if a person is up to handling such tasks is to make sure they are licensed.

AZ Natl Parks Bring Nearly Billions, Support Thousands of Jobs

Report by the National Park Service says Grand Canyon generated just under half a billion dollars, Tucson's Saguaro Park about $38 million from visitors.

Phoenix Mayor, Greg Stanton (D) discusses his recent election and what it means for the future of Tucson.

Phoenix Mayor in Mexico Talking Cross Border Trade

Mayor Greg Stanton traveling to Hermosillo, Sonora for event celebrating relationship between cities; discuss increasing economic opportunities.

Jobs in Arizona's Solar Industry Down in 2013

However state still ranks second in the nation for residents e ployed in the field, according to report.

TEP Proposes No More Coal Burning at Tucson Plant

Idea comes at EPA public hearing as alternative way to meet emission restrictions plan aimed at cleaner park air.

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Tucson Home Sales Down As Prices Increase, Report Says

RealtyTrac findings show lack of foreclosure deals, meaning fewer homes being sold.

High school students take a tour of American Turbo Systems and other local machinists shops and we learn about Arizona's growing demand for machinists and other manufacturing jobs.

High School Students Explore Local Manufacturing Job Opportunities

Industry experts say there are jobs and not enough skilled workers; Pima County data shows more than 1,500 positions in demand by 2020.

Last week the Tucson City Council decided to ask for feedback on a proposal to raise bus fares and change some bus routes. We discuss the decision with Councilman Paul Cunningham.

Councilman Says Bus Service Cuts Should Not Happen

Tucson City Council seeking public input on bus fare increases, service changes, Cunningham opposes service cuts.

We sit down with Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry to learn more about Social Impact Bonds.

Pima County Proposal: Social Services Could be Funded Privately

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry proposes change to save money, return savings to investors.

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IRS Spokesman: Filing Taxes Online Saves Money, Time

Allows for quicker refunds because government gets papers faster; also lower chance of math errors, he says.

Rosemont Mine proposed site in the Santa Rita Mountains

Augusta Resources CEO: Hudbay Bid 'Opportunistic'

Rosemont Copper’s parent company fighting take over bid; President and CEO Gill Clausen says they will not let it steal their asset with 'lowball bid.'

4/10/12

City Seeking Ronstadt Transit Center Redevelopment Proposals

Developers must maintain transit, but can propose adding commercial, residential, open space.

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Pima Awarded $270K to Help People Who Have Lost Their Homes

The grant will help provide job search and training services for those who are or are at risk of losing homes because of foreclosure, evicted renters.

Arizona economy

State Revenues Fall Below Forecast for January

3 biggest categories - sales tax, individual income tax, corporate income tax - fall short by $5M each.

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