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Gem Show Continues to Grow, Says Tourism Group

Visit Tucson says the show contributes millions to the economy and predicts those numbers will increase.

Arizona GOP Reps Move to Lower the Minimum Wage for Some

A bill in the House would allow students to be paid less than the state minimum wage.

County Fires Up Debate Over New Tobacco Sales Measure

The ordinance would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21, including vaping products.

Super Bowl a Touchdown for Mexican Avocados

For many Americans, the big game isn't complete without guacamole, and Mexican exporters know it.

Data Breach Hits Restaurants, Hotels Across Arizona

The affected businesses are located in several cities, including metropolitan Phoenix, Flagstaff, Tucson and Yuma.

US Investigation Into Mexican Tomatoes Could Hurt Imports, Industry Rep Says

A Commerce Department decision means an investigation into tomato dumping will resume in May.

Tucson Restaurant Legacies

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How national civility is being re-invigorated 8 years after a Tucson tragedy; how Tucson was once a stand-in for Las Vegas; and Adiba Nelson considers the many special kinds of "Black Love".

UA Student Financial Aid Applications Proceed In Spite of Shutdown

Some students may have believed the shutdown held up FAFSA progress.

VW Doles Out Last of Settlement Owed to Arizona Consumers

The checks, each worth $1,000, are part of a $40 million settlement reached in May 2018.

Legislature Passes Tax Changes to Align With Federal Code

The bill passed along party lines, with only Republicans voting for the measure.

Tourist Office: Tucson Hotel Industry Booming

Revenue hit $415 million in 2018, marking the 6th consecutive year of revenue growth in Tucson.

Canada is Arizona's Largest International Employer, Diplomat Highlights

There are more than 350 Canadian companies doing business in Arizona.

Food Bank Helping Unpaid Federal Workers

Federal prison, FAA and TSA employees receive food during shutdown.

Budget Plan Includes Funding for Nogales Cold Inspection Facility

The facility could extend the produce import season into the summer months.

Tucson Metro Chamber on Factors Impacting Growth in Region

A discussion with President and CEO Amber Smith.

Utilities Offer Help to Unpaid Federal Workers

TEP and Southwest Gas will cancel late fees and disconnections.

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