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Tucson Home Sales Numbers, Prices Increase in January

Market climb remains slow as inventory of homes for sale is relatively tight.

David Lee is a radiologic technologist at Radiology Limited. He trained for his job through the JobPath program and now has a job that offers career advancement and higher wages than he saw before.

Adults Who Retrain with JobPath Find Better Careers

Metro Week looks at how a job training program helps Tucsonans change direction.

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

"It Ain't Jewelry Unless You Can See It from Across The Street!"

Go ring shopping at the 2016 Gem & Mineral Show with Tucson John, an avid collector of jewelry with extravagant taste.

13 Small Tucson Businesses Ready to 'Thryve'

Companies will take part in Startup Tucson's 10-week mentorship program.

Tucson Median Home Price Rose 3.9% Last Year

Home values, other parts of the economy remain strongly linked.

Business Report: Tech Park's Billion-Dollar Impact

University program boosts local economy by giving companies a home.

Tucson Commercial Real Estate Inches Up Again in 2015

Local market continues its slow, steady recovery from lows of Great Recession

Business Report: Land Is Valuable, Water Is More So

A week-long look at land purchases and leasing in rural Cochise County.

Dust blows from Freeport MacMoRan mine tailings near Green Valley, Ariz. in July, 2013. The incident led Pima County to issue a notice that the company violated air quality standards.

Freeport-McMoRan Mining Lost $4.1B in 4th Quarter

Phoenix-based company cites oil, copper prices; 1,000 Tucson area layoffs.

Howard Buffett owns land in two areas. The first is farming operations near Willcox. The second, a ranch along the US/Mexico border east of Naco.

For Sale in Cochise County: 'You Don't Buy Land; You Buy Water'

Part 2:Billionaire's son owns, leases land to develop new agricultural practices for Africa.

Young pistachio trees planted in 2010 by Mark Cook's company North Bowie Farming. The trees were planted in 2010 and are nearing maturity. Cook said if planting is not done wisely, water will become too expensive and farming will no longer be economically viable in the area.

For Sale in Cochise County: Bigger Bowie Farms Tap Water

Part 1:Thousands of purchased acres have been planted in water-thirsty nut trees.

METRO WEEK: State Budget Shapes Pima, Tucson Budgets

'Give us back those dollars that we need desperately,' local governments say.

Arizona Unemployment Dips to 5.8%, With 7,400 New Jobs

A drop of two-tenths of a percentage point in December, led by private-sector growth.

Students celebrate their achievements at a University of Arizona graduation ceremony.

Study: More College Grads Would Boost State Economy

$7B bump could come from improving attainment at universities, tech education schools.

Eleazar Castellanos at the Southside Worker Center.

Under the Sun

Andrew Brown talks to people about the realities of life in Southern Arizona, including the struggle to find work.

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