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State Budget Status

The Arizona Legislature this week finally passed a budget for the new fiscal year, but Governor Brewer vetoed much of its. Christopher Conover reports on what's next in the process.

State Budget Lawsuit

The Arizona Supreme Court was called in to settle the budget dispute between Gov. Jan Brewer and the legislature. Christopher Conover has the outcome and fallout.

Drachman Study

As part of our BLUEPRINT TUCSON series, Tony Paniagua looks at a study showing millions of Americans would be better off economically if they lived closer to where they worked.

Desert Sweet Shrimp Farm

Robert Rappaport takes us deep into the hot desert of Gila Bend and finds freshwater ponds full of shrimp.

City Manager Fired

Christopher Conover looks at this week's firing of Tucson City Manager Mike Hein and hear a commentary on the subject from Jim Nintzel of the "Tucson Weekly."

Oscar Martinez

Claudine LoMonaco interviews University of Arizona History Professor Oscar Martinez about how his childhood experience led him to debunk common theories about Mexico's poverty.

Beer in a Recession

Even though the economy is in recession, beer sales are growing. As Christopher Conover reports, some local breweries are expanding, even as the economy continues to contract.

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