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It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Researchers Are Studying Economic Impact of the 4th Avenue Street Fair

Tucson event is held twice a year, attracting tens of thousands of people from all over.

Tucson Fast Food Workers Continue to Demand Better Pay

Local, nationwide protests happening Thursday; movement began two years ago.

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

Monthly Employment Workshops Aim to Empower Women

YWCA of Tucson provide seek to help unemployed, underemployed women through a 4-day training program.

U.S. Business Fuels Mexican City's Boom

Querétaro is an example of what's working in Mexico, economists say

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Causey about a new documentary that examines America's financial woes and the dwindling size of the middle class.

Housing Bubble Aftermath: Rethinking Sprawl

City planners examine lessons of growth, seek ways to shape Tucson's future

Ranching's Risky Business in Southern Arizona

Local ranchers say they want more resources and protection on the border to cope with illegal immigration.

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Seeking Safety North of the Border

Wealthy Mexicans are investing time and money in Arizona, concerned about violence in their country.

Teachers' Voices with Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum

Hear a father and daughter, Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum, talk about the business side of education.

Thrift Stores

Thrift stores are thriving in this tough economy as consumers look for ways to make their dollars stretch

The Obama Victory

The real story behind President Obama's win in 2008 as reported by Dr. Kate Kenski, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Arizona.

Time to Revive Arizona's Film Industry

Two Tucson-based filmmakers spearhead plan to revitalize the Tucson-area's once mighty film industry.

Caught in the Middle on the Border

Border communities are much more dependent on Mexico for their incomes than cities such as Tucson or Phoenix, so proposed boycotts and other actions due to SB 1070 are worring many residents there.

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