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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.

D-M Change of Command

Life in the military involves moving every few years, usually that is not accompanied by the full ceremony that the military can muster, unless the move involves a change of command

Refugees in Tucson: Lives as Immigrants Contribute to Our Community.

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

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