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Episode 344: Still Struggling to Make Ends Meet, Despite Improving Economy

In Phoenix and Tucson, assistance groups are helping tens of thousands of residents.

Pima County: Don't Dump Thanksgiving Grease Down the Drain

Grease can clog pipes and create a mess for you and your neighbors.

More Turkeys This Season Means a Cheaper Thanksgiving Meal

The cost of a meal with all the trimmings in Arizona is around $40.

Elections, New Proposals Could Delay NAFTA Deal

Expert thinks trade talks were extended because US negotiators introduced food trade as a topic.

Food Fiesta Showcases Treats from the Sonoran Desert

Event includes harvesting and cooking demonstrations, mesquite pod milling.

UA Lab Keeps Shrimp Industry Swimming Along

Researchers test and certify seafood for commercial farmers.

Census Bureau: Arizona's Imports, Exports Drop in 2016

Dollar value of goods moving in and out of the state decreased slightly year-over-year.

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Monsoon Brings Danger of Flash Flooding to Arizona

Meteorologist: Deadly event near Payson is an example of flash-flood dangers.

A Woman from Syria Shares Flavors of her Homeland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A public forum at TMC examines the future of Arizona health care; how this week's Supreme Court ruling affects immigration; and join some of the estimated 1,500 people who walk and run on Tumamoc Hill every day.

Harvesting a Sonoran Desert Delicacy: The Cholla Bud

Learn how to forage for cholla buds and process them for consumption.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

Growing the Ties Between Farmers and Restaurants

Also: Get to know traveling music and community service group Up With People, formed right here in Tucson.

South Tucson Grow Your Own Food Program Extended

200,000 have learned gardening, nutritional cooking in last five years.

Trio of Midtown Markets Serve Up Goods and Foods With International Flair

Variety attracts customers from around the world.

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