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Tucsonans Feel Impact of Federal Shutdown

Employees and contractors are set to miss paychecks.

Arizona to Receive Settlement From Neiman Marcus Over Data Breach

Multiple states are receiving money after credit and debit cards had been compromised via the retailer.

Mexican Drivers Near the Border Still Paying More for Gas

The new president promised lower gas prices in the border region, but the cost is still cheaper on the U.S. side.

New Tucson Hispanic Chamber Leader on 2019 Priorities

A discussion with President and CEO Lydia Aranda.

Shutdown Means No E-Verify for Arizona Hospitality Industry

The break in the system to verify someone can legally work in the U.S. comes at the start of the peak season.

'Roma' Film Spotlights Plight Of Mexico’s Domestic Workers

Labor advocates in Mexico are using the movie to push for improved conditions for real-life domestic workers.

Sonora Looks to Gain From New NAFTA Car Parts Rules

No made-in-Sonora parts are being used, but that could soon change.

State Funding Aims to Reduce Evictions in Pima County

A Department of Housing grant targets the county's "hardest hit" areas to help people stay in their houses when facing financial distress.

Mexican Minimum Wage Along Border Set to Double Next Year

The increase, which goes into effect Jan. 1, is one of a number of campaign promises made by the new president.

US to Invest $10.6B to Address Migration From Mexico, Central America

The money is said to be targeted at root causes of migration by investing in development those countries.

Things People Leave Behind: Forgotten Valuables Up for Auction

Items up for bid include gold, silver, and collectibles left in safe deposit boxes.

Mexico Lays Out Plans for $8B Oil Refinery

Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised during his campaign that he would bring down gas prices.

Economic Forecast: Recession Possible by 2020

The event saw varying degrees of optimism regarding Tucson, the nation and the possibility for recession.

Study: Southeastern Arizona Needs Two Ports Of Entry

The intended expansion will split commercial traffic away from the aging downtown port that leads to the city of Douglas.

Arizona, Phoenix Leadership to Join Mexican Presidential Inauguration

Delegations from the state and capital are heading to Mexico City for the inauguration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday.

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