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Downtown Rebound: Conversations on Culture

Part 6: A lot of people now come downtown, but why? And where were they before?

Downtown Rebound: Building the Infrastructure

Part 4: Can downtown Tucson reach the plateau it's aiming for, and stay there?

Downtown Rebound: A Tale of Two Tucson Businesses

Part 5: As downtown rediscovers its place, some businesses move in, others depart.

Downtown Rebound: Tucson Entertainment Finds Life

Part 2: Eat, drink and be merry attitude leading the renaissance of Tucson's historical center.

Downtown Rebound: How Did Tucson Get Here?

Part 1: Downtown has boomed before, but after a multi-decade downturn, it's on the rise.

Pro, Con Arguments on $12 an Hour Minimum Wage Proposal

Proposition headed to November ballot would raise minimum wage to $12 in 2020.

Arizona Unemployment Up for Third Straight Month, to 5.8%

Joblessness up for the third straight month, despite better-than-normal summer jobs slump.

Local Entrepreneurs Learn From Failures

Event allows people to share business failures and what they took away from them.

June Was a Strong Month For 'Move-Up' Homebuyers in Tucson

Monthly sales numbers show formerly underwater buyers may again be able to move.

I-11 Impact Weighed as Environmental Studies Begin

Mexico-to-Canada route, running through Southern Arizona, has detractors.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

Tucson's Commercial Real Estate Market a 'Mixed Bag'

Market expert thinks some parts are growing strong while other parts are still behind.

Grocery Prices Fall 4% in Second Quarter in Arizona

Cheaper prices in the dairy section lead the decrease, with eggs, some meat nlower, too.

Tucson Optics Industry Brings Good Jobs, Needs Workers

Industry has shrunken in recent years; new companies want it to regain prominence.

Report: Pima County Homes 'Affordable' for Average Earner

Average earners can get a house on less than one-third of income, RealtyTrac reports.

JTED Revs Up Big Engines for Tucson Job Training

Funding revival brings heavy equipment driving, maintenance program on board.

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