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Nogales Merchant Blames US Customs for Lost Business

More agents are needed to reduce long lines at the border, one leading retailer says.

Tucson Home Sales Up Again, Beating National Trend

Realty association reports 1,529 sales in May, 6.5 percent more than a year ago.

Raytheon President: Defense Spending Bill May Allow Growth

Money supports Tomahawk, air-to-air missiles from plant employing 9,600.

Post-Secondary Education Can Improve Local Economy

Economist says keeping more college graduates in Tucson and state is important.

Tucson Economic, Job Growth Accelerating in 2016

UA economist Hammond says activity picking up in what may be long-term improvement.

Tucson Business Community's Role in Landing New JFK Flight

$3 million was incentive for American Airlines for route expected to boost tourism.

AAA: 2M Arizonans Will Travel for Memorial Day Weekend

79 percent of those who leave their homes will get to their destinations by car.

Tucson- New York City Direct Flight Takes Off in October

Daily flights will connect Tucson International Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport

Tucson Area Home Sales Numbers Up, Inventory Down

Local market continues to recover, but number of homes for sale is still a weakness.

Marana, Oro Valley Lead Pima County Population Growth

More than half of all new residents to Tucson area live in northwest side towns.

Port's New Rail 'Off Ramp' Could Be Boost For Tucson's Logistics

Addition at Port of Tucson allows easy access to Union Pacific mainline.

Port of Tucson Upgrade Eases Access to Freight Train Line

The port's new 'off ramp' gives large trains the ability to enter/exit the port to load and unload

How Did Business Fare in Arizona Legislative Session?

Startups, sharing economy could profit; developers in Cochise County lose.

Tucson Home Price Growth Good, But Lags US Average

Median sales price in Tucson rising slower than national average, but healthy for local economy.

Number of Underwater Homes Continues to Sink in Tucson

Homes that are equity-rich now outnumber homes that are worth less than the mortgage balance

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

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