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Downtown Rebound: How Did Tucson Get Here?

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

US Hispanic Chamber Backs Clinton; Tucsonan Understands

Tucson Chamber's president says social issues equal fiscal issues in endorsements.

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.

Tucson Artificial Heart Maker SynCardia in Bankruptcy

Philadelphia private equity fim expected to take control of SynCardia within 45 days.

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

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

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.

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.

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