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Preparing to cut the ribbon on the Port of Tucson's new 'off-ramp' are (left to right): Port VP Matt Levin, Union Pacific's Paul McDonald and Wes Lujan (back), Pima County Supervisor Sharon Bronson, Port President Alan Levin and his wife Jan.

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.

Rebecca Brukman. 10/22/12.
Image of house from House Swap SW.

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

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

Compromise Sought over Rooftop Solar Pay Rates

Solar City, APS could soon set future for rooftop solar in talks.

Michael Keith, CEO & President of Downtown Tucson Partnership discusses the changes that are taking place in downtown Tucson.

CEO of Downtown Tucson Partnership Will Retire

Michael Keith led the non-profit for six years, called experience "an extraordinary ride"

The streetcar passes Proper restaurant on Congress Street on April 5, 2016.

Caterpillar Operations Will Relocate to Downtown Tucson

Company's local presence will employ 600 people, and be based in downtown.

Davis-Monthan at 75 Years: What's Its Military Future?

Metro Week explores the past, present and future of Air Force base in Tucson.

Average Airfare At Tucson International Falls Below $400

Flights at Tucson International are getting cheaper, but still pricier than the national average

William Shatner Brings his World to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Pros & Cons of Prop 123; the latest on the state budget dealmaking; and a Tucson man plans to work his way across all 50 states.

Juan Bayardo, who also goes by John, is leaving the familiar Sonoran desert for a cross-country exploratory journey.

Tools and Trade In All 50 States

Tucson resident plans to travel across the country to "get gigs" and meet new people.

Town Hall: Better Roads Would Strengthen Trade with Mexico

Business, government leaders lament infrastructure issues hampering imports, exports.

MQ-1 Predator Drone assigned to Arizona Air National Guard's 214th Reconnaissance group at Davis-Monathan AFB, Tucson.

Critic: Davis-Monthan's Economic Analysis Flawed

Lawsuit plaintiff says Air Force gives inflated view of what base means to local economy.

The border of Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Mexico is separated by a large brown metal fence.

Nogales Kmart to Close in July; Worries about Economic Impact

Loss of retailer may reduce city sales tax revenues, hurt cross-border shopping traffic.

Air Force: Davis-Monthan Impact $1.5B, 4,500 Jobs

Annual analysis puts air base's economic contribution at 5% of county GDP.

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