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UA to Build New Bioscience Research Building in PHX

Decision is pending vote by the Arizona Board of Regents, and they are scheduled to vote June 6; university would break ground on $136M project by end of year.

Sylvia Longmire, border expert and author of Border Insecurity talks about her conclusions on the prospect of securing the border.

Border Author Proposes Change in Security Approach

Tucson native Sylvia Longmire says money, agents, fencing aren't the answer without planned approach.

Jerry Moloney, director of Arizona Center for Mathematical Sciences, discusses plasma channels that could some day direct where lightening strikes.

Power to Control Lighting

An international reserch team has developed a plasma channel that could be used to direct lightning.

cars traffic

Driver-Less Cars About a Decade Away, UA Engineer Says

Technology being developed for a vehicle to navigate itself, promising to make roads safer eliminating human error; however, it also raises legal questions.

Arizona economy

AZ Week: State Economic Growth Slow But Steady, Experts Say

Tucson job growth under 1% since 2012, will continue lagging for couple more years, report figures show.

3/29/12

Study: 9% of Tucson Workforce in Infrastructure

City is below national average or 10 percent; some local businesses argue more positions in field are needed.

Bruce A. Wright, Associate Vice President of The University of Arizona Tech Parks, discusses their recently received award for promoting education in science, technology, engineering and math, the STEM subjects.

UA Tech Park Inspires Local Youth in STEM Education Fields

Education outreach a mission of the technology research arm of University of Arizona; wins Metropolitan Education Commission's Crystal Apple Award.

We interview state economist Aruna Murthy, about the release of the AZ Dept of Labor Jobs forecast.

Jobs Forecast Predicts Continued Slow Growth

This year, job growth is forecast to be 2.1 percent, the same as last year; in 2015, that rate will go up to 2.4 percent.

CEO & President of the Downtown Tucson Partnership Michael Keith, Downtown Business Owner, Kade Mislinski, and Interior Architecture Miguel Fuentevilla talk about the development of downtown Tucson and future businesses that will be opening.

Weekly Business Report: State of Downtown Revitalization

A look into downtown Tucson's revitalization; discussing the sale of Inside Tucson Business and the Tucson Weekly.

Group Lays Out New Blueprint for Economic Prosperity in Region

TREO highlights four areas where improvements could bring new employers to Tucson, S. AZ, such as more infrastructure.

'Revenge Porn' Is Now Felony in AZ

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation aimed at stopping jilted lovers from posting explicit pictures, videos of former partners online.

The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

UPDATED: Border Patrol Adding Rescue Beacons in AZ Desert

If migrants find themselves in danger they can now press button on towers throughout desert that tells authorities their location.

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

UA's Asteroid Mission: Touching Example of Space Exploration

OSIRIS REx will examine the asteroid Bennu and bring back a sample to Earth by 2023; launches in 2016.

New Alert System for Seniors Gone Missing

Friday's signing of SB 1097 creates a "Silver Alert" system modeled after Amber Alerts; OKs use of DPS emergency alert system.

High Tech Radar, Video Sensors Along Border Approved

Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill allowing Arizona to build a 'virtual fence' at border with Mexico but is not providing funds to do so.

Edward Beshore, Deputy Principal Investigator for OSIRIS REx Mission, discusses the dangers Earth faces from space objects.

OSIRIS REx Moves From Planning Phase to Fabrication

Latest NASA project for the UA is one step closer to launch; its ultimate goal is bringing back a piece of an asteroid to Earth.

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