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Liquor Regs, Lack of Renters Crushes LGBT Arts Space

Legal inability to serve beer and wine at events ignited domino effect of economic losses for Tucson's Fluxx Studio and Gallery.

Fruitland Market Shuttered After 55 Years

Owners received news plot was for sale, had to vacate their shop as well as home which was located in the back of the store.

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

AZ Week: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate

Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

Tucson Pursuing Two More Annexations

City attempting to fill in pockets of unincorporated areas and increase revenue; pursue adding 150 homes near I-10 and Valencia in next few weeks.

Native American Traditional Foods Turn Into Viable Business

From tepary beans grown by the Tohono O’Odham people to chocolate produced by the Chickasaw Nation, Native Americans are entering the niche food market in many places.

Raytheon Receives $350M Pentagon Contract

U.S. Dept. of Defense orders company's newest model of its SM-3 missile; orders 44 items total, including missile, accompanying materials.

Tucson Bakery Owner: My Beliefs Don't Belong in My Business

Sonya Books is against SB 1062 and says she has strong religious beliefs but would still bake for gay wedding.

A-10 Elimination Proposed by Secretary of Defense

The Tucson-based aircraft is on the budgetary chopping block again; nearly 80 of them based in Davis-Monthan.

Brewer, Sonora Gov Collaborating to Lure Tech Businesses to Area

Pair announce new partnership to attract companies from around the world to Arizona-Sonora region.

Building a Southern Arizona Food Economy

Investors, advocates look for ways to grow local and get residents to buy local; it's healthier, they say.

Tucson Proposes Film Incentives to Regenerate Industry

Rental discount offered on city property for productions costing $2M or more to stop 'flyover' to NM, Texas.

2013 AZ Home Sales Prices Up 19%, Sales Lag

Phoenix sees 17% sales decline due to lack of inventory; Tucson median price up 8%, report says.

New Group Proposes Pro Baseball in Tucson

Independent league wants to place team at Kino Stadium; financial, leasing issues, legacy of failure stand in way.

AZ Week: Mexican Shoppers Enhance State Economy

Estimates put annual stimulus at $1 billion annually; Tucson area merchants are biggest beneficiaries.

AZ Unemployment Rate Down in November

7.8% jobless, down from October's 8.2%; retail shopping season ramp-up, overall improvement cited.

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