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Support and opposition for two mines in Southern Arizona

As the Rosemont Copper mine plans to start construction, we talk with those for and against the project.

Sustaining the San Pedro River

A panel in Bisbee discusses the present and future of Southern Arizona's last large, free-flowing river.

Departing Students' Stuff Headed to Tucson Thrift Stores

The Salvation Army is getting the household items UA dorm dwellers leave behind.

State Seeks Public Comment on Proposed New Interstate

The Arizona Department of Transportation has released its preferred route for a new interstate from the Mexican border to north of Phoenix.

Where the Deal to Replace NAFTA Stands

A discussion with Bloomberg News reporter Eric Martin on the USMCA.

Tomato Agreement Changes Impact Arizona Distributors

New duties on imported tomatoes from Mexico kick in this month.

60 Years In, Arizona-Mexico Commission Celebrates Strong Ties Across the Border

Recent political tensions don't diminish the relationship between Arizona and Mexico, a commission official says.

Proposed Arizona Highway I-11 Generates Support, Opposition

Some are calling a smart step toward boosting trade, while others say it's unnecessary and warn of its environmental impact.

US-Mexico Tomato Import Negotiations Latest Row In Decades-Long Fight

Some U.S. growers see the billions of pounds of tomatoes imported from Mexico as an existential threat.

Mexico Becomes Top US Trade Partner for the First Time

Trade with Mexico account for about 15 percent of all U.S. trade worldwide, surpassing both China and Canada for the first time.

Nonprofit Receives $425K to Continue Fair Housing Work

The Southwest Fair Housing Council says funds will be used to combat housing discrimination and educate the public about fair housing.

Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains

An analysis found auto jobs would increase slightly, though vehicle costs could also rise.

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

State lawmakers are defending Arizona's agriculture industry

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

Tariff on Mexican Cars Could Mean Loss for Arizona Companies

The UA Eller College of Management reports the auto industry is the backbone of Mexico manufacturing.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

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