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Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Stressed Trees Spark Planting Shift

When the thermometer dipped into the teens earlier this year, it damaged or killed many trees; now a popular city program is helping residents pick up the pieces

What the Shutdown Means for Us

Arizona prepares for the local impact of a national problem, as a budget deal continues to elude the nation's leaders

Digital, Traditional or Both?

Tucson's book, music and video stores face an evolving and competitive marketplace.

Teachers' Voices with Barbara Gray and Steven Reff

If the economy truly rules the world then why haven't economics classes been required learning in our schools?

Making Business Dreams Come True

More women are taking chances on following their professional passions, in spite of the recession

Episode 9: Business and the Skilled Workforce

Another round of funding cuts to the state's public universities bodes ill for the economy, regent chair says

Episode 8: Medicaid Cuts Could Constrict State's Recovery

Health care for working poor, insurance rates, and the overall economy would all suffer if Arizona slashes or stops AHCCCS, experts say

Downtown's Development Evolves

More businesses are taking a chance on moving to downtown Tucson

Episode 6: 'Arizona Is Open for Business'

GOP governor says economic development package will put Arizona ahead of recovery

Is Tucson's Image Tarnished?

As local organizations work to reduce negative perceptions of the city in the wake of the Jan. 8 shooting, tourists say they'll continue visiting

Episode 5: For AZ Economy, 'Less Dreadful Times Ahead'

Chamber exec, economist see slow movement now, more later with government help.

Family Pharmacies in Decline?

Number of independently-owned pharmacies is down significantly in Tucson

Volunteers Vital to Struggling Schools

School districts are more dependent on volunteers during the tough economy

"We Go It On Our Own"

Benson struggles to grow amid tough economic times

Rx to the Rescue

When pharmacists take part in patient care, patients fare better--and their care costs less

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