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Tax Credits Available for Hiring Veterans

Businesses can claim up to $9,600 for each position before year's end

A classroom in the Vail School District in suburban Tucson.

AZ Week: Education and the Economy

Relevance in school can help drive careers and business, experts say

ARIZONA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

Report: AZ Pensions Underfunded

State employee retirement funds $13B in red

6 More TUSD Schools Considered for Closure

8 others identified last week as means to tackle $17M deficit

Court Weighs State Sweep of $50M

Legislature took foreclosure settlement to balance budget

Rebecca Brukman. 10/22/12.
Image of Salvation Army collection area.

As Holidays Near, Many Families Seek Services

Salvation Army reports residents are seeking assistance in record numbers

Deanna Chevas, Tucson Membership Coordinator for Local First Arizona, discusses efforts in the state to get shoppers to spend more of their money on locally-owned businesses.

Push on to Buy Local for Holidays

Shoppers urged to spend with Tucson-owned/operated retailers

ARIZONA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

State Revenues Edge Up 2.6%

Sluggish economy accounts for slow growth, analysts say

UA professor, Sudha Ram, studies how news spreads via twitter.

Twitter Becomes News Media Tool, Researcher Says

UA professor creates visual models that offer insight into lifecycle of a 'tweet'

Mexican Shoppers Help Tucson's 'Black Friday'

They spend $1B a year in Pima County; they'll be here in force this week

State Jobless Rate Drops to 8.1%

Improvement comes despite lower-than-average job gains

New Plant to Hire Hundreds in Tucson Area

Aris Integration will employ veterans, skilled construction workers, company president says

House for sale

State Foreclosures Continue Decline

Arizona ranks 5th worst nationally; repossessions down 36%

Veterans Find Few Jobs in Civilian Life

Prospects may improve with communication and cooperation, report suggests

Report Analyzes Economic Disparity Along US-Mexico Border

Food insecurity plagues border region that produces, funnels much of the nation's food, researchers say

Your Vote 2012 AZPM Election Coverage

Hear From Winners, Losers in Election 2012

AZPM special report highlights voices of election night

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