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Cochise County Adopts Electronic Version of Food Aid Program

The Women, Infants and Children program distributes aid to qualifying families.

Grants Recognize Southern Arizona's Cultural Vitality

Thirty-one non-profits receive grants from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Jobs Report Shows Growth in Tucson, State

Previously discouraged workers are returning to the labor force.

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

Tucson Home Prices Continue Climb, May Push House Construction

Growing home prices may push revenue up high enough that builders feel safe making spec homes again.

Sen. Flake: End to NAFTA Would Hurt U.S. Economy

Flake predicted a rise in unemployment, farm subsidies and illegal immigration if trade deal is ended.

Pima County Wins World View Lease Challenge in Court

An appeals court rules the county's deal with the space balloon company complies with state law.

Manufacturing, Federal Spending Expected to Push Tucson Economy in 2018

Annual forecast predicts growth rate of at least the national average, with growth in many prominent Tucson sectors.

Holidays Send Football Fans "Bowling"

Tucson looks to benefit this month from growing sports tourism trend.

Episode 344: Still Struggling to Make Ends Meet, Despite Improving Economy

In Phoenix and Tucson, assistance groups are helping tens of thousands of residents.

Raytheon Tucson Receives 'Superior' Rating In Security Audit

Facility has maintained rating for six consecutive years.

Tucson Rent Increases Outpace National Average

Lack of new home construction could be reason for rent increases.

Outdoor Office Created at Downtown Library Homeless Hang

Plan for Jacome Plaza includes efforts to set up homeless visitors with services that could help them get back on their feet.

Novel Topic, Campaign Announcement Slow NAFTA Talks, Expert Says

Round 5 of negotiations wraps up, leaving skepticism the deal will conclude in 2018.

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