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Obama: 'Housing Market Beginning to Heal'

In Phoenix, 'Ground Zero' for meltdown, he calls for new mortgage reforms to continue boosting middle class.

Mexico Plans to Spend Millions on Port Renovations

US has put $200M into upgrading its side of Mariposa Port of Entry, commercial crossing at Nogales.

Tucson Wants Improved Economic Ties with Mexico

Mayor says recent trip south of border with AZ business leaders further opened eyes and minds to potential.

Health Care Marketplaces Begin Enrollment in Fall

White House says insurance choices will increase for most consumers.

College Student Poverty Rate Higher Than Average

Census Bureau says in AZ, 46.9% of those not living with relatives are below federal threshold.

Pima County Asks for Resident Input on Borrowing Plan

Bond issue intended for 2014 election ballot; 140 proposals must be culled to get figure to $600M or less.

Gasoline Prices on Rise Around AZ

Statewide average up 3 cents to $3.57 in a week; Tucson lowest at $3.40, Flagstaff highest at $3.75.

AZ Nature Festivals Can Boost Local Economy

Birding events in Tucson, Sierra Vista attract visitors from around the state and country.

Border Mayors Talk Immigration, Cross-Border Economics

Members of the Arizona-Sonora Border Mayors Coalition discuss future plans for their towns.

AZ Revenues Above Budget for Fiscal 2012-13

Legislative budget analysts report $9.13B brought to state coffers, 1.7% ahead of projections.

Tucson Goal: House Hundreds of Homeless Vets in 2.5 Years

Mayor Rothschild, city stepping up to national challenge, hopes to lead example for other communities.

AZ Week: Poverty Comes to Suburbs

New face of hardship emerges among middle class on edges of Phoenix, Tucson metro areas.

Mental Illness, Poverty Form Vicious Circle

Tucson organization helps people facing challenges of illness and limited resources find hope and purpose.

Local Efforts Offer Help, Give Hope to Homeless

Three organizations working to fill the poverty gap.

AZ Week: Community Colleges Key Workforce Training

21st century economy's approaches mean people can learn more, earn more in career tech education fields.

Immigration Reform Hits Big GOP Wall in US House

Senate-passed bill will be ignored, Speaker Boehner says; Grijalva, other House Dems rally for passage.

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