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Mexican Peso at Historic Low, Could Hurt Tucson's Economy

One US dollar trading at 16 pesos, weakening Mexican shoppers' buying power north of border.

Yarnell Residents Appeal Dismissal of Fire Lawsuits

They say state should have stopped 2013 fire that killed 19 firefighters, destroyed 127 homes.

NASA satellite image of the Wallow Fire in Arizona's White Mountains in 2011.

NASA Satellites Aiding Forest Service's Wildfire Management

Agreement between federal agencies provides improved data pinpointing even small blazes.

Mixed Reaction in Arizona to Obama's Clean Power Plan

Plan requires power plants to reduce emissions 32 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

Cochise County rancher John Ladd explains how people cut the fence to cross where his ranch abuts the border.

AZ WEEK: New Money Meant to Bolster Border Security

Friday's program looks at the impact on people and law enforcement in border counties.

Arizona Spotlight for July 31, 2015

The Tucson Museum of Art displays work from refugee artists who are part of The Owl and Panther Project; space scientist Chris Impey looks "Beyond"; and Beth Surdut faces off with an angry raptor in "The Art of Paying Attention".

The Art of Paying Attention: Harris' Hawks

After wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut comes face to face with an angry raptor, she meets the hawks that rule the sky in her Tucson neighborhood.

Arizona Border Recon members Pete Lanteri and Tim Foley.

Armed Vets Camping Near Border to Stop Drugs

Participants say they took oath to protect country; Border Patrol calls effort dangerous.

Police Ticket Disproportionate Number of Blacks in Tucson

Hispanic, White drivers receive nearly eighty-percent of traffic tickets, a rate less than their population

Critics: Child Agency Shouldn't Focus on Law Enforcement

Number of abused, neglected children entering state care continues to increase.

Underwater Home Foreclosures Decline in Tucson

Drop is helping decrease institutional investors, normalize local market

Mick Cluck is with Tucson Realty and Trust, where he was part of the team that recently prepared a biannual real-estate report for pima county. Cluck says residential land sales have declined by 53 percent in the first six months of the year.

Commercial Real Estate Market Continues Sluggish Recovery

While slow growth is the current norm, larger projects could spark quicker recovery, one expert says.

Rural health care providers in Southeast Arizona may be facing some new challenges. Governor Jan Brewers budget relies on obtaining an exemption from federal rules so she can reduce the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state's Medicaid alternative, and save the state $1.5 billion over the next two years.

Is Arizona Medicaid Funding Mechanism a 'Tax' or a 'Fee'?

Judge to decide if assessment on hospitals violates state Constitution's two-thirds vote provision.

Few Arizona Welfare Recipients Fail Drug Screen

Since implementation, of 87,000 tested, five have had positive results.

Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Drop in Pima County, Statewide

Numbers going down in Pima at national average, but slower than state average

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