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Borderlands Brewers

We follow Ayla Kapahi and Savanna Saldate of Borderlands Brewing Co. as they show off their craft and remind us what we should know about the history of beer.
January 14, 2023

Story of a Startup

Tucson is rapidly becoming a hub for startups, and one emerging company is CarbeniumTec.
October 11, 2022

Fighting Foodborne Illness

Sadhana Ravishankar has spent her career keeping agricultural products in Arizona safe, and was recently awarded Inventor of the Year by Tech Launch Arizona for developing natural antimicrobial washes.
October 3, 2022
NEWS

Building the future: Trade occupations encouraged as demand for skilled labor grows

The Arizona Commerce Authority estimates that by 2030, the number of people employed in construction and manufacturing jobs in the state are expected to rise 30% and more than 20%, respectively.
January 29, 2023

The Buzz: Sports Betting in Arizona

Arizona has always been a destination for major sporting events, but those within the state now also have the ability to gamble on the outcomes of those games.
January 27, 2023

High school students build a road-worthy electric vehicle

All the parts for the roadworthy EV the students are constructing this semester came from Switch Vehicles in California.
January 21, 2023

Arizona tracks money transfers to Mexico

ACLU calls it abuse, wants database shut down.
January 20, 2023

The Buzz: Arizona and snow

While non-rain precipitation is rare in the deserts, it's not uncommon for the mountains to get feet of snow each year.
January 20, 2023

Pima County cuts new deal with World View

Previous lease with near-space exploration firm was "unconstitutional."
January 10, 2023

Phoenix led the nation in inflation in 2022, but rise may slow in 2023

In Arizona, the biggest increases came in the price of gas.
January 7, 2023

The Buzz: A look at Arizona's new government

The Inauguration of November's winners comes as the legislative session nears.
January 6, 2023

Think tank says education aggregate expenditure limit should be ended permanently

The Grand Canyon Institute report claims AEL is bad for Arizona schools and the state's economy.
January 3, 2023

Report: Home affordability an issue in Pima County, across Arizona

A report from Attom Data Solutions highlights the gap between media home price and average earnings.
January 3, 2023

Busker nation: Outside of sporting events, street performers capture soundtrack of Phoenix life

Contemporary musicians like Ed Sheeran and Tracy Chapman started their careers as buskers.
January 1, 2023

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

Newsworthy interviews and topics that we addressed this year.
December 30, 2022

Supporters: Debt collection act an important protection, but not a cure-all

The new law lowers the interest rate that businesses or debt collectors can levy on medical debt from the previous 10% to 3%.
December 29, 2022

Tucson International Airport expects 210,000 passengers during holiday period

This year's total travelers is a 25 percent increase over last year's total.
December 20, 2022

Arizona slipped from top 10 in Pentagon spending, but defense economy still strong

The defense industry remains a pillar of the state’s economy.
December 18, 2022

Phoenix airport 1st to offer self-driving ride service Waymo

A test group has been using Waymo vehicles from a train station, which connects to the airport terminals, to downtown Phoenix since early November.
December 16, 2022

The Buzz: Forecasting the Southern Arizona economy for 2023

Job market expected to remain strong, but housing remains major cause of inflation.
December 16, 2022

‘C’ you later: Cannabis sales soar, but don’t threaten Arizona’s 5 C’s yet

Sales of marijuana in Arizona soared to $1.6 billion in 2021, just one year after recreational pot was legalized in the state, making Arizona second only to California for retail sales that year.
December 11, 2022

Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair brings business owners from across the country

The event highlights artisanal crafts and handmade goods.
December 10, 2022

Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

Biden toured a Phoenix plant being completed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. that was announced in 2020 during Donald Trump's presidency.
December 6, 2022
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