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‘Fresh food, fresh start’: Tucson cafe doubles as training program for people with mental illness

Oct 23, 2022 Located in downtown Tucson, Café 54 serves as an employment training program for people with mental health conditions or developmental disabilities.

6-week convergence of major sporting events could make Arizona betting capital of the world

Oct 16, 2022 College football, the Super Bowl, and golf are all headed to Arizona in early 2023.

City-funded sewing class gearing up for second year

Oct 11, 2022 Program leaders say there's high demand locally for workers who can sew

As Arizona recovers from pandemic, Black entrepreneurs still face challenges

Oct 9, 2022 Black business owners, who as of 2021, have the lowest entrepreneurship rates of any single race and ethnicity in the U.S.

Prop 209 Medical Debt

Oct 6, 2022 The proposal targets add debt, but medical is the most common type of debt that people carry.

Inflation up in Arizona because of housing prices

Sep 30, 2022 While gas and food prices are also up, they're not why Arizona has one of the highest rates in the nation.

Self-driving car startup that lost permit in California coming to Tucson

Sep 23, 2022 The company lost its permit after the state found it had failed to monitor safety drivers' records.

Drop in medical marijuana card-holders forces businesses to adapt

Sep 23, 2022 Since the passing of Prop 207, medical marijuana certifications have dropped by 46%.

The Buzz: Law enforcement recruiting and shortages in Southern Arizona

Sep 16, 2022 How are law enforcement agencies being hit by a shortage of staff and what are they doing to fill open positions with diverse staff?

Arizona's minimum wage set to increase

Sep 15, 2022 State law mandates it go up with inflation.

Arizona sees increase in housing permits

Sep 12, 2022 Many Western and Sunbelt states topped the list.

Union membership in Arizona inches up

Sep 12, 2022 The state still trails much of the nation.

More new Arizona residents come from California than anywhere else

Sep 8, 2022 About half of new residents come from Western U.S. states.

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh talks about immigration, the infrastructure act and his first job

Sep 6, 2022 The secretary called for Congress to make moves on immigration reform.

AmeriCorps grant gives Arizona food banks more resources to help food insecurity

Sep 5, 2022 The grant will send 33 volunteers across the state.

Average gas price falls below $4 in Arizona, after record-high summer

Sep 3, 2022 The drop came just in time for the long, Labor Day weekend.

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