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When a reservoir is more than just stored water

Oct 11, 2023 Reservoirs are a common solution to the seasonal ebbs and flows of river water. But, for some communities, they are so much more.

Water and Copper: How mining's history follows Arizona's feelings about water use in the state

Sep 27, 2023 Mining was Arizona's first billion-dollar industry. As we consider our state's economic drivers and their water use, we ask not only how much water goes into mining but what its aftermath does to water.

Housing and Water: How government, environmentalists and developers shape Arizona homes

Sep 20, 2023 The state's mild winters are often a plus for people who move here. So how does that growing population interact with a shrinking water supply?

SRP funds university research

Sep 17, 2023 The dozens of projects look at the environment and job recruitment.

The Buzz: Increasing broadband access in rural Arizona

Sep 15, 2023 As billions in grant dollars roll in, how is internet access growing around the state?

Record Job Growth for Arizona

Sep 15, 2023 The state added 57,000 new jobs last year, according to the Office of Economic Opportunity.

BioTech company expands UA

Sep 11, 2023 Strike Photonics, Inc is moving to the University of Arizona Tech Park.

The Buzz: A look at UA and ASU's move to the Big 12 Athletic Conference

Sep 1, 2023 The economics of a new media deal are driving the programs to leave a conference that is the only one many fans have ever known.

How water gets to (most of) us

Aug 30, 2023 Most of us get our water from a utility company, be it a large municipal one or a small private entity. This week, we look at the work that one small company does to keep the water flowing, and what happened when another utility had a big problem.

Cactus League rebounds without shutdowns from COVID-19, labor disputes, economic study shows

Aug 27, 2023 The Cactus League contributed $418 million to Arizona’s Gross Domestic Product, according to a study conducted by Arizona State University’s Seidman Research Institute.

Arizona fares slightly better as high mortgages, low inventory hit home sales

Aug 26, 2023 The National Association of Realtors reported this week that existing home sales fell 2.2% from June to July, when 4.07 million homes were sold nationwide.

General Motors to close information technology center near Phoenix and eliminate 940 jobs

Aug 24, 2023 Similar centers in Warren, Michigan, near Detroit, suburban Atlanta, and in Austin, Texas, will remain open.

Grijalva and Ciscomani sitdown together

Aug 23, 2023 The talk was an opportunity to hear about differences and common ground.

Leaf cutter bees play key role for Arizona cash crop

Aug 22, 2023 The state's alfalfa production depends on pollination by a special species.

Retail sales in Cochise County down, but bar and resturant sales were up in June

Aug 21, 2023 Communities like Bisbee and Sierra Vista see a decline in retail sales while Douglas, Willcox and Tombstone see an increase.

National Park tourism contributes billions to Arizona's economy

Aug 21, 2023 More than 10,000,000 visited Arizona's national parks in 2022.

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