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

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

The Buzz: Looking back on 2022

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

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

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

Tucson International Airport expects 210,000 passengers during holiday period

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

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

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

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

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

The Buzz: Forecasting the Southern Arizona economy for 2023

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

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

Dec 11, 2022 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.

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

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

Biden visits Arizona computer chip site, highlights jobs

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

County approves "gigafactory" for lithium batteries

Dec 6, 2022 Utah startup plans to hire 1,000 workers.

Battery plant hoping to move to Tucson

Dec 1, 2022 If approved it could bring $3.1 billion in economic impact to Pima County

Canadian airline is starting new seasonal flights to Tucson

Nov 29, 2022 Flair Airlines will fly passengers from bitter-cold areas to sunny Arizona.

Deadline approaching for drought financial relief

Nov 28, 2022 The federal goverment has money available to offset the cost of the drought.

Price is right: Arizona Cardinals deliver most affordable fan experience, study says

Nov 27, 2022 The Las Vegas Raiders were the most costly for fans.

Food banks get lesson in economics

Nov 26, 2022 More demand, less supply, higher prices.

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