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Unemployment Down in State, Flat in Tucson, Report Says

Mar 22, 2018 Businesses services were the fastest-growing sector in Tucson market.

Economist: Trump Tariffs Could Cost Jobs in Places Like Arizona

Mar 22, 2018 UA professor George Hammond cites potential rise in the cost of targeted materials.

Census: US Migration to Tucson Doubled in 2017

Mar 22, 2018 The only Arizona counties to lose population were in the southeast portion of the state.

Opening Arguments Delivered in Murder Trial Against Border Agent

Mar 22, 2018 The prosecution says the agent acted as judge, jury and executioner. The defense says the agent feared for his life.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Mar 21, 2018 Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

Scientists Want to Know: Can Table Salt Slow Global Warming?

Mar 21, 2018 Salt is superior to aluminum oxide to scatter heat-causing sunlight.

Drones, Robots to Take Over Biosphere 2 Saturday

Mar 21, 2018 UA science facility to host high-technology exhibition

Border Patrol Agent on Trial for Murder

Mar 20, 2018 Lonnie Swartz is the first BP agent to be charged with killing a Mexican national in a cross-border shooting.

Rep. McSally Suggests Building Wall on Arizona-California Border

Mar 20, 2018 The proposal came during a White House discussion about sanctuary cities.

Old Pima Courthouse to Get New Tenants

Mar 20, 2018 Leases were approved for Visit Tucson and university mineral museum are market rate.

Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Border Agent Accused of Shooting Teen Through Fence

Mar 20, 2018 Lonnie Swartz is charged with second-degree murder of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez.

Secretary Zinke on Arizona Border: 'We Are Going to Build a Wall'

Mar 19, 2018 Critics point to humanitarian and environmental costs of border walls.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Mar 19, 2018 Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

Supreme Court Won't Hear DACA Driver's License Case

Mar 19, 2018 A positive step for 20,000 DACA recipients in Arizona, advocate says.

UA Writing Program Receives Award

Mar 19, 2018 Program teaches thousands of students skills vital to academic, research writing.

Ducey Signs Bill Banning Local Soda Taxes

Mar 19, 2018 The bills blocks local governments, but not the Legislature, from passing taxes on individual foods.

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