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The Buzz: Efforts to reduce our use of finite resources

We look at efforts to reduce the use of plastic, water and fossil fuels.

Tucson special election for proposed sales tax canceled

The city's mayor and council unanimously moved to cancel the election during a Tuesday meeting.

As farmers age and the number of farms shrinks, new growers struggle to get started in the agriculture industry

The average American farmer was 58 years old the last time the U.S. Department of Agriculture checked.

Report: Tucson-area housing market at low risk of downturn

The report ranked Pima County among the least vulnerable to price drops in the country.

NLRB files complaint against Arizona EV manufacturer Lucid Motors

The government accuses Lucid of launching a multi-pronged campaign to squash legally protected unionizing efforts in early 2023.

The Buzz: Arizona's Economy and Water

We speak with economic experts about Arizona's economy, with attention paid to how water plays a role.

Costco hot dogs have cost $1.50 since the 1980s. Here's why prices aren't changing

Costco's new leadership says the $1.50 price tag on its beloved hot dog combo is "safe." Experts explain how the retailer has defied inflation — and why it's willing to eat the cost.

The Golden Triangle: How the CHIPS Act is changing one Arizona neighborhood

The investment and growth spurred by government dollars are heightening competition among residents, business owners and local officials.

At a bridal fair in Phoenix, plenty of vendors but no buyers

This Phoenix business owner reflects on the challenges and hopes of being a young, Black entrepreneur.

Celebrating one of the Sonoran Desert's most popular visitors.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secrets of the Vegan Night Market; how the Noyce Teaching Scholarship is helping to find and retain good STEM teachers in Arizona; and Julie Sasse says goodbye to the Tucson Museum of Art.

Tucson Audubon Society, to drop "Audubon" from its name

The change is part of a growing trend across the country, while the national environmental group remains firm.

AZ unemployment drops to near-record level

Arizona has approached the record low annually for three years

AZ state legislature attempts to stop California regulation on trucking fleets

The legislature, along with 16 other states, argue the regulation violates the Constitution's Commerce Clause.

The Buzz: Large corporate homeownership and housing prices

As the cost to rent or buy a home in Southern Arizona skyrockets, corporate ownership can receive blame.

Phoenix's semiconductor hiring is slow despite federal investment

The government is spending billions to support semiconductor manufacturing in the U.S. But trainees seeking chipmaking jobs may have to wait.

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