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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.

Craig T. Nelson delivers commencement address to the UA graduating class of 2024.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The documentary "Fair Play" gives visibility to the unending work of new mothers; and explore the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

As Phoenix makes way for semiconductor factories, this business is saving the native plants that were there first

Here's the story of one business at the intersection of conservation and growth amid Phoenix’s semiconductor boom.

CHIPS funds are heading to Phoenix, “ground zero for the new economy”

An influx of federal investment in the city's semiconductor industry is meant to reshape the economy. But will it work?

The documentary "The Happiest Country in the World: Finland" explores the reasons why.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What "Bad Art Night" at the Arizona Science Center offers the creatively curious; "I Dream in Widescreen 2024" showcases a new class of film makers; and "Stories That Soar!" offers a 4th grader's perspective on "Self Love".

Navigating the Arizona Housing Crisis: Millennials struggle to afford the American Dream

Exploring barriers for young buyers amidst soaring prices and dwindling inventory.

There is hope for the homeless at Sister Josè Women's Center.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The holistic housing approach of "I Am You 360"; and 10-Minute Dramas returns with "It's Saturday".

What is the new etiquette for tipping?

While some experts say much of the etiquette remains the same, there are a few new variables to keep in mind.

February employment statistics show hiring slowdown

The Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity have released February’s employment report.

Study shows UA sports send Tucson economy soaring

The report cites Wildcats football, basketball and other events bringing big spenders to town.

Mayes sues RealPage and 9 major landlords over rising rents

AG claims RealPage's "revenue management" algorithm is illegal price fixing.

The Buzz: Combatting Generational Poverty in Pima County

A new effort aims to help those who are born into poverty move up the socio-economic ladder.

The Gadsden Hotel lays off employees, temporarily closes restaurant and bar

20 out of 32 employees across the hotel and restaurant were laid off two days after the Christmas holiday

Home affordability continues to shrink in Arizona

Buying a median priced-home could take more than half an average salary in some AZ counties.

Ciscomani meets with city and county officials, discuss economic issues surrounding U.S.-Mexico border

The Congressman criticized the Biden Administration's decision to temporarily close the Lukeville Port of Entry.

The Buzz: Looking back and ahead at our economy

Economists say growth is likely to slow, but not stop, in the region and nation.

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