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The Buzz: El Tour de Mayor of Tucson

AZPM takes a drive around Tucson with three candidates running in the mayor's race.

When a reservoir is more than just stored water

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

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.

The Buzz: Increasing broadband access in rural Arizona

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

Record Job Growth for Arizona

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Grijalva and Ciscomani sitdown together

The talk was an opportunity to hear about differences and common ground.

Leaf cutter bees play key role for Arizona cash crop

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

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

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

Douglas Downtown Revitalization Project adjustments, gain criticism from locals

Petitions have circulated against the city's plan to update infastructure of the downtown area.

Air Force wants Davis-Monthan AFB to house new unit

The new wing will replace the retiring A-10s.

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