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Arizona organization offers help to boost rural economies

A discussion with Liza Noland, director of rural programs for Local First Arizona.

Willcox steps up marketing, looks for greater cooperation across Cochise County

The new city manager says cities and towns in the county should work together to draw tourists.

Help wanted in Mammoth as town tries to encourage new business

Town leaders see potential in location along State Route 77.

Ajo looks to stand out as destination for artists, recreationists

The former mining community also wants to attract more Puerto PeƱasco-bound traffic.

Tourism a growing priority in some rural communities

Arizona 360 looks at how some smaller towns and cities are banking on tourism to boost their economies.

Phoenix airport eyes improvement, expansion in 20-year plan

Officials expect more than 70 million passengers by 2039. It recorded nearly 45 million passengers last year.

Sole rest area between Tucson and Nogales reopens

The Canoa Ranch Rest Area on I-19 received plumbing and other updates.

Self-driving trucks to haul mail between Arizona and other states

TuSimple, which has a Tucson office, will have a two-week trial run with the U.S. Postal Service.

Sonoran protesters insist 'unconstitutional' toll booths must go

A movement has been shutting down highway toll booths in the northern Mexican state to push back against the tolls themselves.

3 Men Found Shot to Death in San Carlos Outskirts

With the busy tourist season getting underway, a state attorney says the beach destination is still ready to receive visitors.

Wildflowers Show Off Their Colors Around Arizona

Fall and winter rains provided a necessary resource for brilliant blooms.

#Black - Exploring Identity with Photography

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A "Go Fund Me" campaign for the border wall; An author's journey in search of her Sephardic Jewish heritage; and the world debut of the play "The Hall of Final Ruin."

Tourist Office: Tucson Hotel Industry Booming

Revenue hit $415 million in 2018, marking the 6th consecutive year of revenue growth in Tucson.

Mexican Drivers Near the Border Still Paying More for Gas

The new president promised lower gas prices in the border region, but the cost is still cheaper on the U.S. side.

Sonora Zika Cases Continue to Climb

The number of reported cases in the northern Mexican state more than doubled in November.

More Parking Coming to Iconic Horseshoe Bend

Visitation to the popular attraction has increased dramatically over the years.

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