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Family of 9 slain call on US, Mexico to address cartel violence

Suspected cartel members attacked the group Monday driving from Sonora to Tucson.

Hopes and concerns over tourism investment in Mexico

The current administration has cut expenses like promotional campaigns, but officials are optimistic about growth.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Four-lane highway south of Arizona-Mexico border delayed again

The highway, originally slated for completion January 2018, is now expected to be finished in October.

Border crossings at Arizona ports of entry down from last year

Pedestrian and vehicle numbers are bad news to border businesses that depend on shoppers from Mexico.

Waymo on its plans to grow in the Phoenix metro area

The company offers Lorraine Rivera a ride in one of its self-driving taxis.

Arizona Spotlight for August 1st, 2019

Looking back at a 1979 radioactive contamination in Tucson, and citizens working together; exploring the history of Harvey Houses in Arizona; and a couple finds common ground with "One Small Step".

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 Peñasco-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.

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