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Proposed Arizona Highway I-11 Generates Support, Opposition

Some are calling a smart step toward boosting trade, while others say it's unnecessary and warn of its environmental impact.

US-Mexico Tomato Import Negotiations Latest Row In Decades-Long Fight

Some U.S. growers see the billions of pounds of tomatoes imported from Mexico as an existential threat.

Mexico Becomes Top US Trade Partner for the First Time

Trade with Mexico account for about 15 percent of all U.S. trade worldwide, surpassing both China and Canada for the first time.

Nonprofit Receives $425K to Continue Fair Housing Work

The Southwest Fair Housing Council says funds will be used to combat housing discrimination and educate the public about fair housing.

Report: New NAFTA Would Bring Growth, Employment Gains

An analysis found auto jobs would increase slightly, though vehicle costs could also rise.

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

State lawmakers are defending Arizona's agriculture industry

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

Tariff on Mexican Cars Could Mean Loss for Arizona Companies

The UA Eller College of Management reports the auto industry is the backbone of Mexico manufacturing.

Trump Backs Off Border Shutdown But Threatens Auto Tariffs

Trump last week tweeted that he would close the border or large swaths of it if Mexico didn't stop illegal immigration to the U.S.

Kino Sports Complex Expansion Draws National, International Attention

The facility is still under construction, but is already booking space for January.

Trump's Threat to Close Border Stirs Fears of Economic Harm

Politicians, business leaders and and economists warned of blocking cross-border trade and the movement of people.

Sen McSally Says Cross-Border Trade, Travel Should Continue

President Donald Trump threatened to close the border this week over immigration.

Nogales Manager: Drop in Holiday Shoppers From Mexico Not as Severe as Predicted

City Manager Frank Felix said concertina wire and soldiers didn't deter Christmas shoppers coming from Mexico.

Conservation Groups Sue to Block Proposed Rosemont Copper Mine

The groups claim the Army Corps of Engineers illegally issued a permit to the owners of the mine.

Raytheon Missile Systems Head Retiring

Taylor Lawrence is retiring; Wesley Kremer will be taking his place.

Low-Priced Housing Drying up in Tucson

Small, affordable homes are getting hard to find.

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