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The "Barbenheimer" Experience Arrives in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Using a natural desert resource in a new way; and ""Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast".

Arizona tourism reaches highs since pandemic

Funding generated by the tourism industry in Arizona continues to increase, reaching nearly pre-pandemic levels.

Cities looking to increase employee wages in budgets for new fiscal year

The goal is to make salaries more competitive and help retain employees

Cochise College food pantry gets $30,000 grant

The funds will be used in-part to add cooking and nutrition workshops for students

City of Phoenix to stop funding Mesa airport operation next year

Officials have issued notice to the CEO and board of the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority, which owns and operates the airport, that Phoenix will cease its membership on June 30, 2024.

The Buzz: Revitalizing San Manuel

Residents want to keep the former company town going, and are looking to build community and bring in jobs.

Trade between Arizona, Mexico well above pre-pandemic levels

A new University of Arizona reports shows many economic indicators between Arizona and Mexico are up, including exports, imports and and northbound border crossings.

Cochise County holds county-wide food drive

The food drive will run from June 18-25

The Buzz: An economic update for Southern Arizona and beyond

Economists say they see some slowing ahead for the area's economy, but belay worries of a recession

BJ's Hand-Cranked Socks

Barbara Schroeder knits socks with a 130-year-old antique sock knitting machine and cannot emphasize enough, the importance of wearing wool socks, even in summer.

It’s summer and Arizona gas prices sizzle to third-highest in country

Arizona prices trail only California and Hawaii according to AAA.

More people crossing border at Cochise County ports

Cross-border traffic rebounded after the pandemic.

Value of trade at Cochise ports drops

More than $1 billion dollars in goods still came across.

Tiny Homes for Ex-Foster Youth

In order to combat the widening economic gap, organizations like I Am You 360 are finding creative ways to providing housing for underserved populations in our community.

The Buzz: How AZ's marijuana industry has grown after two years of recreational sales

Marijuana became a billion-dollar industry within months of Arizona loosening restrictions on who can buy products.

UA tech incubator expands to Sierra Vista

Projects aims to help one startup each quarter.

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