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Pop-up market CULTIVATE Tucson adapts to pandemic for holiday shoppers

Nationwide, holiday spending is expected to exceed last year's totals.

Tracking changes in Arizona’s economy months into the pandemic

An update from University of Arizona economist George Hammond.

Ongoing challenges facing Tucson as 2021 nears

The pandemic continues to strain small businesses and nonprofits.

Unemployment claims for self-employed decrease 4 weeks in a row

PUA numbers in Arizona have been on a roller coaster through much of the year.

State of the City: 'Resilient,' according to Mayor Romero

Tucson’s mayor delivers her first State of the City address.

Cost of a Thanksgiving meal rises

A turkey dinner with all the fixings will cost 10% more this year.

Downtown development renews scrutiny of economic incentives and community preservation

A tax incentive helped revitalize Tucson’s downtown, but some residents say it also threatens to push them out.

Arizona unemployment grows for 2nd month in a row

The state’s unemployment rate is higher than the national average.

Voices On The Economy (VOTE)

A new approach to economics education takes on partisan hostility

Child care scholarships available for Tucson and South Tucson families

The scholarships can be applied to past due child care bills, registration fees and ongoing tuition.

A look at how zoning shapes Tucson development

Zoning is increasingly at the heart of conversations around housing affordability and environmental sustainability.

Arizona marijuana retailers ready for recreational sales

The earliest recreational customers will be able to purchase cannabis in store is March.

Arizona weekly unemployment claims drop

First-time claims dipped to their lowest level since August.

Arizona, US unemployment headed in opposite directions

Pandemic unemployment claims push state numbers higher.

Relocation raises Tucson's profile in fashion industry

WOW Studios is leaving Seattle for downtown Tucson.

Tucson airport to break ground on new runway

The $300 million project is expecting to improve safety and reliability.

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