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Amber Smith to Become First Female CEO of Tucson Metro Chamber

She says her first goal is to strengthen workforce development.

Flagstaff Business Leaders Divided Over Minimum Wage Law

The law gradually raises minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2021.

3.4 Million Passengers Flew Out of Tucson International in 2017

Airport monthly passenger numbers have grown for 18 straight months.

NAFTA and Future of 200K Jobs in Arizona

A conversation about the impact of NAFTA on the state, as talks resume in Montreal.

Arizona Unemployment Ends Year Above National Average

The state also added to its labor force over the year.

Exploring the Beauty of the Natural World with Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How federal tax cuts will be felt in Arizona; and essayist Adiba Nelson considers the challenge of blending a family.

Is Renting a House in Tucson Cheaper Than Buying One?

Increasing home prices and decreasing rents may be caused by investors seeking rental properties.

Seller's Market Continues in Tucson, Skips Holiday Dip

Real estate experts forecast 2017 trends will continue into 2018.

Tougher Federal Rules Create Turmoil for Medical Marijuana Growers

Change to enforcement priorities has created turmoil in the state's $360 million medical pot industry.

Arizona Bowl Organizers Forecast Economic Touchdown for Tucson

Planners predict $31 million impact from game, associated events.

Cochise County Adopts Electronic Version of Food Aid Program

The Women, Infants and Children program distributes aid to qualifying families.

Grants Recognize Southern Arizona's Cultural Vitality

Thirty-one non-profits receive grants from the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Jobs Report Shows Growth in Tucson, State

Previously discouraged workers are returning to the labor force.

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

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