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Economic Development

Expansion of Nogales port should ease border wait times

Expansion of Nogales port should ease border wait times

Renovations should result in shorter waits at Mariposa, but staffing issues remain.

August 09, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Ariz. retail sales up despite high jobless rate

Ariz. retail sales up despite high jobless rate

PHOENIX — The jobs may not be returning very fast.

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Local 'crowdfunding' site to help Tucson entrepreneurs

Local 'crowdfunding' site to help Tucson entrepreneurs

A new, local crowding-funding platform called MonsoonFund aims to help startup companies raise the capital they need to succeed.

July 10, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…

Glendale won’t get state funds to help pay for ’15 Super Bowl

PHOENIX — Glendale will not be getting help from the rest of the state to cover the cost of public safety at next year’s Super Bowl.

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Tucson Festival of Books is an economic powerhouse

Tucson Festival of Books is an economic powerhouse

The Tucson Festival of Books has the community reading and is an economic bonanza, paying off with cash in coffers, exposure for businesses and improving Tucson’s image.

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Brewer vetoes SB 1062 as flawed legislation

Brewer vetoes SB 1062 as flawed legislation

PHOENIX — Rejecting last-minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer Wednesday vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: We need to work on our city if we want to attract big employers

You could predict the response many Tucsonans had on Nov. 4, when Apple Inc. announced its plans to put a new plant and around 2,000 jobs in Mesa.

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Huckelberry says new highway I-11 key to Pima County's future

Huckelberry says new highway I-11 key to Pima County's future

A major piece of Pima County's economic future hangs on local governments cooperating to win federal support for the proposed I-11 highway between Casa Grande and Green Valley, said County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, who is pushing to make it happen.

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Cochise County is hoping to use a new federal grant to plan upgrades to Bisbee-Douglas International Airport to foster economic development.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

The airport was a training field for World War II pilots, and is still sometimes used by the military, such as when this large transport jet was at the field.

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Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

Economic development is goal for Bisbee-Douglas airport grant

About a dozen private planes are kept in hangars at the airport.

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Incentives yield results

Incentives yield results

The One East Broadway Building under construction on the northeast corner of Broadway and Stone Avenue was the first to pass through the city's business incentive program. The seven-story building will house a bike shop, restaurant and 24 residential units, as well as the new home of the Pim…

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Incentives yield results

Incentives yield results

What a difference a year makes.

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Pima sees Formula 1 racetrack in future

The world of Formula One racing could be coming to Tucson.

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$1.75M approved for work to move Hughes Access

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved a big down payment Tuesday on an $8 million project to relocate Hughes Access Road from South Nogales Highway to South Alvernon Way.

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Opinion: Think regionally for improved economy, jobs

Our community cannot afford provincial thinking. As the sixth-poorest of the nation's large metropolitan areas in 2011, regional collaboration is essential to elevate our community out of poverty and create a community in which our children and grandchildren can find substantive, decent-wage jobs.

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City Council rejects Sam's Club at I-19, seeks new land buyer

City Council rejects Sam's Club at I-19, seeks new land buyer

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February 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
City Council rejects Sam's Club at I-19, seeks new land buyer

City Council rejects Sam's Club at I-19, seeks new land buyer

Plans for a proposed Sam's Club near Spectrum Mall are dead.

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Univ. of Michigan official to head UA tech-transfer office

The University of Arizona has named a University of Michigan administrator to head its office of technology transfer.

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AZ bioscience job growth beats US

AZ bioscience job growth beats US

Research scientist John Okonya works in the chemistry lab at Sanofi in Oro Valley.

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