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Dealerships are best deal for Tesla buyers

Dealerships are best deal for Tesla buyers

If automakers owned all their stores, beneficial retail competition would be eliminated.

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High-stakes debate over credit reporting heating up

High-stakes debate over credit reporting heating up

Figuring out how to treat everybody fairly could be a challenge.

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DuVal/Ducey disagree on influence of tax cuts

DuVal/Ducey disagree on influence of tax cuts

Ducey thinks cuts will boost business and lower unemployment. DuVal, not so...

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Household net worth has rebounded since financial crisis

Household net worth has rebounded since financial crisis

The net worth of American households is now 20 percent higher than it was before it began to decline in 2007, the Federal Reserve reported this week. It said the households together were worth $81.5 trillion at the end of the second quarter, higher than ever and up 10 percent from a year earlier.

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Despite weariness, America is still ready to lead

Despite weariness, America is still ready to lead

International flash points have potential to threaten economic security or national defense.

September 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Demographics and the shrinking labor force

Demographics and the shrinking labor force

For this structural weakness, the country needs structural policy changes.

September 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Only college graduates need apply

Only college graduates need apply

Resulting damage to all these workers' career trajectories could last for years.

September 09, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

'Boeing's Bank" is just corporate welfare

Follow the money to see who benefits from reauthorization.

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GOP governor's debate offers few fireworks

GOP governor's debate offers few fireworks

Mostly amiable night raises the question: Is there a fastballer in the house?

July 30, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Economy depends on border control, governor candidates say

Economy depends on border control, governor candidates say

Six Republican candidates for governor debated the issues Monday night. 

July 21, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Gas prices keep slipping

Arizona's statewide average falls about a penny and a half per gallon.

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Key Senate panel wants to keep A-10 flying

Key Senate panel wants to keep A-10 flying

A key Senate subcommittee has approved a 2015 defense budget that would save the A-10 'Warthog' - a mainstay of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base - from the budget ax.

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Ariz. sales rise despite high jobless rate

PHOENIX — The jobs may not be returning very fast.

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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.

July 14, 2014 2:23 pmLoading…

Business briefs

TUCSON

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Tucson-area home sales slip, prices edge up

Tucson-area home sales fell behind last year’s pace in April but rebounded from March even as prices rose, according to the Tucson Association of Realtors.

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Mayor reports progress on 5 T's economic plan

Mayor reports progress on 5 T's economic plan

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is promoting five T’s to replace the traditional five C’s of Arizona’s economy — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The traditional 5 C's

Copper

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CyraCom to hire 75 for new Tucson center

CyraCom, a Tucson-based interpreter and translation-services provider, says it will open its fourth local office.

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Davis-Monthan pegs economic impact at $973M

Davis-Monthan pegs economic impact at $973M

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base today reported its operations had an estimated total economic impact of $973 million in the 2013 fiscal year, down from about $1.14 billion in the prior year.

April 10, 2014 12:47 pmLoading…

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