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Business leaders across Arizona are anxiously prepearing for the likelihood that negotiations over trade between the U.S., Mexico and Canada will drag on through the rest of the year.
May. 17, 2018
People who live in Flagstaff, Page and Fredonia may see a tax increase this fall. The Coconino County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to tax residents to control flooding.
May. 15, 2018
In what could be the plot of a modern-day bank robbery movie, unidentified hackers penetrated the bank-to-bank money transfer system in Mexico, stealing millions of dollars from financial institutions.
May. 15, 2018
In recent years, roughly 7,400 foreign students from Arizona State University, Grand Canyon University and the University of Arizona worked temporary jobs in the Valley after graduation, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data.
May. 12, 2018
New legislation would keep the West’s largest coal-fired power plant open. The Navajo Generating Station was on track to shut down at the end of 2019.
May. 11, 2018
The Hopi Tribal Council voted this week to oust Hopi High School’s board because of infighting. This comes a month after the board decided not to renew the contracts of 12 teachers and staff.
May. 11, 2018
Immigration has always been a riddle for the U.S., the issue repeatedly vexing lawmakers over the years. Senator John McCain has made multiple runs at immigration reform, even though his ideas weren’t always popular in the state he represents, or his within his own party.
May. 11, 2018
Mexico’s peso dropped to its lowest value of the year this week, reflecting investors’ anxiety over ongoing negotiations over the North American Free Trade Agreement.
May. 9, 2018
Mexican expats registered to vote will start getting their ballots this week via mail — and the vast majority of them will be delivered in the United States.
May. 9, 2018
The Navajo President approved on Monday $100 million in water, electrical lines, and road projects. About 40 percent of the tribe still lack running water and electricity.
May. 8, 2018
Recently released federal documents show President Donald Trump’s long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would have adverse impacts on endangered species and the Tohono O’Odham tribe.
May. 8, 2018
Despite tensions over renegotiating NAFTA, the business relationship between Mexico and the U.S. continues. A new energy deal promises opportunities for the nuclear field — and Arizona might benefit from it.
May. 8, 2018
Hundreds of people were allowed back home Friday after a northern Arizona fire destroyed 35 homes. The Tinder Fire is now 48 percent contained.
May. 4, 2018
A small town in central Mexico is attracting tourists, immigrants and realty investors from Arizona, the U.S. and the world. But its popularity is also generating concerns among locals.
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May. 4, 2018
Not all Arizona teachers walked out this week. Many rural schools remained open but still participated in the #RedForEd movement in their own ways.
May. 3, 2018
For many, Cinco de Mayo means “party”. And for those who sell Mexican products, that’s a business opportunity. At celebrations this weekend in Tucson and Phoenix, the Mexican government will be promoting mezcal, an alcoholic drink experiencing a boom worldwide.
May. 3, 2018
A new lawsuit to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program threatens to add to the list of conflicting decisions on the future of the program that shields some undocumented immigrants from deportation.
May. 2, 2018
Business leaders from Arizona and the neighboring Mexican state of Sonora are recommending more cross-border collaborations — especially in legal issues — as a way to foster bilateral economic growth.
May. 1, 2018
Fire officials said communities are still at risk of a wildfire burning in northern Arizona. The Tinder Fire has burned about 11,000 acres.
Apr. 30, 2018
A West Valley farm accused of forcing guest workers to live in deadly conditions has settled a lawsuit brought last year by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Apr. 30, 2018

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