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Hole 16 at the Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix.

If all I knew was, as Will Rogers said, what I read in the papers, I'd be pretty depressed. This is ironic considering in Arizona their mission is to most of the time be the cheerleaders for the Everything's Fine! propaganda ministry. Read more»

A worker harvests sorghum on a tractor at Jason Perry’s farm in Chandler. This land was previously set for development.

The real estate crash has land once sold for development finding its way back into agriculture as developers lease plots to farmers who are growing in-demand commodities. Read more»

Jorge Emilio Gonzalez, known as the 'Green Boy' meets with Mexican President Felipe Calderón in June 2010.

While green parties around the world are known for alternative ethical politics in favor of the environment, Mexico's own green party has gained a rather different reputation. Following a new scandal over the lavish lifestyles of Mexican green party leaders, critics are accusing them of being political mercenaries with corrupt and cynical policies. Read more»

The government’s 'solar energy zone' program aims to speed development of solar power by identifying areas where business opportunity is high and environmental risk is low, then tailor regulations to fit the specific site.

The Department of the Interior has dropped one of three proposed “solar energy zones” in Arizona because of environmental concerns about the site, the department said Thursday. Read more»

The Sun Corridor - a megapolitan area stretching from Tucson through the Phoenix valley - will support fewer people than many previous studies estimated, according to a report from ASU's Morrison Institute for Public Policy. "Do you want growth, or do you want a lifestyle?" Read more»

Imagine Greater Tucson is hosting scenario-building workshops, which will give participants a chance to chime in on Tucson's regional development. Read more»

The Tucson City Council voted Tuesday to reconsider annexing the Painted Hills area, but will ask the county to pursue a land swap for the parcel. Read more»

The Scott building at 64 East Broadway.

One of Tucson's largest companies announced that it will move its corporate headquarters downtown. Read more»