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Morley Avenue en Nogales, que normalmente sería bulliciosa en esta época del año, es una fila de tiendas cerradas y escaparates vacíos la primera semana de noviembre.

​​Después de 19 meses, Nogales, Arizona, una ciudad fronteriza, reabrió el lunes 8 de noviembre para los viajeros no esenciales de México, dando esperanzas a sus 20,000 residentes y los negocios podrán regresar a la pre pandemia normal. Read more»

The Nogales Port of Entry on Morley Avenue has been closed to nonessential travel for 19 months. That changes Monday for visitors who are vaccinated.

After 19 months, Nogales reopened Monday to fully vaccinated, nonessential travelers from Mexico, giving its 20,000 residents hope that business – and life – may return to pre-pandemic normal and just in time for the holidays, normally a booming time of year for merchants. Read more»

The bill extending Arizona’s statute of limitations for victims of child sex abuse drew support from all over the country, including former speed skater Bridie Farrell (in blue), who was a victim of sexual assault at age 15.

Arizona’s $11.8 billion budget for fiscal 2020 — which was passed late Monday only after Republican lawmakers demanded changes to child sex-abuse laws — includes money for schools, infrastructure and health care. But other measures, including one that would have funded pregnancy crisis centers, were left out. Read more»

Mitt Romney

There's more to the story Mitt Romney is telling about job losses hitting women harder than men during Barack Obama's time in office. Read more» 1

Many retailers like Club Monaco have turned to call-in shifts for workers to save money.

Retail watchers say big-box stores and shopping-mall stalwarts are increasingly hiring workers for on-call shifts, a trend that cuts labor costs, but leaves workers struggling to get by. Read more» 1

New applications for weekly unemployment benefits jumped last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday, rising to a six-week high of 399,000 in the week ending Jan. 7, a 24,000 increase on the previous week’s total of 375,000. Read more» 2

The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 8.6 percent in November, as 120,000 jobs were added, up from 100,000 in October. Read more»

Kim Jong-il is widely known to have shot 38 under par in his first ever game of golf, but he's more than just a pretty face. Read more»