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Home values up in Arizona, but labor force still waning




A recently-built neighborhood of tight knit homes is seen April 5, 2008 on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona.
A recently-built neighborhood of tight knit homes is seen April 5, 2008 on the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona.
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Last year home values in Phoenix were up 29 percent from the year before — the highest jump in the nation. That’s driving a rebound in new housing construction, but what’s not rebounding is the labor force. From the Fronteras Desk in Phoenix, Jude Joffe-Block reports.