(CNN) – It's home to breathtaking landscapes, century old traditions and an unemployment rate hovering near 50 percent. But in New Mexico, the Navajo Nation is trying to change that. And they're doing it by taking pride in the products they produce. Our Tom Foreman reports for our ongoing series, "Building Up America."
(CNN) – New Mexico is a state with a lot of technological know-how, and a whole lot of sunshine. That combo is bringing in all sorts of solar energy companies and giving a real jolt to the job market. Our Tom Foreman reports from Santa Fe, New Mexico in today's "Building Up America" report.
(CNN) – Some of the biggest blockbusters and art house films of the past several years have one thing in common – Hollywood went to New Mexico to make them. The movie industry has been giving a big boost to the state during the recession and our Tom Foreman paid them a visit for this Building Up America report.
(CNN) – With the sluggish economy and more people turning to TV and the Internet to get their news, times are tough for the newspaper business. After losing his job, one news hound set his sights on a small-town paper that needed a lot of TLC. Our Tom Foreman has today's Building Up America report.
(CNN) – Today in our ongoing series, Building Up America, we show you how some people are beating the recession by literally going back to their roots. Our John Zarrella visits a farmers market flourishing in the big city that's helping people afford "healthy and fresh" foods.
(CNN) – Our "Building Up America" series has profiled small business owners across the country who are succeeding in hard economic times. Today, we take you to Cleveland where our Deb Feyerick shows us the degree of difficulty for one man turning a dream into reality.