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Rincon Market clears the smoke, gets ready to re-open

Rincon Market clears the smoke, gets ready to re-open

After a fire forced it to close more than nine months ago, Rincon Market hopes to reopen its doors at the end of April following a $750,000 restoration project.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Hours of operation for Tucson’s modern streetcar could be extended to better coincide with bars’ closing time, officials say.

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Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

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Recycling art contest open to Tucson middle-schoolers

Recycling art contest open to Tucson middle-schoolers

Tucson middle-schoolers are encouraged to spread the word about the importance of recycling through their artwork.

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City commission OK's 110 miles of neighborhood street repairs

City commission OK's 110 miles of neighborhood street repairs

A small, relatively unknown city commission has signed off on $6 million in repairs over the next two years for neighborhood roads that would otherwise be unlikely to get fixed.

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Non-profits fret over proposed Sun Van price increase

Non-profits fret over proposed Sun Van price increase

The vans start pulling into the parking lot below Patrick McCarthy’s second-floor office window about 2:30 every afternoon.

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Sun Tran financial report raises more questions, offers few answers

The cost of implementing the mandatory new fare cards known SunGo is still not known, nearly two months after the problem-plagued system was put in place.

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City, RTA hold public meeting to discuss the basics of transportation planning

Curious about how transportation planning works

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Work set to start on major city street upgrades

The good news is 48 miles of rutted and potholed city pavement will see some upgrades over the next nine months.

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Imagine Greater Tucson cuts staff

Imagine Greater Tucson cuts staff

A community group tasked with refining a vision for Tucson announced Monday it is "transitioning to an all-volunteer staff." Two employees and three contract workers were let go.

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Tucson hospitals back short-term tax to leverage matching federal funds

Some Tucson hospitals could share in a federal windfall of up to $70 million to help cover medical costs for those who can't pay, if the City Council signs off on the deal tonight.

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Student housing near University of Arizona is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near University of Arizona is now on the (high) rise

Construction on the last of a trio of high-rise complexes for students in the heart of the city is now underway.

July 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Abel Gamez, with SunTec Concrete, works on The Hub, a high-rise tower going up at 1011 N Tyndall Ave. near the University of Arizona in the North Park Avenue and East Speedway area. The Hub will have 590 bedrooms for rent.

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Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Heavy equipment clears the land for Iron Horse, a new student housing project at 504 E Ninth St.

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Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

The Hub, pictured here early in construction, is a high-rise tower going up at 1011 N Tyndall Ave. near the University of Arizona in the North Park Avenue and East Speedway area. Rasping, a finishing process, is creating white, hail-size particles to rain down.

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Tucson may see another interstate

Tucson may see another interstate

A new interstate could loop around Tucson's west side if local officials can marshal community support.

June 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson may see another interstate

Tucson may see another interstate

If built, Interstate 11 would connect at Sahuarita Road, above, and then east to Interstate 10. The above view is looking west on Sahuarita Road.

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Guest Column: Reason to be proud: Tucson is moving forward smartly on street repairs

Guest Column: Reason to be proud: Tucson is moving forward smartly on street repairs

The fundamental mission for all city of Tucson employees is to provide excellent service delivery to our community.

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Guest Column: Reason to be proud: Tucson is moving forward smartly on street repairs

Guest Column: Reason to be proud: Tucson is moving forward smartly on street repairs

"With a commitment to service, the long delays on street repairs are in the past."

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Pothole repairs are taking much longer in Tucson

If you think it's taking longer for the city to fix those potholes at the end of your street, it's not your imagination - it is.

June 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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