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Mickey Rooney at March of Dimes tribute

Mickey Rooney at March of Dimes tribute

(From left to right) Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, president March of Dimes, Mickey Rooney, his wife Jan and Anna Eleanor Roosevelt, granddaughter of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, gathered at the FDR Library and Museum to kick off the March of Dimes year-long tribute for the 50th anniversary of …

April 06, 2014 10:44 pm

Tucson Electric bills to rise if surcharge is reset

Tucson Electric Power Co. customers will likely see their monthly bills rise a few dollars, as state regulators reset a financial mechanism linked to fuel and purchased-power costs.

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Gas prices flatten, expected to peak soon

The recent surge in gas prices slowed this week, with both statewide and national averages increasing about a penny.

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Shareholders OK takeover of Tucson-based UNS Energy

Shareholders of UNS Energy Corp. voted today to approve the proposed $4.3 billion buyout of the company by Canadian utility giant Fortis Inc.

March 26, 2014 2:24 pmLoading…

News and notes: Mega Raffle winners; higher gas prices

2 Tucsonans win TMC Mega Raffle

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Ariz. gas prices hit four-month high

Arizona gas prices jumped to a four-month high this week, nearly matching a nationwide increase, according to AAA Arizona.

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Paula Deen

Paula Deen

Culinary Star Paula Deen announced as the Grand Marshal for the 2011 Pasadena Tournament of Roses. (PRNewsFoto/Pasadena Tournament of Roses)

February 24, 2014 2:13 pm

AAA says gas prices headed upward

Gas prices crept upward in the past week and are expected to rise in the coming weeks due to seasonal factors, including scheduled refinery maintenance, according to AAA Arizona.

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Gas-price decline not expected to last

Gas prices continued to edge down this week but that trend isn’t expected to last, according to AAA Arizona.

February 07, 2014 3:57 pmLoading…
Surfing dogs

Surfing dogs

Del Mar, CA (Sept. 25, 2011) - Ventura-based surf dog Buddy rides a wave to take home top honors in the Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon presented by Eukanuba. The event raised more than $100,000 for the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Photo by Michael Schrager. (PRNewsFoto/Helen Woodward Animal Center)

January 16, 2014 7:23 pm
Surfing dogs

Surfing dogs

Celebrity SurFUR and top fundraising dog Ricochet rides tandem with a surfing goat at Helen Woodward Animal Center's Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon, sponsored by Blue Buffalo. (PRNewsFoto/Helen Woodward Animal Center)

January 16, 2014 7:25 pm
Celebrity boxing

Celebrity boxing

Authorities say the 38-year-old single mother of 14 children failed to report $30,000 she earned while collecting public assistance money. Battlecam live channel offers to stream HD Big Bang Boxing match with  OctoMom & Jen Posner Fight it Out to Benefit UNICEF. (PRNewsFoto/FilmOn.com)

January 14, 2014 10:10 am

Tucson Electric parent OKs $4.3B buyout

UNS Energy Corp., the parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., has agreed to be acquired by Canada-based utility Fortis Inc. in a deal worth $4.3 billion, the companies said Wednesday.

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Christmas movies

Christmas movies

Celebrate Christmas in a storybook swamp with "Shrek the Halls" (2007).

December 10, 2013 7:56 pm
Famous twins

Famous twins

Gisele Bundchen hugs her mother Vania as she sits on a "Snowmobike" in the Duracell Power Lodge, surrounded by her sisters. Patricia Bundchen, seen far left, is Gisele's twin. (PRNewsFoto / Procter & Gamble, Stuart Ramson)

December 02, 2013 7:49 pm

News and Notes

Scottsdale says no

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Gas prices dip below $3 at some Tucson pumps

Gas prices dip below $3 at some Tucson pumps

Gasoline prices have dipped below the $3-per-gallon mark at several stations in the Tucson area, while the area’s average price hovers just over $3.

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Auto sales spur Ariz. economic recovery

PHOENIX — Arizona’s economy continues to mend, spurred largely by a people buying cars and parts.

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TEP parent posts higher earnings, bright outlook

Tucson Electric Power Co. parent UNS Energy Corp. beat analysts’ third-quarter earnings expectations thanks in part to a recent rate increase, but the company handily missed Wall Street’s revenue forecast.

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26. The Maltese Falcon (1941)

26. The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Humphrey Bogart with The Maltese Falcon. (PRNewsFoto/Media Rights Technologies)List from: AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills. See a scene from the movie.

October 24, 2013 6:53 pm

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