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Arizona Gives raises $1.4M for nonprofits

The Arizona Gives online fundraising campaign for charities raised nearly $1.4 million during its 24-hour event Wednesday.

April 10, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…

It’s time to fix business-unfriendly image of Tucson and Pima County

If perception is reality, and if a new survey from the Tucson Metro Chamber is to be believed, then Tucson and Pima County are fighting an uphill battle to shake off a hazy but entrenched notion that they’re not “business friendly.”

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Duralar Technologies moves to Marana, will hire 30

A technology company has established its U.S. headquarters in the Tucson area, with plans for a $6 million capital investment and the hiring of 30 people over the next year, TREO announced Wednesday.

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New Tucson Originals boss has big plans

New Tucson Originals boss has big plans

Sheri Siesennop thinks she might have taken on more than she bargained for when she was named Tucson Originals executive director late last month.

March 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?

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Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings tell Tucson police mother starved son, 3

Siblings of the 3-year-old boy whose skeletal remains were found Tuesday told investigators their mother starved their brother to death, court records reveal.

March 06, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Colleen Niccum: Community support is key to TUSD success

Colleen Niccum: Community support is key to TUSD success

Among the many insights offered during a strategic planning session held a week ago by Tucson Unified School District leaders, a common message emerged: It takes a community to create successful schools.

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Mall jeweler Kevin closing Tucson stores, offering markdowns

Mall jeweler Kevin closing Tucson stores, offering markdowns

After 13 years of buying and selling jewelry in the Tucson market, Kevin Jewelers is closing its doors at Park Place and Tucson Mall.

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Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

A Mexican company is moving into Tucson with plans to ramp up production of liquefied sugar cane to compete with widely used high-fructose corn syrup.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

Centsible Mom: Free, cheap, fun things to do over rodeo weekend

In honor of the rodeo, which kicks off with the famous Rodeo Parade on Thursday, most of Tucson’s kids have a four-day weekend. Lucky for us, there are free or cheap things to do around town to keep them busy.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's Table Talk consolidating stores, changing owners

Tucson's Table Talk consolidating stores, changing owners

For nearly 38 years, Bob and Dale Mayerfeld have successfully run Table Talk, the popular home-specialty store known for its unique kitchen gadgets, rustic hardwood furniture and regional pieces, at various locations around Tucson.

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Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Adelita Grijalva: TUSD in 2014- a look toward the future

Arizona ranks near the very bottom in per-pupil funding. Limited state support for public education coupled with diminishing federal support has placed our education system in a critical crossroad.

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Millions in utility investment makes downtown shovel-ready

Millions in utility investment makes downtown shovel-ready

Great cities are often defined by their skylines, but the heart of any city is largely unseen, hidden underground in vast tunnels or strung high above the bustle.

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Arizona, Sonora governors will recruit technology business in Israel

Arizona, Sonora governors will recruit technology business in Israel

HERMOSILLO, Sonora — The governors of Arizona and Sonora announced Friday that they will jointly travel to Israel to support an effort to recruit technology companies to the region with complementary resources on both sides of the border.

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KOA buys Lazydays RV's Tucson campground

KOA buys Lazydays RV's Tucson campground

Kampgrounds of America recently bought the Lazydays RV Campground at 5151 S. Country Club Road for $4.35 million.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Candlewood Suites hotel opens on Tucson's north side

Candlewood Suites hotel opens on Tucson's north side

A Candlewood Suites hotel has opened at 1995 W. River Road, near La Cholla Boulevard.

January 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mayor Rothschild: Focus on five ways to create jobs fits Tucson to a T

Mayor Rothschild: Focus on five ways to create jobs fits Tucson to a T

In Arizona, we grew up learning about the Five C’s. Cattle, citrus, copper, cotton and climate played important roles in our history.

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Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

Bighorn sheep captured for move to Tucson mountains

YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

Pat Darcy: City needs change in direction

As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.

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Greg Foster: New soccer stadium gives Tucson a second chance to make Kino investment work

Greg Foster: New soccer stadium gives Tucson a second chance to make Kino investment work

In soccer, there is a concept known as the “second ball.” When your teammate plays a long ball into the opponent’s defensive players and you aren’t able to win the first ball (meaning, the opponent will get to the ball before you will), you realize that you may be able to win the second ball…

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