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Tucson's Desert Angels in top 10 for investments

Tucson’s Desert Angels have been ranked among the top 10 “angel” investor groups nationwide for 2013.

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Tucson ethanol-investment firm faces SEC charges

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Tucson-based ethanol investment firm and its manager with improperly shifting expenses to investment funds they manage.

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Fitz Blog: Making the Recession criminals pay

Fitz Blog: Making the Recession criminals pay

I support the recent decision of the Obama Administration to punish the financial institutions responsible for the recession.  The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced that J.P. Morgan Chase will pay $4 billion in fines to Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, in addition to $250 to Chuckles the C…

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Wooing investors requires patience, preparation

Wooing investors requires patience, preparation

Selling your startup company to investors is a lot like dating, says Sean Conway, a University of Arizona alumnus who founded the class-notes sharing website Notehall and sold it in a deal worth $9.5 million in 2011.

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Tucson Tech

Tucson Tech

Medipacs Inc., which has developed a wearable drug-infusion pump based on a patented polymer that drives the device by expanding and contracting, is trying to raise up to $5 million to reach the next step in commercialization.

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Tucson Tech

Tucson Tech

More Arizona technology companies could reap tax breaks for research and development, while some startups could find new seed funding, under pending legislation backed by the state's biggest technology industry group.

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Fitz Blog: The bull in the bull market

Market rallies

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Sites help with job-hunting tax deductions

Expenses incurred while seeking a new job may be deductible on your taxes. But do you know which ones?

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

The Kannally house serves as visitor center for Oracle State Park, a part of a park system deemed endangered.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

The large adobe-built Marist College building in downtown Tucson is on the list as well.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

An old ranch house is one of several historical structures at the Empire Ranch. The ranch now forms a big part of the Las Cienegas National Conservation Area, just north and east of Sonoita. The ranch is on the list of endangered historical areas.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

More than 120 structures along the stretch of Broadway between Campbell Avenue and Country Club Road have distinctive architecture, according to the Arizona Preservation Foundation. The above building at 2343 E. Broadway currently houses law offices.

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Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Stretch of Broadway joins list of AZ endangered-history spots

Broadway's "Sunshine Corridor" is among the newest additions to the Arizona Preservation Foundation's list of the state's most endangered historical places.

November 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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S. AZ's science synergy

S. AZ's science synergy

A prototype solar energy system designed by University of Arizona astronomy professor Roger Angel is tested in a courtyard between buildings on the UA campus. A fully functional system is under construction at the UA Science and Technology Park.

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S. AZ's science synergy

S. AZ's science synergy

Mark Schwartz, a scientist, works at HTG Molecular Diagnostics Inc. at 3430 E. Global Loop, near South Palo Verde and East Valencia roads. The biotech company is expanding into new products.

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S. AZ's science synergy

S. AZ's science synergy

Lab technician Becky Eichorst makes polymers at Medipacs, which operates at the Arizona Center for Innovation's "wet lab."

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S. AZ's science synergy

S. AZ's science synergy

David Galbraith, center, a plant geneticist and professor, tests out a plate transfer robot at the Bio5 Institute at the University of Arizona.

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S. AZ's science synergy

S. AZ's science synergy

Five years after its inception and nearly three years after losing most of its state funding, Arizona's public-private science partnership is still bearing fruit - particularly in Southern Arizona.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Seeking elusive ‘alpha,’ investors scour the globe

NEW YORK — You can leap off a mountainside in extreme skiing, kick and claw to near death in extreme fighting and twist yourself into a pretzel in extreme yoga. Why not turn investing into an adventure sport?

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