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City manager proposes slashing parks, bumping business fees next year

Tuscon’s City Council offered its 2 cents on the city manager’s $1.25 billion recommended budget Tuesday afternoon.

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Document shredding event this Saturday

Tucsonans who need documents shredded might want to head over to Mansfield Park this Saturday.

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Tucson budget cuts won't hurt core services, Miranda says

Tucson budget cuts won't hurt core services, Miranda says

After hearing Tuesday about proposed city job cuts and other budget reductions, Tucson City Council members were mostly concerned some of the changes could diminish police, fire and park services.

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Council votes 5-2 to raise Sun Tran fares

Tucson took the first steps in closing its $33 million budget gap for next year by tentatively approving what could amount to $4.8 million in transit savings and fare increases.

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City kicks in another $760,000 for TCC repairs

Rio Nuevo’s face-lift of the Tucson Convention Center is scheduled to start in a few weeks.

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City delays bus fare hike talk again

Talk on bus fare increases got nixed again from the city’s meeting agenda.

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Tucson and Mexican leaders tout continued collaboration

Tucson officials received a personal “thank you” from a top Sonoran political figure for all the work the city has done over the past few years to bolster trade ties with northern Mexico and opposing SB 1070.

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City transit system shortcomings highlighted

Tucson’s Sun Tran bus service is in a financial bind because its fares are too low and it provides more service for the disabled at too low a cost, a panel of outside experts who evaluated the system found.

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Tucson, Phoenix may open joint trade office in Mexico City

Mayor Jonathan Rothschild has made trade with Mexico one of his top priorities since assuming office two years ago.

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City approves incentives to try to bring back film makers

Tucson took a first step to try to get back into the movie business by approving a local film incentive on Wednesday.

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City tweaks SB 1070 enforcement policies

Tucson police officers got new orders from the City Council on how to enforce SB 1070.

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Democrats sweep, maintain control of City Council

Democrats sweep, maintain control of City Council

Tucsonans voted resoundingly for more of the same this year, electing all three Democratic incumbents to new terms on the City Council.

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Ward 3 candidates split on police and transit funding

Ward 3 candidates split on police and transit funding

City voters will begin receiving their ballots this weekend for this year’s City Council races and propositions.

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Tucson launches small-biz help line

Trying to locate someone within the city’s bureaucracy to answer a simple question can be frustrating and time-consuming for small-business owners.

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Councilmen differ on downtown transit center vote

While two city councilmen opposed a measure to delay seeking applications from developers on how to transform the Ronstadt Transit Center, they had very different reasons behind their decisions.

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Plan that could alter downtown transit center moves ahead

Members of the Tucson Bus Riders Union accused the City Council of betrayal after it voted to move forward with a plan that could transform the Ronstadt Transit Center downtown into a mixed-use transit hub.

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City taps economic development fund to build sidewalks

After failing to include federally-required sidewalks in its $100 million road-bond package, the city is tapping into a loan program intended to create long-term jobs and stimulate the local economy to make up for the funding shortfall

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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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Steller: City must take responsibility for unwalkable Tucson

Typical Tucson scenes: A woman taking a walk pushes her baby in a stroller along the side of a residential street.

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Steller: Deference in City Council is costing Tucson

Deference among City Council members may not break the law, but it could hurt Tucson.

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