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Complaint against airline escalates

Complaint against airline escalates

With a terminally ill brother in Kansas, Timothy Taylor wanted nothing more than to get on a plane and visit his sibling before time ran out.

October 19, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Airport marks high point: 'TUCSON' tower turns 50

Airport marks high point: 'TUCSON' tower turns 50

Today, the control tower at Tucson International Airport celebrates its 50th anniversary.

October 11, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
TIA to celebrate tower's 50th

TIA to celebrate tower's 50th

Tomorrow, Tucson International Airport celebrates its tower's 50th anniversary.

October 10, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Local, state bankruptcies are surging

Bankruptcy filings have soared during the last few months in Southern Arizona, an unsettling reality as consumers and businesses are grappling with a tougher economy and tighter available credit.

October 10, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
If pro-lender proposition fails, 100+ empty stores could dot Tucson area

If pro-lender proposition fails, 100+ empty stores could dot Tucson area

Critics assail them as predatory lenders. Proponents call them a free-market reality.

October 05, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Prop 200 defeat would leave buildings empty across Tucson

Critics assail them as predatory lenders. Proponents call them a free-market reality.

October 04, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson can expect to see credit get even tighter

Tucson can expect to see credit get even tighter

As the $700 billion bank-bailout plan went up in smoke Monday, Tucson business leaders and bankers said one thing is all but certain: credit is tightening up.

September 30, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Magnus had role in WaMu's fall

In the weeks before Tucson-based First Magnus Financial Corp. collapsed, executives were working around the clock to forge deals so lenders, including now-defunct Washington Mutual Inc., could take over billions in loans from the troubled mortgage lender, a review of U.S. Bankruptcy Court do…

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$700B bailout plan meets skepticism among Tucsonans

As Capitol Hill presses on with hearings over the government's $700 billion bank bailout, some locally are crying foul at what they see call a poor solution — and helping those they say got the country into a financial mess in the first place.

September 25, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson maker of gene-testing plates makes solid gains locally

Tucson maker of gene-testing plates makes solid gains locally

Tucson-based High Throughput Genomics Inc. makes specialized, high-capacity sample plates for rapid chemical screening in genetic testing.

September 15, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson airport outlook bleak

The Tucson Airport Authority expects to see an 18 percent drop in operating income next fiscal year, as Tucson and other cities grapple with slashed air service amid rising fuel costs.

September 10, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson airport faces income slump

Tucson airport faces income slump

The Tucson Airport Authority expects to see a 20 percent drop in operating income next fiscal year, as Tucson and other cities are facing reductions in air service.

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Raytheon fire dept. faulted in U.S. audit

The fire department at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson has until next month to fully comply with Defense Department certifications, following a federal audit of the facility.

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Fed audit finds fault with Raytheon fire department in Tucson

The fire department at Raytheon Missile Systems in Tucson has until next month to fully comply with Defense Department certifications, following a federal audit of the facility.

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Tucson-based company delivers campaign jet to Palin

Tucson-based company delivers campaign jet to Palin

Will she sell this one on eBay?

September 05, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Laid-off Intuit workers go independent

Laid-off Intuit workers go independent

When the going get laid off, the laid-off start their own business.

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Raytheon chief leaves legacy of growth

Raytheon chief leaves legacy of growth

Former Raytheon Missile Systems President Louise L. Francesconi wrapped up a 33-year career at the Tucson-based missile maker on Thursday, a career in which she led the company through record sales and personnel growth.

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US Airways to cut another Tucson flight

US Airways to cut another Tucson flight

US Airways is cutting its non-stop flight between Tucson and Charlotte, N.C., next year, the airline said Friday.

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Canon links with UA, looks to tech park

Canon links with UA, looks to tech park

Imaging giant Canon USA Inc. is negotiating a lease to establish a research-and-development center at the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park, UA officials said.

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Canon linking with UA on optics research center

Canon linking with UA on optics research center

Imaging giant Canon USA Inc. is negotiating a lease to establish a research and development center at the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park, UA officials said.

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TIA faces Phoenix factor

TIA faces Phoenix factor

In the last year, Tucson International Airport began offering unprecedented advantages to local travelers that discouraged the long-standing practice of flying from Phoenix.

August 24, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Price, choice enticing more Tucsonans to Sky Harbor

In the last year, Tucson International Airport began offering unprecedented advantages to local travelers that discouraged the long-standing practice of flying from Phoenix.

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Raytheon appeals ruling on medical benefits for early retirees

Raytheon Co. has appealed a federal judge's ruling that the defense contractor must reinstate health benefits to a group of early retirees in Tucson.

August 21, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon appeals ruling on Tucson retirees' medical benefits

Raytheon Co. is appealing a federal judge's ruling that the missile maker must reinstate health benefits to a group of early retirees in Tucson.

August 20, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Giant screens around Tucson feature all ads, all the time

Giant screens around Tucson feature all ads, all the time

Huge plasma screens are becoming ubiquitous in many home-entertainment centers, a high-tech replacement to Americans' boring, old television sets.

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Tucson space-products firm bringing business down to Earth

Tucson space-products firm bringing business down to Earth

Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corp. makes radiators and plumbing equipment for the Orion spacecraft in the Constellation program, which NASA will use for its human-spaceflight missions when the space shuttle is retired in the next decade.

August 14, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Medicare ups payments for artificial heart

Medicare ups payments for artificial heart

Hospitals that implant a temporary artificial heart made by a Tucson company can now get paid at Medicare's highest reimbursement levels.

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Experts hope to better understand the 'Y'

Experts hope to better understand the 'Y'

Perhaps the Y chromosome hasn't been that interesting until now.

August 12, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Applied Energetics sees revenue leap in quarter

Tucson-based Applied Energetics Inc. posted strong second-quarter gains, which the defense contractor attributed to big contract wins from the Defense Department.

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Tucson-based Applied Energetics reports higher revenue, net loss

Tucson-based Applied Energetics reports higher revenue, net loss

Tucson-based Applied Energetics Inc. today posted strong second-quarter gains, which the defense contractor attributed to big contract wins from the Defense Department.

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Tucson container-control firm a success story

Tucson container-control firm a success story

From missiles to nuclear fuel rods, one Tucson company is making sure its customers' sensitive products show up safely at their destinations.

August 08, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Raytheon is ordered to restore health aid

In a decision that a union group says may set an important legal precedent, a federal judge has ruled that Raytheon Missile Systems must restore health-care benefits to its employees who took early retirement.

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Flight-school turbulence

Flight-school turbulence

A Tucson-area flight school has been telling its recruits they can become certified pilots and flight instructors in an accelerated-training program, an offer at the heart of an escalating conflict.

August 03, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Analyst: Flight jobs may return eventually

Recent years have been good to many flight-training schools in the United States, including the National Pilot Academy, as airlines and other businesses hired pilots.

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Biotech firm expands its Oro Valley campus to nearly 60 acres

Biotech firm expands its Oro Valley campus to nearly 60 acres

Oro Valley-based Ventana Medical Systems is beefing up its campus, part of the company's long-term growth following a recent takeover by a global drug maker.

July 30, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Boy held in death of stepsister, 14

Boy held in death of stepsister, 14

A Corona de Tucson teenager was being held in the Pima County jail Sunday in connection with the death of his 14-year-old stepsister, authorities said.

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Grades in Amphi, state tests don't jibe

Grades in Amphi, state tests don't jibe

Students in Amphitheater Public Schools fail classes less often than their colleagues in many Tucson-area districts, but may not deserve their high marks, an Arizona Daily Star investigation found.

July 27, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Troubled garbage-pickup firm is sold

Troubled garbage-pickup firm is sold

Waste Management has acquired a troubled Tucson garbage-collection service, and the purchase is unlikely to affect garbage fees for now, the new owners said.

July 25, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon's Tucson unit increases net sales 9%

Raytheon Co. on Thursday reported that its net income fell because of a big one-time gain it recorded last year, but income from continuing operations grew 20 percent on missiles sales, border security work and lower pension expenses.

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Raytheon's missile sales up, but quarterly earnings down on 2007 gain

Raytheon's missile sales up, but quarterly earnings down on 2007 gain

Raytheon Co. today reported that its net income fell because of a big one-time gain it recorded last year, but income from continuing operations grew 20 percent on missiles sales, border security work and lower pension expenses.

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Wireless provider among few reaching into outlying areas

Wireless provider among few reaching into outlying areas

People in the sticks don't have to rely on Internet service that stinks.

July 19, 2008 12:00 am Photos

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Blog: Sky Harbor relishes its self-proclaimed affability

Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport was rated America’s Friendliest Airport™ this week, a rating painstakingly decided — and trademarked — by itself.

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Evergreen operating despite big fire

Evergreen operating despite big fire

Evergreen Maintenance Center is up and running today, despite a fire Tuesday night at a storage building for aircraft parts, Manager Joel Engel said.

July 16, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Flight losses at TIA will hurt Tucson, experts say

Flight losses at TIA will hurt Tucson, experts say

Just when Tucson travelers were enjoying a record bounty of non-stop flights, the cutting began.

July 13, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Exec assistants' networking group marks 20th year

Exec assistants' networking group marks 20th year

Twenty years ago, Anita Burg decided things needed to change.

July 11, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
ExpressJet to cut last flights from Tucson

ExpressJet to cut last flights from Tucson

ExpressJet Airlines raised Tucson's hopes by delivering much-coveted non-stop air service.

July 10, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
ExpressJet cuts mean loss of Tucson flights

ExpressJet cuts mean loss of Tucson flights

ExpressJet Airlines Inc. is ending its nationwide branded service, effectively cutting four remaining destinations from Tucson International Airport in September.

July 09, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

'Fund of funds' to invest in AZ tech startups

Future Arizona high-tech startups may get a boost from new sources of venture-capital money.

July 09, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. economic-development group starts venture capital effort

Future Arizona high-tech startups may get a boost from new sources of venture-capital money.

July 08, 2008 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon reaches "significant milestone" with missile delivery

Raytheon reaches "significant milestone" with missile delivery

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems said today it has achieved a “significant production milestone” with the 3,000th delivery of a AIM-9X Sidewinder missile to the U.S. Navy.

July 08, 2008 12:00 amLoading…

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