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Fewer homebuyers will have to put up 20%

Fewer homebuyers will have to put up 20%

Federal regulators are loosening some financial rules, including down-payment requirements.

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Photos: Biz Awards

Photos: Biz Awards

Honors and awards for local businesses and business people.

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Sinfonía HealthCare continues expansion; new Petco planned.

October 21, 2014 4:44 pmLoading…

Lovin' Spoonfuls offers veggie version of Sonoran dog

Lovin' Spoonfuls offers veggie version of Sonoran dog

You can get it Wednesday during lunch service.

October 21, 2014 9:24 am Photos

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Gem-show firm plans $12 million exhibit hall in Tucson

Gem-show firm plans $12 million exhibit hall in Tucson

Owners of 22nd Street show bought land near downtown for $12 million hall.

October 21, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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IBM earnings disappoint as it sheds chip unit

IBM earnings disappoint as it sheds chip unit

Troubled tech giant sells chipmaking division.

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Tucson real estate

Tucson-area commercial sales and leases

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US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

Safety devices may fly apart when activated, sending shards at car occupants.

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US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

JetBlue starts latest round of base-fare increases.

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Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Public comment on draft environmental assessment now due by Nov. 24.

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Arizona's minimum wage to rise 15¢ on Jan. 1

Arizona's minimum wage to rise 15¢ on Jan. 1

What would you buy with an extra $6 a week?

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

IBM earnings disappoint as it sheds chip unit

IBM earnings disappoint as it sheds chip unit

Troubled tech giant sells chipmaking division.

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Tucson real estate

Tucson-area commercial sales and leases

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US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

Safety devices may fly apart when activated, sending shards at car occupants.

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US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

JetBlue starts latest round of base-fare increases.

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Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Public comment on draft environmental assessment now due by Nov. 24.

October 20, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…

Arizona's minimum wage to rise 15¢ on Jan. 1

Arizona's minimum wage to rise 15¢ on Jan. 1

What would you buy with an extra $6 a week?

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Giving back: Fire department gets Green Valley grant

Giving back: Fire department gets Green Valley grant

Fire department gets ‘Game Changer Grant’

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Resources abound for business funding in Tucson

Financing a startup business can be difficult but various programs can help.

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

6 food businesses fail, then pass health inspections

6 food businesses fail, then pass health inspections

Golden Phoenix, El Herradero, Mother Hubbard’s, Noble Hops, Los Primos, Tacos Apson

October 18, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

A roundup of construction projects around metro Tucson. 

October 18, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

Rolls-Royce engine testing in Tucson reaches milestone

Rolls-Royce engine testing in Tucson reaches milestone

New high-efficiency fan blades may save 20 to 25 percent on fuel use.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

A roundup of construction projects around metro Tucson. 

October 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Ariz. businesses celebrate gay marriage with discounts, deals

Ariz. businesses celebrate gay marriage with discounts, deals

They're offering discounts to same-sex couples on everything from bar tabs to hair stylings to hotel stays.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Mister Car Wash celebrates new Tucson headquarters

Mister Car Wash celebrates new Tucson headquarters

More than 200 employees and guests mark opening of renovated historic building. 

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SAHBA's Fall Home & Garden Show starts today

SAHBA's Fall Home & Garden Show starts today

Consumers looking for remodeling ideas might want to swing by.

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Arizona gas prices keep dropping

Arizona gas prices keep dropping

Also in this News & Notes roundup: Raytheon wins $49.5 million contract.

October 17, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Chuck E. Cheese acquires Peter Piper Pizza

Chuck E. Cheese acquires Peter Piper Pizza

Company says it intends to continue the Peter Piper Pizza brand and expand it nationally.

October 17, 2014 7:55 pmLoading…

Expanded Nogales port set to expand border trade

Expanded Nogales port set to expand border trade

Mariposa positioned to challenge nation’s busiest truck crossings. Tucson could benefit. 

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Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

They're being paid for by Jim Click Automotive for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

October 16, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

2 Republican candidates agree to pay Clean Elections fines

2 Republican candidates agree to pay Clean Elections fines

Tom Forese and Doug Little avoid further inquiry into their campaign finances.

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Jobless rate improves, but construction sector's still sapped

Jobless rate improves, but construction sector's still sapped

The 6.9 percent seasonally adjusted rate is two-tenths of a point less than August's.

October 16, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

Sierra Bonita Vineyards opens Tucson tasting room

Sierra Bonita Vineyards opens Tucson tasting room

Opening comes a year after winemakers announced plans.

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Commercial aerospace set to grow, says expo speaker

Commercial aerospace set to grow, says expo speaker

Opportunities abound in other industries and across the border, attendees are told.

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Clean Elections finds violations in ACC race

Clean Elections finds violations in ACC race

Republicans Forese, Little failed to properly disclose expenses, commission says.

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Restoring Tucson's homeownership rate is pilot project's goal

Restoring Tucson's homeownership rate is pilot project's goal

Ready, Set, Own connects potential buyers with mentors to help with the process.

October 14, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…

Tucson Hispanic Chamber branches out in Southern Arizona

Tucson Hispanic Chamber branches out in Southern Arizona

Has new franchises in Sierra Vista, Nogales and Douglas.

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Tucson home prices nearly flat, sales dip in Sept.

Tucson home prices nearly flat, sales dip in Sept.

Home prices in the Tucson market rose slightly in September, as the number of sales fell more than 10 percent from August, according to the la…

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Mexico to open trade office in Phoenix

Pledges major highway improvements during Arizona trade mission.

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Desert Diamond Casino ditches steak, goes for comfort food

Desert Diamond Casino ditches steak, goes for comfort food

Nogales Highway casino opens new restaurant to replace Steak House.

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Poco & Mom's opens No. 2 in old Amber

New Mexican cuisine comes to Tanque Verde Road.

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Tucson home prices nearly flat, sales dip in Sept.

Tucson home prices nearly flat, sales dip in Sept.

Prices barely edge up as sales drop more than 10 percent.

October 13, 2014 2:08 pmLoading…

Giving back

Giving back

TMC remains sponsor of mountain bike event

October 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Raytheon expanding Navajo Nation facility

Raytheon expanding Navajo Nation facility

Plus, in other business news, a Tucson property management firm is acquired.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

How to find, hire the right person

How to find, hire the right person

Following a basic checklist can help you land the right hire.

October 12, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Hayden, Miami smelters slated for upgrades

Hayden, Miami smelters slated for upgrades

Federal regulations will cut sulfur dioxide emissions 85 percent at the smelters.

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Tucson Tamale opens shop, shares recipe for success

Tucson Tamale opens shop, shares recipe for success

The new location is in the former home of Jax Kitchen.

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TEP sued over management of controversial power line

Partner in segment of planned 500-mile line to N.M. says Tucson Electric overshot its authority.

October 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Krikawa Jewelry moving into former Daniel's site

Krikawa Jewelry moving into former Daniel's site

Krikawa specializes in custom-made jewelry, especially wedding and engagement rings. 

October 10, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Southwest to test Tucson-Houston nonstop

Southwest to test Tucson-Houston nonstop

Plus, a roundup of other Tucson and Arizona business news briefs.

October 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Southwest to test nonstop Tucson-Houston flights

Southwest to test nonstop Tucson-Houston flights

Southwest will fly non-stop from Tucson International Airport to Hobby on Nov. 8, 15 and 22, and Dec. 6 and 13.

October 10, 2014 5:07 pmLoading…

Tucson-based NuvOx wins $1M cancer grant

Tucson-based NuvOx wins $1M cancer grant

National Cancer Institute grant will study treatment for deadly form of brain cancer.

October 10, 2014 2:43 pmLoading…

Medical office-service firm expands, adding 200 jobs

Medical office-service firm expands, adding 200 jobs

The company is affiliated with Northwest Medical Center and Oro Valley Hospital.

October 09, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Medical office-services firm expands, adding 200 jobs

Medical office-services firm expands, adding 200 jobs

Shared Services Center, affiliate of Northwest Medical Center, will expand at new south side location. 

October 09, 2014 3:06 pmLoading…

Raytheon applauds aerospace parkway, 'remains committed to Tucson'

Raytheon applauds aerospace parkway, 'remains committed to Tucson'

But efforts to give company more room to grow are critical, exec says.

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Tucson Realtors CEO takes out-of-state job

Tucson Realtors CEO takes out-of-state job

Philip Tedesco will leave for Rhode Island at the end of the year.

October 09, 2014 5:29 pmLoading…

Marana council rejects Lazy K development plan

Marana council rejects Lazy K development plan

One "no" leaves the housing project lacking the unanimous vote it needed.  

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Arizona opens trade office in Mexico City

Arizona opens trade office in Mexico City

Tucson contributed $10,000; office will be led by the Arizona Commerce Authority. 

October 07, 2014 6:45 pmLoading…

Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Ariz. food prices down but meat is still costly

Average price of Arizona shopping basket slips; meat prices drop but still high.Ariz

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Rio Nuevo rejects protest over downtown development plan

Rio Nuevo rejects protest over downtown development plan

At issue are plans for an 8.5-acre property.

October 06, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Fewer homebuyers will have to put up 20%

Fewer homebuyers will have to put up 20%

Federal regulators are loosening some financial rules, including down-payment requirements.

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Minimal growth for Tucson as hotel industry recovers

Minimal growth for Tucson as hotel industry recovers

Tucson hotels are making progress but recovering slower than the industry nationwide.

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Photos: Biz Awards

Photos: Biz Awards

Honors and awards for local businesses and business people.

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News and notes

News and notes

Sinfonía HealthCare continues expansion; new Petco planned.

October 21, 2014 4:44 pmLoading…

Lovin' Spoonfuls offers veggie version of Sonoran dog

Lovin' Spoonfuls offers veggie version of Sonoran dog

You can get it Wednesday during lunch service.

October 21, 2014 9:24 am Photos

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Gem-show firm plans $12 million exhibit hall in Tucson

Gem-show firm plans $12 million exhibit hall in Tucson

Owners of 22nd Street show bought land near downtown for $12 million hall.

October 21, 2014 6:00 am Photos

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Tucson real estate

Tucson-area commercial sales and leases

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US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

US airlines raise base fares on domestic flights

JetBlue starts latest round of base-fare increases.

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US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

Safety devices may fly apart when activated, sending shards at car occupants.

October 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

IBM earnings disappoint as it sheds chip unit

IBM earnings disappoint as it sheds chip unit

Troubled tech giant sells chipmaking division.

October 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Air Force extends comment period for D-M training report

Public comment on draft environmental assessment now due by Nov. 24.

October 20, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…

Resources abound for business funding in Tucson

Financing a startup business can be difficult but various programs can help.

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Giving back: Fire department gets Green Valley grant

Giving back: Fire department gets Green Valley grant

Fire department gets ‘Game Changer Grant’

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Arizona's minimum wage to rise 15¢ on Jan. 1

Arizona's minimum wage to rise 15¢ on Jan. 1

What would you buy with an extra $6 a week?

October 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Moved, promoted or appointed in Tucson-area businesses 2014

Moved, promoted or appointed in Tucson-area businesses 2014

Check out the people in our community who have moved up the ladder in their fields.

October 19, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

A roundup of construction projects around metro Tucson. 

October 18, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…

6 food businesses fail, then pass health inspections

6 food businesses fail, then pass health inspections

Golden Phoenix, El Herradero, Mother Hubbard’s, Noble Hops, Los Primos, Tacos Apson

October 18, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

Rolls-Royce engine testing in Tucson reaches milestone

Rolls-Royce engine testing in Tucson reaches milestone

New high-efficiency fan blades may save 20 to 25 percent on fuel use.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Ariz. businesses celebrate gay marriage with discounts, deals

Ariz. businesses celebrate gay marriage with discounts, deals

They're offering discounts to same-sex couples on everything from bar tabs to hair stylings to hotel stays.

October 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

What's going up: 'Parasol,' $39M outlet mall

A roundup of construction projects around metro Tucson. 

October 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Chuck E. Cheese acquires Peter Piper Pizza

Chuck E. Cheese acquires Peter Piper Pizza

Company says it intends to continue the Peter Piper Pizza brand and expand it nationally.

October 17, 2014 7:55 pmLoading…

Arizona gas prices keep dropping

Arizona gas prices keep dropping

Also in this News & Notes roundup: Raytheon wins $49.5 million contract.

October 17, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Mister Car Wash celebrates new Tucson headquarters

Mister Car Wash celebrates new Tucson headquarters

More than 200 employees and guests mark opening of renovated historic building. 

October 17, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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SAHBA's Fall Home & Garden Show starts today

SAHBA's Fall Home & Garden Show starts today

Consumers looking for remodeling ideas might want to swing by.

October 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Jobless rate improves, but construction sector's still sapped

Jobless rate improves, but construction sector's still sapped

The 6.9 percent seasonally adjusted rate is two-tenths of a point less than August's.

October 16, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…

Real Estate news

Harney: A flip waiver nears its end

Harney: A flip waiver nears its end

The federal agency that made quick flips possible is about to shut the program down.

October 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Restoring Tucson's homeownership rate is pilot project's goal

Restoring Tucson's homeownership rate is pilot project's goal

Ready, Set, Own connects potential buyers with mentors to help with the process.

October 14, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…

3 predictions for Tucson housing

3 predictions for Tucson housing

First among them: A shortage of ready-made lots is coming.

September 25, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

Tucson real estate

Tucson real estate

Recent commercial sales and leases around Tucson.

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Posh Tucson homes featured on HGTV

Posh Tucson homes featured on HGTV

Millionaire will choose one to buy.

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Technology

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

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BofA to refund Apple Pay customers charged twice

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) — Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with …

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Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones

Tablets, cars drive AT&T wireless gains_not phones

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T said it gained 2 million wireless subscribers in the latest quarter, but most were from non-phone services such as ta…

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Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes

Google unveils app for managing Gmail inboxes

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Google is introducing an application designed to make it easier for its Gmail users to find and manage important infor…

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'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles

'Silicon Beach' brings tech boom to Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So long Silicon Valley. These days entrepreneurs and engineers are flocking to a place better known for wave surfing than W…

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