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Construction trades leader answers question: Are unions necessary?

Construction trades leader answers question: Are unions necessary?

Some thoughts from Buzz Murphy over this Labor Day weekend.

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Savvy technology use can help small firms save

Savvy technology use can help small firms save

Small businesses don't need to spend more money to take advantage of technology.

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Gem show revenues on the rise

Gem show revenues on the rise

Gem show's direct spending rose 20 percent since 2007, study finds.

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UA refocuses tech-park strategy

UA refocuses tech-park strategy

Global Advantage program stresses UA collaboration in targeted sectors.

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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.

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Tucson-made parking-meter app to debut in El Paso

Tucson-made parking-meter app to debut in El Paso

The Park Genius smartphone app was developed by three University of Arizona graduates. 

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Tucson's Labor Day picnic: If you go

It starts at 10 this morning at Reid Park's Bandshell.

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US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

"Business of Water" conference faces possibility of delivery cuts to Arizona, others.

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Credit lines are fashionable again

Credit lines are fashionable again

New home equity line borrowing is up 79 percent in Arizona.

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Arizona leads nation in planned clean-energy hirings

Arizona leads nation in planned clean-energy hirings

Arizona knocked California out of first place for the quarter.

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Tucson-made parking-meter app to debut in El Paso

Tucson-made parking-meter app to debut in El Paso

The Park Genius smartphone app was developed by three University of Arizona graduates. 

August 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

"Business of Water" conference faces possibility of delivery cuts to Arizona, others.

August 29, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…

Tucson's Labor Day picnic: If you go

It starts at 10 this morning at Reid Park's Bandshell.

August 29, 2014 8:13 pmLoading…

Credit lines are fashionable again

Credit lines are fashionable again

New home equity line borrowing is up 79 percent in Arizona.

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Joint US-German ship-defense rollout buoys Raytheon

Joint US-German ship-defense rollout buoys Raytheon

First delivery of new missile system marks procurement push.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona leads nation in planned clean-energy hirings

Arizona leads nation in planned clean-energy hirings

Arizona knocked California out of first place for the quarter.

August 28, 2014 6:10 pmLoading…

Tucson's Yard House in Park Place now open

Tucson's Yard House in Park Place now open

Let the beer flow at Tucson's newest beer-centric eatery.

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Tucson Police Department looking for new recruits

Tucson Police Department looking for new recruits

 TPD is taking applications through Sept. 25 for its next academy.

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East-side shop new player in gaming community

East-side shop new player in gaming community

The new game store caters to gamers and families.

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Tucson Real Estate

Tucson Real Estate

Commercial sales and leases in the Tucson market

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Tucson-based Mister Car Wash sold

Tucson-based Mister Car Wash sold

Tucson-based Mister Car Wash, one of the nation’s biggest and fastest-growing car-wash chains, has been acquired by a Los Angeles-based privat…

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Tucson among America’s 10 Most Caring Cities

Tell us about Tucson companies' charitable giving for new weekly feature.

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El Charro among nation's 21 best Mexican restaurants

El Charro among nation's 21 best Mexican restaurants

Thrillist survey raves about the carne seca.

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Export trade training can aid your business

Export trade training can aid your business

Mexico offers Tucson small businesses a big opportunity to tap in to new markets

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AHCCCS concerned about Banner/UA Health merger

AHCCCS concerned about Banner/UA Health merger

Will hold a public hearing in Tucson on Monday.

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2 lawsuits moving ahead after rulings favor Raytheon

2 lawsuits moving ahead after rulings favor Raytheon

Most claims are dismissed in the Tomahawk case. Another suit could drag on.

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Marana gains Ventana Medical distribution center

Marana gains Ventana Medical distribution center

Company to transfer workers from current warehouse facility on Tucson's south side.

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Arizona ACA premiums forecast to rise 11% next year

Arizona ACA premiums forecast to rise 11% next year

Report suggests the state's average health insurance rate increases are trending higher.

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Apartment complex being built for disabled tenants

Apartment complex being built for disabled tenants

It is expected to open this fall on Tucson's south side.

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Gas prices slip as holiday looms

Gas prices slip as holiday looms

A gallon of gas in Arizona costs 2 cents less this week. 

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Tucson's Mr. Beer toasts expansion under Australian owners

Tucson's Mr. Beer toasts expansion under Australian owners

Homebrewing kit maker growing after acquisition by Coopers.

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News & notes

News & notes

Realty Executives Phoenix sold; Interfaith Community Services CEO to retire.

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Study: Workers not taking all paid time off

Study: Workers not taking all paid time off

Four in 10 U.S. workers aren't, in fact, according to a new survey.

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Tucsonan to lead Realty Executives Phoenix after sale

Tucsonan to lead Realty Executives Phoenix after sale

Deal merges Realty Executives' metro Phoenix, Tucson and Yuma operations.

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UA program to help firms win research funding

UA program to help firms win research funding

Initiative to help tech startups win SBIR and STTR grants.

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Office Depot closing store at Broadway and Kolb

Office Depot closing store at Broadway and Kolb

Merchandise is discounted until store's last day Sept. 6.

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Outlet mall construction set to start in Marana

Outlet mall construction set to start in Marana

But developer isn't talking about its plans or whether tenants have been signed up.

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50-plus companies hiring at job fair Friday

50-plus companies hiring at job fair Friday

Career fair will be held at a Tucson hotel.

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Thrift store, consulting firm win small-business awards

Thrift store, consulting firm win small-business awards

The Planning Center and the Golden Goose Thrift Shop are the winners.

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PetSmart considers putting itself up for sale

PetSmart considers putting itself up for sale

The Phoenix-based company is one of Arizona's largest. 

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Tucson manufacturers' group launches website

Tucson manufacturers' group launches website

Southern Arizona Manufacturing Partners arranges internships to help develop a new generation of workers

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Whole Foods reopens next week at Casas Adobes

Whole Foods reopens next week at Casas Adobes

The new store is twice the size, has food, beer.

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The Bum Steer sells at auction

The Bum Steer sells at auction

Winning bidder to pay $198,550.

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Tucson Real Estate

Recent commercial sales and leases around Tucson

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Tucson-based car wash chain to change hands

Tucson-based car wash chain to change hands

Private-equity investors to reap $380 million from sale of Mister Car Wash

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Firehouse Subs opens second Tucson location

Firehouse Subs opens second Tucson location

Tucson Mall area restaurant serves fire department-themed sandwiches.

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News and notes

News and notes

Rillito outdoor market under construction

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No good solution in ice cream pay dispute

Dear J.T. & Dale: My daughter just started a job at an ice-cream stand. The manager takes afternoons off, coming back at closing time. He …

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Tombstone's historic Union High School property for sale

Tombstone's historic Union High School property for sale

The property is listed for $2.2 million, but is a tough sell.

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Why you should have a business plan

The most-asked question of SCORE Southern Arizona mentors is “Why should I have a business plan?”

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8 food establishments fail inspections; 5 pass follow-ups

8 food establishments fail inspections; 5 pass follow-ups

Questionable use of tongs, inadequate hand-washing, and a can of Raid.

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Arizona winemakers projecting record harvest

Arizona winemakers projecting record harvest

But monsoon storms could still have an impact.

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What's going up? Shops, places of worship, more

What's going up? Shops, places of worship, more

Satisfying readers' curiosity about what's under construction around Tucson.

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Canada's Fortis completes buyout of Tucson Electric parent

New UNS Energy board carries over most local independent directors

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US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

US seeks to protect Southern Arizona cuckoo habitat

Possible ramifications loom for Rosemont Mine, Fort Huachuca.

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Tucson shop's 'smart' tables become virtual waitresses

Tucson shop's 'smart' tables become virtual waitresses

New coffee and desserts shop has touch-screen tables for gaming, menus. 

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Arizona's jobless rate ticks up by 0.1 percent

Arizona's jobless rate ticks up by 0.1 percent

But job growth in the health sector is strong, state analyst says. 

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Tucson's Labor Day picnic: If you go

Tucson's Labor Day picnic: If you go

It starts at 10 this morning at Reid Park's band shell.

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Savvy technology use can help small firms save

Savvy technology use can help small firms save

Small businesses don't need to spend more money to take advantage of technology.

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Construction trades leader answers question: Are unions necessary?

Construction trades leader answers question: Are unions necessary?

Some thoughts from Buzz Murphy over this Labor Day weekend.

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Gem show revenues on the rise

Gem show revenues on the rise

Gem show's direct spending rose 20 percent since 2007, study finds.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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UA refocuses tech-park strategy

UA refocuses tech-park strategy

Global Advantage program stresses UA collaboration in targeted sectors.

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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.

August 30, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Tucson-made parking-meter app to debut in El Paso

Tucson-made parking-meter app to debut in El Paso

The Park Genius smartphone app was developed by three University of Arizona graduates. 

August 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's Labor Day picnic: If you go

It starts at 10 this morning at Reid Park's Bandshell.

August 29, 2014 8:13 pmLoading…

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

US official airs 'myths' on Colorado River water

"Business of Water" conference faces possibility of delivery cuts to Arizona, others.

August 29, 2014 2:19 pmLoading…

Arizona leads nation in planned clean-energy hirings

Arizona leads nation in planned clean-energy hirings

Arizona knocked California out of first place for the quarter.

August 28, 2014 6:10 pmLoading…

Tucson's Yard House in Park Place now open

Tucson's Yard House in Park Place now open

Let the beer flow at Tucson's newest beer-centric eatery.

August 28, 2014 10:37 am Photos

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Joint US-German ship-defense rollout buoys Raytheon

Joint US-German ship-defense rollout buoys Raytheon

First delivery of new missile system marks procurement push.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson Police Department looking for new recruits

Tucson Police Department looking for new recruits

 TPD is taking applications through Sept. 25 for its next academy.

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East-side shop new player in gaming community

East-side shop new player in gaming community

The new game store caters to gamers and families.

August 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-based Mister Car Wash sold

Tucson-based Mister Car Wash sold

Tucson-based Mister Car Wash, one of the nation’s biggest and fastest-growing car-wash chains, has been acquired by a Los Angeles-based privat…

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El Charro among nation's 21 best Mexican restaurants

El Charro among nation's 21 best Mexican restaurants

Thrillist survey raves about the carne seca.

August 25, 2014 11:30 am Related Loading…

Tucson among America’s 10 Most Caring Cities

Tell us about Tucson companies' charitable giving for new weekly feature.

August 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Export trade training can aid your business

Export trade training can aid your business

Mexico offers Tucson small businesses a big opportunity to tap in to new markets

August 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

AHCCCS concerned about Banner/UA Health merger

AHCCCS concerned about Banner/UA Health merger

Will hold a public hearing in Tucson on Monday.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

2 lawsuits moving ahead after rulings favor Raytheon

2 lawsuits moving ahead after rulings favor Raytheon

Most claims are dismissed in the Tomahawk case. Another suit could drag on.

August 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona ACA premiums forecast to rise 11% next year

Arizona ACA premiums forecast to rise 11% next year

Report suggests the state's average health insurance rate increases are trending higher.

August 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Gas prices slip as holiday looms

Gas prices slip as holiday looms

A gallon of gas in Arizona costs 2 cents less this week. 

August 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Study: Workers not taking all paid time off

Study: Workers not taking all paid time off

Four in 10 U.S. workers aren't, in fact, according to a new survey.

August 22, 2014 8:51 pmLoading…

Tucson's Mr. Beer toasts expansion under Australian owners

Tucson's Mr. Beer toasts expansion under Australian owners

Homebrewing kit maker growing after acquisition by Coopers.

August 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Real Estate news

Credit lines are fashionable again

Credit lines are fashionable again

New home equity line borrowing is up 79 percent in Arizona.

August 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson Real Estate

Tucson Real Estate

Commercial sales and leases in the Tucson market

August 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Marana gains Ventana Medical distribution center

Marana gains Ventana Medical distribution center

Company to transfer workers from current warehouse facility on Tucson's south side.

August 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Apartment complex being built for disabled tenants

Apartment complex being built for disabled tenants

It is expected to open this fall on Tucson's south side.

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No rush to a new credit score

No rush to a new credit score

WASHINGTON — You may have noticed the big media splash recently when Fair Isaac, developer of the iconic FICO credit score, announced the debu…

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Technology

Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

TOKYO (AP) — Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, …

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Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure

BEIJING (AP) — Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfort…

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Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms

Cleveland welcomes growing field of server farms

CLEVELAND (AP) — Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosin…

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The case against binge-watching TV

The case against binge-watching TV

Watching multiple episodes in a single sitting has its drawbacks, too.

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Court won't restore Oracle's $1.3B verdict vs. SAP

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing Oracle Corp.'s request to reinstate a $1.3 billion verdict it won against German riva…

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