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Stores extend hours for last-minute shoppers

Stores extend hours for last-minute shoppers

Many retailers are open longer in the week before Christmas.

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Tucson Electric to offer home solar systems

Tucson Electric to offer home solar systems

TEP would own panels, participants would get 25-year freeze on rates.

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Oro Valley approves rec center, golf, tax hike

Oro Valley approves rec center, golf, tax hike

A half-cent sales-tax increase will help pay for renovations.

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Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

New hangar lets pilots practice takeoffs and landings, support domestic missions.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Arizona's jobless rate holds steady but many hires are temporary

Arizona's jobless rate holds steady but many hires are temporary

State added 23,300 private-sector jobs last month, but many may not be permanent.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business briefs

Business briefs

Sears Hometown Store opens in Nogales; invasive pest found on prickly pear shipment at Nogales border; and other news.

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Landmark Clothing, near UA Main Gate, liquidating inventory

Landmark Clothing, near UA Main Gate, liquidating inventory

The men's store catering to UA students will close by Jan. 1 after this sale.

December 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Local Biz Awards

Local Biz Awards

Honors and awards for local businesses and business people.

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Apollo, U of Phoenix did not mislead investors, court rules

Apollo, U of Phoenix did not mislead investors, court rules

Statements promising future student growth were not illegal lies but mere "business puffery,'' appeals court says.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business briefs

Business briefs

Chamber to hold luncheon; two Verizon stores open here; Southwest bag workers picket and more.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Arizona's jobless rate holds steady but many hires are temporary

Arizona's jobless rate holds steady but many hires are temporary

State added 23,300 private-sector jobs last month, but many may not be permanent.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business briefs

Business briefs

Sears Hometown Store opens in Nogales; invasive pest found on prickly pear shipment at Nogales border; and other news.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Landmark Clothing, near UA Main Gate, liquidating inventory

Landmark Clothing, near UA Main Gate, liquidating inventory

The men's store catering to UA students will close by Jan. 1 after this sale.

December 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Osprey successfully test-fires Raytheon missiles

Osprey successfully test-fires Raytheon missiles

Company demo is a first for the controversial hybrid aircraft.

December 16, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Luxury apartments going up near Tucson National

Luxury apartments going up near Tucson National

Latest Encantada community is HSL Properties' fourth in Tucson area since 2011.

December 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson firm to partner with CDC on biothreats

Tucson firm to partner with CDC on biothreats

Accelerate Diagnostics to develop rapid tests for agents such as anthrax and plague.

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Apollo, U of Phoenix did not mislead investors, court rules

Apollo, U of Phoenix did not mislead investors, court rules

Statements promising future student growth were not illegal lies but mere "business puffery,'' appeals court says.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business briefs

Business briefs

Chamber to hold luncheon; two Verizon stores open here; Southwest bag workers picket and more.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Tucson real estate

Tucson real estate

Sales

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Broadway uncertainty a constant at Lerua's, in its 92nd year

Broadway uncertainty a constant at Lerua's, in its 92nd year

The fate of two storied Tucson Mexican restaurants hangs on Broadway project.

December 15, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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4 restaurants fail inspections, then pass

4 restaurants fail inspections, then pass

Health inspectors find problems at Brawley’s, Thunder Canyon, May's Counter, Nox.

December 15, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

Cashew Cow Dessert Parlor opens today

Cashew Cow Dessert Parlor opens today

Dairy-free ice cream made from cashew milk.

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Sound advice on getting funding for your startup

Sound advice on getting funding for your startup

Understanding process is key to raising capital or winning loans.

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IRS bumps up mileage rate for business travel

IRS bumps up mileage rate for business travel

Business rate goes to 57.5 cents per mile; medical or moving mileage allowance will drop slightly.

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Tucson startup helps workers plan, save for vacations

Tucson startup helps workers plan, save for vacations

Outski has created website to get workers to quit forgoing time off.

December 14, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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San Diego’s waterfront makeover heavy on public space

San Diego’s waterfront makeover heavy on public space

SAN DIEGO — Where traffic was once dominant, tourists now sit on waterfront benches made of Alaska yellow cedar and watch luxury liners and to…

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Giving back

Giving back

Integrative Touch for Kids, a Tucson nonprofit, received a $77,000 grant on Dec. 13 from State Farm and the State Farm Companies Foundation. …

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Industry looks to future as defense spending in AZ falls

Industry looks to future as defense spending in AZ falls

WASHINGTON — Defense contracts awarded in Arizona fell by $1.7 billion between 2012 and 2013, buffeted by the federal budget sequestration, a …

December 13, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Small credits to appear on Southwest Gas bills

Small credits to appear on Southwest Gas bills

Ratepayers will be reimbursed $11.6 million as special surcharge is reset.

December 12, 2014 11:00 pmLoading…

2nd Saturdays cancels outdoor events; wine fest still a go

2nd Saturdays cancels outdoor events; wine fest still a go

Powerful storm heading our way Saturday morning promises menacing rain.

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Arizona Children's Association in Tucson moving to new site

The organization had spent nearly a century at the same location.

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Microsoft Band is promising, but flawed for now

Microsoft Band is promising, but flawed for now

Wearable fitness gear feels like a first effort but holds promise.

December 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Plus-size store opens at Tucson Spectrum

Plus-size store opens at Tucson Spectrum

Torrid, a clothing and accessory store for women sizes 12 to 28, has opened a new Tucson store.

December 11, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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News and notes

News and notes

Raytheon gets $26M contract for Tomahawk launchers; Arizona gas prices fall again.

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Court allows $300K in damages to ex-Asarco worker

Court allows $300K in damages to ex-Asarco worker

Former employee had sued the company for sexual harassment on the job.

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TEP buys gas-fired plant to reduce coal reliance

TEP buys gas-fired plant to reduce coal reliance

TEP and sister utility acquire Gila Bend plant for $219 million.

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Court upholds punitive damages in Asarco harassment case

Court upholds punitive damages in Asarco harassment case

$300,000 is owed to former employee. Attorney's fees, too.

December 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

PCC designers have pop-up shop inside Buffalo Exchange

PCC designers have pop-up shop inside Buffalo Exchange

Shoppers are encouraged to vote on their favorite T-shirt designing team.

December 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Florence copper project obtains draft EPA permit

Florence copper project obtains draft EPA permit

Company still far from being able to pump acid into the ground.

December 10, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Christie's Appliance moving its Broadway store

Christie's Appliance moving its Broadway store

New store to open Dec. 15 about a mile east on Broadway.

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Photos: 40 Under 40 winners

Photos: 40 Under 40 winners

Congratulations to the 2014 "40 Under 40" honorees, presented by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Arizona Daily Star and Snell &am…

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Desert View machining program wins honor

Desert View machining program wins honor

Manufacturing Institute recognizes JTED-backed machining program.

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Arizona AG sues two moving companies for fraud

Arizona AG sues two moving companies for fraud

Tucson-based 3 Gorillas, Phoenix's Allstars Moving & Storage accused of fraud.

December 09, 2014 7:00 pm

News and notes

News and notes

Home prices slip in Nov. as sales drop, local Realtors say.

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Tucson real estate

Tucson real estate

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'Dating' travel site: Tucson not a sexy city

'Dating' travel site: Tucson not a sexy city

At least the Old Pueblo is sexier than Scottsdale.

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Arizona retail sales start to heat up

Arizona retail sales start to heat up

Ariz. economy could be headed toward its best Christmas season in years. 

December 08, 2014 2:05 pmLoading…

Tickets on sale for UA economic forecast event

Tickets on sale for UA economic forecast event

UA economic forecast luncheon; "Cupcake ATM" opens Tuesday in Scottsdale.

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Foundation raising money for TMC women's center

Foundation raising money for TMC women's center

$9 million of the $12.5 million goal has been raised by community.

December 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Three social-media tools to grow your business

Snapchat and other tools can help you market your business.

December 07, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business makes treats to increase moms' milk supply

Business makes treats to increase moms' milk supply

Baking from her own kitchen, owner logs $200,000 in first-year sales.

December 06, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Proposed EPA ozone rules would cost TEP, other utilities

Proposed EPA ozone rules would cost TEP, other utilities

But other pollutant controls may keep most of Arizona in compliance.

December 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Hearings on Tucson hospital deals are poorly attended

Hearings on Tucson hospital deals are poorly attended

The changes are for Carondelet and the University of Arizona health networks.

December 06, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Funds to help those struggling in wake of housing crisis

Funds to help those struggling in wake of housing crisis

The funding is part of a national settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage providers.

December 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Smog rules cause concern for Southwest industries

Smog rules cause concern for Southwest industries

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The Obama administration took steps last week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respirato…

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SiriusXM fined $3.8 million in consumer fraud case

SiriusXM fined $3.8 million in consumer fraud case

Satellite radio company agrees to pay back customers who say they were deceived.

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Guadalajara Fiesta Grill to rise from the ashes

Guadalajara Fiesta Grill to rise from the ashes

Owner planning second location and rolling out a food truck.

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Grand Canyon awards temporary services contract

Grand Canyon awards temporary services contract

Averts a shutdown of some of the Grand Canyon's iconic hotels and mule rides.

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Stores extend hours for last-minute shoppers

Stores extend hours for last-minute shoppers

Many retailers are open longer in the week before Christmas.

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Tucson Electric to offer home solar systems

Tucson Electric to offer home solar systems

TEP would own panels, participants would get 25-year freeze on rates.

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Oro Valley approves rec center, golf, tax hike

Oro Valley approves rec center, golf, tax hike

A half-cent sales-tax increase will help pay for renovations.

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Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

Air Guard christens new home for Arizona drones

New hangar lets pilots practice takeoffs and landings, support domestic missions.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Arizona's jobless rate holds steady but many hires are temporary

Arizona's jobless rate holds steady but many hires are temporary

State added 23,300 private-sector jobs last month, but many may not be permanent.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business briefs

Business briefs

Sears Hometown Store opens in Nogales; invasive pest found on prickly pear shipment at Nogales border; and other news.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Landmark Clothing, near UA Main Gate, liquidating inventory

Landmark Clothing, near UA Main Gate, liquidating inventory

The men's store catering to UA students will close by Jan. 1 after this sale.

December 17, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Local Biz Awards

Local Biz Awards

Honors and awards for local businesses and business people.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Apollo, U of Phoenix did not mislead investors, court rules

Apollo, U of Phoenix did not mislead investors, court rules

Statements promising future student growth were not illegal lies but mere "business puffery,'' appeals court says.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Business briefs

Business briefs

Chamber to hold luncheon; two Verizon stores open here; Southwest bag workers picket and more.

December 16, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Osprey successfully test-fires Raytheon missiles

Osprey successfully test-fires Raytheon missiles

Company demo is a first for the controversial hybrid aircraft.

December 16, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Luxury apartments going up near Tucson National

Luxury apartments going up near Tucson National

Latest Encantada community is HSL Properties' fourth in Tucson area since 2011.

December 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson firm to partner with CDC on biothreats

Tucson firm to partner with CDC on biothreats

Accelerate Diagnostics to develop rapid tests for agents such as anthrax and plague.

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Tucson real estate

Tucson real estate

Sales

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Broadway uncertainty a constant at Lerua's, in its 92nd year

Broadway uncertainty a constant at Lerua's, in its 92nd year

The fate of two storied Tucson Mexican restaurants hangs on Broadway project.

December 15, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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4 restaurants fail inspections, then pass

4 restaurants fail inspections, then pass

Health inspectors find problems at Brawley’s, Thunder Canyon, May's Counter, Nox.

December 15, 2014 1:30 pmLoading…

Cashew Cow Dessert Parlor opens today

Cashew Cow Dessert Parlor opens today

Dairy-free ice cream made from cashew milk.

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Sound advice on getting funding for your startup

Sound advice on getting funding for your startup

Understanding process is key to raising capital or winning loans.

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IRS bumps up mileage rate for business travel

IRS bumps up mileage rate for business travel

Business rate goes to 57.5 cents per mile; medical or moving mileage allowance will drop slightly.

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Tucson startup helps workers plan, save for vacations

Tucson startup helps workers plan, save for vacations

Outski has created website to get workers to quit forgoing time off.

December 14, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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San Diego’s waterfront makeover heavy on public space

San Diego’s waterfront makeover heavy on public space

SAN DIEGO — Where traffic was once dominant, tourists now sit on waterfront benches made of Alaska yellow cedar and watch luxury liners and to…

December 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Moved, promoted or appointed in Tucson

Moved, promoted or appointed in Tucson

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

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Real Estate news

Harney: Surprisingly, owners tend to underestimate homes' value

Harney: Surprisingly, owners tend to underestimate homes' value

On average they now underestimate the value by 1.6 percent, study says.

December 18, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Winter is hottest time to list home, get top price

Winter is hottest time to list home, get top price

In housing markets such as Phoenix, winter is warmer for real estate than you might think.

December 11, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

City sells land for another private dorm

City sells land for another private dorm

Sale paves way for new student housing in the West University neighborhood. 

December 08, 2014 7:45 pmLoading…

Funds to help those struggling in wake of housing crisis

Funds to help those struggling in wake of housing crisis

The funding is part of a national settlement with the nation's five largest mortgage providers.

December 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

The Marana Town Council will reconsider the plan it rejected last month.

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Technology

Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some c…

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AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all

AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens all

GENEVA (AP) — Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values: our individual an…

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Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Friday that Sony "made a mistake" in shelving a satirical film about a plot to assassinate N…

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Sony on shelving 'The Interview': 'We had no choice'

NEW YORK (AP) — Following pointed criticism from President Barack Obama for shelving "The Interview," Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday de…

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2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

2012 movie massacre hung over 'Interview' decision

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a group claiming credit for the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment threated violence against theaters showing "The…

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