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Ducey: Dropping ride-share taxi enforcement helps economy

Ducey: Dropping ride-share taxi enforcement helps economy

Governor orders end to state crackdown on Lyft and Uber rideshare services.

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Bill would give charters equal access to vacant schools

Bill would give charters equal access to vacant schools

Proposed law would require school districts to sell vacant campuses to competing charter schools.

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Panel votes to encourage, not force, school exercise

Panel votes to encourage, not force, school exercise

Senate panel supports concept of daily school exercise, but not mandatory exercise.

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Libertarians: Minority party registration law unfair

Libertarians: Minority party registration law unfair

Party appeals state voter registration law it says favors Democrats and Republicans.

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Annual homeless census determines federal funding

Annual homeless census determines federal funding

Volunteers fan out across region to count homeless.

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Lawmaker wants to force later school year start

Lawmaker wants to force later school year start

But plan to begin classes after Labor Day gets virtually no support.

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Rio Nuevo approves deal for major downtown project

Rio Nuevo approves deal for major downtown project

Re-development board approves deal with Allan Norville for $100 million downtown project.

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Pima County wants another sewer rate increase

Pima County wants another sewer rate increase

Proposed rate change would add $1.64 to average residential bill. 

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Pima Animal Care sees record donations

Pima Animal Care sees record donations

Money given to shelter up 300% since 2010.

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We want to know: Who's your favorite president?

We want to know: Who's your favorite president?

With President’s Day coming up, we have some questions for you. Who was the most important president? Why was he?

January 28, 2015 12:30 pmLoading…

Public meeting on sewer-rate increase planned

Public meeting on sewer-rate increase planned

County proposes increase that would mean extra $1.64 per month for most. 

January 28, 2015 12:14 pmLoading…

Annual homeless census determines federal funding

Annual homeless census determines federal funding

Volunteers fan out across region to count homeless.

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We want to know: Who's your favorite president?

We want to know: Who's your favorite president?

With President’s Day coming up, we have some questions for you. Who was the most important president? Why was he?

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Lawmaker wants to force later school year start

Lawmaker wants to force later school year start

But plan to begin classes after Labor Day gets virtually no support.

January 28, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Rio Nuevo approves deal for major downtown project

Rio Nuevo approves deal for major downtown project

Re-development board approves deal with Allan Norville for $100 million downtown project.

January 28, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Pima County wants another sewer rate increase

Pima County wants another sewer rate increase

Proposed rate change would add $1.64 to average residential bill. 

January 28, 2015 6:15 pmLoading…

Pima Animal Care sees record donations

Pima Animal Care sees record donations

Money given to shelter up 300% since 2010.

January 28, 2015 5:00 pm Photos

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Public meeting on sewer-rate increase planned

Public meeting on sewer-rate increase planned

County proposes increase that would mean extra $1.64 per month for most. 

January 28, 2015 12:14 pmLoading…

Arizona could write off more medical school debt

Arizona could write off more medical school debt

New doctors could get relief for practicing where needed.

January 27, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

AZ's House Republicans vote to close party caucus

AZ's House Republicans vote to close party caucus

Democrats oppose move, say it hurts transparency.

January 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Bill would be on ballot with legalization move.

January 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Tucson military members giving back by beautifying Golf Links

Tucson military members giving back by beautifying Golf Links

More volunteers are needed to clean up litter in Tucson.

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Tucson Fire Department gets first female assistant chief

Tucson Fire Department gets first female assistant chief

Assistant Chief Laura Baker is a 20-year veteran of TFD.

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Legislative opposition to ticket quotas unanimous

Legislative opposition to ticket quotas unanimous

State House panel unanimously approves a ban on cities having police traffic ticket quotas.

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Lawmaker wants to restrict political robocalls

Lawmaker wants to restrict political robocalls

Voters should be able to opt out of receiving recorded calls, he says.

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Bill would delay identifying Lottery winners

Bill would delay identifying Lottery winners

A lawmaker wants to give lottery winners 90 days of privacy to resolve security concerns.,

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"Is Democracy For Sale?" show airs this week

"Is Democracy For Sale?" show airs this week

Expert panelists explore the effect of dark money on Arizona elections.

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$1-billion-a-year border bill unneeded, critics say

$1-billion-a-year border bill unneeded, critics say

Proposal adds fencing and roads, waives environmental laws far from international line.

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Dems won't support border bill

Dems won't support border bill

Both Grijalva and Kirkpatrick oppose new border bill; Grijalva predicts presidential veto 

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Fingerprinting delays mean some coaches not vetted

Fingerprinting delays mean some coaches not vetted

Area cities, towns chance procedures for quicker service.

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Governor's budget could force county tax hike

Governor's budget could force county tax hike

Huckelberry said plan shifts costs of services to counties. 

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Downtown bike boxes clarified

Downtown bike boxes clarified

Idea from Portland used to maximize bicycle safety in congested areas. 

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McSally, other Congress members tour border

McSally, other Congress members tour border

Congressional delegation set to tour Texas border tomorrow. 

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McSally, other Congress members tour border

McSally, other Congress members tour border

Congressional delegation set to tour Texas border tomorrow. 

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RTA to scale down citizen's oversight committee

RTA to scale down citizen's oversight committee

CART board will shrink to 21 members through attrition. 

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Arizona bill would outlaw police traffic ticket quotas

Arizona bill would outlaw police traffic ticket quotas

State Rep. David Stevens pitches legislation to prohibit ticket quotas.

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Marana and Picacho to see intermittent I-10 closures Sunday

Marana and Picacho to see intermittent I-10 closures Sunday

Work will increase capacity for outlet mall. 

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AZ permanently blocked from denying dreamers licenses

AZ permanently blocked from denying dreamers licenses

PHOENIX — Saying “dreamers” are here legally, a federal judge late Thursday permanently blocked Arizona from denying them licenses to drive.

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How Tucson-area Congress members voted on abortion bill

How Tucson-area Congress members voted on abortion bill

Vote is among first for new Rep. Martha McSally. 

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Income indexing proposal would cut taxes for many

Income indexing proposal would cut taxes for many

A Mesa lawmaker wants to link hikes in income and inflation to hold taxes down.

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New schools chief gives Arizona education bad marks

New schools chief gives Arizona education bad marks

Douglas wants teacher pay raises, says children are Common Core "guinea pigs."

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Bill aimed at panhandlers who trigger red lights

Bill aimed at panhandlers who trigger red lights

Arizona Sen. John Kavanagh: Practice inconveniences drivers “after a hard day’s work.”

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Tucson tentatively approves school redevelopment incentives

Tucson tentatively approves school redevelopment incentives

Council OKs plan for closed schools, but TUSD must sign off

January 21, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Tucson homeless camp's 'dream pods' confound city

Tucson homeless camp's 'dream pods' confound city

Activists erect wooden sleep pods along downtown street.

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Lawmakers want easier removal of judges

Lawmakers want easier removal of judges

One proposal requires 60 percent of voters to approve retention.

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Ducey drops plan to fund veterans' cemeteries

Ducey drops plan to fund veterans' cemeteries

Governor scraps idea to use donations for disabled vets to fund cemeteries.

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Oro Valley rejects petitions over club purchase

Oro Valley rejects petitions over club purchase

A technicality means the Tee'd Off petitions are invalid.

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McSally, Grijalva react to State of the Union

McSally, Grijalva react to State of the Union

Local congressional delegation split on President Obama's address to the nation.

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Supervisors pull contested Star Valley development from agenda

Supervisors pull contested Star Valley development from agenda

Board wants court to hear legal issue.

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Oro Valley rejects Tee'd Off group's petitions

Oro Valley rejects Tee'd Off group's petitions

Petition for public vote on golf deal rejected over a technicality.

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Ducey pitches redirecting $929,000 in veterans funds

Ducey pitches redirecting $929,000 in veterans funds

Governor proposes using $929,000 from disabled veterans assistance to run cemeteries instead.

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Professional baseball teams to play at Kino

Professional baseball teams to play at Kino

Mexican baseball teams begin to arrive in the region in late February.

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Tucson offers help filling closed schools

Tucson offers help filling closed schools

City hopes incentives could fill empty TUSD schools.

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New option for getting a driver's license

New option for getting a driver's license

Private driving schools can now approve licenses.

January 18, 2015 8:30 pmLoading…

Court should decide Star Valley's future, Huckelberry says

Court should decide Star Valley's future, Huckelberry says

County backs off on threats to strip development plan, content to let lawsuit unfold. 

January 18, 2015 7:22 pmLoading…

Losing KidsCare hurt Arizona families, reports suggest

Losing KidsCare hurt Arizona families, reports suggest

Arizona is lone state without an active Children's Health Insurance Program.

January 17, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Ducey budget cut hits education, local governments, drivers

Ducey budget cut hits education, local governments, drivers

Cuts to universities total $75 million, including $21.6 million reduction at UA.

January 16, 2015 10:00 pmLoading…

Back to square one for South Tucson recall effort

Back to square one for South Tucson recall effort

Petitions against Ildefonso Green invalidated. Organizer plans to try again.

January 16, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…

Oro Valley group acts to put club purchase on ballot

Oro Valley group acts to put club purchase on ballot

Group says it collected more than enough signatures for ballot issue.

January 15, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
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