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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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Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Report: Employee paid co-workers to call in sick so he could get overtime.

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TPD Chief Villaseñor to serve on presidential task force

TPD Chief Villaseñor to serve on presidential task force

The task force was created after recent clashes between the public and police.

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McCain reiterates support for A-10 during Davis-Monthan visit

McCain reiterates support for A-10 during Davis-Monthan visit

McCain, who will chair the Senate Armed Services Committee, outlined priorities.

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Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Paramedic would pay co-workers to call in sick so he could work overtime.

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Martha McSally on campaign issues; going forward

Martha McSally on campaign issues; going forward

McSally tells her next steps on A-10 and immigration issues.

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It's official: McSally wins

It's official: McSally wins

Final margin is 167 votes. She'll be sworn into Congress on Jan. 6.

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Arizona erred in denying dreamers' licenses, Supreme Court says

Arizona erred in denying dreamers' licenses, Supreme Court says

Brewer's last-minute attempt to keep dreamers from getting licenses is rejected.

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It's official: McSally wins

It's official: McSally wins

Republican Martha McSally has been declared the winner in Congressional Dist. 2.

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Police back at TUSD, can't ask immigration status

Police back at TUSD, can't ask immigration status

Police chief reveals sweeping SB 1070 enforcement rules.

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Live blog: CD2 Debate coverage

Live blog: CD1 Debate coverage

Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Report: Employee paid co-workers to call in sick so he could get overtime.

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Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Paramedic would pay co-workers to call in sick so he could work overtime.

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It's official: McSally wins

It's official: McSally wins

Final margin is 167 votes. She'll be sworn into Congress on Jan. 6.

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Arizona erred in denying dreamers' licenses, Supreme Court says

Arizona erred in denying dreamers' licenses, Supreme Court says

Brewer's last-minute attempt to keep dreamers from getting licenses is rejected.

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It's official: McSally wins

It's official: McSally wins

Republican Martha McSally has been declared the winner in Congressional Dist. 2.

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Police back at TUSD, can't ask immigration status

Police back at TUSD, can't ask immigration status

Police chief reveals sweeping SB 1070 enforcement rules.

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Supervisors postpone action on several issues until 2015

Supervisors postpone action on several issues until 2015

Smoking policy among those pushed back to January. 

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Oro Valley deal assumes golf is on the rise

Oro Valley deal assumes golf is on the rise

Though fewer people are playing golf, OV's plan projects a 28 percent increase.

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Pima County weighing 2nd plan on hiring of smokers

Pima County weighing 2nd plan on hiring of smokers

County policy could more than double health insurance rates for smokers.

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Kennedy to decide Arizona denial of 'dreamer' licenses

Kennedy to decide Arizona denial of 'dreamer' licenses

Challengers given until noon to show why he should require AZ to give dreamers licenses.

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Recount over: McSally, Barber await fate Wednesday

Recount over: McSally, Barber await fate Wednesday

Judge is scheduled to certify results, announce winner at 10 a.m.

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Hand count done in McSally vs Barber recount

Hand count done in McSally vs Barber recount

Results matched earlier numbers. Next, a judge must certify the results.

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Supreme Court rejects Arizona's medical abortion limits

PHOENIX - Arizona will not be able to enforce controversial limits on medication abortions, at least not now.

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Recount done, results to come Wednesday

Recount done, results to come Wednesday

Superior Court judge is scheduled to make it official Wednesday.

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Timing Tucson traffic signals will take more time

Timing Tucson traffic signals will take more time

Despite decades of trying, city's synchronization efforts leave drivers frustrated.

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Audit: Agencies withhold spending info from public

Audit: Agencies withhold spending info from public

Only 56% of public agencies turned over expense reports within 2 week.

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Public can weigh in on downtown shuttle shut down

Public can weigh in on downtown shuttle shut down

City wants to close Downtown Loop amid decreased ridership, new streetcar service.

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Tucson can keep cellphone tracking info secret, judge rules

Tucson can keep cellphone tracking info secret, judge rules

City wins court fight over use of StingRay and StingRay II devices.

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Brewer asks Supreme Court to block dreamer licenses

Brewer asks Supreme Court to block dreamer licenses

Gov. Jan Brewer makes a last effort to block dreamers from getting drivers licenses.

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Oro Valley chamber supports rec center, tax plan

Oro Valley chamber supports rec center, tax plan

Community center “would aid in employer recruitment and retention," group's CEO says.

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Environmentalists try again for pygmy owl endangered status

Environmentalists try again for pygmy owl endangered status

Lawsuit asks court to proclaim Fish and Wildlife erred in delisting the animal.

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Counties prepare to count CD2 ballots by hand

Counties prepare to count CD2 ballots by hand

Time-consuming process begins Friday in mandatory recount

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Lawmakers fight court order for more school funding

Lawmakers fight court order for more school funding

Attorneys for the state Legislature want to void a court order to restore funds illegally withheld from schools.

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McSally assigned to House Armed Services Committee

McSally assigned to House Armed Services Committee

Republican is in line to oversee military and defense policy and budgets.

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Arizona loses another dreamer driver's license appeal

Arizona loses another dreamer driver's license appeal

The 9th Circuit Court rejected a plea to delay enforcing its ruling.

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Lawmaker looks to up the ante for inmate labor

Lawmaker looks to up the ante for inmate labor

PHOENIX — A veteran state lawmaker is pushing his colleagues to triple the wages of some Arizonans.

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Oro Valley parks board: Keep center, dump golf

Oro Valley parks board: Keep center, dump golf

Sport not popular with respondents in survey, ranked near bottom.

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City won't appeal judge's ruling on bid ordinance

City won't appeal judge's ruling on bid ordinance

Fighting decision too costly for taxpayers, councilman says.

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Oro Valley parks board skeptical of golf plan

Oro Valley parks board skeptical of golf plan

Parks board advises Town Council to buy country club but not golf.

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McSally assigned to House Armed Services Committee

McSally assigned to House Armed Services Committee

Even with mandatory recount underway, McSally moves forward with House work.

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Council rejects bus fare hike/major route changes

Council rejects bus fare hike/major route changes

Tucson City Council passes modest transit changes from original proposal.

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Ruling brings Arizona 'dreamers' closer to driver's licenses

Ruling brings Arizona 'dreamers' closer to driver's licenses

The state has continued to refuse to issue licenses to people in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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Pima County to fight claim over South Tucson tax

Pima County to fight claim over South Tucson tax

South Tucson said responsibility for improper tax is shared, Pima County disagrees. 

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Streetcar route adjusted for Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Streetcar route adjusted for Fourth Avenue Street Fair

Most of Fourth Avenue will close, but shuttle bus will ferry passengers to their next stop. 

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Arizona prods taxpayers to file electronically

Arizona prods taxpayers to file electronically

State saving money by trying to limit paper forms.

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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. 

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Rail neighbors looking for a little quiet time

Rail neighbors looking for a little quiet time

Will the downtown trains ever pipe down? The answer: Yes, eventually. 

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Lawsuit questions government's road safety obligation

Lawsuit questions government's road safety obligation

Plaintiff argues for modern standards; state says cost would be too great. 

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Kirkpatrick: Fix for VA mental health shortage urgent

Kirkpatrick: Fix for VA mental health shortage urgent

Kirkpatrick urges VA to quickly hire more mental health professionals.

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Registration rule for political groups ruled too vague

Registration rule for political groups ruled too vague

The law is "vague, overbroad, and consequently unconstitutional...'' a judge says.

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State asks court to deny $1 billion owed to schools

State asks court to deny $1 billion owed to schools

PHOENIX — Attorneys for state lawmakers are urging a judge to reject a request by Arizona schools for more than $1 billion in inflation fundin…

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Pima County may vote to refuse to hire smokers

Pima County may vote to refuse to hire smokers

Pima County leaders will vote on a policy that would make it impossible for smokers to get a job in the county. 

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Sexting TPD lieutenant reinstated with back pay

Sexting TPD lieutenant reinstated with back pay

Judge restores officer's rank after demotion over nude photos.

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Turnaround bid by city golf coming up short

Turnaround bid by city golf coming up short

The five courses lost $688,000 combined in the past fiscal year.

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Panel sought for city council pay hike

Panel sought for city council pay hike

Seven member commission would make recommendations for November ballot.

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Oro Valley seeks tax to buy golf club

Oro Valley seeks tax to buy golf club

Hilton El Conquistador buyer would sell country club and courses to town.

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Deal trades Lazy K rezoning support for water

Deal trades Lazy K rezoning support for water

Neighbors near closed ranch are drawing from steadily declining private wells.

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Oro Valley might raise taxes to buy El Conquistador's country club

Oro Valley might raise taxes to buy El Conquistador's country club

El Conquistador country club could become town recreation center for $1 million.

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