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Overnight closures set for Fourth Avenue underpass

Overnight closures set for Fourth Avenue underpass

The closure will affect southbound vehicles only. 

August 21, 2014 4:30 pm Related Loading…
Free car seats and backpacks at Kidz Expo

Free car seats and backpacks at Kidz Expo

After attending a class, parents receive a free car seat.

July 29, 2014 1:00 pm Related Loading…
Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Community leaders hit streets in search of dropouts

Volunteers will go door-to-door to help students earn diplomas. 

July 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Bob Kovitz: New city manager needs thick skin

Bob Kovitz: New city manager needs thick skin

We deserve the best administrator we can find.

July 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Steller: City's embrace of warranty company raises questions

Steller: City's embrace of warranty company raises questions

Should Tucson have its name attached a water-line insurance offer?

June 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
TUSD, city will reach out to dropouts

TUSD, city will reach out to dropouts

Give school another shot, school district and mayor ask.

June 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Rincon Market clears the smoke, gets ready to re-open

Rincon Market clears the smoke, gets ready to re-open

After a fire forced it to close more than nine months ago, Rincon Market hopes to reopen its doors at the end of April following a $750,000 restoration project.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Streetcar may stop running before bars close at night

Hours of operation for Tucson’s modern streetcar could be extended to better coincide with bars’ closing time, officials say.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Recycling art contest open to Tucson middle-schoolers

Recycling art contest open to Tucson middle-schoolers

Tucson middle-schoolers are encouraged to spread the word about the importance of recycling through their artwork.

January 22, 2014 12:30 pmLoading…
City commission OK's 110 miles of neighborhood street repairs

City commission OK's 110 miles of neighborhood street repairs

A small, relatively unknown city commission has signed off on $6 million in repairs over the next two years for neighborhood roads that would otherwise be unlikely to get fixed.

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Non-profits fret over proposed Sun Van price increase

Non-profits fret over proposed Sun Van price increase

The vans start pulling into the parking lot below Patrick McCarthy’s second-floor office window about 2:30 every afternoon.

September 09, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Sun Tran financial report raises more questions, offers few answers

The cost of implementing the mandatory new fare cards known SunGo is still not known, nearly two months after the problem-plagued system was put in place.

August 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

City, RTA hold public meeting to discuss the basics of transportation planning

Curious about how transportation planning works

August 28, 2013 1:14 pmLoading…

Work set to start on major city street upgrades

The good news is 48 miles of rutted and potholed city pavement will see some upgrades over the next nine months.

August 24, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Imagine Greater Tucson cuts staff

Imagine Greater Tucson cuts staff

A community group tasked with refining a vision for Tucson announced Monday it is "transitioning to an all-volunteer staff." Two employees and three contract workers were let go.

August 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson hospitals back short-term tax to leverage matching federal funds

Some Tucson hospitals could share in a federal windfall of up to $70 million to help cover medical costs for those who can't pay, if the City Council signs off on the deal tonight.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Student housing near University of Arizona is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near University of Arizona is now on the (high) rise

Construction on the last of a trio of high-rise complexes for students in the heart of the city is now underway.

July 15, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Abel Gamez, with SunTec Concrete, works on The Hub, a high-rise tower going up at 1011 N Tyndall Ave. near the University of Arizona in the North Park Avenue and East Speedway area. The Hub will have 590 bedrooms for rent.

July 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Student housing near UA is now on the (high) rise

Heavy equipment clears the land for Iron Horse, a new student housing project at 504 E Ninth St.

July 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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