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Construction company sues trade group over alleged comments

Construction company sues trade group over alleged comments

Trade group's leader has criticized the company's performance on a county contract.

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What's going up? Center for fixing county vehicles

What's going up? Center for fixing county vehicles

New feature identifies construction projects around town.

June 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Treat house for termites, but never let your guard down

Treat house for termites, but never let your guard down

Watch for signs of infestation along walls and even in ceilings.

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RTA, TDOT will host open house for Silverbell Road improvements

The Tucson Department of Transportation and the Regional Transportation Authority will host an open house next week to review the landscape design and public art for the Silverbell Road improvements.

June 09, 2014 1:56 pmLoading…
Restored Old Main expected to reopen in August

Restored Old Main expected to reopen in August

The $13.5 million renovation of the University of Arizona’s oldest building will be completed on time in August, project managers for the construction firm and the UA said Thursday.

May 01, 2014 4:01 pm Photos

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Jobs outlook

Projected Arizona employment

April 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Higher penalties needed for unsafe workplaces, report says

Higher penalties needed for unsafe workplaces, report says

On the heels of revisions to Arizona’s occupational fall-protection standards, a national workplace safety report is calling for higher penalties for irresponsible employers and greater support for workers.

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Local doormaker closes, leaves customers in the lurch

Architectural Traditions, a longtime supplier of Southwestern-style doors and related hardware, has closed its doors at 9280 E. Old Vail Road and left customers without much hope of getting back their deposits.

April 15, 2014 12:32 pmLoading…
Washington Monument anniversary

Washington Monument anniversary

Oxen are used to haul stones during construction of the Washington Monument, 1854. Lack of money and political dissension held up the work until 1876. (AP Photo)

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm
Washington Monument anniversary

Washington Monument anniversary

The capstone of the Washington Monument is set by workmen, 1884. (AP Photo)

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm
Washington Monument anniversary

Washington Monument anniversary

Workers set the capstone on top of the Washington Monument, Dec. 6, 1884. Engineer Gen. Thomas L. Casey, in derby hat, oversees the work. (AP Photo)

February 19, 2014 4:45 pm
TEP honors eight for boosting energy efficiency

TEP honors eight for boosting energy efficiency

Tucson Electric Power Co. recognized seven organizations and local sustainable- homebuilding pioneer John Wesley Miller on Wednesday for their support of energy-efficiency goals.

February 12, 2014 1:45 pmLoading…
Basis to open elementary school in OV

Basis to open elementary school in OV

Basis Schools is expanding its early-elementary school education program to Oro Valley.

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Metal roofing firm builds new home

Metal roofing firm builds new home

A longtime Tucson metal-roofing contractor is marking its 20th anniversary in a new building.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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See a penny, pick it up

See a penny, pick it up

See a penny, pick it up and all the day you'll have good luck. Unless that penny is lying tails up. Then it's bad luck to grab it.

September 12, 2013 5:59 pm

Steller: We want infill — until it's in our neighborhood

We want density and infill development in the Tucson area — all the plans, visions and town halls say so.

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Favorite Pima County projects

Favorite Pima County projects

AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM — This house donated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide a home for a low-income family.

August 20, 2013 10:23 am
Construction of the Berlin Wall

Construction of the Berlin Wall

Formidable concrete walls took shape under the toiling hands of workers from communist East Germany at the seven crossing points between East and West Berlin on Dec. 4, 1961. The new walls were some seven-foot high and five-foot thick. Only small passages for traffic were left open by the co…

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
UA enviro building project underway after a long wait

UA enviro building project underway after a long wait

Bulldozers are clearing a parking lot on East Sixth Street to prepare for the long-awaited construction of a new home for the environmental sciences at the University of Arizona - a resource-efficient building designed to resemble a slot canyon.

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