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Rosie on the House: Cooling off hot garage

Rosie on the House: Cooling off hot garage

Consider a mini-split air conditioner to help cool your garage.

November 01, 2014 11:00 amLoading…
Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Utility work could bulldoze a mile-long, 100-foot-wide section. 

October 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Research project to create cement is helping rid desert of glass bottles. 

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Painter at Work

Painter at Work

You can paint your home’s exterior at almost any time of the year in Southern Arizona; just watch the weather and make sure no rain is forecast.

October 11, 2014 8:32 pm
Garage Door Springs Are Not a DIY Job

Garage Door Springs Are Not a DIY Job

Replacing a garage door spring can be very dangerous, be sure to call an expert.

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Can I still use an AC that has been dormant for 3 years?

Can I still use an AC that has been dormant for 3 years?

Tucson reader hasn't used home's air conditioner for three years. 

September 20, 2014 11:00 amLoading…
How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

How Do I Cover and Repair the Surface of My Foam Block House?

When planting a tree, consider a vertical root barrier.

August 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona's jobless rate ticks up by 0.1 percent

Arizona's jobless rate ticks up by 0.1 percent

But job growth in the health sector is strong, state analyst says. 

August 15, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
Fixing a leaky dishwasher requires appliance repair company

Fixing a leaky dishwasher requires appliance repair company

Rosie tackles a leaking dishwasher and more this week.

August 02, 2014 11:30 amLoading…
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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On the house: What's the easiest way to get hot water faster?

On the house: What's the easiest way to get hot water faster?

Rosie answers three water-related questions.

July 09, 2014 9:00 amLoading…
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.

June 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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

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