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Guest Column: Chamber needs to get on board with city's positive economic direction

Guest Column: Chamber needs to get on board with city's positive economic direction

"The glass is half full. Unhelpful rhetoric is just that. Unhelpful. Let's all pull in the same direction."

June 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: Chamber needs to get on board with city's positive economic direction

Guest Column: Chamber needs to get on board with city's positive economic direction

In a recent Tucson Metro Chamber newsletter, its chairman, Mike Varney, rolled out the now clichéd "Tucson isn't business friendly" mantra. He used some very specific examples to try to make his point. Let me offer some facts to dispel his claims, and suggest that Mr. Varney should be promot…

June 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

$6M grant for UA researcher

A University of Arizona expert in child development has won a $6 million grant to evaluate child-care and youth programs for military families and provide research to the Defense Department.

June 20, 2010 12:00 amLoading…

Imagine Greater Tucson's goal is values-based vision

Our community is like a rudderless ship, gently bobbing along. It is a rather pleasant ride. The ship is sturdy; it's not sinking. But the ship is meandering aimlessly.

October 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Mentor of the year: Busy, but he'll see you

Mentor of the year: Busy, but he'll see you

Ed Parker is probably as busy as anyone in Tucson. One of the reasons he's 40 Under 40 Mentor of the Year is he's never too busy to help those who approach him.

October 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Panel on D-M noise has had to quell fury

When jets from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base pass overhead, some of Colleen Concannon's neighbors dash outside to salute.

September 06, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
In Dallas: designer shops, $10 dinners

In Dallas: designer shops, $10 dinners

DALLAS — In a city that hangs its hat on big money, a flashy skyline and well-heeled locals, a visit on the cheap might seem unlikely. But residents know that it doesn't take a trust fund to have a good time here. For starters, sit down to a plate of cheap tacos and start people-watching.

August 23, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Cancer patients motivate these aspiring triathletes Tucson Giving

Cancer patients motivate these aspiring triathletes Tucson Giving

First-time triathletes Ericka Balli and Melinda (Mindy) Blevins have learned that training for a triathlon and fighting cancer have something in common: Both are tests of endurance.

August 15, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

D-M committee meeting will be held Wednesday

A committee that aims to bolster relations between Tucson residents and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base holds its next public meeting Wednesday, again at a temporary location downtown.

July 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

D-M, citizen committee get temporary location

A committee formed to smooth relations between city residents and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base holds its next public meeting Wednesday at a new temporary location.

May 19, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Slippery slope: State's education reputation at risk

Arizona lawmakers must resist the temptation to continue slicing away at the public-education system if our state is to make the strongest argument possible for retaining its military installations, such as Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.

May 14, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Quick Read

City-Air Force panel has meeting tonight

March 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

1. Raytheon Missile Systems 1/8

March 15, 2009 12:00 am
TALE OF THE TAPE

TALE OF THE TAPE

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain

February 22, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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