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Street Smarts: Former piece of Grant Road once named for enterprising farm family

Street Smarts: Former piece of Grant Road once named for enterprising farm family

Grant Road once was divided into four streets, and DeMoss-Petrie Road was one of them.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Scottsdale company picked to run city golf courses

The city of Tucson has made its selection whom it will hire to turn around the city’s struggling golf courses.

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Health-care reform tool available for small firms

There are many opinions about Obamacare for small businesses, but what are the facts about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for the almost 400,000 small businesses in Arizona?

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El Rio lease to Grand Canyon U. would have brought $13 million, records show

El Rio lease to Grand Canyon U. would have brought $13 million, records show

Tucson was willing to part ways with El Rio Golf Course for about $13 million over 50 years, city records show.

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El Rio group wins Grand Canyon University records battle with city

The battle over who knew what, and when, about Grand Canyon University and El Rio Golf Course continues between the city and a neighborhood group.

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Steller: Deference in City Council is costing Tucson

Deference among City Council members may not break the law, but it could hurt Tucson.

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State investigates whether Regina Romero violated meetings law

State investigates whether Regina Romero violated meetings law

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is investigating whether a Tucson City Council member skirted the state Open Meetings Law.

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Grand Canyon U bypasses Tucson for new campus

Grand Canyon University is to announce the location of its new campus today. And it's nowhere near Tucson.

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Guest Column: Grand Canyon U blunder suggests Kozachik's clueless about local economy

Guest Column: Grand Canyon U blunder suggests Kozachik's clueless about local economy

president and CEO of Tucson Metro Chamber

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Guest Column: Grand Canyon U blunder suggests Kozachik's clueless about local economy

Guest Column: Grand Canyon U blunder suggests Kozachik's clueless about local economy

On June 25, the Arizona Daily Star published an opinion from Councilman Steve Kozachik wherein he told the Tucson Metro Chamber to "get on board with city's positive economic direction." In the article Kozachik charged that the chamber should be "more helpful" in promoting a stronger local e…

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15 firms rush in to run city golf

15 firms rush in to run city golf

As the community temperature spiked over the possibility that Grand Canyon University would replace El Rio Golf Course, and some city officials questioned why any contractor would want to take over running city courses, 15 companies were submitting bids to do exactly that.

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La mala maña de no conocer a su gente

La mala maña de no conocer a su gente

Cuando estaba creciendo, recuerdo que jugaba a la lucha y al boxeo con mi papá. Él me dejaba que le diera una voltereta como a El Enmascarado de Plata y siempre me dejaba que le diera el puñetazo triunfante.

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Guest Column: Romero picked wrong cause, wrong time with El Rio college plan

Guest Column: Romero picked wrong cause, wrong time with El Rio college plan

One has to wonder how it is even possible that a politician representing this ward could be so disconnected with local, west-side history in the first place. 

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Guest Column: Romero picked wrong cause, wrong time with El Rio college plan

Guest Column: Romero picked wrong cause, wrong time with El Rio college plan

West-siders deserve real economic development and quality jobs.

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Fitz Blog: This just in

Fitz Blog: This just in

 

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El Rio Golf Course dropped as possible site for Grand Canyon University

The city's El Rio Golf Course is no longer being considered as a new home for Grand Canyon University.

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El sano ejercicio de conversar... y escuchar

El sano ejercicio de conversar... y escuchar

La Universidad del Gran Cañón (Grand Canyon University) recientemente expresó su interés en tener un nuevo colegio en Tucsón, posiblemente en el campo de golf El Rio, el cual ha estado operando con pérdidas por años.

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Regina Romero

Regina Romero

Regina Romero

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Guest Column: Plan to put university on El Rio Golf Course is no longer worth pursuing

Guest Column: Plan to put university on El Rio Golf Course is no longer worth pursuing

Grand Canyon University recently expressed interest in locating a new campus in Tucson, potentially at El Rio Golf Course, which has been operating at a loss for years.

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Talks continuing on El Rio future for Grand Canyon University campus

The Tucson City Council voted 5-2 after a closed-door session to continue discussions with Grand Canyon University over building a new campus on El Rio Golf Course.

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