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Average Tucson Electric Power bills going up $3 to $4 a month effective July 1

State regulators have approved a rate increase for Tucson Electric Power Co. that will boost the average residential bill by about $3 to $4 per month.

June 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Too hot? Too cold? Comfy chair gets temp just right

Tucson tech: Too hot? Too cold? Comfy chair gets temp just right

If you're reading this while working in an office, chances are pretty good that you feel too hot … or too cold.

November 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson tech: Too hot? Too cold? Comfy chair gets temp just right

Tucson tech: Too hot? Too cold? Comfy chair gets temp just right

A thermal camera image of a heated Tempronics office chair shows heating elements activated by embedded thermoelectric semiconductor chips.

November 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Too hot? Too cold? Comfy chair gets temp just right

Tucson tech: Too hot? Too cold? Comfy chair gets temp just right

Tarek Makansi demonstrates the Temperfect office chair that has tiny semiconductor chips that act as tiny heat pumps. Users can switch from heating to cooling and set their comfort level with a dial thermostat.

November 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Conservation group sues EPA over lead ammunition

FLAGSTAFF - A group of conservationists sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to force regulation of the leading killer of endangered California condors.

June 08, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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