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October 26, 2009 12:00 am

Deal will set emission rules on coal power

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency will put controls on the emissions of hazardous pollutants such as mercury from coal-fired power plants for the first time by November 2011, according to an agreement announced Friday to settle a lawsuit against the agency.

October 24, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

In brief

Sale proceeds will go to financial-aid programs

October 22, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Drastic impact of more AZ cuts cited

PHOENIX — State agencies are proposing early prison release of a fourth of convicted felons, eliminating health care for children of the working poor and slashing so many police officers that the Department of Public Safety director said it will make Arizona "open territory" for smugglers.

October 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

11 critical health violations at sushi place

Sushi Ten, a midtown eatery specializing in raw seafood, failed its first health inspection with a new owner, Pima County reported Monday.

October 13, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson's Sushi Ten fails first health inspection with new owner

Tucson's Sushi Ten fails first health inspection with new owner

Sushi Ten, a midtown eatery specializing in raw seafood, failed its first health inspection with a new owner.

October 12, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Restaurant health inspections

Results of September's restaurant health inspections by the Pima County Health Department:

October 11, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Fenton soccer fields to be lighted

Fenton soccer fields to be lighted

The lights will be turned on at the soccer fields at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, even though the county doesn't yet know how it will pay for the electricity and added maintenance.

October 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Fenton soccer fields to be lighted

Fenton soccer fields to be lighted

 

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Opinion: Myths, poor logic behind proposed sin tax on soda

Like bears to honey or zombies to brains, politicians find something irresistible about soda taxes. President Obama recently told Men's Health magazine that he thinks a "sin tax" on soda is "an idea that we should be exploring."

September 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Letters to the editor

Ignoring traffic laws is inexcusable

September 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Amid freeze, 4 execs with county get raises

In a year when most county employees will again see no raises and services are being cut, four department heads got increases of more than $6,000 each last month, for a total of nearly $25,000.

September 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Schools in all 50 states have contaminated drinking water

Schools in all 50 states have contaminated drinking water

CUTLER, Calif. — Over the last decade, the drinking water at thousands of schools across the country has been found to contain unsafe levels of lead, pesticides and dozens of other toxins.

September 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
TREO views logistics as a key for growth of area's economy

TREO views logistics as a key for growth of area's economy

You can get there from here.

September 25, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Green Valley wants a site to take hazardous waste

Green Valley wants a site to take hazardous waste

Reduced funding for a regional household hazardous-waste-collection program has left Green Valley residents without a local drop-off point. They're calling for the $10,000 it would take to reinstate the twice-yearly site.

September 21, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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