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9 Pima County charter schools are D-rated

9 Pima County charter schools are D-rated

14 percent earned D's compared with 11 percent of public schools. 

August 08, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
TUSD audit recommends more cuts, closures to save $37 million

TUSD audit recommends more cuts, closures to save $37 million

The Tucson Unified School District could save more than $37 million if it fully implements recommendations from an external efficiency audit.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

Weak TUSD curriculum hurts minorities and poor most, audit finds

Tucson Unified School District’s inadequate curriculum development has limited achievement by nearly all of TUSD’s 49,000 students. But minority and poor students may be paying the highest price.

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Tucson's Fruit-Land Market forced to close after 55 years

Tucson's Fruit-Land Market forced to close after 55 years

Since 1962, Larry and Joan Green have gotten up each morning to greet customers — and a few pigeons waiting for something to fall on the ground — at their open air fruit market.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Maker of NuWave Oven gathers 1,291 complaints

Consumers considering the purchase of Hearthware Inc.’s NuWave Oven, usually sold through infomercials, should consider an alert from the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona.

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TUSD taking steps to resolve civil rights complaints

The Tucson Unified School District is working to resolve allegations that it discriminated against Latinos by attempting to limit their participation at Governing Board meetings.

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Tech Park aims to be border lab

Tech Park aims to be border lab

The University of Arizona's Science and Technology Park hopes to parlay its partnership with the U.S. arm of an international defense systems giant into a role as a testing and evaluation center for border security technologies.

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Tech Park aims to be border lab

Tech Park aims to be border lab

Sean Pender, center, explains DRS Technologies' surveillance test tower during a border technology showcase at the UA Science and Technology Park. DRS will build and test the towers there if it wins a competition with other defense contractors for a federal contract to provide them.

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3-D isn't a big draw the 2nd time around

LOS ANGELES - Hollywood isn't seeing as much green in 3-D re-releases as it had hoped.

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New manufacturing plants set to open in Sonora

New manufacturing plants set to open in Sonora

The Guaymas, Sonora, industrial park is owned by Tucson-based The Offshore Group. Construction on a new plant will begin this week for British aerospace manufacturer JJ Churchill LTD., which makes turbines. Churchill's expansion into Guaymas comes on the heels of Rolls-Royce's move to create…

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New manufacturing plants set to open in Sonora

New manufacturing plants set to open in Sonora

A Tucson company's industrial park in Guaymas, Sonora, has landed two new aerospace manufacturers.

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