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While California wilts under drought, Colorado River supply OK — for now

While California wilts under drought, Colorado River supply OK — for now

While Californians sell cattle, halt salmon fishing and stop watering lawns due to an unyielding drought, the water picture is brighter — in the short term at least — for Arizona and the rest of the Colorado River Basin.

February 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Student entrepreneur's online gamble pays off

Student entrepreneur's online gamble pays off

Pima Community College student Amber Rix shows off a slew of brass dice that she had custom- manufactured. Her dice are made from materials including aluminum, copper, titanium, Damascus steel and tungsten.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Student entrepreneur's online gamble pays off

Student entrepreneur's online gamble pays off

The dice at right are made of aluminum and the pair at left are of Damascus steel, a legendary metal for swords.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Student entrepreneur's online gamble pays off

Student entrepreneur's online gamble pays off

The dice at right are made of aluminum and the pair at left are of Damascus steel, a legendary metal for swords.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucsonan's metal dice big hit on Kickstarter

Tucsonan's metal dice big hit on Kickstarter

Amber Rix set the bar low when she launched a campaign on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter for her precision machined dice project.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Big student-housing project sells for $66M

Big student-housing project sells for $66M

The District on 5th targets the nearby University of Arizona student market and is almost completely full.

October 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Big student-housing project sells for $66M

Big student-housing project sells for $66M

A massive student-housing complex in the West University Neighborhood has been sold to Tennessee investors for more than $66 million.

October 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Solar panels to provide lots of cool, shady airport parking

Solar panels to provide lots of cool, shady airport parking

Tucson International Airport plans to install a solar-powered canopy over its entire main public parking lot over the next couple of years with the help of federal and state grants.

September 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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