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Tucson Councilman's letter to President irks Nogales Mayor

Tucson Councilman's letter to President irks Nogales Mayor

Councilman Richard Fimbres' letter about Nogales situation didn't sit well with mayor.

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Tucson City Manager Miranda to retire after nearly 40-year career

Tucson City Manager Miranda to retire after nearly 40-year career

Richard Miranda, who rose from a beat cop in the Tucson Police Department to become the city’s top administrator, will retire at the end of July.

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What's in, what's out: City must finish budget tweaks by May 20

Tucson is winding down its budget process for the next fiscal year.

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City manager proposes slashing parks, bumping business fees next year

Tucson’s City Council offered its 2 cents on the city manager’s $1.25 billion recommended budget Tuesday afternoon.

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Medical marijuana cultivation rule changes get preliminary OK

A city regulation limiting the size of medical marijuana cultivation sites to no more than 3,000 square feet could soon be lifted.

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Tucson looks to take a cut from impounded-vehicle auctions

Tucson looks to take a cut from impounded-vehicle auctions

City Councilman Richard Fimbres seeks to shrink this year’s budget gap by adjusting city-towing contracts so the city gets a cut of money made from auctioning unclaimed impounded vehicles.

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Councilman wants city to grab more towing dollars

City councilman Richard Fimbres wants to shrink this year’s budget gap by adjusting city towing contracts so Tucson can capture dollars from auctioned cars.

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City service analysis finds scant room for budget cuts

Even if the city eliminates every one of its “nonmandated” programs next year, it will still come up $8 million short of balancing its budget.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson and Mexican leaders tout continued collaboration

Tucson officials received a personal “thank you” from a top Sonoran political figure for all the work the city has done over the past few years to bolster trade ties with northern Mexico and opposing SB 1070.

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City approves incentives to try to bring back film makers

Tucson took a first step to try to get back into the movie business by approving a local film incentive on Wednesday.

January 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Democrats sweep, maintain control of City Council

Democrats sweep, maintain control of City Council

Tucsonans voted resoundingly for more of the same this year, electing all three Democratic incumbents to new terms on the City Council.

November 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Ward 5 opponents spar over spending and the economy

Ward 5 opponents spar over spending and the economy

City voters will begin receiving their ballots this weekend for this year’s City Council races and propositions.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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WW II memorial to be unveiled

WW II memorial to be unveiled

After nearly a decade of delays, the city is putting the finishing touches on its memorial to World War II veterans.

October 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Program to help dropouts get a diploma expands its reach

A program aimed at helping high school dropouts get their diplomas has expanded.

September 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Challenger files for Ward 5 council seat

The first challenger to an incumbent Tucson City Council member filed his nominating petition signatures Tuesday.

May 16, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Señala Fimbres difamación contra él y LULAC

Señala Fimbres difamación contra él y LULAC

Me preocupa y entristece que este periódico haya publicado una nota sobre supuestas faltas que cometí y difamando los buenos esfuerzos de LULAC, una organización de voluntarios que trabajan para mejorar la vida de los niños del sur de Arizona.

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Tucson Councilman Fimbres linked to special deals for group using convention center

City Councilman Richard Fimbres used his position to get discounted rent and free meals at taxpayer expense for an organization he once ran, according to a claim made by the fired former deputy director of the Tucson Convention Center.

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Veterans oppose proposed location of Tucson's World War II memorial

Veterans oppose proposed location of Tucson's World War II memorial

Veterans would prefer that the World War II memorial be placed at Kino Veterans Memorial Park, site of the Korean War Memorial.

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Veterans oppose proposed location of Tucson's World War II memorial

Veterans oppose proposed location of Tucson's World War II memorial

The city of Tucson plans to erect a World War II memorial at Armory Park, but a veterans group wants it at Kino Veterans Memorial Park, the site of the Korean War Memorial and the remembrances of the U.S. Marines from Tucson who were killed in action in Korea from Easy Company, 13th Infantry…

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Veterans oppose proposed location of Tucson's World War II memorial

Veterans oppose proposed location of Tucson's World War II memorial

What started out as a way for the city of Tucson to honor its veterans has so far only managed anger them.

February 19, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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