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Verizon launches rewards program with tracking

NEW YORK — Verizon Wireless is launching a nationwide loyalty program this week for its 100-million-plus subscribers. There’s a twist, though: To earn points for every dollar spent, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can help target ads that match their i…

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We're heading into a jobless future

Within two decades, we will have almost unlimited energy, food, and clean water.

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Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

Details loom large for Steiff bear hunters

German dressmaker Margarete Steiff made her first bear in 1884.

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Tech review: HP laptop does double duty

Tech review: HP laptop does double duty

Are you ready for a touch-screen computer?

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Tools to stay organized, entertained on the road

Tech writer describes 3 products that stand out.

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Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Amazon’s new “unlimited” e-book service lets you read 600,000 books. That sounds like more than you’ll ever read, but I found myself struggling to find the books I wanted.

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Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

Review: Amazon unlimited e-book service is limited

This screen shot taken from an Kindle Fire HDX shows “The Hobbit” by J.R.R. Tolkien, an audiobook available through Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited subscription service. The service will allow unlimited access to thousands of electronic books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month in the online giant’s …

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Fox bid for Time Warner sparks merger race

LOS ANGELES — Even though Rupert Murdoch’s $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn’t mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.

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Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

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Kidney recipient finds headaches in obtaining needed pills

A kidney transplant recipient has trouble getting medications she needs to live.

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Brake light system aims to get drivers' attention

Brake light system aims to get drivers' attention

Tucson company turns a vehicle's solid red brake light into attention-getter. 

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Auto review: Buick LaCrosse leads GM’s campaign to attract younger buyers

Auto review: Buick LaCrosse leads GM’s campaign to attract younger buyers

While Chevrolet and Cadillac have charged forward to help lead General Motors’ post-bankruptcy revival, Buick has undergone a renaissance as well, an effort that has worked to bring a younger clientele into the premium brand.

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Huppenthal cries, refuses to resign over blog posts

Huppenthal cries, refuses to resign over blog posts

Huppenthal said the blog posts were not meant in mean spirit

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El Tour program seeks kids interested in cycling

Participants will learn cycling techniques, safety, sports nutrition, and exercise in a fun and supportive environment.

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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.

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Mayor reports progress on 5 T's economic plan

Mayor reports progress on 5 T's economic plan

Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild is promoting five T’s to replace the traditional five C’s of Arizona’s economy — copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate.

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TEP's Sundt power plant getting 'solar boost'

TEP's Sundt power plant getting 'solar boost'

Construction began this week on a pioneering hybrid solar and fossil-fuel power generation project at Tucson Electric Power Co.’s H. Wilson Sundt Generating Station.

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Arizona’s jobless rate held steady in March

PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate was unchanged last month at 7.3 percent as the economic recovery remained sluggish.

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iPhone tiene más durabilidad

Foto AP, Archivo /Andy Wong Un cliente configura la tecnología de escaneo de la huella digital del nuevo iPhone 5S en una tienda Apple de Beijing.

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Duralar Technologies moves to Marana, will hire 30

A technology company has established its U.S. headquarters in the Tucson area, with plans for a $6 million capital investment and the hiring of 30 people over the next year, TREO announced Wednesday.

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