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Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Some officials are trying to do something about the young Central Americans.

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Tucson named a top Southwest city for millennials

Tucson named a top Southwest city for millennials

Survey participants cited Tucson's culture, history and values as appealing.

July 13, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

Homeland Security: Arizona deserved a warning

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson visiting Nogales today.

June 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Horne threatens to sue feds over immigration transfers

PHOENIX — Saying the busing is illegal, state Attorney General Tom Horne on Thursday threatened to sue federal officials for dropping off undocumented individuals in Tucson and Phoenix who were apprehended in Texas.

June 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

4 men are arrested in counterfeiting case

June 10, 2014 12:00 am
Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station

Border crosser surge in Texas crowds Tucson bus station

More than 100 people, mostly women and children, were left to their own devices at the Tucson Greyhound station over the last two days after Department of Homeland Security officials released them on their own recognizance.

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Tesla to name finalists for plant Tucson seeks

Tesla Motors Inc.’s Elon Musk says he is close to naming sites in at least two U.S. states for a planned battery “gigafactory” — which Tucson and Pima County have been vying for.

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Suspected DUI driver kills 2 at South by Southwest fest crash

Suspected DUI driver kills 2 at South by Southwest fest crash

AUSTIN, Texas  — A suspected drunken driver fleeing police crashed through barricades at the South By Southwest festival in Austin, slamming into a crowd outside a nightclub and killing a man and woman on a moped early Thursday, police said.

March 13, 2014 8:50 amLoading…
Planning contract legal, TUSD finds

Planning contract legal, TUSD finds

TUSD did not violate state law or district policy when it awarded a $92,500 contract to a Texas firm with ties to Superintendent H.T. Sanchez, an in-house review determined.

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Michael Gerson: A trumpet that always sounds retreat

The Republican Party is undergoing its most significant foreign policy debate since President Richard Nixon dismissed then-Gov. Ronald Reagan as “shallow” and of “limited mental capability,” and Reagan criticized the policy of detente, initiated by Nixon, as “a one-way street that the Soviet…

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

March 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Dog electrocuted during Tucson Greyhound Park race, city official says

A dog was electrocuted Friday night while racing at Tucson Greyhound Park and a city councilman said it’s the second such death in a month.

March 08, 2014 6:03 pmLoading…
Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Steller: Why Ally Miller makes for good copy, and more politics

Why do we Tucson reporters love to cover Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller so much?

March 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ariz. expected to have nation’s second-fastest job growth in 2014

WASHINGTON — Arizona is expected to post the second-highest rate of job growth among states in 2014, trailing only booming North Dakota, according to a recent report.

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Michael Gerson: GOP shows signs of shaking its tea-party hangover

The evidence accumulates that the Republican Party is sobering up — cotton-mouthed and slightly disoriented — from its recent ideological bender.

March 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

A Mexican company is moving into Tucson with plans to ramp up production of liquefied sugar cane to compete with widely used high-fructose corn syrup.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD's Sanchez gave consultant early track on Tucson contract

TUSD's Sanchez gave consultant early track on Tucson contract

TUSD Superintendent H.T. Sanchez gave the head of a Texas education-consulting company a private early notice about a training program he intended to create here, and encouraged her to bid on the contract.

February 18, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Sacred Harp: 'Singing for singing's sake'

Sacred Harp: 'Singing for singing's sake'

One of the oldest American musical traditions lives and breathes twice a month in midtown Tucson.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD hires planning consultant with ties to new superintendent

Tucson’s largest school district has awarded a $92,500 strategic planning contract to a company headed by one of the new superintendent’s personal job references.

February 16, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

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