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Raytheon wins $350 million contract for SM-3 missiles

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Co. $350 million to increase its procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles from eight to 44.

March 06, 2014 3:35 pmLoading…

Regulators approve fee on APS solar customers

State utility regulators approved new fees for Arizona Public Service Co. customers with solar-energy systems, in a decision that could ultimately affect solar customers in Tucson.

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Steller: Project too late to be downtown catalyst

Steller: Project too late to be downtown catalyst

The banner hanging on the side of the Bank One Annex building on East Congress says all you need to know about the renewed residential project planned for that empty downtown lot.

October 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

U.S. sues Tucson-area trucking firm, alleging discrimination

A Southwest regional trucking company based in Rillito, which fired two employees after they took medical leave, is facing a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. government.

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Sabino Canyon reopens

Sabino Canyon reopens

Hikers, bird-watchers, picnickers — heck, just about everybody who loves the outdoors — cheered the reopening Thursday of Sabino Canyon and Saguaro National Park near Tucson.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos



Raytheon lays off 'small number' of salaried workers

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the region’s largest private employer, laid off an undisclosed number of salaried employees Thursday.

October 17, 2013 5:17 pmLoading…

Ariz.'s unemployment rate report canceled

PHOENIX — Arizonans won't know for at least a month — if not longer — whether a jump last month in the state's unemployment rate, to 8.3 percent from 8 percent, is a trend or a glitch.

October 16, 2013 5:30 pmLoading…

Tucson storm to bring high winds Wednesday, possible rain Thursday

Allergy sufferers beware — strong gusty winds will blow into the Tucson valley by late morning Wednesday before an autumn storm hits on Thursday, forecasters say.

October 08, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

State refuses to reconsider liquor license for El Con Walmart

Walmart won’t get another chance to plead its case before the Arizona State Liquor Board for a beer and wine license at its new El Con store.

September 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson's second Smashburger opens today

Tucson's second Smashburger opens today

Two more are in the works.

September 04, 2013 9:46 am Photos



Tucson radio personality Nixon Low dies at 52

Was former DJ and longtime promotions frontman for KIIM FM and Cumulus stations.

May 01, 2013 4:22 pmLoading…

Tucson police close north-side streets

Tucson police have closed North Alvernon Way between East Glenn Street and East Grant Road to motorists, officials announced Thursday night.

April 04, 2013 6:55 pm

Parachute accident NW of Tucson injures two in military

Two members of U.S. special forces were injured during parachute training at the Pinal Airpark northwest of Tucson on Thursday.

March 28, 2013 4:51 pmLoading…

Illegal immigrants ICE released in budget move: 342 in Arizona

Immigration and Customs Enforcement released 342 illegal immigrants being detained in Arizona last month on the basis of anticipated budget cuts, officials confirmed today.

March 15, 2013 11:32 amLoading…
Rollover crash injures man on NW side

Rollover crash injures man on NW side

A man was injured in a rollover crash Thursday near Interstate 10 and North Cortaro Road, authorities said.

December 27, 2012 5:29 pm

Woman set on fire in LA as she sleeps on bench

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police have arrested a man for allegedly setting a 67-year-old woman on fire as she was sleeping on a bus bench.

December 27, 2012 10:58 amLoading…
$1M Powerball ticket sold at South Tucson market

$1M Powerball ticket sold at South Tucson market

A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold at a long-time neighborhood market in South Tucson.

November 29, 2012 4:59 pm Related Loading…
Country festival honors Thursday tickets today

Country festival honors Thursday tickets today

If you had a ticket to Thursday's opening day of Country Thunder but that  long line of cars crawling into the Canyon Moon Ranch spooked you away, you're in luck: The organizers of the 19th annual camping and country music fest will let you use that un-used Thursday ticket today.

April 13, 2012 10:30 am Photos



Country Thunder opens with record crowd

FLORENCE — Country Thunder's first day set a high bar for the four-day festival.

April 13, 2012 8:00 amLoading…
Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings fire and sizzle to Tucson show

Review: Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings fire and sizzle to Tucson show

On a stage painted in blue light, with plumes of smoke drifting above, Trans-Siberian Orchestra pianist Vitalij Kuprij softly played the opening strains of the Overture to “Beethoven’s Last Night.”

March 30, 2012 7:15 am Video



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