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Power restored at Tucson's El Con theater

Power restored at Tucson's El Con theater

El Con movie theater without power for most of Sunday.

July 13, 2014 5:45 pmLoading…
Tucsonan is MLB teaching award finalist

Tucsonan is MLB teaching award finalist

Weekly roundup of education-related news across Southern Arizona.

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TUSD's 5-year plan nearing board vote

TUSD's 5-year plan nearing board vote

TUSD’s five-year strategic plan is nearing completion and board vote. 

June 22, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…

Hearings are this week on buyout of TEP parent

The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold public hearings this week in Tucson on the proposed $4.3 billion buyout of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent company, UNS Energy Corp., by major Canadian utility operator Fortis Inc.

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Concern widens over sabotage at Nogales power station

The FBI is investigating whether a makeshift bomb placed next to a 50,000-gallon diesel tank at an Arizona power station Wednesday has any connection to a suspicious incident this year at another substation owned by the same company.

June 13, 2014 3:21 pmLoading…

Tucson Electric unveils online outage map

Tucson Electric Power Co. has unveiled a new online map showing local power outages.

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Tucson and Pima County copper crooks less active as prices drop

Tucson and Pima County copper crooks less active as prices drop

The drop in copper prices hasn’t stopped the illegal metal trade, but Southern Arizona is seeing a slowdown in the volume of metal thefts.

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Power restored to several areas in Tucson

Power has been restored in areas on the far west side, south side and midtown after an outage that lasted about an hour and a half. 

May 26, 2014 1:55 pm
Law and order briefs

Law and order briefs

Utility crew finds body in manhole

May 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

TEP crews find body in manhole on Tucson's east side

A body was found in a manhole by crews from Tucson Electric Power on Tucson's east-side shortly before noon Monday. 

May 19, 2014 1:52 pm Related

Pact sweetens planned deal for Tucson Electric parent

Canadian utility giant Fortis Inc. has agreed to sweeten the pot for ratepayers in its proposed $4.3 billion buyout of Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp.

May 16, 2014 5:24 pmLoading…
Retiring TEP chief reflects on five years at helm

Retiring TEP chief reflects on five years at helm

It may be an understatement to say that a lot has happened since Paul Bonavia became chief executive of UNS Energy Corp. and its main subsidiary, Tucson Electric Power Co., in 2009.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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City, TEP to start replacing trees entangled in power lines

The city is taking a new approach to how it handles trees that grow into overhead power lines.

April 01, 2014 3:45 pmLoading…
Woman crashes into pole on Tucson's south side; road closed

Woman crashes into pole on Tucson's south side; road closed

A woman has serious injuries after crashing into an electrical pole near South Park Avenue and East Irvington Road. 

March 23, 2014 10:05 am

Salmon asks state's higher-ed leaders to build better graduates

Rep. Matt Salmon was blunt when talking to the biggest names in Arizona’s higher-education system in a crowded conference room at ASU’s Polytechnic campus on Thursday.

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Tucson Electric parent UNS Energy staves off pair of bankruptcy hoaxes

Tucson-based UNS Energy Corp., parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., was the target of a failed hoax in which someone filed fraudulent bankruptcy papers on the company’s behalf.

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Scammers targeting Tucson Electric Power customers

A phone scam that has been going on with “varying degrees of frequency for over a year” has become active again, Tucson Electric Power Co. officials warn.

January 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear

Wind farm could endanger birding paradise, some fear

A planned $100 million wind-energy farm west of Willcox could be lethal to birds in an area famous for its annual birding festival, critics say.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Suits challenge merger of Tucson Electric Power's parent with Canadian firm

Shareholders of Tucson Electric Power Co.’s parent corporation, UNS Energy, have filed a pair of lawsuits in Pima County Superior Court in an effort to halt a Canadian company’s planned acquisition of the power provider.

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Tucson Electric parent OKs $4.3B buyout

UNS Energy Corp., the parent of Tucson Electric Power Co., has agreed to be acquired by Canada-based utility Fortis Inc. in a deal worth $4.3 billion, the companies said Wednesday.

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