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Proposal: House migrant children in closed TUSD schools

Proposal: House migrant children in closed TUSD schools

Idea comes from board President Adelita Grijalva.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson to give shelter for immigrant kids temporary permit

A Tucson shelter intended to address the burgeoning number of immigrant children illegally crossing the border alone won’t be held up by city zoning rules.

June 11, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…

County OK's Sabino Canyon Road rezoning

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved a rezoning Tuesday for 130 “luxury casitas” along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads, despite opposition from residents who live near the proposed project.

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Lawmaker cites social life in failed effort to pass backyard chicken bill

Lawmaker cites social life in failed effort to pass backyard chicken bill

PHOENIX — State lawmakers refused Wednesday to overturn local zoning laws about keeping chickens in backyards even though an Oro Valley Republican quipped it would help him with his social life.

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Pecan groves near Green Valley get zoning OK; development not imminent

The Pima County Board of Supervisors allowed Farmers Investment Co. to rezone its property Tuesday for residential and commercial use, but don’t expect shovels to turn dirt anytime soon.

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Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson pot rules limit garden sizes, so revenue and jobs flow to Phoenix

Tucson’s decision to limit the size of marijuana cultivation sites means growers are taking their farms — and jobs — to Phoenix.

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Zoning board OKs Green Valley hospital

Plans to build a first-ever hospital in the Green Valley area received the go-ahead from Pima County's Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday, in spite of protests from some neighbors who say the project will spoil their view and hurt property values.

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Skin etchings a form of expression; parlors must get leeway, court says

Skin etchings a form of expression; parlors must get leeway, court says

A customer shares his "canvas" - his back - for a large tattoo. Arizona justices ruled on Friday that tattoos themselves are a form of protected expression, so any city or town efforts to impose special conditions on use permits for parlors are not allowed.

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Skin etchings a form of expression; parlors must get leeway, court says

Skin etchings a form of expression; parlors must get leeway, court says

They may not be everyone's idea of art. But the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that tattoos are "expressive elements" of both the artist and the wearer.

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Zoning OK for hotel on Craycroft and River

Zoning OK for hotel on Craycroft and River

The city zoning examiner has given the OK to a hotel and commercial development on the southeast corner of River and Craycroft roads although he is recommending fewer homes be allowed than the builder wants.

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Tucson aims to annex project on Craycroft and River

Tucson aims to annex project on Craycroft and River

To the dismay of many neighbors, the city is moving rapidly on a proposal to annex and rezone land at River and Craycroft roads for a seven-story hotel and other commercial development.

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Judge: Highrise UA student housing plan can proceed

Plans for a 14-story student apartment complex will move forward, following a new court ruling that defeated a historic neighborhood’s protest.

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Court: Compensation due for Sedona's rental curbs

PHOENIX - Cities that change rules about how property can be used can be forced to compensate the owners, the Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled.

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$300,000 allocated for streetcar consultant

After months of work by the city staff to create policies to spur new development close to the planned streetcar line, the city and the Pima Association of Governments will spend $300,000 on a consultant to study the same topic.

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High-rises could go up near streetcar west of UA

High-rises could go up near streetcar west of UA

Tucson's plans to allow new high-rise student apartment buildings west of the University of Arizona could leave a few historic bungalows in shadow.

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Student apartment project at Euclid and University stalled

As a new proposal for student apartments comes up at Fifth Avenue and Sixth Street, a proposal for student apartments at Euclid and University stalls and tries to recover

November 11, 2010 4:00 amLoading…

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