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Chen, MIS professor at UA, awarded prestigious Brown Chair

Chen, MIS professor at UA, awarded prestigious Brown Chair

University of Arizona professor Hsinchun Chen has been awarded the University of Arizona's Thomas R. Brown Chair in Management and Technology.

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UA aiding citrus-disease research

UA aiding citrus-disease research

The UA will receive part of a $9 million federal contract to research the citrus greening disease that is harming the nation's citrus industry and keeping Arizona's industry on guard.

March 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Handmaker, TMC to partner in new care center for elderly

Handmaker, TMC to partner in new care center for elderly

Construction will begin this spring on the $4.5 million geriatric and psychiatric care center that Tucson Medical Center and the Handmaker Foundation are teaming up to build.

March 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Fairgrounds to get sit-down dining

Fairgrounds to get sit-down dining

If a sit-down meal with a happy-hour beverage appeals to you more than a fried Twinkie on a stick, the Pima County Fairgrounds has you covered.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pima Fairgrounds gaining weekends restaurant

The Pima County Fairgrounds is getting a restaurant this spring.

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OneStop offers tech-job training

The Pima County OneStop Career Center has new training opportunities available for those interested in starting a high-tech career.

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Shop a pleasant surprise for cyclists on The Loop

Shop a pleasant surprise for cyclists on The Loop

Dove Mountain retiree Jim Stewart wasn't looking for a bike shop as he rode along "The Loop" bicycle path on the west side. But he was glad he found one.

February 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pima College, Tucson schools train students for jobs as much-needed truck-drivers

Pima College, Tucson schools train students for jobs as much-needed truck-drivers

Learning - or teaching - how to drive a big rig can pay off, as job seekers and several local schools are finding.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Coming Sunday: How to train for plentiful trucking jobs

Learning — or teaching — how to drive a big rig can pay off, as job seekers and several local schools are finding.

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Shaffer Dry Cleaning, Alpine team up to clean up

Shaffer Dry Cleaning, Alpine team up to clean up

Customers of Shaffer Dry Cleaning and Laundry can now also drop off their shoes, handbags, or leather garments for cleaning and repairs along with their clothing items.

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Tucson Pima Arts Council to request more funds, citing sector's impact

Tucson Pima Arts Council to request more funds, citing sector's impact

Armed with two recent studies that say the arts sector is valuable to the region's economy, the Tucson Pima Arts Council plans to ask in January for a doubling of its public funding from the city and the county.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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US Airways celebrates Tucson

US Airways celebrates Tucson

Tucson looks colorful, cultured and classy in a 45-page spread in the December issue of the in-flight US Airways Magazine.

December 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Veterans shelter gets big redo with help from builders group

Veterans shelter gets big redo with help from builders group

The Arizona Builders Alliance of Tucson held its 18th Annual Volunteer Day over the weekend to benefit homeless veterans living in a transitional center.

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Builders' Alliance volunteers renovate Tucson veterans shelter

The Arizona Builders Alliance of Tucson held its 18th Annual Volunteer Day Saturday, to benefit homeless veterans living in a transitional center.

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Loop Jean Co. expands to add Robert Graham Shop clothing

Loop Jean Co. expands to add Robert Graham Shop clothing

Loop Jean Co., a locally owned business, is expanding to include The Robert Graham Shop men's clothing line.

December 01, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson firm developing a way to save miners' lives

Tucson firm developing a way to save miners' lives

Technology originally designed for commercial space travel has been adapted to save lives in the mining industry.

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Pima Community College adding behavioral-specialist program

Pima Community College adding behavioral-specialist program

Pima Community College's south campus is adding a behavioral-health-specialist training program that it says will prepare graduates to enter the workforce in six to nine months.

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Pima College adds behavior health specialist training

Pima Community College’s south campus is adding a program in behavioral health specialist training that it says will prepare graduates to enter the workforce in six to nine months.

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Landmark Westward Look joins Wyndham

Landmark Westward Look joins Wyndham

A signature Tucson resort is celebrating its centennial with a new owner and a new brand.

October 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Cleaner joins move to safer solvents

Cleaner joins move to safer solvents

Southern Arizona's largest dry-cleaning company is investing about half a million dollars to make the switch to a safer solvent.

October 14, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson's largest dry cleaner to stop using controversial solvent

Southern Arizona’s largest dry-cleaning company is investing about half a million dollars to make the switch to a safer solvent.

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Another Tucson firm enters electronic-cigarette market

Another Tucson firm enters electronic-cigarette market

Old Pueblo Vapor Lounge is the latest local business to offer an electronic alternative to conventional cigarettes.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Local firm's java is easy on stomach

A Tucson roasting company has been saying its acid-free coffee is easy on sensitive tummies, and now a professor's study confirms it.

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Cloth diapers becoming popular among parents

Cloth diapers becoming popular among parents

These diapers are cloth, but they're probably not like your mother's.

May 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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'The Goose' is area treasure

'The Goose' is area treasure

A rural nonprofit thrift shop is about to reach a big milestone.

March 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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SW Indian Arts Fair celebrates wealth of diverse arts, cultures

Sunshine and balmy temperatures brought a larger than usual crowd to the 19th annual Southwest Indian Arts Fair on Saturday.

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Nat'l cookbook features 3 locals

Nat'l cookbook features 3 locals

A recently released cookbook that features cherished family dishes from residents of Atria Senior Living communities across the U.S. includes recipes from three Tucsonans.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Mom gets her wish: a playground

Mom gets her wish: a playground

A northwest-side park had ball fields, a dog park and even a "Beat Cancer Boot Camp" obstacle course, but no place for little ones.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Trail Dust Town honors AZ milestone

Trail Dust Town honors AZ milestone

Tucson's Trail Dust Town will celebrate 100 years of Arizona statehood and 50 of "steakhood" at a community appreciation event Sunday.

February 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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