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Oro Valley challenger says Town Council fractured

Oro Valley challenger says Town Council fractured

Mayor race and three Council seats to be decided in primary election.

July 10, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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Oro Valley moves forward on town medical clinic

Oro Valley moves forward on town medical clinic

With no copays, the clinic would save the town and employees money.

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

Oro Valley mayor and council candidates debate Wednesday

Six candidates will debate at the library, hosted by Northwest Conservatives.

July 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Most AZ legislative candidates decline public funds

Most AZ legislative candidates decline public funds

News from campaign finance reports for various local legislative candidates. 

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4 businesses fined for selling alcohol to teens

4 businesses fined for selling alcohol to teens

The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control fined a liquor store in Barrio Hollywood $1,000 for selling alcohol to underage customers.

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Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Candidates comment on Medicaid, job training, public lands, budget cuts, and immigration.

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Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Bruising GOP primary shaping up in CD1

Winner will face Kirkpatrick in one of the nation's most competitive races

June 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fact check: Tobin comments on vocational education

Fact check: Tobin comments on vocational education

"Half the kids who graduate from high school don't go to college."

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CD3 Watch: Polak quits race for health reasons

CD3 Watch: Polak quits race for health reasons

Polak thanked supporters in a withdrawal announcement on Facebook.

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Troubled Udall Foundation hires new CFO

Troubled Udall Foundation hires new CFO

New hire to help fix financial problems at the Tucson-based federal agency.

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13 Tucson restaurants fail health inspections; 8 go on to pass

Cockroach problem gets Golden China extra scrutiny from the health department.

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Olivas exits Congressional District 3 race

Republican-turned-Libertarian candidate Miguel Olivas announced on Facebook Monday that he will not run for Congress in Arizona’s District 3. 

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CD3 Watch: Olivas quits the race for Congress

CD3 Watch: Olivas quits the race for Congress

Republican-turned-Libertarian candidate Miguel Olivas announced on Facebook Monday that he will not run for Congress in Arizona's District 3.

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CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer shares grisly beheading photo

CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer shares grisly beheading photo

The Republican candidate in Arizona's Congressional District 3 race posted on Facebook a gruesome photo depicting a man posing with several decapitated heads and she called for "eye for an eye" treatment for terrorists.

June 09, 2014 12:55 pmLoading…

Sahuarita addressing shortage of sports fields

The Sahuarita Town Council will consider a $63.3 million budget plan for next fiscal year that includes money for road and park projects. 

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CD1 Watch: Kirkpatrick details VA actions, Kwasman and Tobin call it inaction

CD1 Watch: Kirkpatrick details VA actions, Kwasman and Tobin call it inaction

The main VA whistleblower was wrong when he told the Arizona Republic that Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick's staff never responded to a letter he sent her about problems at the Phoenix VA, Kirkpatrick's spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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Local angle: Kirkpatrick heard from VA whistleblower in February

U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s political opponent was critical of her handling of the Veterans Affairs scandal after it was learned she knew about a whistleblower’s complaints in February.

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Republicans scatter in CD3 race

Republicans scatter in CD3 race

The Congressional District 3 Republican primary race was jumbled this week as one candidate dropped out and another jumped in.

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CD3 Watch: Republican surprises — who's on the ballot

There have been major changes in the Congressional District 3 race scene since Wednesday’s filing deadline.

May 29, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
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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2012 candidate questionnaire

How would you use your position as an elected official to help businesses create jobs in Southern Arizona?

May 28, 2014 12:02 pm

CD3 Watch: Congressional candidate switched parties last year

Damien Kennedy hopes to win the Republican nomination in the August primary election and challenge Democrat Raúl Grijalva for a seat in Congress, but Kennedy has only been a registered Republican for 8 months.

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Tucson framing contractor fined $113,500

The Industrial Commission of Arizona issued a $113,500 fine to a Tucson framing contractor for willfully violating safety rules.

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Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Ahhh, or eww... Splash parks cool, but are they clean?

Splash parks are a great place to play for families looking for something cooler than running through the sprinklers and less expensive than a water park.

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Bar fined after selling beer to teen with a wink and a handshake

The Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control fined five Tucson businesses in the past month for selling beer to underage customers.

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CD3 Watch: Kennedy officially running

Green Valley Republican Damien Kennedy filed official paperwork to run for Congress in District 3.

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Kiehne apologizes for gun remark

Kiehne apologizes for gun remark

Arizona Congressional District 1 candidate Gary Kiehne apologized for a comment he made at a Republican primary debate in Florence on Saturday.

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Kiehne apologizes for saying mass shooters are Democrats

Kiehne apologizes for saying mass shooters are Democrats

Arizona Congressional District 1 candidate Gary Kiehne issued an apology for the comment he made at a debate in Florence on Saturday.

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AZ congressional candidate says mass shooters are Democrats

AZ congressional candidate says mass shooters are Democrats

FLORENCE — Congressional District 1 candidate Gary Kiehne made extreme comments about gun rights at a Republican primary debate Saturday.

May 18, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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5 Tucson restaurants fail health inspections, then pass

Five local eateries failed health inspections in April but passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know:

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AZ congressional candidate says mass shooters are Democrats (with audio)

AZ congressional candidate says mass shooters are Democrats (with audio)

FLORENCE — Congressional District 1 candidate Gary Kiehne made extreme comments about gun rights at a Republican primary debate Saturday.

May 17, 2014 3:38 pm Photos

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Gary Kiehne and Adam Kwasman on gun rights (audio)

Congressgional District 1 Republican candidates Gary Kiehne and Adam Kwasman answer a question about gun rights at a debate in Florence, Ariz., on May 17, 2014.

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State sets new safety rules for Tucson, Phoenix trampoline parks

A new law gives the state more authority over trampoline parks, but it also makes jumpers more responsible for their own safety.

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Rep. Steele sees "deadly situation" while shadowing DPS cop

Rep. Steele sees "deadly situation" while shadowing DPS cop

State Rep. Victoria Steele (D-Tucson), who introduced a bill to ban reading or sending a text while driving, went along with an Arizona Department of Public Safety Officer to patrol Interstate 10 on Wednesday.

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Forum is Thursday for GOP candidates in Oro Valley

Forum is Thursday for GOP candidates in Oro Valley

Northwest Conservatives will host a candidate forum for Legislative District 11 on Thursday evening.

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GOP governor candidates to debate here next week

GOP governor candidates to debate here next week

Eight Republican candidates for Arizona Governor will debate in Saddlebrooke next week.

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Noses know it's windier than usual in Tucson this spring

Noses know it's windier than usual in Tucson this spring

The winds are blowing, the palo verde blooms are swirling — and noses are definitely running. Here’s what you need to know about Tucson’s windier-than-normal spring.

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Stonewall Democrats getting fired up in Tucson

Stonewall Democrats getting fired up in Tucson

A Tucson group is trying to revive the Stonewall Democrats of Arizona, building on the outrage over SB 1062, the religious freedom bill.

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Local angle: Grijalva vows to keep pushing minimum wage

Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Ariz., issued a statement along with Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-chair Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., about the Senate Republicans blocking the minimum-wage bill.

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CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer says she's not quitting

CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer says she's not quitting

On The Buckmaster Show today, Congressional District 3 candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer said she’s staying in the race despite meager first-quarter fundraising.

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Index

Abbott Laboratories

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Top minority executives in Southern Arizona

Top minority executives in Southern Arizona

By Star 200 employer ranking

April 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Top nonprofit employers in Southern Arizona

1. The University of Arizona Health Network

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Top female executives in Southern Arizona

By Star 200 employer ranking

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Town of Marana

Town of Marana

The building boom

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

The new 5 T's

Trade

April 27, 2014 12:00 am
B/E Aerospace Inc.

B/E Aerospace Inc.

Fernando Lujan installs gold trim details on a minibar. The maker of luxury aircraft interiors for international commercial airlines is rapidly growing in Tucson, adding jobs and expanding its facilities.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

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