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Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Tucson paramedic indicted in work-shift fraud probe

Report: Employee paid co-workers to call in sick so he could get overtime.

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TPD Chief Villaseñor to serve on presidential task force

TPD Chief Villaseñor to serve on presidential task force

The task force was created after recent clashes between the public and police.

December 18, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Tucson fire paramedic indicted on workshift fraud

Paramedic would pay co-workers to call in sick so he could work overtime.

December 18, 2014 12:36 pmLoading…
City writes-off $6 million in uncollectible debt

City writes-off $6 million in uncollectible debt

Annual practice used to keep financial books accurate.

December 17, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
Police back at TUSD, can't ask immigration status

Police back at TUSD, can't ask immigration status

Police chief reveals sweeping SB 1070 enforcement rules.

December 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pima County weighing 2nd plan on hiring of smokers

Pima County weighing 2nd plan on hiring of smokers

County policy could more than double health insurance rates for smokers.

December 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Time for Tucson economy to catch up, experts say

Time for Tucson economy to catch up, experts say

Economists predict economic growth for Tucson region.

December 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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City can move forward on Broadway design

City can move forward on Broadway design

RTA okays six-lanes and $1.5 million for design.

December 11, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
City won't appeal judge's ruling on bid ordinance

City won't appeal judge's ruling on bid ordinance

Fighting decision too costly for taxpayers, councilman says.

December 10, 2014 3:36 pmLoading…
Council rejects bus fare hike/major route changes

Council rejects bus fare hike/major route changes

Tucson City Council passes modest transit changes from original proposal.

December 09, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Turnaround bid by city golf coming up short

Turnaround bid by city golf coming up short

The five courses lost $688,000 combined in the past fiscal year.

December 05, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Panel sought for city council pay hike

Panel sought for city council pay hike

Seven member commission would make recommendations for November ballot.

December 05, 2014 4:57 pmLoading…
Sexting TPD lieutenant reinstated with back pay

Sexting TPD lieutenant reinstated with back pay

Judge restores officer's rank after demotion over nude photos.

December 05, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Broadway widening, hardly started, is already cash-strapped

Broadway widening, hardly started, is already cash-strapped

Critics say Broadway expansion will have little money for actual road work.

November 30, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Santa's Warehouse stocked with stolen goods

Santa's Warehouse stocked with stolen goods

City surplus offers shoppers holiday deals.

November 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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County tells city to use or lose building

County tells city to use or lose building

County wants city to live up to agreement on performing arts center.

November 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Judge rules Tucson's bid-preference policy unconstitutional

Judge rules Tucson's bid-preference policy unconstitutional

Ordinance meant to boost economy is found to violate Arizona's gift clause.

November 25, 2014 12:45 pmLoading…
Road Runner: Do streetcar ads defile downtown?

Road Runner: Do streetcar ads defile downtown?

Why some people aren't happy about the new streetcar ads. 

November 23, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Judge tosses most claims in lawsuit against Pima County

Judge tosses most claims in lawsuit against Pima County

The lawsuit involves an eastside business property.

November 21, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…
City corrals over 1,000 abandoned shopping carts

City corrals over 1,000 abandoned shopping carts

City officials deem first year a success for the program.

November 19, 2014 5:04 pm Related Loading…
City delays decision on bus routes, fares again

City delays decision on bus routes, fares again

City Council delays action on transit system changes needed to plug $1.2 million funding gap.

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Tucson in top 10 for property crimes nationally

Tucson in top 10 for property crimes nationally

However, the rate has fallen — for violence, too — since the 1990s.

November 15, 2014 7:30 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo board member resigns

Rio Nuevo board member resigns

Frequent city critic Alberto Moore leaves his seat.

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Rio Nuevo seeks TCC sign exemption amid opposition

Rio Nuevo seeks TCC sign exemption amid opposition

Astronomers and sky watchers say more light downtown would affect their work.

November 13, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
Goldwater suit against Tucson goes to court Monday

Goldwater suit against Tucson goes to court Monday

Conservative think tank said city violated state law by passing local business ordinance.

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Global Chamber opens Tucson chapter

Global Chamber opens Tucson chapter

Group says it will offer global-trade connections to Tucson businesses.

November 06, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
City Council lifts cap on property tax rates

City Council lifts cap on property tax rates

The council lifted its self-imposed cap on property tax rates.

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Mayor: Time to crack down on graffiti

Mayor: Time to crack down on graffiti

Fighting GRAFFITI

November 06, 2014 9:43 amLoading…
City could pay $65,000 for picnic table mishap

City could pay $65,000 for picnic table mishap

Woman hurt when Reid Park picnic table upended.

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Laws murky on Uhlich's address change

Laws murky on Uhlich's address change

She was elected in citywide balloting, Tucson's city attorney notes.

November 01, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Officer demoted over sexy images will keep rank

Officer demoted over sexy images will keep rank

City commission drops legal challenge to lieutenant's demotion.

October 31, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo gets access to business tax forms

Rio Nuevo gets access to business tax forms

District strikes deal with state to ensure merchants fill out forms properly.

October 29, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Tucson Water fires 1 in sexual harassment

Tucson Water fires 1 in sexual harassment

Terminated worker denies allegations; 3 supervisors get training.

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Ratings agency drops Rio Nuevo credit rating

Ratings agency drops Rio Nuevo credit rating

Moody's cites low tax collections among reasons for drop.

October 24, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Tucson may owe pension fund extra $16M next year

Tucson may owe pension fund extra $16M next year

Recent court ruling overturned a 2011 state law intended to keep costs down.

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Tucson approves big cut in parking fines

Tucson approves big cut in parking fines

Council votes to drop parking fines for next year.

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City looks to limit criminal history as hiring consideration

City looks to limit criminal history as hiring consideration

Councilman Fimbres requests a discussion about the issue at council’s next meeting.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Rio Nuevo board wants to back Jan. 8 memorial

Rio Nuevo board wants to back Jan. 8 memorial

Taxing district conditionally approves $75,000, is checking with its lawyers.

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Mayor urges Tucsonans to end domestic violence

Mayor urges Tucsonans to end domestic violence

Mayor encourages residents to wear purple to raise awareness on Friday.

October 16, 2014 4:00 pmLoading…
TUSD vote could kill cops-in-schools grant

TUSD vote could kill cops-in-schools grant

Board insists students not be asked about their citizenship.

October 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Broadway expansion to 6 lanes OK'd; details still to come

Broadway expansion to 6 lanes OK'd; details still to come

Long-anticipated widening is between Euclid and Country Club.

October 09, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
ACLU wants city to prohibit questioning students on immigration

ACLU wants city to prohibit questioning students on immigration

ACLU wants to prevent school cops from inquiring about student immigration status.

October 09, 2014 1:15 pm Related Loading…
ACLU letter to the city

ACLU letter to the city

October 09, 2014 12:55 pm
City compromise could keep feral-cat program on track

City compromise could keep feral-cat program on track

But the project dies if council opts out.

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Rio Nuevo rejects protest over downtown development plan

Rio Nuevo rejects protest over downtown development plan

At issue are plans for an 8.5-acre property.

October 06, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
Tucson, Phoenix cut deal to fend off water shortages

Tucson, Phoenix cut deal to fend off water shortages

Deal gives capital our CAP credits in exchange for its excess supplies.

October 02, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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TCC kitchen to get overdue makeover

TCC kitchen to get overdue makeover

Rio Nuevo tries to attract more shows, customers to aging Convention Center.

October 01, 2014 8:15 pmLoading…
City adopts new approach to closing downtown underpass

City adopts new approach to closing downtown underpass

City will implement more flexible weekend closure policy for Fourth Avenue Underpass.

September 25, 2014 4:06 pmLoading…
Huckelberry: Cities can kill animals to cut costs

Huckelberry: Cities can kill animals to cut costs

County considering high kill animal plan for cash strapped cities.

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