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Community radio launches $750,000 fundraising drive

Community radio launches $750,000 fundraising drive

Community radio station KXCI 91.3-FM hopes a successful fundraising campaign will boost both its signal and membership.

November 30, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

South Tucson backs off on steroid ban for Greyhounds

South Tucson no longer will enforce a ban on administering steroids to greyhounds.

November 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
El Tour looks to city and county to fill financial gap

El Tour looks to city and county to fill financial gap

After losing its title sponsor, El Tour de Tucson is looking to the city and Pima County to fill some of the financial void .

November 05, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Council revises business incentive program

The City Council unanimously approved changes to its Primary Jobs Incentive Program on Tuesday to make it easier for more businesses to qualify for building-fee exemptions and to temporarily retain sales taxes for their own benefit.

October 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sweater Nanas ready to become sweater Santas: to distribute about 400 sweaters to kindergartners

Sweater Nanas ready to become sweater Santas: to distribute about 400 sweaters to kindergartners

On a recent October Monday, the Sweater Nanas of Green Valley held the final fall knitting session. Colorful skeins of yarn and sweaters in varying stages of completion covered the tables of a meeting room in the Green Valley Library.

October 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Road widening could push Bookmans out — again

Road widening could push Bookmans out — again

Some time in the next decade, Bookmans’ flagship store could be looking for a new home — the second time a road widening has forced the homegrown company to relocate.

October 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sweater nanas

Sweater nanas

Inge Drollinger shows off her last sweater of the season, a creation made of green-flecked yarn with tan accents. While the time it takes to make a sweater varies, Drollinger finished this one in about a week. Taken Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at the Joyner-Green Valley Library Branch in Green Val…

October 18, 2013 4:20 pm
Sweater nanas

Sweater nanas

Cindy Wolf’s stack of sweaters waits to receive a customized sweater nana tag. Wolf, who lives in Tomah, Wis., for most of the year, completed seven sweaters over the summer. Taken Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 at the Joyner-Green Valley Library Branch in Green Valley, Ariz Photo by Mariana Dale / f…

October 18, 2013 4:20 pm
Sweater nanas

Sweater nanas

Cindy Wolf sews a tag into a finished sweater. It reads:“Knit with love by the Sweater Nanas of Green Valley, AZ. Look Good, Be Good, Do Good.” The volunteers plan to distribute about 400 sweaters this year.

October 18, 2013 4:20 pm
UberX car service expands to Tucson, targets UA student market

UberX car service expands to Tucson, targets UA student market

Anyone needing a ride in Tucson can now summon one with a few taps on their phone.

October 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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TUSD students to get yogurt upgrade

Next week, some Tucson students will have a new option in the cafeteria. The Tucson Unified School District will swap out its regular yogurt for a Greek version as part of a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program.

September 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Getting dropouts back in class is TUSD goal

The Tucson Unified School District will launch an initiative Monday to attract dropouts back to the classroom.

September 21, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson-area National Merit semifinalists named

Fifty-eight students from Tucson, Oro Valley and Vail were named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists.

September 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
2 retailers eyeing Spanish speakers are new to Tucson

2 retailers eyeing Spanish speakers are new to Tucson

Two major retail chains looking to cash in on Spanish speakers are opening stores in Tucson — demonstrating the growing buying power of Hispanics, even during tough economic times.

May 17, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

New Tucson stores to cater to Hispanic shoppers

Two major retail chains looking to cash in on Spanish speakers are moving to Tucson — demonstrating the growing buying power of Hispanics, even during tough economic times.

May 16, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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