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County could force out Colossal Cave's lifetime operator

County could force out Colossal Cave's lifetime operator

A Maierhauser has run Colossal Cave Mountain Park for the last 58 years, but a recent audit shows the cave is in need of repairs and, in the opinion of some, new leadership. 

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Homestead links Arizona family to the past

Homestead links Arizona family to the past

Alice Vail slept under a tarp in the company of scorpions.

November 25, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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Four finalists vying for Jan. 8 memorial design

Four finalists vying for Jan. 8 memorial design

The Jan. 8th Memorial Foundation narrows its search for a designer. 

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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 pm Photos

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Pima supervisors OK $5 million for road repairs

Pima supervisors OK $5 million for road repairs

General fund money will be used to fix major roadways in county. 

November 18, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Bike Ranch Application Withdrawal Documents

Bike Ranch Application Withdrawal Documents

The developers of a proposed bicycle-themed resort across the street from Saguaro National Park withdrew their application for a conditional use permit. Dozens of opponents and neighbors, including leaders of Saguaro National Park, voiced concerns about the project.

November 17, 2014 3:05 pm
Near-campus wreck prompts UA student to seek lighted crosswalk

Near-campus wreck prompts UA student to seek lighted crosswalk

A University of Arizona student worries a marked crosswalk is not safe enough at busy crossing.

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Alleged bullying victim withdraws complaint against Carroll

Alleged bullying victim withdraws complaint against Carroll

Former staffer for Supervisor Miller says she told him to file claim.

November 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Bike-ranch developers regrouping for now

Bike-ranch developers regrouping for now

Plans on pause amid opposition from neighbors near Saguaro National Park East. 

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Election 2014

Election 2014

Volunteer wrangler Jeanne Christie has been with Ron Barber's campaign since 2012.

November 04, 2014 7:45 pm
Road Runner: On cheaper gas, taxes and potholes

Road Runner: On cheaper gas, taxes and potholes

Not raising Arizona's gas tax put a squeeze on county road repairs.

November 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Audit: Colossal Cave needs money, leadership upgrade

Audit: Colossal Cave needs money, leadership upgrade

Report recommends county give $1.56 million to fund park's most pressing repairs.

October 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Kino earns same amount as in baseball heyday

Kino earns same amount as in baseball heyday

Events brought in $1.17 million in the last fiscal year.

October 28, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Barraza-Aviation Parkway closed Monday night

Barraza-Aviation Parkway closed Monday night

Barraza-Aviation Parkway, also known as State Route 210, will be closed Monday evening starting at 9 p.m.  and is expected to re-open Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 5 a.m. 

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Tumamoc Hill area construction won't start until November

Tumamoc Hill area construction won't start until November

A contentious maintenance project that would involve clearing vegetation from land west of Tumamoc Hill won’t start until November, according to a spokesperson from the Western Area Power Administration.

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Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Land near Tumamoc Hill might be bladed

Utility work could bulldoze a mile-long, 100-foot-wide section. 

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Increase in licenses after Arizona OKs gay marriage

Increase in licenses after Arizona OKs gay marriage

It’s been one week since Arizona started issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and Pima County has seen an overall uptick in applications.

October 24, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Environmental concerns delay 50-acre Catalina Foothills proposal

Environmental concerns delay 50-acre Catalina Foothills proposal

Pima County supervisors decide to talk another day.

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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.

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South Tucson backs off on steroid ban for Greyhounds

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

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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 .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tucson-area National Merit semifinalists named

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

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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.

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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.

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