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Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

Commissioners recommend Lazy K project, again

The Marana Town Council will reconsider the plan it rejected last month.

November 12, 2014 9:00 pm Related Loading…
Lazy K updated proposal

Lazy K updated proposal

Lazy K updated proposal

November 12, 2014 1:47 pm
Bottles hurled at Islamic Center from high-rise

Bottles hurled at Islamic Center from high-rise

The vandalism reached a fever pitch this past homecoming weekend.

November 11, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
2 Tucson real estate agents reprimanded by state

2 Tucson real estate agents reprimanded by state

Violations include misrepresentation and failure to remit money to a client.

November 11, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Celebrating 'finally being adopted by a great family'

Celebrating 'finally being adopted by a great family'

Almost 100 children were adopted Saturday at the annual outdoor celebration. 

November 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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State's first confirmed flu case is in Pima County

State's first confirmed flu case is in Pima County

Health officials say vaccinations are the best protection against potentially deadly illness.

November 06, 2014 8:00 pm Related Loading…
Health department vaccine clinics

Health department vaccine clinics

The Pima County Health Department will offer the flu shot for children and uninsured adults at these locations.

November 06, 2014 2:18 pm
Lazy K developers try again for rezoning approval

Lazy K developers try again for rezoning approval

Developer resubmits proposal for 178-home gated community.

October 26, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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6 food businesses fail, then pass health inspections

6 food businesses fail, then pass health inspections

Golden Phoenix, El Herradero, Mother Hubbard’s, Noble Hops, Los Primos, Tacos Apson

October 18, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Federal judge's order

Federal judge's order

Judge John Sedwick's order voiding Arizona's constitutional amendment that limits marriage to one man and one woman

October 17, 2014 8:40 am
Gay marriage is legal: So now what?

Gay marriage is legal: So now what?

Attorneys offer practical advice to same-sex couples who can now marry.

October 17, 2014 8:30 am Related Loading…
Group-care trend worries Arizona auditor general

Group-care trend worries Arizona auditor general

Such arrangements are expensive, may pose threats to children's safety, report says.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Auditor General report

Auditor General report

On Wednesday, the Arizona Office of the Auditor General released a report on the use of congregate care in Arizona.

October 15, 2014 4:14 pm
System failed molested group-home girl, suit says

System failed molested group-home girl, suit says

Staff knew boy had history of sexual issues, her mother says.

October 11, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
Mission school celebrates 150 years in O'odham community

Mission school celebrates 150 years in O'odham community

San Xavier Mission School teaches Tohono O'odham language and culture alongside Catholicism. 

October 11, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Marana council rejects Lazy K development plan

Marana council rejects Lazy K development plan

One "no" leaves the housing project lacking the unanimous vote it needed.  

October 08, 2014 8:45 amLoading…
Nursing home fined over missed medication

Nursing home fined over missed medication

Employees couldn't explain why a patient didn't get medication on 19 occasions.

September 04, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Disciplinary action

Disciplinary action

The board order for Teresa Merritt

August 29, 2014 3:28 pm
Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection letter

Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection letter

The Coalition for Sonoran Desert Protection on Wednesday submitted a letter to the Town of Marana objecting to the proposed development of Lazy K Bar Ranch

August 27, 2014 3:57 pm
Neighborhood letter of protest

Neighborhood letter of protest

Some concerned community members have submitted a letter of protest to the Town of Marana, objecting to the proposed 178-home subdivision on the 138-acre Lazy K Bar Ranch site

August 27, 2014 1:52 pm
Lazy K Bar Ranch development proposal

Lazy K Bar Ranch development proposal

Proposal to rezone and redevelop Lazy K Bar Guest Ranch as a 178-home subdivision

August 27, 2014 1:45 pm
Historic ranch could give way to 178 homes

Historic ranch could give way to 178 homes

Developers want to rezone the Lazy K ranch for a gated community.

August 23, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Letter of protest

Letter of protest

Some opponents to the development and rezoning request have submitted a letter of protest to the Town of Marana

August 22, 2014 3:53 pm
Lazy K Bar Ranch development proposal

Lazy K Bar Ranch development proposal

Lazy K Bar development and rezoning proposal

August 22, 2014 3:50 pm
"War Comes Home" — ACLU report on police militarization

"War Comes Home" — ACLU report on police militarization

A June 2014 report from the New York-based American Civil Liberties Union

August 21, 2014 7:50 am
Buy land now for affordable housing later, Tucson told

Buy land now for affordable housing later, Tucson told

Study urges leaders to build near transit ways to serve 1.4M people by 2045.

August 17, 2014 9:00 pm Related Loading…
8 food establishments fail inspections; 5 pass follow-ups

8 food establishments fail inspections; 5 pass follow-ups

Questionable use of tongs, inadequate hand-washing, and a can of Raid.

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Affordable and mixed-use housing in Pima County

Affordable and mixed-use housing in Pima County

The study by Bae Urban Economics looked at the demand for transit-oriented development and affordable housing in Eastern Pima County.

August 15, 2014 2:38 pm
Lack of code enforcement leaves trailers without hot water

Lack of code enforcement leaves trailers without hot water

Nobody in government seems to have the power to do anything about it.

August 13, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
Tucson man ordered to stop rental, property management

Tucson man ordered to stop rental, property management

He's accused of improperly handling clients’ money, failing to keep appropriate records.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Cease-and-desist order

Cease-and-desist order

Cease-and-desist order for former property manager Ronald Dwayne Butler of Quality Tucson Properties

August 07, 2014 4:44 pm
Tucson pushing to solve affordable-housing crisis

Tucson pushing to solve affordable-housing crisis

Boosting high-capacity transit will be critical, planners and advocates say.

August 02, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Shelter seeks new summer clothes for kids

Shelter seeks new summer clothes for kids

Casa de los Niños cares for up to 48 children at a time.

July 23, 2014 5:30 pmLoading…
19 eateries fail inspections; most pass on follow-up

19 eateries fail inspections; most pass on follow-up

Here's what Tucson consumers need to know.

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Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Literacy Connects needs more volunteers

Program still needs about 300 new coaches for fall. 

July 09, 2014 9:45 pmLoading…
Customers of door company may recover some losses

Customers of door company may recover some losses

They'll be partially reimbursed for lost deposits, new owner says.

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State won't share data about psychotropic drugs

State will only release data if the Star pays $175 per hour commercial fee 

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Arizona heightens oversight of medications for foster children

Arizona heightens oversight of medications for foster children

Foster children more likely than nonfoster kids to be prescribed psychotropics.

July 06, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
GAO psychotropic study

GAO psychotropic study

The U.S. Government Accountability Office looked at psychotropic medication utilization among foster and non-foster populations in five states, based on 2008 data

July 03, 2014 4:33 pm
Arizona psychotropic study

Arizona psychotropic study

An Arizona study, based on 2008 prescription claims data, looked at psychotropic drug prescriptions for foster and non-foster children

July 03, 2014 4:30 pm
Star investigation: County code ignores unsafe conditions inside rental properties

Star investigation: County code ignores unsafe conditions inside rental properties

Enforcers care only about "what your yard looks like," says one frustrated tenant.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson VA hospital outperforms Phoenix in internal quality report

Tucson VA hospital outperforms Phoenix in internal quality report

The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System got three of five stars on an internal quality rating scale used by the Department of Veterans Affairs, says a recent VA Office of the Inspector General report on the Tucson facility.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson VA assessment

Tucson VA assessment

Read the Office of Inspector General's review of the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System from April 2014

June 05, 2014 10:29 am
Inspector General report on Phoenix VA

Inspector General report on Phoenix VA

Read the VA Office of Inspector General's interim report on allegations of misconduct at the Phoenix VA hospital

June 04, 2014 12:53 pm
Homeowner sues over plan to force Skyline resident to save country club

Homeowner sues over plan to force Skyline resident to save country club

A homeowner in Skyline Country Club Estates is suing her homeowners’ association for forcing its members to help the private club avoid foreclosure.

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Tucson area's largest health network racks up nearly $30 million in losses

Tucson area's largest health network racks up nearly $30 million in losses

Southern Arizona’s largest health network is $28.5 million in the red so far this fiscal year, and officials say a costly electronic medical records system is largely to blame.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Planned bike ranch near Saguaro National Park hits snag

Planned bike ranch near Saguaro National Park hits snag

A permit request to allow a bike ranch across the street from Saguaro National Park is premature, says a county hearing administrator who recommended denial of the conditional-use permit application required for the bike ranch to move forward.

May 28, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Bike ranch proposal

Bike ranch proposal

Read the developers' proposal for a bike ranch near Saguaro National Park

May 27, 2014 2:14 pm

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