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A Taste of Tucson History

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Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

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Tucson Teachers Demand Better Pay During Downtown March

Hundreds marched from two schools and plan weekly demonstrations to get lawmakers' attention.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

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Old Pima Courthouse to Get New Tenants

Leases were approved for Visit Tucson and university mineral museum are market rate.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

Arizona House Approves Rio Nuevo Extension

The downtown Tucson redevelopment board is closer to getting 10 more years.

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

Rio Nuevo Asking Lawmakers for 10 More Years

The board needs legislative approval to extend its existence.

Rio Nuevo Wants to Use Broadway Properties Swept Up by Widening Project

Project would include new parking, relocating historic bungalows and changes to Solot Plaza.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

Rio Nuevo, Developer Nearing Agreement on Downtown Building

If finalized, the building would be one of the tallest in Tucson.

A Night on Mount Lemmon Watching the Skies

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Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

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