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Raytheon Opens New Buildings in Latest Expansion

Research and development facility will employ 2,000 new workers.

Border Patrol Union Chides Agency for Not Defending Agent

National union paid legal costs to defend Border Patrol Agent Lonnie Swartz of murder charges.

County Considering Buying Bowling Alley

Golden Pin Lanes on the northwest side would be turned into a space to house a variety of county health and community service agencies.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

County Supes to Debate Draft of Road Improvement Sales Tax

A memo predicts the bill will go through a final vote on June 19.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Filings: No Teacher Donations to Ducey in 2018

No donors to the Ducey campaign listed an occupation in the public education sector.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Hot Summer Could Mean Strong Monsoon

Hotter-than-normal June expected to usher in average or above-average rain season.

Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

Supervisors Approve Turning Green Valley Golf Course Into Park

130 acres will be donated to the county, which will spend $90,000 rehabilitating the golf course

Tucson Budget $8M in the Red; $6M Set Aside For Staff Raises Next Year

Reworking of budget would allow for financial incentives aimed at employee retention.

Airport Authority's Economic Impact Estimated at $7.4 Billion a Year

Most recent estimate shows nearly 50 percent increase in economic impact in the past five years.

Report: Pima County Has Highest Property Tax Rate in Arizona

While the rate is highest in the state, it is below the national average.

Supervisors OK Report Urging Tax Swap for Road Repairs

Report calls for a sales tax that would slowly shift from covering road repairs to abating property taxes.

Cochise County to Join Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

County claims it spends hundred of thousands of dollars each year combatting problems stemming from opioid addiction.

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