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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.

UA Student's Non-Opioid Pain Relief Research Highlighted in DC

Lindsey Chew's work is leading her to pursue a physician-scientist career path.

Tucson Teachers Join Arizona Protests in Wednesday Walk-In

Gov. Ducey says plan for funding there, but not interested in sitting down with #RedForEd organizers.

Soccer Clubs Merge to Form FC Tucson Youth

Together, they account for 2,000-3,000 soccer players in Pima County, club president says.

Developer Defends Plans for Monastery Amid Opposition

Ross Rulney cites preservation through landmark designation.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Tucson Developer Facing Neighborhood Ire Over Monastery Proposal

Community leaders say plans do not fit historic landmark's surroundings.

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.

Students Celebrate Santa Cruz River with Poems and Art

Pima County's Living River of Words contest inspired by visits to flowing river.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

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.

Bill to Extend Rio Nuevo Passes Arizona Senate

The bill would maintain the special taxation district through 2035.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Tucson Water Hosting Hearings On Proposed Rate Increases

If adopted by mayor and council, the changes would take effect in July.

Money and Politics: What Do the Donations Buy?

A small screenprinting business keeps afloat with orders from candidates and other political causes.

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