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Rillito Race Track Owes Future to the Past

The Jelks Stables gave birth to the Rillito Racetrack and are helping to keep the track alive.

Home Prices Continue to Grow at Start of 2018

Housing market remains "hot," pushing prices toward housing bubble highs

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.

Federal Proposal Won't Affect Most Tucson Road Projects, Official Says

Road plans in Tucson most often use local money only in order to avoid federal standards.

Federal Budget Deal Could Benefit Tucson's Economy

A deal that brings an end to sequestration cuts in defense could have a positive impact on Tucson's financial health.

Bill Would Force Financial Transparency on Hydroelectric Power Group

The measure is co-sponsored by all but one member of Arizona's delegation.

Tax Season Begins; Groups Offering Free Filing Help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program will offer free tax preparation at seven Tucson-area sites.

Pima County Drafts Proposal for Road Repair Sales Tax

Tax revenues would go towards roadwork entirely to start, then gradually shift to mitigate property taxes.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Report Card: Sustainability Efforts Rose Last Year, Saved Pima County $1M

The assessment, by a county office, highlighted solar energy and Santa Cruz River efforts.

Flu Cases Down in Pima County, Statewide

New reported cases have decreased for two consecutive weeks.

Former Football Staffer Files New $8.5M Claim Against UA, Rodriguez

Melissa Wilhelmsen claims the UA failed to protect her against sexual assault and harassment by Athletics Department personnel.

3.4 Million Passengers Flew Out of Tucson International in 2017

Airport monthly passenger numbers have grown for 18 straight months.

Texting While Driving Could Become Primary Offense in Tucson

City Council will vote to change the rule at a Tuesday meeting.

Is Renting a House in Tucson Cheaper Than Buying One?

Increasing home prices and decreasing rents may be caused by investors seeking rental properties.

Pima County Sheriff Warns of Jury Duty Scam

Scammers demand prepaid gift cards, something the department says it would never do.

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