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Mandatory or Voluntary, Bisbee Community to Keep Bag Ban Alive

Shop owners and residents would prefer not to fight the state in court over mandatory ban.

Rob Paulsen: What Doing Voices for Cartoons is Really Like

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Arizona sales taxes are implemented; an interview with musician A.J. Croce; and the harmonious bond between a Tucson man and his pet canary.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

CVS Nixes Plans for Store in Iconic Downtown Building

But other big names are coming to the block.

Developer Breaking Ground for Mercado San Agustin Annex

The locally owned businesses will be housed in the west-side annex in repurposed shipping containers.

Art Tour Celebrates Silver Anniversary in Oracle

Event, in its 25th year, showcases artists and contributes to the local economy.

Around the World in 80 Steps

Also on Arizona Spotlight: TUSD appoints interim superintendent; coping in the classroom; and using kitten care as therapy for memory loss.

Street Fair Taking Over Fourth Avenue This Weekend

The semi-annual event brings visitors, money and traffic to central Tucson.

New Business Opens Downtown Every 12 Days, Data Show

The city's core is keeping up the pace of a resurgence, with 240 businesses starting up in 8 years.

Sixth Annual Mexican Baseball Fiesta Gets Underway Thursday

Event strives to re-create in Tucson the environment of Mexico's top league.

Downtown Rebound: Conversations on Culture

Part 6: A lot of people now come downtown, but why? And where were they before?

Farmers' Market Taps Bounty of Back Yard Gardeners

Consignment program at Community Food Bank allows growers to share and sell "their extra."

4th Ave Street Fair Brings Millions into Community Each Year

Biannual fair usually brings hundreds of thousands of people; vendors make a huge chunk of their income in that weekend alone.

Culture Clash: Navajo Traditions vs. Economic Development

Nation President Shelly pushes alternative energy, technology to draw jobseekers back to reservation

Locals Unite for Literacy

Thousands of volunteers keep Tucson's library system alive--and lively

Digital, Traditional or Both?

Tucson's book, music and video stores face an evolving and competitive marketplace.

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