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Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

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.

Money and Politics: What Do the Donations Buy?

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

Money and Politics: Which Occupations Donate Most to Arizona Governor Candidates?

In campaign finance, CEOs and retirees are putting the most money into the gubernatorial race.

Economist: Trump Tariffs Could Cost Jobs in Places Like Arizona

UA professor George Hammond cites potential rise in the cost of targeted materials.

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.

New Shuttle Service Coming to Sabino Canyon, Replacing 2-Decade Operator

The new operator plans to deploy an all-electric fleet over five years.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

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

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 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.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

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

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

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

Arizona's Minimum Wage Going Up Jan 1

The raise means more than $1,000 more a year for full-time workers.

2 Routes Run Through Avra Valley in Report on Proposed Interstate

The department has identified 2,000-foot corridors that ADOT considers possibilities for proposed highway.

Sen. Flake: End to NAFTA Would Hurt U.S. Economy

Flake predicted a rise in unemployment, farm subsidies and illegal immigration if trade deal is ended.

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