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City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

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

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

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.

Texting While Driving Now A Primary Offense in Tucson

First time fine is $50, doubles for the second ciation.

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.

Tucson City Council Mulls New Taxes to Raise Revenue

City Manager Michael Ortega said city is missing out on millions of dollars.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

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

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.

Texting While Driving Could Become Primary Offense in Tucson

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

"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Pima Animal Care Center Opens New Building

Renovations to the existing building will be completed in the summer of 2018.

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