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City Council Wants Voters to Decide on Even-Year Elections

The Tucson council asked staff to draft of a ballot measure that would put the matter before voters in November.

Tucson Council to Seek Landmark Designation for Benedictine Monastery

Historic designation would limit the owner's ability to fully or partially demolish the building on Country Club Road.

Downtown Redevelopment: A Look at Rio Nuevo's Past and Future

The state has extended the development district through 2035; how is downtown doing and what's next?

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

Forum to Discuss Pima Community College's Progress

College faces lower enrollment, funding cuts.

Rothschild: Prepped Industrial Space Entices Employers to Tucson

Tucson's mayor said making sure vacant land is ready for industry helps attract jobs.

Raytheon Opens New Buildings in Latest Expansion

Research and development facility will employ 2,000 new workers.

A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

County Considering Buying Bowling Alley

Golden Pin Lanes on the northwest side would be turned into a space to house a variety of county health and community service agencies.

County Supes to Debate Draft of Road Improvement Sales Tax

A memo predicts the bill will go through a final vote on June 19.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Hot Summer Could Mean Strong Monsoon

Hotter-than-normal June expected to usher in average or above-average rain season.

Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

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.

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.

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