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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.

Gov. Ducey: TUSD's Plan for Staff Raises "Disappointing"

TUSD Superintendent has expressed interest in using new money for staff and faculty raises.

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.

Taking Back the Night in a Year of #MeToo

Ripples from the national movement were felt at an annual Tucson event, where hundreds marched to end sexual violence.

County Supes to Debate Draft of Road Improvement Sales Tax

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

Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

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.

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.

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

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.

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 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.

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