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New Bill Would Establish Insurance Requirements for Ridesharing

Those using ride-for-hire apps would need insurance beyond personal plan

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Info Now Easier to Find on New State Website

Election, business, campaign finance records reorganized by Arizona secretary of state.

Solar Installations Saving Pima County Money

Nearly $2 million saved in 5 years

Event visiters look at new model electric cars at the Tucson Plugs In event.

Hybrid Cars Make 'Clean Air Blue Skies' Eligibility

Six vehicles designated by state transportation officials to get plates allowing single-occupancy in HOV lanes.

Raytheon Receives $149M Contract From Israeli Defense Co.

Tucson's largest private employer will provide Rafael Advanced Systems with pieces for main missile used in Iron Dome.

Tucson Company Awarded $100K from EPA

Federal gov. gives about $2.5B a year in Small Business Innovation Research grants; environmental agency responsible for $2M.

AZ Company Building Largest Solar Plant in Latin America

U.S., Chile governments collaborating in project; loan has been approved, Arizona's First Solar will construct it.

Demonstration video of OSIRIS-REx.

Ukraine Crisis, Other Global Politics Imperil OSIRIS-REx Mission

Team plans to use rocket which runs on a Russian-made engine; Canadian government funding couldn't be secured.

San Pedro River

Project Aims to Detain Rainwater to San Pedro River Aquifers

Goal is to have water make its way into river, keeping it flowing even in dry seasons.

AZ Brings Back 'Clean Air-Blue Skies' License Plates

Arizona Dept. of Transportation is again allowing plug-in hybrid owners apply for special license plates to use HOV lanes.

Sylvia Longmire, border expert and author of Border Insecurity talks about her conclusions on the prospect of securing the border.

Border Author Proposes Change in Security Approach

Tucson native Sylvia Longmire says money, agents, fencing aren't the answer without planned approach.

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Driver-Less Cars About a Decade Away, UA Engineer Says

Technology being developed for a vehicle to navigate itself, promising to make roads safer eliminating human error; however, it also raises legal questions.

Arizona economy

AZ Week: State Economic Growth Slow But Steady, Experts Say

Tucson job growth under 1% since 2012, will continue lagging for couple more years, report figures show.


Study: 9% of Tucson Workforce in Infrastructure

City is below national average or 10 percent; some local businesses argue more positions in field are needed.

We interview state economist Aruna Murthy, about the release of the AZ Dept of Labor Jobs forecast.

Jobs Forecast Predicts Continued Slow Growth

This year, job growth is forecast to be 2.1 percent, the same as last year; in 2015, that rate will go up to 2.4 percent.

CEO & President of the Downtown Tucson Partnership Michael Keith, Downtown Business Owner, Kade Mislinski, and Interior Architecture Miguel Fuentevilla talk about the development of downtown Tucson and future businesses that will be opening.

Weekly Business Report: State of Downtown Revitalization

A look into downtown Tucson's revitalization; discussing the sale of Inside Tucson Business and the Tucson Weekly.

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