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Rillito Horse Racing Gets Another Lap: Through 2021

Extension comes with a stipulation for $1M in upgrades to Rillito Park facilities.

IRS Looking for People to Help Others Prepare Their Taxes

Volunteer opportunities vary and include more than just tax preparation.

Trees, Large Plants on I-19 Will Be Cleared as Safety Measure

Woody vegetation within 30 feet of the highway will be removed by ADOT.

Economists Predict Strong Year Ahead for Tucson, Nation

Tucson poised for growth behind increased federal spending, population growth.

Supervisors Approve Leasing 2 Downtown Lots to Rio Nuevo

Pima County aims to avoid economic development incentive issues.

Tucson Updating 120 Bus Stops, Building 5 New Shelters

Improvements will be ADA compliant and improve protection from the elements.

Audit: US Immigration Agency Lost Track Of Thousands Of Green Cards

Trying to recover wrongly delivered green cards cost $1.5M last year.

Health Care Market Opens; Two Carriers in Pima County

Officials are reaching out to raise awareness of coverage options, financial assistance.

Local Officials Push to Keep Cherrybell Postal Facility Open

Elected reps will host congressman who oversees US Postal Service for tour, meeting.

Tribes Receive EPA Funds For Environmental Projects

Largest project in grants will be water connection between remote communities.

Democrats Turn Up the Heat in Hopes Arizona Turns Blue

The week saw more money, high-profile visits from the Clinton campaign.

September Sees Back-to-School Boost for Arizona Employment

The start of the academic year means roughly 30,000 people were hired last month, according to state data.

Officers Taking a Tougher Tack on Risky Highway Driving

DPS will watch for cars and trucks violating rules in areas with higher commercial truck traffic.

Sensors, Signs: System to Warn I-10 Drivers of Dust Storms

Electronic monitoring will take place along a 10-mile stretch between Eloy and Casa Grande.

Rocket Manufacturer to Boost Tucson Economy with 200 Jobs

Vector Space Systems will add $225 million to the local GDP over the next five years.

Pima County Attorney Race Foes Mostly Agree on Issues

Lowering crime, cyclist and pedestrian safety, and outside duties of the office are topics of debate.

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