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TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

$1.26B Pima County Budget Gets Tentative OK; Taxes Rise

$18.47 a year property tax increase for median home will help pay for street work.

UA Expands Global Footprint With Micro-Campuses

The university says it will be capable of educating more than 25,000 international students abroad.

Mount Lemmon SkyCenter Open House Saturday

Telescopes, exhibits and family activities show off science of the mountain.

Sales Tax Initiatives Ready for Tucsonans' Vote, Groups Say

Organizers say they have the signatures to send the tax questions to voters.

Tucson Wages Grow Slower Than Phoenix, State

Wages up by less than 2 percent; Arizona average is 5.5 percent.

Episode 138: Sales Tax Passes - Tucson's Plans to Spend on Roads, Safety

Plus: decriminalizing mental illness, the end of the Legislative session and the state of the city budget.

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

Tucson Police to Take Mental Health 'First Aid' Training

Goal is to keep people in crisis out of jail and get services.

$100M Road Repair Plan Floated for Pima County

County chief proposes 25 cents of property tax be dedicated funding source.

Tucson Voters Approve Sales Tax for Public Safety, Roads

Nearly 62% of voters OK half-cent increase that will raise $250 million in 5 years.

Pima Animal Care Center Facing Overcrowding Crisis

The shelter has no space for incoming dogs.

Special Election Day: Tucsonans Decide on Sales Tax

Increase of half-cent would raise $250 million for public safety, street repairs.

Traffic Flowing Despite Work on Grant Road, Official Says

Project expands road but aims to minimize lane restrictions and intersection closures.

Tucson Sales Tax Election Count Tuesday; Turn in Ballots

City seeks half-cent increase in tax to pay for public safety equipment, street repairs.

Tucson Jazz Institute Wins National Title for 3rd Time

High school musicians take top prize in 'Essentially Ellington' competition in NYC.

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