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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.

Tucson Students Could Help Reshape City Streets

The city could consider "complete street" proposals from UA students in future projects.

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.

Pro Play and Youth Access: Ball Rolling for Soccer in Tucson

Attendance is up at Kino Sports Complex, and new fields are on the way for youth play.

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Arizona Bowl Gives Tucson Economy $30 Million Boost, Organizers Say

Game proceeds also benefited area teachers' foundations.

Bill Would Force Financial Transparency on Hydroelectric Power Group

The measure is co-sponsored by all but one member of Arizona's delegation.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Texting While Driving Now A Primary Offense in Tucson

First time fine is $50, doubles for the second ciation.

Tax Season Begins; Groups Offering Free Filing Help

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program will offer free tax preparation at seven Tucson-area sites.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Pima County Drafts Proposal for Road Repair Sales Tax

Tax revenues would go towards roadwork entirely to start, then gradually shift to mitigate property taxes.

Tucson City Council Mulls New Taxes to Raise Revenue

City Manager Michael Ortega said city is missing out on millions of dollars.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

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