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What Does It Take to Start a Business in Tucson?

Inside Tucson Business Editor Thelma Grimes joins AZPM's Zac Ziegler to discuss local business news.

METRO WEEK: Healthcare Providers' Sales Part of Trend

UA, Cardonelet health networks going to outside ownerships in separate deals expected to be completed soon.

Tucson Fast-Food Workers Strike for Higher Wages

$15 dollar an hour, right to form unions without retaliation are among demands.

Farmers' Market Taps Bounty of Back Yard Gardeners

Consignment program at Community Food Bank allows growers to share and sell "their extra."

METRO WEEK: Efforts Under Way to Ease Cross-Border Business

Arizona, Sonora states working to improve infrastructure, regional cooperation.

DPS Slow to Return to Pre-Recession Staffing Levels

Department starting to increase staff again, but not quickly enough to make up for losses, upcoming retirements.

Corporation Commission OKs Tucson Electric Power Sale

Local company will now be part of largest Canadian utility owner; purchase of UNS Energy cost $4.3B.

Tucson Wants to Redevelop Ronstadt Transit Center

Proposals due Aug. 28, must maintain transit, add other uses to 5-acre site.

Tucson Bus Strike Averted by Last-Minute Agreement

Teamsters, Sun Tran management reach accord; drivers will vote Thursday on new contract; no details released.

Streetcar's First Paying Day: 3,500 Passengers, Few Problems

Number of riders nearly what officials projected; minor troubles with ticket vending machines at some stations.

60,000 Try Tucson Streetcar on Weekend Inaugural Runs

Free rides lead to packed cars along 4-mile route of new, $200M system; operations almost glitch free, officials say.

Tucson Streetcar Debuts to Crowds, Hot Weather

Hundreds turn out for downtown ribbon cutting, first rides along 4-mile route on $196M rail system.

METRO WEEK: $200M Tucson Streetcar Opens For Service

3,600 trips/day projected ridership, credited as economic stimulus

City Prepares for Streetcar Inauguration

First 3 days, rides are free; will run from morning hour to late at night in 10, 20 and 30-minute intervals.

Board of Regents OKs Negotiations for UAMC Takeover

Phoenix-based Banner Health, UA Health Network hope to finalize $946M deal by September.

Metro Week: Pima County Property Taxes Likely Going Up

Supervisors to decide between budget cuts, raising tax.

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