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Proposed Development on Way to Canyon Hits Delay

Town of Tusayan going to mediation after developer defaults on agreement for commerce, housing center.

A Union Pacific freight train, pulled by two locomotives, rolls into the train yard southeast of downtown Tucson.

Port of Tucson Receives $5M for Truck-Rail Upgrade

US Dept. of Transportation grant will increase capacity for international shipping containers going back to Asia.

AZPM SPECIAL: Eating On $4.16 a Day

Food bank invites Tucsonans for 'SNAP' challenge, to see how well they can live on federal food program.

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AZ Week: Municipalities Rebounding, Cautiously

Mayors, other officials express optimism as they leave depths of recession behind, including big budget cuts.

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No Highway Closures, Extra Police During Labor Day Weekend

Minor construction will continue with no roads completely blocked; patrol increase in I-10, I-17.

Jesse Gutierrez of the Tucson Department of Transportation updates us on the construction dates and expectations of the Modern Streetcar project.

First Tucson Modern Streetcar Arrives Friday

After 1,600-mile journey from Clackamas, Ore., manufacturing plant; city will spend next month testing it.

Tucson's modern streetcar and light rail transit system has benefited from Congressional earmarks.

Tucson Launches Streetcar Awareness Campaign

City officials want to instruct residents on how to cautiously share the road as streetcar testing begins.

Electricity Deregulation Still in Debate

A state office prepares its recommendations on the issue before a public debate in Oct.

State Officials Hear Pros, Cons of Deregulating Electricity

AZ Corp Commission expected to hold public meeting about issue early Oct.

Airplane lands at Tucson International Airport

Airline Merge Trial Should Wait, Justice Dept. Says

American Airlines, Tempe-based US Airways wants process to start in Nov; gov. says it needs time to prepare.

Texas Delegation Visits Tucson, Promotes Business in Pharr

City's CFO says it is second busiest commercial port of entry on U.S.-Mexico border.

New Mexico Officials Ask AZ Not to Deregulate Electricity

They fear economic damage in Four Corners Power Plant and surrounding area if retail sales dynamic changes.


Gasoline Prices in AZ Lower for Fourth Consecutive Week

Tucson has the lowest average cost in the state at $3.30 per gallon; state average at $3.42.

Reconstruction of Destroyed Homes in June Yarnell Fire Begins

City's chamber of commerce president said permit for 1st structure was issued; rebuilding starts Sept. 1.

State Revenues Start Fiscal Year on Up Note

Modest $8.7M ahead of budget and 5.4% higher than year earlier, legislative budget committee reports.

row of red houses

Development In Marana Is Booming, Officials Say

Town issued more single family residence permits than any other local gov. in Southern AZ so far this year.

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