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Arizona Trucking Association President Tony Bradley says one good thing may have come out of the closure of a section of Interstate 10 last week – it could point up the need to fix the nation’s infrastructure.... Read more»   

A trio of mountain lions frequenting a cave near Tucson, and a raccoon making off like a bandit with a bunny meant for a fox's dinner are featured in recent videos shot by a local big-game guide.... Read more»   

Friday night, FC Tucson had an emphatic win over Kitsap Pumas, arguably the best team in the country. The euphoria wasn't enough for Saturday. Los Tucsonenses left the field at the final whistle down 2 – 1 to the visiting Sounders U23 in the Western Conference Finals.... Read more»   

Interstate 10 reopened Friday after a five-day closure, but not soon enough for businesses in western Arizona and eastern California that depend on the highway.... Read more»   

Beginning next month, the rugged 6-mile stretch of Silverbell Road between Goret and Ina roads will be getting a fresh layer of asphalt.... Read more»   

Do novels about the drug war glorify violence? The best-selling author of 'The Cartel' says he wrestles with the question constantly.... Read more»   

A caravan of San Carlos Apache members sang and prayed in Washington Tuesday for the preservation of sacred sites in southeast Arizona.... Read more»   

If you're not registered to vote, or have recently moved, Monday is the deadline to make sure you can cast a ballot in next month's primary election in Tucson. Of course, there aren't any contested primary races, with three Republicans set to challenge three Democratic incumbents on the City Council in November, and the mayor running unopposed.... Read more»   

A much-heralded reporter and author who spent much of his life chronicling the people and places of the Southwestern Desert will be honored Saturday as a community center on Mt. Lemmon is named for Chuck Bowden, who died last August.... Read more»   

The protest to preserve Oak Flat turned heated Wednesday as San Carlos Apache tribal members, rallying at the Capitol, vowed to do whatever it takes to reverse a deal to turn Oak Flat over to a mining company.... Read more»   

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Businesses hope I-10 closure is road-funding ‘wakeup call’ to Congress

Arizona Trucking Association President Tony Bradley says one good thing may have come out of the closure of a section of Interstate 10 last week – it could point up the need to fix the nation’s infrastructure.... Read more»

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Ducey plan no quick fix for Az education funding

Gov. Ducey's proposal to generate an additional $2 billion for Arizona’s cash-strapped education system by tapping the Permanent Land Endowment Trust Fund is not the quick fix that was hoped for. In fact, it’s not even much of a fix.... Read more»1

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How the 'embarrassing' gas tax impasse explains Washington

In 1993, the Dow Jones industrial average was still well under 4,000, the best-selling car in the country was the Ford Taurus, and the average cost of a Major League Baseball ticket was under $10. That was also the year that Congress last raised the federal tax on gasoline.... Read more»

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FC Tucson ends tournament run with loss to Sounders

Friday night, FC Tucson had an emphatic win over Kitsap Pumas, arguably the best team in the country. The euphoria wasn't enough for Saturday. Los Tucsonenses left the field at the final whistle down 2 – 1 to the visiting Sounders U23 in the Western Conference Finals.... Read more»

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Win tickets to Hippiefest at the Fox

The Grateful Dead wound up 50 years of music this past weekend, but echos of the '60s will continue Thursday night at the Fox Theatre as the Family Stone, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels and Badfinger with Joey Molland hit the stage. Here's your chance to win tickets!... Read more»12

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