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After 11 years, activists & owners still digging into legal battle over Rosemont Mine

A proposal for a massive open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson will be back in court this month as opponents challenge permits for the project, the latest twist in the battle over the Rosemont Mine.... Read more»

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Education

Business & education group urges reform of school-finance system

A system for tracking school expenditures and whether money spent on specific programs improves student performance would make schools more efficient and accountable, according to a group of business and education leaders.... Read more»

Play dates

Gaming with girls? Yep, if you're willing to pay

Sick of playing online games with a bunch of dudes? Now you can play with an attractive girl – for a fee.... Read more»

Household budget

Tucson No. 8 in household spending

Tucson ranked No. 8 in the U.S. in overall household expenses in a study by Bundle.com.... Read more»

Google departs China: the view from Beijing

Google has finally made its move, shifting searches from China to Hong Kong more than two months after threatening to quit China over hacking and censorship. ... Read more»

Do you speak American?

When a blond French management consultant meets with potential American clients, everything seems to be going well. Yet, after she begins speaking, some executives have decided on the spot not to hire her. ... Read more»

Need security in Guatemala? Hire a private guard

A year ago, Domingo Castillo Yoc lived with three siblings and his parents in a rural village. Today, he stands guard in front of a small shipping business in a dodgy neighborhood in Guatemala City.... Read more»

Julia Alexandratou

Pop star's porn video distracts Greeks from economic crisis

What economic crisis? Greece focuses on porn movie by pop star Julia Alexandratou.... Read more»

Economy

Germany: Responsible for Europe's crisis?

Germans are shocked to hear their thrifty ways blamed for causing the euro's instability.... Read more»

Traffic

See Grant Rd. plan at Wednesday open house

Check out the planned improvements to Grant Road at an open house Wednesday evening.... Read more»

Gannett CEO paid $4.7 million after mass layoffs, Citizen closure

Craig Dubow, the CEO of Gannett Inc., was paid $4.7 million in 2009, a year that saw the newspaper chain layoff thousands and close the 138-year-old Tucson Citizen.... Read more»4

Loopholes, unanswered questions in details of Dodd bill

The fine print in the sweeping overhaul of the U.S. financial system proposed by Sen. Christopher Dodd reveals loopholes, ambiguities and unanswered questions about some key players – among them a new consumer protection bureau, credit-rating companies and payday lenders.... Read more»

Sunset Magazine calls Tucson a 'town of the future'

Tucson's "innovative building" has helped the city make Sunset Magazine's list of 20 towns of the future.... Read more»

Cooking up a career

Az culinary school enrollment picking up steam

Culinary schools throughout Southern Arizona are seeing a significant increase in enrollment and demand due to popular television cooking shows, movies and the recession.... Read more»

Comic: Kimjongilia

The Talented Mr. Kim

Kim Jong-il is widely known to have shot 38 under par in his first ever game of golf, but he's more than just a pretty face.... Read more»

Comic: Tilting at windmills

Eric Schmidt's daddy

Google C.E.O. Eric Schmidt may think he's negotiating with China to allow Google to deliver search unfiltered search results, but there's only one possible outcome.... Read more»

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