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Is your drive home less than smooth? Use our mapping tool from SeeClickFix to report everything from potholes and graffiti to broken streetlights and overgrown weeds and keep watch over your neighborhood... Read more»

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Analysts: Tucson will be 9th hottest housing market in 2017

Tucson will be the ninth hottest housing market in 2017, while metro Phoenix will be number one, real estate analysts forecast.... Read more»

Freezing temperatures loom Tues & Weds nights

Jack Frost is preparing to nip at the noses of many Tucsonans, with the Weather Service warning about coming freezing temperatures, especially Tuesday and Wednesday nights. On Mt. Lemmon, 2-4 inches of snow fell Sunday night, but colder temperatures are moving in.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Monsanto deal no dirtier than recent Pima County triumphs

Tucson can't claim purity of progressive essence with a cash-for-jobs economic development model that heralds the coming Caterpillar's mining division and expansion of Raytheon's missile factory. But the county does have a way to provide clarity to corporate "bad boys."... Read more»2

Deportations could hit real estate markets in Az, nation

If the mass deportations promised by President-elect Donald Trump take place, the housing market could take a significant hit as undocumented immigrant homeowners are foreclosed on: an impact of roughly $906.3 billion across the United States. In Arizona, the hit would be $23.7 billion.... Read more»

Trump's infrastructure plan dwarfed by estimates of need

If President-elect Donald Trump is successful with his proposed $1 trillion, 10-year program to fix America’s disintegrating and inadequate infrastructure, the states have a list of critical projects handy for him. And while a trillion could be a decent down payment, it’s not nearly enough.... Read more»

2017 could bring a lot of talk about increasing sales taxes

Tucson and Pima County residents could see up to four proposals for sales-tax increases next year — to pay for for road repairs, police and fire equipment, preschool subsidies and property-tax cuts.... Read more»1

Sales of Tucson apartments surge 236 percent

Sales of Tucson apartment complexes have soared this year, largely because of California investors who are attracted to the region’s improving economy, relatively low prices and opportunities for profits, says ABI Multifamily, a Phoenix brokerage company.... Read more»

No holiday for fliers: Sky Harbor likely among busiest for Thanksgiving

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is expected to be among the 10 busiest airports in the nation this Thanksgiving, when as many as 27.3 million people are expected to board a U.S. airline for their holiday travel.... Read more»

Fewer empty stores, offices in Tucson's improving economy

One of the strongest signs that metro Tucson’s economy is improving is the increased number of businesses and tenants filling up its offices, industrial space, stores and apartments. Occupancy rates for all four major commercial real estate sectors improved in the third quarter, reaching their highest levels in years.... Read more»

2k more Raytheon jobs could almost return company to 2009 level

A much-hyped expansion by missile manufacturer Raytheon could bump the company's local workforce nearly back to employment levels seen in 2009. The region's largest private employer could add nearly 2,000 jobs, bringing it to about 11,500 workers. In 2009, Raytheon reported more than 12,000 Tucson employees.... Read more»

Mayor: Oro Valley not just for retirees anymore

The town of Oro Valley has long lost its status as a retirement community and now aims to be a family-friendly town for people of all ages, Mayor Satish Hiremath said Thursday.... Read more»

Enviros challenge states to use VW funds to boost electric vehicle use

Environmental advocates are challenging Arizona and states across the Southwest to use funds from a potential Volkswagen lawsuit settlement to invest in electric-vehicle charging stations and to electrify public transit.... Read more»

Police ID woman killed jaywalking across Oracle Rd.

A 34-year-old woman died Tuesday night after she was struck by a car while crossing North Oracle Road just north of Prince. Eugenia Calnimptewa was taken to the hospital, where she was later pronounced dead, authorities said.... Read more»

VW settlement of emissions case could mean millions for Arizona

The state of Arizona could get up to $53 million for clean-air programs as part of a $14.7 billion settlement of a U.S. government lawsuit that charged Volkswagen rigged its “clean diesel” vehicles to cheat on emissions tests.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Sunshine Mile born to die for progress

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has tagged Broadway between Euclid and Country Club as an endangered place alongside San Francisco's Embarcadero, the Louisiana steamship the Delta Queen, the James River in Virginia and See's Candy on Broadway. One of these things doesn't belong.... Read more»2

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