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The Tucson Weekly, Inside Tucson Business and Explorer have been sold to a Phoenix-area newspaper chain. Time Media Group has a pattern of buying small publications and cutting staff even further. Read more» 1

Gibson

Dan Gibson, editor of the Tucson Weekly, is stepping down to take a position with Visit Tucson, the nonprofit tourism promotion agency. Gibson announced the move on his personal Facebook page Wednesday, saying he'll leave the desk at the alt-weekly later this month. Read more»

Doug Biggers, former Rialto Theatre honcho and the driving force behind the ongoing transformation of the Bisbee Royale, has stepped down as managing director of that project. Biggers said the commute between Tucson and Bisbee made impossible his continuing involvement in the million-dollar renovation. Read more» 1

The Bisbee Royale

"Now we've got a name and we're ready to rock 'n' roll!" was the word this afternoon on the Facebook page of the newly dubbed Bisbee Royale, a nightclub-in-the-making that's helmed by Rialto Theatre head Doug Biggers. Read more»