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The boundaries for the expansion of the city's 'Thrive in the 05' initiative. The expansion is a four-year plan to improve the East 29th Street Corridor.

A plan to improve an area along East 29th Street was OKed by the Tucson City Council as an offshoot of a four-year-old initiative to revitalize part of the 85705 ZIP code. Read more» 1

Tucson has created a 24/7 telephone line for those facing homelessness, to provide information about available assistance programs, such as shelters, food banks, and more. Read more»

The press run for the final edition of the Tucson Citizen newspaper, May 16, 2009.

The hulking machinery at the Tucson Newspapers plant will rumble Sunday, as ink is rolled on paper for the last copies of a local daily newspaper to be printed here. The Arizona Daily Star is shifting production to Phoenix. Read more» 1

The final press run of the Tucson Citizen, May 15, 2009.

The Arizona Daily Star will shut down its local press and print its newspaper in Phoenix, trucking copies to Tucson daily. Sixty jobs will be lost in the pressroom when the hulking three-story machine grinds to a halt in May, and the Star is seeking a much smaller office. Read more» 4

A list of household names on the Arizona Daily Star staff must soon decide if they'll stay on the job — the newspaper's corporate owners have offered buyouts for older workers, with potential layoffs pending if not enough staffers accept. Read more» 3