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Interviews with Brent DeRaad, CEO of the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with Democratic state Sen. Steve Farley, Republican state Rep. Ethan Orr, and Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson. Read more»

This advertisement was part of the Arizona Office of Tourism’s latest national campaign promoting Arizona.

When former Scottsdale resident Mark Macias used the New York City subway this past winter, he was transported not only between Grand Central Station and Times Square but back to his hometown. Floor-to-ceiling images transformed the shuttle car into an Old West saloon. On the outside of the car, “Step into Scottsdale” was superimposed over images of craggy, cactus-covered mountains. Read more»

City Councilman Paul Cunningham is bringing back roundtable discussions of business issues at the Ward 2 office, beginning with a talk on sports tourism. The roundtable will be Tuesday, March 26 at Eastside City Hall. Read more»

Interviews with Brent DeRaad, CEO of the Metropolitan Tucson Convention and Visitor's Bureau, who talks about the upcoming prime time season for tourism; plus, financial planner Shelly Fishman and former U.S. Army Chief of Staff General John Wickham. Read more»

Gov. Brewer comments on Obam's new immigration policy; a Russell Pearce fundraiser was booted from 3 venues; plus, Rio Nuevo, a one-cent sales tax for education, and possible city bonds for roads. Read more»

Text of Mayor Walkup's 'State of the City' address, as prepared for delivery. "For generations, men and women from all over the world have chosen Tucson to be their home. They choose Tucson for jobs, health, military service, climate, culture, safety, education and inspiration." Read more»