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Southern Arizona's economic development partnership, TREO, announced Tuesday that it is rebranding as "Sun Corridor Inc." and moving from its downtown Tucson offices. The organization's change "will expand its footprint across Southern Arizona," according to a press release. Read more» 3

A study by Pima County suggests that the proposed Interstate 11 connecting Las Vegas with the Phoenix area and the border bypass Tucson through Avra Valley.

Interstate 11, a proposed commerce and trade route from Las Vegas to the Mexican border, could be built in Avra Valley, just west of the Tucson Mountains. Read more» 2

The candidates in the LD10 state Senate race, Frank Antenori (R) and David Bradley (D), square off in a face-to-face interview. Also, TREO head Joe Snell on changes at the economic development agency, and Randy Serraglio of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. Read more»

Interviews with John Huppenthal, state superintendent of public instruction, plus Shelli Hall of the Tucson Film Office, TREO's David Welsh and historian Ken Scoville. Read more»

Accelr8, a biotech company that's developing a rapid pathogen diagnostic instrument, is moving its headquarters from Denver to Tucson, officials announced Thursday. Read more»

Walt Setzer, Republican candidate for Pima County sheriff, RNC Committeeman Bruce Ash, and TucsonCitizen.com administrator Mark Evans each talked politics. Read more»

Cunningham in 2010.

City Councilman Paul Cunningham's behavior toward a trio to female city employees while on a May junket was sexual harassment, said a city report. Cunningham admitted "acting unprofessionally and making inappropriate comments" in a statement. (with full report) Read more» 1

Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachick, Southern Arizona Business Coalition's Bill Assenmacher and Rick Grinnell, and Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel with CD8 election analysis. Read more»

Today on Buckmaster — Former Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup, Children's Action Alliance's Penelope Jacks, TREO's Laura Shaw, and University of Arizona climate researcher Zack Guido. Read more»

Cunningham in 2010.

TucsonSentinel.com exclusive: Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham, embroiled in a controversy over sexual comments allegedly made while on an official trip, said Thursday that he has sought help for a drinking problem. (updated) Read more» 1

City Attorney Mike Rankin has asked the city Equal Opportunity Office to investigate an incident two weeks ago in which Councilman Paul Cunningham allegedly made sexual remarks to female city staffers. Read more»

Cunningham in 2010.

Sexual comments allegedly made by Councilman Paul Cunningham while on a junket in San Diego two weeks ago have sparked at least one colleague to suggest he consider resigning. City officials said no complaint has been filed, but Councilwoman Karin Uhlich said he should think about stepping down. Read more» 3

We've got newsmaker interviews with Joe Snell of TREO and Kathy Arnold of Rosemont Copper. Read more»

For decades we have relied upon selling houses and cars to the next person to move to the region, rather than focusing on creating, retaining, expanding & attracting primary jobs to our region. By focusing on housing as our growth driver, we ignored building a diversified sustainable economy. These unprecedented times must spur us to action. 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»