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  • Macy's invites Tucsonans to 'Shop for a Cause'

    Macy's invites Tucsonans to 'Shop for a Cause'

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:14:35 GMT
    For more information, visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Go Red for Women, call (520) 917-7520.
    For more information, visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Go Red for Women, call (520) 917-7520.
  • Sun Link Streetcar debuts

    Sun Link Streetcar debuts

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:00:49 GMT
    The Sun Link Streetcar carried passengers for the first time today. (Source: Tucson News Now)The Sun Link Streetcar carried passengers for the first time today. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Whether or not the Sun Link Streetcar will be transformational is still a question to be answered.
    Whether or not the Sun Link Streetcar will be transformational is still a question to be answered.
  • How national parks help nearby neighborhoods in Arizona

    How national parks help nearby neighborhoods in Arizona

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:41 AM EDT2014-07-20 05:41:28 GMT
    There are 20 national parks and monuments in Arizona that generate hundreds of millions of dollars for local economies around the state, according to a newly released study. Jeffrey Haas stopped at Saguaro National Park with his family Saturday. They’re on a four-week adventure that’s taking them from Arkansas to Arizona and back through Louisiana with plenty of stops in between. Haas said they’re passing up the Grand Canyon for this trip, but there’s plenty for them to see all over Arizon...
    There are 20 national parks and monuments in Arizona that generate hundreds of millions of dollars for local economies around the state, according to a newly released study. Jeffrey Haas stopped at Saguaro National Park with his family Saturday. They’re on a four-week adventure that’s taking them from Arkansas to Arizona and back through Louisiana with plenty of stops in between. Haas said they’re passing up the Grand Canyon for this trip, but there’s plenty for them to see all over Arizon...
  • National, local parks bring economic impact for 2013

    National, local parks bring economic impact for 2013

    Friday, July 18 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-07-19 00:29:34 GMT
    In Tucson, visitors to Saguaro National Park spent $41 million supporting 570 local jobs. 
    In Tucson, visitors to Saguaro National Park spent $41 million supporting 570 local jobs. 
  • City Planning Commission recommends lifting medical marijuana grow house restrictions

    City Planning Commission recommends lifting medical marijuana grow house restrictions

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:14:51 GMT
    The debate over how extensively medical marijuana can be grown and delivered to patients within Tucson city limits was discussed at a public meeting in City Hall Wednesday.The city's Planning Commission approved to recommend several amendments to the city's current medical marijuana regulations, including a proposal to lift floor-space restrictions for off-site cultivation houses in industrial zones. The current ordinance states these grow houses are limited to a maximum of 3,000 square feet ...
    The debate over how extensively medical marijuana can be grown and delivered to patients within Tucson city limits was discussed at a public meeting in City Hall Wednesday.The city's Planning Commission approved to recommend several amendments to the city's current medical marijuana regulations, including a proposal to lift floor-space restrictions for off-site cultivation houses in industrial zones. The current ordinance states these grow houses are limited to a maximum of 3,000 square feet ...
  • Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut

    Microsoft CEO pivots sharply with 18,000 job cut

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:10:02 GMT
    Microsoft says it will eliminate up to 18,000 jobs over the next year as it works on integrating the Nokia devices business it bought in April.
    Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO's sharpest pivot yet away from his predecessor's drive for the company to...
  • Community invited to pet adoption event at Royal Buick

    Community invited to pet adoption event at Royal Buick

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:43:57 GMT
    Camp Bow Wow Tucson is partnering with Royal Buick of Tucson in its “Dog Days of Summer” adoption event at the Royal Buick GMC Cadillac of Tucson at 4635 E. 22nd Street.
    Camp Bow Wow Tucson is partnering with Royal Buick of Tucson in its “Dog Days of Summer” adoption event at the Royal Buick GMC Cadillac of Tucson at 4635 E. 22nd Street.
  • Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers

    Agency toughens protections for pregnant workers

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 9:40 PM EDT2014-07-16 01:40:16 GMT
    For the first time in 30 years, the federal government is issuing new guidelines designed to protect pregnant workers from on-the-job discrimination.
    Pregnant women have new protections against on-the-job discrimination.

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  • S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

    S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:42 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:42:36 GMT
    U.S. stock futures are edging up ahead of the opening bell as investors size up earnings reports from Apple, Boeing and other big companies.
    The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.
  • Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:34:25 GMT
    Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.
    Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, along with its user base.
  • US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

    US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-23 21:32:14 GMT
    Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
    Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
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