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  • Tucson welcomes first bitcoin machine in AZ

    Tucson welcomes first bitcoin machine in AZ

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:48 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:48:32 GMT
    The market is known for being volatile and there is really no regulation for it. Only a few people have a handle on it.
    The market is known for being volatile and there is really no regulation for it. Only a few people have a handle on it.
  • Why ex-employees make great hires

    Why ex-employees make great hires

    These so-called "boomerang" employees already know how your company runs, which puts them far ahead of new hires.
    These so-called "boomerang" employees already know how your company runs, which puts them far ahead of new hires.
  • Appeals court ruling on tax credits for the Affordable Care Act

    Appeals court ruling on tax credits for the Affordable Care Act

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-07-22 15:24:41 GMT
    A federal appeals court just ruled the law only allows tax credits if the person has signed up through a state-run exchange. 
    A federal appeals court just ruled the law only allows tax credits if the person has signed up through a state-run exchange. 
  • 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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  • Oil price slips below $102 a barrel

    Oil price slips below $102 a barrel

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-07-25 06:31:59 GMT
    By The Associated Press The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.
    By The Associated Press The price of oil slipped below $102 a barrel on Friday, falling for a second day after spiking on lower U.S. inventories and tensions in the Ukraine and the Middle East.
  • Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

    Family feud sparks revolt at grocery store chain

    Friday, July 25 2014 2:03 AM EDT2014-07-25 06:03:40 GMT
    It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
    It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Friday, July 25 2014 1:55 AM EDT2014-07-25 05:55:46 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.
    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.
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