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  • Sun Tran labor contract extended until Aug. 6

    Sun Tran labor contract extended until Aug. 6

    Monday, July 28 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-07-28 23:21:17 GMT
    Buses will continue to run as usual through Aug. 6. (Source: Tucson News Now)Buses will continue to run as usual through Aug. 6. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    The current contract was scheduled to expire on July 31.
    The current contract was scheduled to expire on July 31.
  • 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.

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  • $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:00 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:00:35 GMT
    A $1,000-per-pill drug that insurers are reluctant to pay for has quickly become the treatment of choice for a liver-wasting viral disease that affects more than 3 million Americans.
    The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.
  • US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:53:08 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.
    Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks....
  • Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies high

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:28 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:28:27 GMT
    Stronger-than-expected results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
    The little blue bird is flying high. Stronger-than-expected financial results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter.
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