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TUCSON, Ariz. –Ride Sun Tran buses or the Sun Link streetcar to 2nd Saturdays Downtown on Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14, a convenient and cost-effective travel option.
Several Sun Tran bus routes serve the downtown area. Please note if riding Sun Tran to weekend events, some routes discontinue service prior to events ending. Please call customer service or visit for trip planning assistance.

D-M deploys 1,100 Airmen around the globe

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz.— Approximately 1,100 Airmen have been tasked to deploy from D-M during the first three months of 2015, more than twice the normal amount.Typically, the base would have around 500 Airmen deployed at any given time which makes this deployment a significant increase.This deployment includes Airmen from the 563rd Rescue Group, 55th Electronic Combat Group, 355th Mission Support Group and the 354th Fighter Squadron, including 12 A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft. 

Kayla Mueller

At a press conference this afternoon, Governor Ducey ordered that Arizona State flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff today, February 10, until sunset tomorrow, February 11, in honor of Kayla Mueller, a dedicated humanitarian aid worker and citizen of Arizona.

Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

NewsNet 02-10-15

Local experts discuss what's next for downtown development

Tucson Gem and Mineral Show® kicks off Thursday

A dozen new companies get support from local business incubator

Registration underway for 3-on-3 basketball tournament

Sun Tran service changes begin Sunday

(Cherrybell) Postal Center Update

The United States Postal Service swore in Megan Brennan as the new Postmaster General on Monday, Feb. 1, 2015. In a letter to employees, Brennan, cited the momentum the organization is experiencing as an opportunity to create change. She reinforced, however, the need to “reorient” the business strategies to meet the “demands of tomorrow’s workplace.” (Link to letter:

Newsnet - 2/9/15

CITY REVS UP ROAD REPAIRS UNDER BOND PROGRAM - The City of Tucson plans to start work this month on several projects related to the $100 million Road Recovery bond project. The voter-approved road work includes milling and paving operations, with the first of the projects being the upgrade of Stone Avenue, from Grant to Fort Lowell roads. That project begins the final week of February, with the work being performed Sunday through Thursday, 6 p.m.-7 a.m. Other road work will follow in March, and several more bond-funded projects will occur in the spring.

NewsNet 02-09-15

City revs up road repairs under bond program

Residents scoring big deals on City surplus property (video)

Citizens invited to take part in transportation academy

Downtown intersection improvements to cause temporary travel restrictions

Enjoy food trucks downtown tomorrow

Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue Intersection Travel Restrictions

On Monday, February 9, 2015 and Tuesday, February 10, 2015, crews from Southern Arizona Paving and Construction Co., under contract with the City of Tucson Department of Transportation, will begin backfilling open trenches on travel lanes at the Sixth Avenue and Toole Avenue intersection. This work will require travel lane restrictions at various legs of the intersection. This work will take place from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. 

NewsNet 02-06-15

Free gem show shuttle takes you to a world of treasures

Kid-friendly community bike rides scheduled for this month

Tucson’s Conserve to Enhance (C2E) program’s 2015 grant cycle underway

Ways to stay safe at home

Tucson Symphony Orchestra at TCC this weekend

NewsNet 02-05-15

Pension Update Given at Mayor and Council Meeting

Mayor Earns Award for Role in National Healthy Communities Campaign

Tucson Police Department Plays Part in Rescuing Neglected Dog

Practice Pedestrian Safety During Tourist Season

Landfill and Recycling Plan Tours Available on Valentie's Day


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