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Download App to Track Streetcar

If you'd like to track the streetcar and you have a smartphone, you're in luck. The Tucson Streetcar Tracker, developed by Dallan Porter at the University of Arizona, is useful if you want to figure out how long it will take for the streetcar to show up at the stop where you're waiting.

Study: Tucson Allows Stressed Parents to Find Work/Life Balance

Tucson is among the top four cities where parents have the opportunity to balance their work and personal lives, according to a new study from MarketWatch.

Factors taken into consideration included affordable housing in good school districts, low unemployment rates, weather, arts and culture, entertainment, parks, childcare costs, and more.

Tucson Jazz Festival Begins This Week

The HSL Properties Tucson Jazz Festival begins this week, kicking off nearly two weeks of jazz at Downtown Tucson venues and surrounding areas, through Jan. 24.

This year's festival opens Thursday at the Fox Tucson Theatre with NEA Jazz Master saxophonist Jimmy Heath performing his arrangements with the Tucson Jazz Institute Ellington Band.

Other events include the free Downtown Jazz Fiesta on Martin Luther King Day, New Orleans-style jazz, piano jazz, and more.

Tucson Firefighters Enter Battle of the Bands

Four current and retired firefighters from the Tucson Fire Department (TFD) hope to compete against other firefighters across the country for an opportunity to perform at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis during the Fire Department Instructor Conference in April.

Known as The Turnouts, the TFD band is encouraging people to watch its video (below) and cast a vote online.

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