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Located 118 miles southeast of Phoenix and 60 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border, Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo." Much of Tucson's economic development has been centered on the development of the University of Arizona, which is currently the second largest employer in the city. Tucson was probably first visited by Paleo-Indians, known to have been in southern Arizona by about 12,000 years ago.

Population: 541811
Local Newspapers: Arizona Daily Star
Local Sports Teams: Tucson Sidewinders (Triple A Baseball) UA (Wildcats)
Local Colleges: University of Arizona

Zip Codes associated with tucson, arizona: 85648 85701 85704 85705 85706 85708 85710 85711 85712 85713 85714 85715 85718 85719 85730 85735 85736 85737 85739 85741 85742 85743 85745 85746 85747 85748 85749 85750
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Tucson News
Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial

Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's Legislative session. The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson, Arizona, left six dead and 13 injured, including the former congresswoman.

Sierra Vista man faces multiple charges for two shooting incidents

SIERRA VISTA, AZ - Police arrested a Sierra Vista man last week in connection with two shooting incidents earlier this month. According to a news release from the Sierra Vista Police Department, 18-year-old Tres Wick was arrested on Thursday, May 18, for a drive-by shooting earlier that morning.

Cienega grads stranded before senior trip

TUCSON, AZ - Students, parents and administrators at Cienega High School want to know why this year's senior trip fell through and what happened to the tens of thousands of dollars they paid for it. Seventy-four students and more than a dozen adult chaperones waited in the parking lot of the high school until the early morning hours.

Arizona football recruiting SitRep: The Wildcats land their fifth commit of 2018

This past week for the Arizona Wildcats has been slower on the recruiting front than previous weeks. They did, however, add another solid piece to the current class.

Report: GOP congress members facing threats for Trump support

There are several Republican members of Congress who are facing threats, and have seen people be arrested, for their support of President Donald Trump's agenda. Most of the targets appears to be either freshmen, like Tennessee Congressman David Kustoff and Virginia Congressman Tom Garrett Jr., or those in swing districts like Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally.

Wellness Executives Question Hotel Chains' Capabilities in the Sector

Everyone in hospitality, it seems, is focusing on more wellness offerings, whether through mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, or enhanced programming - but what do the wellness vets think? Does this trend have staying power or is it just a fad? Wellness is one of those catchall terms that encompasses a number of things: health, fitness, nutrition, mindfulness, you name it. But it's also a sector that's being closely watched by many of the biggest names in the hospitality industry, too, as well as destinations such as Beverly Hills, California.

Winemakers celebrate "growing business" after wildfire worries

TUCSON, AZ - A celebratory atmosphere was in order in Cochise County, and it was hard to be in a melancholy mood with a full glass of wine. In fact, it was a festival filled with full glasses, and winemakers talking about a business that is growing.

School Supervision of Asthma Meds May Not Improve Asthma Control

ATS 2017, WASHINGTON, DCa' Supervising the use of inhaled corticosteroids in elementary school children with asthma may not improve asthma symptoms, prevent school absences or reduce health care use, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference. Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial of a comprehensive school-based asthma program among 361 children, most of whom were from Hispanic and low-income families, living in Tucson, Arizona.

Gamecocks Fall to No. 2 Seed Arizona 5-0

TUCSON, Ariz. - No. 5/5 Arizona took advantage of South Carolina's mistakes and claimed a 5-0 win to advance into the Tucson Regional finals on Sunday with a 5-0 win on Saturday afternoon at Hillenbrand Stadium.

Happening Now: Traffic accident closes part of Grant

TUCSON, AZ - A stretch of Grant road is closed because of a traffic accident. The Tucson Police Department said the northbound and southbound lanes of Grant Road near 1st Avenue are closed on Saturday night while crews cleanup the scene of a crash.

Get ready, Phoenix! Valley expected to hit 100 degrees by Sunday, more warm weather on the way

Get ready, Phoenix! Valley expected to hit 100 degrees by Sunday, more warm weather on the way Phoenix will hit 100 degrees on Sunday, and only continue to warm up during the week. Check out this story on Junior Casselman fishes at Papago Park in Phoenix, where the temperature has passed 100 degrees, on May 4, 2017.

Victims Services Alliance program seeks more volunteers

KRQE News 13 checked on the new program that launched this month and learned dozens of people have stepped forward to help out. But they need more and this is why.

Metro Week

Sales tax: what's next: Tucson voters decided Tuesday to raise the city sales tax, we'll interview City Manager Mike Ortega about the next steps for using that money on police and fire equipment, plus road repairs. Decriminalizing Mental Illness: Pima County is half-way through a grant aimed at reducing the jail population.

Sierra Vista school evacuated after threat

SIERRA VISTA, AZ - A school in Sierra Vista was evacuated Friday morning, May 19, because of a bomb threat. According to a post on the Center for Academic Success Facebook page, all buildings on the campus at 900 Carmelita Drive were evacuated and police are investigating.

Just a tiny number of autonomous cars can have a big impact on traffic flow

If you're of the opinion that the traffic problems associated with human drivers will only cease when the majority of vehicles on the road are autonomous, think again! According to a recent study carried out at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , having just 5 percent of cars on the road be autonomous vehicles could eliminate stop-and-go waves of traffic - and all the accident risk and fuel inefficiency that comes with it. "We wondered what would happen if we tried to use the emerging connected and automated vehicle technologies at low penetration rates to influence the overall traffic flow," Daniel Work , the assistant professor who served as lead researcher on the project, told Digital Trends.

Hope you're planning ahead for this year's eclipse

It's been nearly 100 years since the last total solar eclipse across the United States from the Pacific to the Atlantic. Get ready for another in August Below is an illustration of the June 8, 1918 total solar eclipse.

Drug sniffing K9 assists in traffic stop, finds cocaine in truck

TUCSON, AZ - While participating in Operation Countermeasure, Border Patrol agents from the Tucson Station and deputies with the Pima County Sheriff's Department pulled over a truck for a traffic violation. According to a CBP statement at 9:40 a.m. Thursday, May 18 the truck was pulled over on Interstate 10 near Marana for a traffic violation.

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