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  Black Friday off to quiet start in Tucson area

In normal times, Black Friday draws millions of shoppers eager to get started on their holiday spending. These are not normal times.

  One-of-a-kind technology created in Tucson

  Two Tucson Mexican restaurants facing two different realities

Stocks have their worst day in a month as virus cases surge

Pima County opens another round of PPE for small businesses

  City cracks down on food delivery services

The Meet Rack closing its doors, selling off memorabilia

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  Support local businesses during Sonoran Restaurant Week

  Aluminum can shortage affects local breweries

Amazon says its COVID-19 cases are lower than expected

  US to block palm oil imports from Malaysia after forced labor investigations

  Pima County launches small business grant program to help with COVID 19 expenses

Pima County applications for small business program grant open Sep. 25

Deadline for La. residents to claim IRS stimulus check is Oct. 15

Thousands of Louisiana residents are leaving money on the table, according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

  The origins of Old Tucson, as told by the founder’s wife

Carolyn Shelton remembers her late husband, Bob Shelton, and the legacy he left behind at Old Tucson.

  Tucson sisters celebrate mother who paved way to success

September 15 marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

  Personal shoppers help at annual Just Between Friends sale

The Just Between Friends consignment sale is being held at 4881 North Stone Avenue, which is near River Road.

  Sun Tran may resume charging transit fares in late September

Christie’s Cabaret ordered to close immediately for non-compliance, Tucson

  Looking to buy or sell housing? Getting a proper appraisal may benefit your experience

TEP extends relief to customers through end of year

  Coffee shop owner arrested at Board of Supervisors meeting

UPDATE: New details on why Tucson strip club forced to close

  Buyers face house hunting hurdles as bidding wars become the norm

A local realtor advises home buyers to be patient and proactive.

  Local video store closing as COVID-19 takes toll on businesses

Local video store closing after being open for almost 30 years.

  Passenger numbers climb as Tucson airport releases recovery plan

The airport has seen a significant uptick in passenger numbers compared to its slowest day in April.

  Demand for housing in Tucson market outpaces supply

14,000 to 32,000 lots are needed over the next five years to keep up with the demand.

AZ Department of Gaming reports huge decrease in tribal contributions

On Sep. 1, The Arizona Department of Gaming reported $13.9 million in Tribal Gaming Contributions for the first quarter of the 2021 Fiscal Year.

AZ liquor and health departments taking reopening of bars seriously

Bottled Blonde and Casa Amigos were both shutdown by AZDHS and AZDLLC one day after they reopened, Scottsdale, AZ.

UA professor discusses current state of stock market in Tucson

Chris Lamoureux, Diamond Professor in Finance at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management says those looking to save might face more risk.

  Reid Park Zoo ready to reopen Friday

New additions, including a baby elephant and five baby meerkats, will greet families, but so will new policies.

Pima County bars, gyms and movie theaters could reopen Thursday

Bars, gyms and movie theaters in Pima County could re-open as soon as this week. The official announcement is expected on Thursday.

COMMENTARY: Shop while supporting your local community

National Thrift Shop Day is August 17

CVS Health to hire hundred across AZ, high demand for pharmacy technicians

On Wednesday, Aug 12, CVS Health announced the hiring of approximately 300 new jobs throughout Arizona in the coming months.

  Sidestepping Congress, Trump says he will act to deliver Americans another stimulus

The president wants to extend the $600 weekly benefit to unemployed Americans.

White House, GOP agree on virus testing in new aid bill

With millions out of work and a potential wave of evictions ahead, the severity of the prolonged virus outbreak is testing Washington's ability to respond.

GOP splits as virus aid package could swell past $1 trillion

President Donald Trump’s negotiators fanned out on Capitol Hill Tuesday over a new COVID-19 aid package as divisions between the White House and Senate Republicans pushed talks into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office to deal with the mounting crisis.

Sur La Table closing 56 stores, seeking bankruptcy protection

Cookware and kitchen chain Sur La Table is closing 56 of its 121 stores as it seeks bankruptcy protection, the latest retail casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wells Fargo launches $400 million small business recovery effort

The company donates all processing fees from Paycheck Protection Program to nonprofits helping entrepreneurs, minority-owned businesses.

Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help available

Renters are nearing the end of their financial rope.

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

The government handed out $521 billion through the paycheck protection program, a crucial piece of the government's $2 trillion rescue package.

Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review

A federal judge ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down, pending an environmental review.

Audit: US sent $1.4B in virus stimulus payments to dead people

Nearly 1.1 million coronavirus relief payments totaling some $1.4 billion went to dead people, a government watchdog reported Thursday.

US job market’s modest improvement may be stalling

Now, a sudden resurgence of COVID-19 cases is threatening to derail what had looked like the start of an economic recovery.

JCPenney at El Con Shopping Center in Tucson closing for good

The move is part of the company's plans after filling for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Village Inn closes Marana location due to COVID-19 outbreak

The Village Inn in Marana has permanently closed.

If didn’t file your taxes, here’s how you can apply for a stimulus check

People who don’t have to file taxes and those who haven’t filed in a while can still get a stimulus check.

  Stimulus payments from IRS start next week

The first funds will go to people who have filed tax returns for the last two years and have authorized direct deposit.

HIRING NOW: Website helps workers, employers find each other

A new website called Pipeline AZ was launched April 9 to help people find work quickly.

  Rio Nuevo to offer stimulus plan to help Tucson businesses through COVID-19 closures

The plan will help local businesses through COVID-19-related closures.

  FACT FINDERS: Will you get a stimulus check if you haven’t filed taxes in a while? It depends.

Many viewers have asked us if they will get a stimulus check if they haven't filed their taxes in a while.

Economic stimulus checks: What you need to know

Payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.

Tucson Mayor Romero advises residents to stay home, orders nonessential business to close

Tucson Mayor Regina Romero is advising residents to stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak.

Federal student loan borrowers can put their payments on hold amid coronavirus emergency

In response to the coronavirus emergency, federal student loan borrowers can put their loans on hold for two months.

Arizona extends deadline to file state taxes due to COVID-19

The Arizona Department of Revenue extended the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes to July 15.

Gov. Ducey activates National Guard to help grocery stores

The National Guard will help out grocery stores and food banks with high demand.

U.S. Department of Labor offers dislocated worker grants

The U.S. Department of Labor announced the availability of up to $100 million to help address the workforce-related impacts of the coronavirus.

Dow surges 5% on hopes for central bank help on the economy

Gloomy forecasts for the world economy have hurt sentiment amid the coronavirus outbreak.

NerdWallet: When the market drops, play the long game with retirement savings

Trying to ignore market free falls is not a bad strategy, especially when it comes to a long-term goal like retirement.

  Tucson real estate broker expects COVID-19 to impact housing market

One broker said people should sell now and buy later.

Dow drops more than 1,000 as outbreak threatens the economy

U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, following a sell-off in overseas markets, as a surge in virus cases and a worrisome spread of the disease outside China sent investors running for safety.

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

  Watching Your Wallet: How to become a 401(k) millionaire

From using a specialized retirement plan to considering using a "robo advisor," experts explain how you can grow your retirement savings.

  Costly Care: Medicare charged hundreds more than drug’s cost at cash value

A man noticed his insurance paid all of one medication, but then he discovered the federal government was billed hundreds more than market value.

Sears at Tucson Mall closing doors, liquidation sale begins this week

The Sears at the Tucson Mall will be close for good by mid April, a company spokesman said.

  Thornydale widening put on hold for now

In 1997, voters passed a bond package which included the widening of a section of North Thornydale from two to four lanes.

DON’T FALL FOR IT! Authorities across country warn of text scams

Law enforcement agencies across the country are warning people about a new twist on an old text scam.

City of Phoenix delays start of rideshare fees at Sky Harbor

Uber has said it would pull out of Sky Harbor at the end of the month if the rideshare fee increases went into effect.

TCC hosts Just Between Friends Spring event

Admission is $2 Thursday and free Friday and Saturday.

Gov. Ducey proposes $12.3 billion spending plan, sends money to best and poorest schools

Gov. Doug Ducey proposed a $12.3 billion spending plan Friday that would send more money to Arizona’s best-performing and poorest schools while boosting the budget for repairing schools and building new ones.

BROOKE’S BARGAINS: Options getting free help to prepare your taxes

The IRS starts processing tax returns Jan 27 and there are few options to get your taxes prepared at no cost.

Gov. Ducey calls for changes to state prison system, veteran tax cut

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suggested several changes for the state's corrections system.

Police warning: Don’t abbreviate 2020

Law enforcement said writing out 2020 in full will protect documents from being modified.

Huckelberry: Feds reject county’s request to use Operation Stonegarden funds for humanitarian aid

Pima County was asking for $200,000 for humanitarian aid.

  Watching Your Wallet: Make smart money moves before 2020

From maxing out retirement contributions to checking your car insurance rates, experts say there are a few smart financial steps to take before the new year starts.

LIST: Holiday return policies for major retailers

If you received a Christmas gift you didn’t want or need, returning it isn’t straight forward anymore.

Kroger credit card system goes down companywide on Christmas Eve

Customers are reporting issues at stores across the country on Twitter.

Holiday hours for stores in southern Arizona

There are a few options if you forget to pick up those last-minute presents.

  Christmas shoppers still dashing to cash register

Americans are expected to spend more than ever before on Christmas gifts this year, according to a recent report by Gallup, with more than half of shoppers buying presents the final week before Christmas.

Banner Health agrees to huge settlement for 2016 data breach

A Phoenix-based health provider has agreed to settle a lawsuit over a computer data breach that may have compromised health and personal data of about 3 million patients, employees, health insurance customers and others.

Mexico reaffirms rejection of US labor inspectors

Mexico is raising objections to an amendment demanded by US Democrats and accepted by the Trump administration.