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  Sun Tran may resume charging transit fares in late September

The Tucson City Council will decide next week whether to start charging transit fares again on September 28, 2020.

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

LOOKING FOR WORK? Here’s a list of who’s hiring in southern Arizona

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

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

  Passenger numbers climb as Tucson airport releases recovery plan

  Demand for housing in Tucson market outpaces supply

AZ Department of Gaming reports huge decrease in tribal contributions

AZ liquor and health departments taking reopening of bars seriously

UA professor discusses current state of stock market in Tucson

  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

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

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

Sur La Table closing 56 stores, seeking bankruptcy protection

Wells Fargo launches $400 million small business recovery effort

Renters face financial cliff ahead; limited help available

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.

  Fourth Avenue Winter Street Fair reaches major milestone

The Fourth Avenue Street Fair began in 1969 and has been getting bigger and bigger each year.

Lawmakers introduce bill they hope will help new parents

The “Advancing Support for Working Families Act" would allow families to get an advance of up to $5,000 for the child tax credit in the first year after a birth or adoption.

  KOLD INVESTIGATES: Meet the businesswoman who came out of retirement to save El Tour de Tucson

Money issues plagued El Tour de Tucson, but a new CEO is turning things around for Tucson's largest sporting event.

  BROOKE’S BARGAINS: Saving your food, and your wallet

The average American family tosses 40% of their food budget, which amounts to $1,500 per year.

Costco says $75 coupons are a scam

If you’re on Facebook a lot, chances are you’ve seen Costco coupons circulating this week.

Missed Opportunity: Federal initiative meant to help poor neighborhoods benefits the rich

Neighborhoods with an average income of about six-figures are labeled “distressed” by the federal government.

Lyft program offers free rides to job interviews and first three weeks of employment

Lyft has started a new program offering free rides to and from job interviews.

Huge riverfront project could be coming to west side of Tucson

According to Rio Nuevo, The Bautista will be a mixed-use facility on the Santa Cruz River between Congress and Cushing streets.

  Vice President Mike Pence talks campaign, Ukraine, politics and border security

Vice President Mike Pence was Arizona Wednesday and Thursday and promised more visits in the coming months.

  Arizona Attorney General warns of scammers after heavy storms

The BBB and Attorney General’s office are urging people to make sure their contractor has a license.

  Circle K launches program to help offset carbon emissions

When customers buy gasoline from Circle K, Conserve will offset the carbon emissions in several ways.

  Millennials add emojis, pictures and bitmojis to resumes

In an effort to show personality and creativity, some millennials are adding emojis, bitmojis and pictures to their resumes.

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack, US blaming Iran

U.S. officials offered satellite images of the damage at the heart of the kingdom's crucial Abqaiq oil processing plant and a key oil field.

  Payroll company’s sudden closure causing problems for Tucson employees

One employee reported his paycheck was pulled from his bank account.

  Oro Valley town council delays decision on golf courses, again

Town manager considering options to keep courses fully operational.

NOW: Amazon begins hiring 1,500 in Pima County

Amazon planning to hire 1,500 in Pima County.

Pima County suspends contract with private company after murder suspects escape

Pima County has suspended its contract with a private company after two murder suspects escaped during transport earlier this week.