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May 26, 2016

At the Banner University Medical Center Tucson groundbreaking, May 2016

Groundbreaking at Banner University Medical Center Tucson

Banner University Medical Center Tucson celebrated the start of construction of its new 9-story patient tower at a groundbreaking ceremony this morning—the first construction project undertaken as part of a 30-year agreement between the University of Arizona and Banner Health.

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May 24, 2016

American to launch Tucson-New York nonstop flight

Arizona Daily Star “‘In making this decision, American is signaling its confidence in the Tucson market, and of course we think that confidence is well-placed,’ Rothschild said.” Read more…

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Good things to come for Tucson

Tucson News Now “‘Once you get a success going,’ said Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. ‘People flock to that success.’” Read more…

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May 23, 2016

At the press conference announcing nonstop flights to New York City, May 2016

Tucson gets nonstop flights to JFK in New York City

According to Mayor Rothschild, the fact that the flight is a daytime flight, and not a red-eye, is unusual for the industry and “signals confidence in the Tucson market.”

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Non-stop to New York ‘opens door’ for Tucson

Tucson News Now “For Tucson in general, it’s another win in what has been a fantastic May.” Read more…

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May 20, 2016

It’s the dawn of a new ice age as hockey team comes to Tucson

Arizona Daily Star “Somehow, in what seems like the last 45 minutes, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, his high command and the once-bungling Rio Nuevo project, completed the most dazzling piece of sports enterprise in Tucson since the Cleveland Indians arrived for spring training in 1947.” Read more…

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May 19, 2016

Help name Tucson’s new AHL hockey team

The Arizona Coyotes’ AHL franchise team is coming to Tucson! The agreement between the city and the Coyotes is a good one, with both parties’ interests protected—but one thing was left undone. What will the team’s new name be? Enter your suggestions here by May 31, 2016 and you’ll be entered to win a grand […]

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May 3, 2016

Caterpillar Inc. bringing regional HQ to downtown Tucson, 600 jobs

Arizona Daily Star “‘Caterpillar has chosen downtown Tucson because of the UA’s and Pima’s ability to supply a workforce of designers and engineers, our proximity to Mexico, and the excitement they saw in our downtown,’ [Mayor Rothschild] said. ‘I couldn’t be more thrilled.’” Read more…

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April 21, 2016

Help Tucson win water conservation challenge

Anyone can pledge during the month of April—Earth Month—and participants in winning cities will be entered into prize drawings.

 

In 2013, a Tucsonan won the grand prize: a Toyota Prius!

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April 20, 2016

Panelists at the forum: Nate Fisk and Ramon Valenzuela, both Regional Sales Managers for Kellogg Supply; Heather McNeeley, Recovery Coach, and Eddie Grijalva, Program Manager at The Haven Intensive Outpatient Clinic;  and  Pete Thomas, Arborist and Crew Leader with R.O. Landscape & Tree Service

Second Chance Tucson symposium draws hundreds

Billed as a community forum focused on overcoming challenges from prior convictions, Wednesday’s Second Chance Tucson event drew a crowd of more than 300 to the historic Fox Tucson Theatre. The event featured authors Michael Santos and Shon Hopwood as keynote speakers, as well as panelists from the Tucson community.

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