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Control tower demolition latest step in renovation of ISM Raceway

The 130-foot-high Race Control Tower at ISM Raceway will be demolished, paving the way for a brand-new tower structure as part of the $178 million ISM Raceway Project.


Scottsdale bike-sharing companies see rapid growth, but ditched bikes cause concerns

Bike-share programs are seeing rapid growth in the East Valley, but they must deal with the ways consumers misuse their services.


Hurricane provides opportunity for Puerto Rico’s battered tourism industry

Puerto Rico’s tourism industry appears headed toward recovery: Hotels are opening, cruise ships have returned and the airport is bustling.


Tucson entrepreneur finds his groove cutting records out of unusual materials

Michael Dixon makes lathe-cut records – sometimes on Plexiglas, sometimes on anything he can find: old X-rays, plastic plates, mirrors and even CDs.


Despite gains, Native American employment still lags behind nation

WASHINGTON - Native American unemployment has fallen sharply, from 40 percent in 1968 to 12 percent in 2016, but that is still more than twice the national average at the time and experts say it masks pockets of high unemployment on reservations and rural areas where systemic challenges remain.


Few Arizona buildings certified as ‘net zero,’ extreme climate poses challenges

The International Living Future Institute, a nonprofit that challenges communities to build sustainable environments, has certified DPR Construction’s Phoenix headquarters as a net zero energy building.


Tens of thousands of Arizona businesses have yet to renew ‘sales tax’ license

The Arizona Department of Revenue is reminding businesses to renew their Transaction Privilege Tax license, as about 98,000 businesses had yet to renew as of April 25.