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Wednesday, August 19, 2020   /   by Adam Donaldson

2 Arizona cities among most livable cities for minimum wage workers

Article originally posted on move.org on July 28, 2020

Two things make Tucson a superb college town: the University of Arizona and the city’s $12 minimum wage. This combination is ideal for students because it allows them to get an excellent education while earning enough money to stay afloat and avoid taking on immense amounts of debt.

Hourly minimum wage: $12.00
Rent for a 1-bedroom apartment: $720
Hours you’d need to work each week: 14
Click on the link below to see the full list of most and least liveable cities: Link ...

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020   /   by Adam Donaldson

Tucson, From the Wild West to High-Impact Innovation

Article originally posted on innotechtoday.com on March 18th, 2020
The Wild West spirit remains alive and well in Tucson. It’s no longer like that portrayed by the many Westerns shot at Old Tucson Studios or nearby Tombstone. The spirit now draws people from entirely different walks: the ever-evolving technology-industry-business community; and the rich arts and cultural side.
Click on the link below to see the full list of innovating technologies happening in Tucson: Link

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Monday, March 23, 2020   /   by Adam Donaldson

Things To Do With Your Kids At Home Online During the Closures

Article originally posted on tucsonweekly.com on March 16th, 2020
    Looking for things to do that will keep your kids entertained during these closures? Check out this great list put together by Tucson Weekly for ideas. One of our favorite activities from the list is the virtual kids library from the Pima County Library. Hit the link below to access this great resource.
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Wednesday, February 26, 2020   /   by Adam Donaldson

Tucson gaining national reputation as mining tech hub

Article originally posted on tucson.com on February 8th, 2020
While Southern Arizona has always been known for rich, mining resources, now the Old Pueblo is gaining a national reputation for being a mining tech hub.
From autonomous equipment to dust suppression and ore crushing, the growing number of companies that support mines moving into the Tucson market has been attention-getting.

The industry is estimated to have a $6 billion impact on Arizona’s economy with about 36,000 jobs connected to mining.
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Thursday, January 16, 2020   /   by Adam Donaldson

A Huge List of Tucson's Best 2020 Events

Article originally posted on thistucson.com on January 10, 2020With so many local events and festivals to choose from each year, here are our favorites for this year. For the whole list of events click the link below 
Full 2020 Event List

Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase

For a little more than two weeks in February, vendors from around the world converge in Tucson at more than 40 venues to sell gems, minerals, fossils and other items. 

When: Feb. 1-16, 2020

Info: Go here

UA Spring Fling
This student-run carnival features rides, games, food booths and entertainment on the University of Arizona Mall. 

When: April 3-5, 2020

Info: Go here

 
Fourth Avenue Street Fair
The street fair features artists from around the world, crafters, entertainers and food vendors twice annually, in spring and winter. 

When: March 20-22, 2020 and again in the winter

Info: Go here

Dusk Music Festival ...

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