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  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:40:58 GMT
    President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish these days about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession. And the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the...
    President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife - never taking no for an answer.
  • Pima Co. Sheriff: missing 76-year-old has been found

    Pima Co. Sheriff: missing 76-year-old has been found

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:28:33 GMT
    Collier who went missing on Sunday was found safe and is now back with family members, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department. 
    Collier who went missing on Sunday was found safe and is now back with family members, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department. 
  • Neighborhood Leadership Institute offered by Pima County

    Neighborhood Leadership Institute offered by Pima County

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:39:32 GMT
    Previous class at the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program (Source: Pima County) Previous class at the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program (Source: Pima County)
    Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program is offering a new course for those involved in neighborhood associations or organizations. The program is a one day class that will help residents improve their leadership skills and help make their organizations more effective.
    Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program is offering a new course for those involved in neighborhood associations or organizations. The program is a one day class that will help residents improve their leadership skills and help make their organizations more effective.
  • VA reminder about Crisis Line during suicide prevention month

    VA reminder about Crisis Line during suicide prevention month

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 16:42:03 GMT
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is observing Suicide Prevention Month this September, with this mantra 'One small act can make a difference in the life of a veteran or service member.' Administrators are encouraging the public to help spread the message and show how one act can encourage veterans, service members and their loved ones to seek support from the Veterans Crisis Line. 
    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is observing Suicide Prevention Month this September, with this mantra 'One small act can make a difference in the life of a veteran or service member.' Administrators are encouraging the public to help spread the message and show how one act can encourage veterans, service members and their loved ones to seek support from the Veterans Crisis Line. 
  • Annual Labor Day picnic happening at Reid Park

    Annual Labor Day picnic happening at Reid Park

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:50:13 GMT
    Tucson's annual Labor Day picnic is happening at Reid Park today. This 18th annual picnic, is put on by the Pima Area Labor Federation, which represents labor unions in Pima County. It begins at 10 a.m. at Reid Park. 
    Tucson's annual Labor Day picnic is happening at Reid Park today. This 18th annual picnic, is put on by the Pima Area Labor Federation, which represents labor unions in Pima County. It begins at 10 a.m. at Reid Park. 
  • US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:51:07 GMT
    The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard has crashed in the Gulf of Aden, but all aboard have been rescued.
    A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.
  • 'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office

    'Guardians' tops Labor Day, summer box office

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:30 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:30:54 GMT
    The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes.
    The intergalactic misfits of "Guardians of the Galaxy" are the summer's box-office superheroes.
  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:21 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:21:20 GMT
    North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a...
    North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and - watched by officials as they spoke - called for Washington to send a high-ranking...
  • British prime minister calls for tougher terror laws in the U.K.

    British prime minister calls for tougher terror laws in the U.K.

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:42:35 GMT

    The British prime minister is announcing steps to try to keep Isis fighters of British descent out of the country.

    The British prime minister is announcing steps to try to keep Isis fighters of British descent out of the country.

  • Measles vaccine may have cured Minnesota woman's cancer

    Measles vaccine may have cured Minnesota woman's cancer

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:21:51 GMT

    Stacy Erholtz made international news earlier this year after doctors announced her cancer was in remission due to the treatment after enduring the 10 most difficult years of her life.

    Stacy Erholtz made international news earlier this year after doctors announced her cancer was in remission due to the treatment after enduring the 10 most difficult years of her life.

  • Cochise Stronghold Campground opens for season

    Cochise Stronghold Campground opens for season

    Monday, September 1 2014 3:05 PM EDT2014-09-01 19:05:28 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)
     With Labor Day here many think it is the end of outdoor activities, not so.  One location in Cochise County is just beginning its season. 
     With Labor Day here many think it is the end of outdoor activities, not so.  One location in Cochise County is just beginning its season. 

  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:52 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:52:16 GMT
    A Spanish judge will open proceedings on whether to extradite to Britain the parents of a 5-year-old boy with a brain tumor they took abroad against doctors' advice.
    The parents say they want to give their 5 year-old-boy with a brain tumor the best chance to live with a revolutionary new treatment they learned about on the Internet. Their British hospital says the boy has a 70 percent...
  • Marana asking the community for award nominations

    Marana asking the community for award nominations

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 18:19:33 GMT
    The Town of Marana is asking for nominations from the community of outstanding residents and organizations, to be considered for the Branding Iron and Ora Mae Harn Crystal Legacy awards.
    The Town of Marana is asking for nominations from the community of outstanding residents and organizations, to be considered for the Branding Iron and Ora Mae Harn Crystal Legacy awards.
  • Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

    Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend.
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend.
  • Ferguson police to receive body cameras

    Ferguson police to receive body cameras

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:59 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:59:39 GMT

    Thanks to donations, Ferguson police are starting to wear wearable cameras on patrols. 

    Thanks to donations, Ferguson police are starting to wear wearable cameras on patrols. 

  • Hershey unveils new logo

    Hershey unveils new logo

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:31:11 GMT

    Hershey Company has unveiled its new corporate logo.

    Hershey Company has unveiled its new corporate logo.

  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:31 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:31:01 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...
  • Report: International students spend millions in Tucson

    Report: International students spend millions in Tucson

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:00:18 GMT
    Source: Tucson News NowSource: Tucson News Now
    International students spent more than $160 million on tuition and housing around Tucson over a five-year stretch, according to a new report. Nearly 4,500 students traveled to the Tucson area on student visas, according to the Brookings Institution. 
    International students spent more than $160 million on tuition and housing around Tucson over a five-year stretch, according to a new report. Nearly 4,500 students traveled to the Tucson area on student visas, according to the Brookings Institution. 
  • Labor Day travel numbers

    Labor Day travel numbers

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:35 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:35:44 GMT
    A lot of people will be traveling back from their Labor Day weekend trips, and law enforcement will be out in full force making sure they all make it home safe. AAA Arizona estimates that more than 500,000 drivers across the state will be sharing the roads on Monday. 
    A lot of people will be traveling back from their Labor Day weekend trips, and law enforcement will be out in full force making sure they all make it home safe. AAA Arizona estimates that more than 500,000 drivers across the state will be sharing the roads on Monday. 
  • 2014 a year of opposites; hot west, cool east

    2014 a year of opposites; hot west, cool east

    2014 a year of opposites; hot west, cool east

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:28:56 GMT
    "Either some part of the country is experiencing warm extremes or cold extremes, but not both. Only a handful of years have a pattern similar to 2014" according to Climate.gov
    "Either some part of the country is experiencing warm extremes or cold extremes, but not both. Only a handful of years have a pattern similar to 2014" according to Climate.gov
  • UA Campus Pantry stocked and ready to help

    UA Campus Pantry stocked and ready to help

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:56:46 GMT
    A nonprofit on the University of Arizona campus, helping cash strapped college kids, wants new students to know they are there to help. Right now there is no permanent sign letting students know where the pantry is, so volunteers are doing all they can to get the word out.  
    A nonprofit on the University of Arizona campus, helping cash strapped college kids, wants new students to know they are there to help. Right now there is no permanent sign letting students know where the pantry is, so volunteers are doing all they can to get the word out.  
  • RAW Morning Weathercast

    RAW Morning Weathercast

     

  • California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

    California lawmakers pass nation's first plastic bag ban

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:36:43 GMT

    The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

    The bill, designed to cut down on plastic waste in the waterways, now goes to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his signature.

  • RAW: 5 a.m. weathercast Monday, September 1, 2014

    RAW: 5 a.m. weathercast Monday, September 1, 2014

     5 a.m. weathercast Monday, September 1, 2014
     5 a.m. weathercast Monday, September 1, 2014
  • Boy calls police from inside carjacked SUV

    Boy calls police from inside carjacked SUV

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:20:35 GMT

    A boy calls 911 from inside a carjacked vehicle with four other kids. 

    A boy calls 911 from inside a carjacked vehicle with four other kids. 

  • Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:19:31 GMT
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas...
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while...
  • Tucson Values Teachers helping teachers make school supplies last

    Tucson Values Teachers helping teachers make school supplies last

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:15:18 GMT
    (Source: Tucson Values Teachers)(Source: Tucson Values Teachers)
    In 2013 the group raised $192,000 for local schools and this year they are hoping to beat that goal. Later this month they will sort and send supplies they have gathered to local schools, but those supplies can run out fast and that is where the public comes in. 
    In 2013 the group raised $192,000 for local schools and this year they are hoping to beat that goal. Later this month they will sort and send supplies they have gathered to local schools, but those supplies can run out fast and that is where the public comes in. 
  • Bullying prevention classes in Tucson scheduled this September

    Bullying prevention classes in Tucson scheduled this September

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-09-01 12:35:42 GMT
    Now that schools in Southern Arizona are in session, some parents are opting to enroll their children in self-defense classes designed to protect them from bullying. The RadKIDS children safety training program will offer a self-defense class for parents and children ages 5 to 8 starting in September. 
    Now that schools in Southern Arizona are in session, some parents are opting to enroll their children in self-defense classes designed to protect them from bullying. The RadKIDS children safety training program will offer a self-defense class for parents and children ages 5 to 8 starting in September. 
  • Lawmakers want to debate way forward against ISIS

    Lawmakers want to debate way forward against ISIS

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:06 AM EDT2014-09-01 09:06:40 GMT

    U.S. airstrikes helped break an ISIS siege in Iraq this weekend, but lawmakers are calling for a well-defined policy for dealing with ISIS in Syria.

    U.S. airstrikes helped break an ISIS siege in Iraq this weekend, but lawmakers are calling for a well-defined policy for dealing with ISIS in Syria.

  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:40:43 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
  • Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:33 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:33:11 GMT
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.
  • Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were...
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men...
  • 3 hurt in Labor Day weekend lightning strike on NYC beach

    3 hurt in Labor Day weekend lightning strike on NYC beach

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 05:00:38 GMT

    The strike sent the Labor Day weekend crowd scattering for safety.

    The strike sent the Labor Day weekend crowd scattering for safety.

  • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:21:26 GMT
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion...
  • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:49 GMT
    Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
  • Police arrest two men after gunshots fired on Tucson's south side

    Police arrest two men after gunshots fired on Tucson's south side

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:32:40 GMT
    Two men attempted to flee police after reports of gunfire came from an apartment complex. Police recovered multiple guns in the vehicle.
    Two men attempted to flee police after reports of gunfire came from an apartment complex. Police recovered multiple guns in the vehicle.
  • Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:00:40 GMT
    An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting.
    An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the...
  • Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:51:03 GMT
    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.
    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.
  • Tucson Labor Day festivities

    Tucson Labor Day festivities

    Saturday, August 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-08-30 22:56:50 GMT
    The Summer Beach Party is happening Saturday at downtown Tucson's faux sandy beach near 5th Avenue and Toole Avenue starting at 4 p.m.
    The Summer Beach Party is happening Saturday at downtown Tucson's faux sandy beach near 5th Avenue and Toole Avenue starting at 4 p.m.
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