TUSD: Holiday months bring big drop in attendance

For some TUSD students the holidays can mean less time spent in the classroom.

  US government shutdown explained: Who works, who doesn’t?

Trump had said he wants $5 billion budgeted for the wall. A partial government shutdown could occur if there are no spending bills passed into law by Congress by midnight Friday.
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  In bipartisan act, Senate passes criminal justice reform bill with overwhelming support

The bill, The First Step Act, is also expected to pass the House and be signed into law by President Donald Trump.

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  Rothschild: ‘I accomplished what I set out to do’, won’t seek 3rd term as mayor

Southwest side TUSD school needs subs

ONLY ON KOLD: Tucson middle schooler shot with BB gun, students arrested and cited

Man pleads guilty to killing Arizona girl in 2014

USAF Thunderbirds, A-10 & F-22 to headline 2019 D-M air show

“We are very delighted that we will have three of the Air Force's most popular air show demonstration teams all performing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base,” said Maj. Tyler “Leeroy” Schultz, Director of the Thunder & Lightning Over Arizona Air Show.
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  US government shutdown explained: Who works, who doesn’t?

Trump had said he wants $5 billion budgeted for the wall. A partial government shutdown could occur if there are no spending bills passed into law by Congress by midnight Friday.

Priceless “Old Tucson Studios” artifacts, movie props set to be sold at auction

Jerrod Schmidt sentenced to prison for threatening the president and others

Reports of smoke bring fire crews to east-side middle school

Judge agrees to postpone Flynn sentencing

  Man who stabbed two people in foiled robbery attempt sentenced to 30 years in prison

Border Patrol: Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales

Gov. Ducey appoints McSally to McCain’s Senate seat

Vigil marks International Migrants Day

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  Elon Musk unveils prototype for underground highways

Elon Musk unveiled an experimental tunnel that aims to ease traffic congestion in major cities.

SPORTS

Lehner stops 35 shots, Islanders beat Coyotes 3-1

  JCHoops: Pima wins by 44

Abram Carrasco knocked down five three-point shot to finish with 29 points as the Aztecs run away from the Redhawks

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UPDATE: Water service restored to about 500 customers on Tucson’s west side

ONLY ON KOLD: No politics in cross border fire rescue

Real Christmas tree sales still brisk despite rising costs, competition from artificial trees

Game officials advising Saddlebrooke homeowners of recent mountain lion sightings

  Cemetery: ‘God is responsible for fixing exposed graves’

The operators of the cemetery where flooding from heavy rains popped open grave vaults and exposed 10 caskets say they aren’t responsible for fixing the graves.
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Report: Facebook allowed companies to access users’ private messages in special partnerships, among other abilities

A New York Times report highlighted one particularly invasive example in which Netflix, Spotify and the Royal Bank of Canada were given the ability to read, write and delete the private messages of users.

Transitional shuttle service, improvements coming to Sabino Canyon

UPS Store in hot water over offer to shred kids' letters to Santa

Police: Investigation reveals no threat at Marana High School

Father of 7-year-old girl who died in border detention center disputes gov’t account