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  • Fourth of July events in southern Arizona for 2017

    Fourth of July events in southern Arizona for 2017

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-07-05 01:21:15 GMT
    (Source: Pablo/Buffer)(Source: Pablo/Buffer)

    Fourth of July happenings in and around southern Arizona for 2017. 

    Fourth of July happenings in and around southern Arizona for 2017. 

  • Interfaith Community Services free backpack, school supplies event

    Interfaith Community Services free backpack, school supplies event

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-25 23:01:41 GMT
    (Source: Interfaith Community Services)(Source: Interfaith Community Services)

    Interfaith Community Services is distributing free backpacks and school supplies for low income families during an event on Wednesday, July 26.  

    Interfaith Community Services is distributing free backpacks and school supplies for low income families during an event on Wednesday, July 26.  

  • Primary election voter registration deadline approaching

    Primary election voter registration deadline approaching

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 6:35 PM EDT2017-07-25 22:35:03 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Eligible residents in Wards, 3, 5, and 6 must be registered to vote by Monday, July 31 in order to participate in the Primary Election. 

    Eligible residents in Wards, 3, 5, and 6 must be registered to vote by Monday, July 31 in order to participate in the Primary Election. 

  • McCain: 'We're getting nothing done'

    McCain: 'We're getting nothing done'

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-07-25 20:44:09 GMT
    Sen. John McCain (Source: CBS News)Sen. John McCain (Source: CBS News)

    U.S. Senator John McCain spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, less than a week after announcing that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer. Read the full text of his speech here.

    U.S. Senator John McCain spoke on the floor of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, less than a week after announcing that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer. Read the full text of his speech here.

  • Pima County road closures

    Pima County road closures

    Monday, September 15 2014 6:33 PM EDT2014-09-15 22:33:20 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-07-25 19:49:29 GMT
    (Source: Twitter)(Source: Twitter)

    Pima County road conditions as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 25. 

    Pima County road conditions as of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25. 

  • iRover Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

    iRover Recalls Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard

    https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/iRover-Recalls-Self-Balancing-Scooters-Hoverboards
    https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/iRover-Recalls-Self-Balancing-Scooters-Hoverboards
  • 2017 school start dates

    2017 school start dates

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-07-09 23:24:21 GMT
    Friday, July 21 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:27:43 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Image)(Source: Raycom Image)

    Start dates for school districts in southern Arizona.

    Start dates for school districts in southern Arizona.

  • Bat workshop offers hands-on experience with AZGFD biologists

    Bat workshop offers hands-on experience with AZGFD biologists

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:21:39 GMT
    Bat (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)Bat (Source: Arizona Game and Fish Department)

    Interested in learning more about bats? The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a special workshop to do just that.   

    Interested in learning more about bats? The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering a special workshop to do just that.   

  • Red Cross looking for blood donations as it faces a critical shortage

    Red Cross looking for blood donations as it faces a critical shortage

    Friday, October 31 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-10-31 19:34:11 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:19:34 GMT

    Appointments can be made through the Red Cross Blood Donor App – a faster, more convenient way to schedule and manage donation appointments, especially for donors on the go.

    Appointments can be made through the Red Cross Blood Donor App – a faster, more convenient way to schedule and manage donation appointments, especially for donors on the go.

  • Cochise County road closures

    Cochise County road closures

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-09-09 13:33:45 GMT
    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-07-25 15:37:17 GMT

    Road information for Cochise County as of 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 24.

    Road information for Cochise County as of 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 24.

  • Papayas blamed for deadly salmonella outbreak

    Papayas blamed for deadly salmonella outbreak

    Monday, July 24 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:40:36 GMT
    Monday, July 24 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-07-24 16:46:30 GMT

    The papayas were linked to a salmonella outbreak that's sickened at least 47 people in 12 states.

    The papayas were linked to a salmonella outbreak that's sickened at least 47 people in 12 states.

  • Bush's Baked Beans announces voluntary recall

    Bush's Baked Beans announces voluntary recall

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:52 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:52:26 GMT

    Bush Brothers & Co.Saturday announced a voluntary recall of certain 28-ounce cans of three varieties of its baked beans.  

    Bush Brothers & Co.Saturday announced a voluntary recall of certain 28-ounce cans of three varieties of its baked beans.  

  • Free sandbags available at Hi Corbett Field, Tucson Rodeo Grounds

    Free sandbags available at Hi Corbett Field, Tucson Rodeo Grounds

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-07-24 15:05:05 GMT
    Residents filling their sandbags at Hi Corbett Field. (Source: Tucson News Now)Residents filling their sandbags at Hi Corbett Field. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    There is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle at both locations.

    There is a limit of 10 sandbags per vehicle at both locations.

  • Sierra Vista residents can apply now for Citizens Fire Academy

    Sierra Vista residents can apply now for Citizens Fire Academy

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:10 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:10:50 GMT
    (Source: City of Sierra Vista)(Source: City of Sierra Vista)

    “Participants will get to experience some of the work firefighters conduct on a daily basis and gain insight into how our department operates,” says Capt. Bob Fields, Citizens Fire Academy coordinator. 

    “Participants will get to experience some of the work firefighters conduct on a daily basis and gain insight into how our department operates,” says Capt. Bob Fields, Citizens Fire Academy coordinator. 

  • Family fun taking off at Pima Air & Space Museum

    Family fun taking off at Pima Air & Space Museum

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:42:43 GMT

    Lots of fun taking flight this weekend at the Pima Air & Space Museum! Night Wings gives families are great chance to see some pretty cool things this weekend. 

    Lots of fun taking flight this weekend at the Pima Air & Space Museum! Night Wings gives families are great chance to see some pretty cool things this weekend. 

  • Tucson Botanical Gardens offers community classes

    Tucson Botanical Gardens offers community classes

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:40 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:40:15 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Twist into a new tai chi pose, wash your worries away with watercolor and dig into some desert gardening at the Botanical Gardens!

    Twist into a new tai chi pose, wash your worries away with watercolor and dig into some desert gardening at the Botanical Gardens!

  • NASA issues warning: You may have a bad pair of eclipse glasses

    NASA issues warning: You may have a bad pair of eclipse glasses

    Friday, July 21 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-07-21 15:22:03 GMT
    The path of the total solar eciipse on August 21, 2017 crosses directly over Columbia and the Midlands. (Source: NASA)The path of the total solar eciipse on August 21, 2017 crosses directly over Columbia and the Midlands. (Source: NASA)

    As the world, the United States, and South Carolina prepared for arguably the coolest celestial event in decades, our old friends at NASA want you to know that pairs of unsafe solar eclipse glasses are being distributed. 

    As the world, the United States, and South Carolina prepared for arguably the coolest celestial event in decades, our old friends at NASA want you to know that pairs of unsafe solar eclipse glasses are being distributed. 

  • Viagra-like ingredient forces coffee recall

    Viagra-like ingredient forces coffee recall

    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:55:25 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 12:55 PM EDT2017-07-20 16:55:25 GMT

    Drinking the coffee could cause life-threatening conditions.

    Drinking the coffee could cause life-threatening conditions.

  • Old Tucson holding job fair for Nightfall Aug. 25

    Old Tucson holding job fair for Nightfall Aug. 25

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:09 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:09:42 GMT
    (Source: Old Tucson)(Source: Old Tucson)

    Fall is just around the corner and many Tucsonans know that means Nightfall at Old Tucson. Old Tucson is holding a hiring fair on Friday, Aug. 25.

    Fall is just around the corner and many Tucsonans know that means Nightfall at Old Tucson. Old Tucson is holding a hiring fair on Friday, Aug. 25.

  • Check rain totals in your neighborhood

    Check rain totals in your neighborhood

    Tuesday, January 5 2016 9:52 AM EST2016-01-05 14:52:10 GMT
    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:04:28 GMT

    Join a network of your neighbors and report rain totals in your area.

    Join a network of your neighbors and report rain totals in your area.

  • Study claims spanking leads to mental illness

    Study claims spanking leads to mental illness

    Thursday, July 20 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-07-20 15:02:30 GMT
    Spanking has been linked to mental health problems in children and adults, according to a new study. Source: Flickr Creative Commons.Spanking has been linked to mental health problems in children and adults, according to a new study. Source: Flickr Creative Commons.

    A new study claims that the more children are spanked, the more likely they will develop mental health problems.

    A new study claims that the more children are spanked, the more likely they will develop mental health problems.

  • Sen. John McCain: War hero, American icon and political power broker

    Sen. John McCain: War hero, American icon and political power broker

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:56:36 GMT
    Sen. John McCainSen. John McCain

    Arizona Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer on Wednesday, July 19, is a war hero, American icon and one of the most powerful politicians in our country.

    Arizona Senator John McCain, who was diagnosed with brain cancer on Wednesday, July 19, is a war hero, American icon and one of the most powerful politicians in our country.

  • Death of the Mall: The future of retail in Tucson

    Death of the Mall: The future of retail in Tucson

    Thursday, July 20 2017 1:21 AM EDT2017-07-20 05:21:11 GMT
    According to a survey, 20 to 25 percent of malls will close in the next five years. (Source: Eddie~S / Wikimedia Commons)According to a survey, 20 to 25 percent of malls will close in the next five years. (Source: Eddie~S / Wikimedia Commons)

    Shopping is as American as apple pie and a hobby and passion for many. But the world of shopping is changing before our eyes.

    Shopping is as American as apple pie and a hobby and passion for many. But the world of shopping is changing before our eyes.

  • Daimler to recall 3 million vehicles to ease diesel doubts

    Daimler to recall 3 million vehicles to ease diesel doubts

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-07-18 16:36:57 GMT
    Wednesday, July 19 2017 1:20 PM EDT2017-07-19 17:20:29 GMT
    German automaker Daimler says it is voluntarily recalling 3 million cars in Europe to improve their emissions performance.
    German automaker Daimler says it is voluntarily recalling 3 million cars in Europe to improve their emissions performance.
  • Study: Tucson most stressed city in Arizona

    Study: Tucson most stressed city in Arizona

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-07-19 15:45:47 GMT
    (Source: WalletHub)(Source: WalletHub)

    Residents in Tucson are more stressed than anyone else in Arizona, according to a WalletHub ranking.

    Residents in Tucson are more stressed than anyone else in Arizona, according to a WalletHub ranking.

  • Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats recalled

    Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats recalled

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:36:12 GMT
    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:36 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:36:12 GMT

    Federal health officials say Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats in 1.8 oz paperboard cups are being recalled nationwide because of possible contamination by listeria.

    Federal health officials say Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats in 1.8 oz paperboard cups are being recalled nationwide because of possible contamination by listeria.

  • Oro Valley launches new concert series for kids

    Oro Valley launches new concert series for kids

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-07-18 22:13:37 GMT
    (Source: Town of Oro Valley)(Source: Town of Oro Valley)

    The new series "provides an intimate, interactive experience for young children and their families where they can explore the sights, sounds and workings of instruments and dance." 

    The new series "provides an intimate, interactive experience for young children and their families where they can explore the sights, sounds and workings of instruments and dance." 

  • Pima Co. Sheriff's Dept. holding car-seat safety class

    Pima Co. Sheriff's Dept. holding car-seat safety class

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 11:02 AM EDT2017-07-18 15:02:04 GMT
    Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)Installing a car seat correctly (Source: Tucson News Now)

    In August the Pima County Sheriff's Department is holding a car seat safety class, according to a news release, with funding provided by grants from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  

    In August the Pima County Sheriff's Department is holding a car seat safety class, according to a news release, with funding provided by grants from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.  

  • UA Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale returns for 2017

    UA Wildcat Welcome Rummage Sale returns for 2017

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:02 PM EDT2017-07-18 01:02:27 GMT
    (Source: University of Arizona)(Source: University of Arizona)

    Student staff have been working over the summer at the UA Surplus Store's warehouse to sort through the collected items that includes everything from chairs and comforters to clothes, televisions, electronics, and even office supplies.  This sale offers nearly everything a new student, living in the dorm, will need.  

    Student staff have been working over the summer at the UA Surplus Store's warehouse to sort through the collected items that includes everything from chairs and comforters to clothes, televisions, electronics, and even office supplies.  This sale offers nearly everything a new student, living in the dorm, will need.  

  • Army vet's dying wish is to text with strangers

    Army vet's dying wish is to text with strangers

    Friday, July 14 2017 11:43 AM EDT2017-07-14 15:43:08 GMT
    Friday, July 14 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-07-14 16:29:48 GMT

    A veteran with a terminal illness is asking strangers to send him a text message.

    A veteran with a terminal illness is asking strangers to send him a text message.

  • BURRO FIRE: Holds at 27,238 acres, is 95 percent contained

    BURRO FIRE: Holds at 27,238 acres, is 95 percent contained

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:45 AM EDT2017-07-13 15:45:59 GMT
    Homeowners created special "thank you" posters for #firefighters. (Source: Tucson News Now)Homeowners created special "thank you" posters for #firefighters. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The Burro Fire was reported on Friday, June 30, near Redington Road's Milepost 7. 

    The Burro Fire was reported on Friday, June 30, near Redington Road's Milepost 7. 

  • List: Gymboree closings

    List: Gymboree closings

    Thursday, July 13 2017 7:35 AM EDT2017-07-13 11:35:06 GMT
    Thursday, July 13 2017 9:24 AM EDT2017-07-13 13:24:41 GMT

    About 350 Gymboree, Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack locations across the U.S. will close this year as part of Chapter 11 restructuring.

    About 350 Gymboree, Crazy 8 and Janie and Jack locations across the U.S. will close this year as part of Chapter 11 restructuring.

  • AZ Department of Veterans’ Services launches Veteran Tool Kit Program

    AZ Department of Veterans’ Services launches Veteran Tool Kit Program

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 7:01 PM EDT2017-07-12 23:01:40 GMT
    This new program, Veteran Tool Kit was created by the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services, to help unemployed veterans get the supplies they need to start working.  “It could be something as simple as ‘I could start work tomorrow, but I need transportation and my alternator went out. I found a place that will fix it for $500. Can you pay for that?’ My answer is sure. If you’re going to start work on Monday, let’s make it happen,” ADVS Ass...
    This new program, Veteran Tool Kit was created by the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services, to help unemployed veterans get the supplies they need to start working.  “It could be something as simple as ‘I could start work tomorrow, but I need transportation and my alternator went out. I found a place that will fix it for $500. Can you pay for that?’ My answer is sure. If you’re going to start work on Monday, let’s make it happen,” ADVS Ass...
  • Supplies needed for Salvation Army's 'Back to School Backpack SOS'

    Supplies needed for Salvation Army's 'Back to School Backpack SOS'

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-07-12 18:52:37 GMT
    (Source: Salvation Army)(Source: Salvation Army)

    “The Tucson community plays such a huge role when providing children these types of services. Last year, we were able to provide 125 children with the main essentials to succeed,” said Major Dawn Rocheleau, Salvation Army Tucson Area Coordinator.

    “The Tucson community plays such a huge role when providing children these types of services. Last year, we were able to provide 125 children with the main essentials to succeed,” said Major Dawn Rocheleau, Salvation Army Tucson Area Coordinator.

  • Takata adds new type of inflator to huge air bag recall

    Takata adds new type of inflator to huge air bag recall

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-07-12 14:01:13 GMT

    Takata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. The company filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall.

    Takata is adding a new type of air bag inflator to the nation's largest automotive recall. The company filed documents with the U.S. government adding 2.7 million vehicles to the recall.

  • Movies in the Park 2017 lineup

    Movies in the Park 2017 lineup

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-06-26 23:52:06 GMT
    The crowd at a past Movies in the Park event. (Source: SAACA/Cox Communications)The crowd at a past Movies in the Park event. (Source: SAACA/Cox Communications)

    Movies in the Park first began in the summer of 2003, with a projector and a repurposed bed sheet, and now 14 years later the event has grown considerably to become a community favorite.  

    Movies in the Park first began in the summer of 2003, with a projector and a repurposed bed sheet, and now 14 years later the event has grown considerably to become a community favorite.  

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  • Tucsonans react to the healthcare debate in Washington D.C.

    Tucsonans react to the healthcare debate in Washington D.C.

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:30 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:30:34 GMT
    Bill Gibson, just one of thousands in Arizona on Medicaid. (Source: Tucson News Now)Bill Gibson, just one of thousands in Arizona on Medicaid. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    "I try not to worry about things I can't do something about," Bill Gibson said. He is likely to lose his health care coverage if the present Senate alternative passes, along with an estimated 22 to 32 million others.

    "I try not to worry about things I can't do something about," Bill Gibson said. He is likely to lose his health care coverage if the present Senate alternative passes, along with an estimated 22 to 32 million others.

  • BP agents follow tracks, find drugs but no smugglers

    BP agents follow tracks, find drugs but no smugglers

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:44 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:44:57 GMT
    24 bundles found by Border Patrol agents after they followed some footprints. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)24 bundles found by Border Patrol agents after they followed some footprints. (Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station discovered more than 1,100 pounds of abandoned marijuana on Monday, July 24.  

    Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station discovered more than 1,100 pounds of abandoned marijuana on Monday, July 24.  

  • Tucson bike shop burglarized

    Tucson bike shop burglarized

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:24 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:24:20 GMT

    A Tucson bike shop needs your help tracking down the suspect who broke into their store and made off with an expensive bike. 

    A Tucson bike shop needs your help tracking down the suspect who broke into their store and made off with an expensive bike. 

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