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Post offices prepare for busy holiday season

The United States Postal Service said it’s expecting to deliver 15 billion pieces of mail along with 900 million packages between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.

ELECTION 2018: Sinema defeats McSally in key Senate race

Humane Society of Southern Arizona November Pet of the Day

Closures for Thanksgiving

UPDATE: Tickets for Garth Brooks' Arizona show on sale now

Businesses ready to cash in as El Tour hits Tucson’s streets

Tucson planners build parks strategy after passage of Prop. 407

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  Raw ground turkey recalled nationwide over concerns of salmonella

3rd victim of bar shooting in Arizona town of Globe has died

Sun Tran to detour for El Tour de Tucson

Salvation Army to host 34th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

Brooke’s Bargains compares pre-made Thanksgiving dinner prices

Santa, helpers begin answering letters from around the world

BBB warns of holiday charity scams

According to the Better Business Bureau, minorities and younger people are more vulnerable to holiday charity scams.

Businesses coming together to provide home repairs, modifications for veterans

The collaboration has formed to help raise awareness and interest about the housing challenges faced by older service-connected disabled veterans and their caregivers living in Tucson. The goal is to allow the chosen veterans to age peacefully at home without the added worry of costly repairs.

Tips to protect people, pets, plants, pipes in a freeze

The coldest temps we’ve seen since February are here and they stick around for a couple of days!

Pima County program aims to create connections for educators

The program is centered around helping teachers set and achieve goals while also creating connections with each other.

Narcan usage in Pima County: How often and how much does it cost

Dry dog food recalled over possible vitamin D toxicity

Upcoming job fairs in southern Arizona

Everything you need to know about casting your ballot

Duncan Hines recalls several cake mixes due to salmonella risk

Rillito Race Track sets dates for winter meet 2019

PACC offering several chances to adopt a pet in need of a home before the holidays

Pima Animal Care Center is offering several adoption promotions throughout the month of November.

Breakdown of two major propositions on Arizona ballot

Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 6 and that means it’s time to break out your ballot and your pen to get to ready to vote.

All Souls Procession weekend

All Souls Procession happening this weekend.

Tucson Comic-Con kicks off at TCC

Organizers said they are hoping for a big turnout as they celebrate their 11th year.

Dia de los Muertos events expected to attract 100,000 people

The theme of this year’s procession is “Sky Islands.”

Red Cross calls for healthy donors to maintain blood supply

Upcoming blood donation opportunities in southern Arizona.

Southern AZ: Day of the Dead celebration, pumpkin smash

After Halloween events.

Annual Dia de los Muertos celebration honors Hispanic tradition

A special celebration of Dia de los Muertos, the traditional Hispanic festival of remembrance, in which departed spirits feel welcome to hold a reunion with living relatives, will be held Friday, Nov. 2.

Salvation Army begins ticket distribution for Christmas event

Starting Thursday, Nov. 1, low-income families can start picking up tickets for the Christmas toy program that helps make the holidays brighter for thousands of families.

Ward 3 experiences highest number of violent crimes among Tucson’s wards

This includes crimes like aggravated assault, rape, murder, and robbing of convenience stores.

Free flu shot clinic to be held in Benson

Cochise County to host free shot clinic.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona October Pet of the Day

Pets of the day for October from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.

Transit Service to the All Souls Procession

Sun Tran will provide additional service to Route 22 for those participating in the All Souls Procession on Sunday, November 4.

How to keep your trick-or-treater safe from registered sex offenders

The Arizona Department of Public Safety recommends three main steps to keep your child safe.

Check the updated sex offenders list before Halloween

With Halloween just a few days away, it is time to remind parents about an app that helps track sex offenders in your neighborhoods.

Salvation Army Christmas ticket registration begins Nov. 1

The Christmas Ticket program allows low income families to receive new Christmas toys to give to their children.

Police asking Sahuarita residents to use Nixle app for safety info

Police in Sahuarita are asking town residents to subscribe to Nixle, a notification service that sends real-time updates on crime, events, traffic, missing persons, and severe weather.

Pima County opens additional early voting sites

The Pima County Recorder's Office now has 12 early voting sites open, as of Monday, Oct. 29, for the 2018 general election.

NW Healthcare offering ‘Roll up your sleeve and go’ free drive thru flu shots

Northwest Healthcare offering free drive-thru flu shot clinic.

Firefighters urge safety as Halloween approaches

The holiday is the deadliest day for child pedestrians as thousands take to the streets to trick-or-treat.

Events happening in November in southern Arizona

Event’s happening in and around southern Arizona this month.

Tips to stay safe this Halloween

With Halloween just a few days away, here are a few safe trick or treating tips from the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

State to launch aggressive anti-vaping campaign aimed at teens

This push comes as the Federal Drug and Food Administration cracks down, putting pressure on businesses who sell to minors.

BUS TO BALLOT BOX: Tucson giving free rides on Election Day

Can't get to the polls on your own? The City of Tucson will be offering free rides on certain public transportation on Election Day.

Ford issues recall for some Focus 2012-18 vehicles

The fuel system problem can cause engines to stall and the plastic gas tank to warp. Customers should maintain at least a half tank of fuel until the recall is completed.

Tucson churches scramble to help asylum seekers amid sudden surge

In the recent weeks, ICE has released hundreds of families to the Tucson, Yuma and Phoenix areas.

PCSD holding National Prescription Drug Take Back event

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is holding a drug take back event at two locations on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Saguaro National Park - Rincon Mountain District (East) hosting astronomy camp

The Rincon Mountain District (East) of Saguaro National Park is hosting an astronomy camp for junior rangers ages 8 to 12 years old.

Pima County road closures

List of Pima County road closures.

WATCH: Vehicle struck by lightning in Tucson

A vehicle was struck by lightning in Tucson Tuesday afternoon, but no one was injured.

LOTTERY FEVER: Luckiest stores in Arizona, most popular numbers, odds of winning

We've all dreamed of winning the lottery. So, if you're looking to cash in on those dreams, why not try a store that's sold winning tickets before?

Teal Pumpkin Project indicates allergen-free trick-or-treating

Residents and families can use the Teal Pumpkin Project to find out where safe locations for allergen-free treats are being handed out.

More than the Moon, Night Sky Exploration at Chiricahua National Monument

Members from the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA) will have several telescopes set up to focus on features of the night sky.

Sustainable Families Coalition community event in Sahuarita

Community members are invited to this evening event and reception on Oct. 30

Companies issue recalls for thousands of pounds of food over possible salmonella, listeria contamination

A possible salmonella, listeria contamination of an ingredient forces a Texas company to recall 2,490,593 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry taquitos, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on Friday, Oct. 19.

Banner program helps break distance barrier to treat mental health

The TeleHealth program currently works with about five to six rural communities.

Downtown Now event to highlight new businesses

One of the main things they’ll be highlighting is organizations and businesses that they think are transforming downtown.

99th annual Tucson Veterans Day parade

Calling all veterans, family members and the general public - Tucson is holding it's 99th annual Veterans Day parade on Monday, Nov. 12. This year's theme is "Celebration of Armistice Day".

HELP WANTED: USPS looking to hire seasonal workers in Tucson

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner so many Tucson-area business are looking for extra help.

Living Streets Alliance working to make one downtown intersection safer

The Living Streets Alliance plans to use a "tactical urbanism" project to turn the intersection at North Sixth Avenue and East Seventh Street into one that’s safer and more pedestrian/cyclist friendly.

Christmas tree permits available in November from Tonto National Forest

Beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 13 the Tonto National Forest will be selling Christmas tree permits for $15.

Cochise Co. Sheriff’s Office warning residents about rabies cases

The Cochise County Sheriff’s Office has been advised of two positive rabies cases from areas around the county and one pending that may be positive as well and they are warning the public to be on alert.

“Voices at the Monastery” Concert event this weekend

“Voices at the Monastery” Concert event this weekend

Keeping kids safe this Halloween

Even as putting the finishing touches on costumes and making that last candy run to the store, how prepared is the family for a safe and healthy Halloween?

PACC dealing with higher than usual number of homeless pets

Pima Animal Care Center has an urgently high number of animals in the shelter. As of today, there are 438 puppies and dogs and 272 kittens and cats. That makes for a total of 711 homeless pets in need of a home.

PACC warning drivers to check their vehicles before taking off

Now that temperatures are cooling off in the desert, especially at night, the critters are looking for a warm place to sleep.

Cochise County to host second immunization clinic in Naco

Cochise County Health & Social Services is holding a second immunization clinic for adults living and working in Naco.

Male mentors needed for southern Arizona high school students

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Arizona hopes to recruit 40 men by December for its 2.0 program geared toward high school students.

Polio-like condition on the rise, concerning Arizona parents

Representatives of the Centers for Disease Control say they don’t know the cause of Acute Flaccid Myelitis in most cases. That concerns parents, because AFM mostly affects children.

Tucson working on 10-year plan for transit system

With expectations of growth, concerns over congestion may be in the future for the City of Tucson and Pima County. Leaders are hoping to get ahead of any problems with a new ten-year plan.

Deadline for public comment on Sonoran Corridor options fast approaching

The Arizona Department of Transportation wants to hear from you about a potential future freeway that would connect I-19 and I-10 south of the Tucson International Airport.

Veterans recovery program to inter 33 veterans at Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana

The Southern Arizona Missing in America Project (MIAP) will honor and inter 33 veterans who were homeless, unclaimed or indigent on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Nam to Sand Jam 2018

NamJam began as a camaraderie building and suicide prevention gathering, according to the VVA, so that brothers and sisters in arms would know that they were not alone and that suicide was not the answer.

Sweat for Pets to help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona

The event is a non-competitive 3k (or 1.8 miles) walk that will help raise money for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA).

PAG, City of Tucson hosting open houses for long-range regional transit plan

The Pima Association of Governments (PAG), in partnership with the City of Tucson, is hosting two open houses focusing on the development of a Long-Range Regional Transit Plan.

Court docs reveal new information about fatal ‘A’ Mountain crash

According to court documents, Yanibra Moreno had a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.40, five times the legal limit of 0.08, at the time of the crash.

Sabino Canyon overflow parking lot reopening

The Sabino Canyon Recreation Area overflow parking lot will reopen on Tuesday, Oct. 16, and remain open until April 30, 2019.

Early voting sites in Pima County for the 2018 General Election

Early voting for the November 6, 2018 Arizona General Election has started and F. Ann Rodriguez, the Pima County Recorder, wants to encourage everyone to vote their ballot and use the voting resources available to them.