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  • New water playground to open in Tucson this summer

    New water playground to open in Tucson this summer

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:15 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:15:51 GMT
    (Source: Funtastics Family Fun Park)(Source: Funtastics Family Fun Park)

    Tucsonans will be a able to beat the heat this summer thanks to a new water playground in midtown.

    Tucsonans will be a able to beat the heat this summer thanks to a new water playground in midtown.

  • Parents take 30-year-old son to court to force him to move out

    Parents take 30-year-old son to court to force him to move out

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:05:36 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:32:39 GMT

    Two parents have had enough of their adult son living rent-free at their home, and have taken him to court.

    Two parents have had enough of their adult son living rent-free at their home, and have taken him to court.

  • Coyotes chasing cyclists on Tucson's Loop path

    Coyotes chasing cyclists on Tucson's Loop path

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:42:32 GMT
    The Loop where there have been 4 incidents in the past few weeks. (Source: Tucson News Now)The Loop where there have been 4 incidents in the past few weeks. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    The Loop where there have been 5 attacks in the past few weeks. (Source: Tucson News Now)The Loop where there have been 5 attacks in the past few weeks. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Arizona Game and Fish said it's happened four times in the last few weeks. They've gotten multiple calls about aggressive coyotes, and now they want you to be safe. 

    Arizona Game and Fish said it's happened four times in the last few weeks. They've gotten multiple calls about aggressive coyotes, and now they want you to be safe. 

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

This weekend, you have a chance to clean out your shed or garage in a safe way.

On Saturday, September 14, the Household Hazardous Waste Program 2nd Saturday Collection will be held at Himmel Park, 1000 N. Tucson Blvd. from 8 a.m. to noon.  Drop off of hazardous household waste, including unused chemicals, oils or pesticides, for free.

The City of Tucson and Pima County are offering the collection service.

Accepted materials include: Automotive fluids, auto and rechargeable batteries from
electronics equipment, toxic cleaning products, fluorescent lamps, paints, solvents, lawn and
garden products, and computer equipment ($2 for monitors without computer).

The program only accepts materials generated in homes; no commercially-generated materials are accepted.  Nearly 100 percent of the waste is recycled.

More information is available on-line at www.tucsonaz.gov/hhw by downloading the "mywaste"
App or by calling ES Customer Service at (520) 791-3171.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

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  • ONLY ON KOLD: Restoring San Xavier Mission

    ONLY ON KOLD: Restoring San Xavier Mission

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-05-22 05:00:28 GMT
    Mission San Xavier del Bac (Source: Tucson News Now)Mission San Xavier del Bac (Source: Tucson News Now)

    SAN XAVIER MISSION (Tucson News Now) - A team of about 6 are hard at work at several projects at the San Xavier Mission.   For these workers, many look at doing the work as an honor. "It's very gratifying because we're preserving something that our ancestors built 220 years ago," said Timothy Lewis.   He's been working on different projects for almost 30 years.   He says when he's at work, nothing else matters. "You lose time," he sa...

    SAN XAVIER MISSION (Tucson News Now) - A team of about 6 are hard at work at several projects at the San Xavier Mission.   For these workers, many look at doing the work as an honor. "It's very gratifying because we're preserving something that our ancestors built 220 years ago," said Timothy Lewis.   He's been working on different projects for almost 30 years.   He says when he's at work, nothing else matters. "You lose time," he sa...

  • City Council to vote on contested Tucson park name change

    City Council to vote on contested Tucson park name change

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:57 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:57:57 GMT
    Renaming a midtown park. (Source: Tucson News Now)Renaming a midtown park. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    Renaming a midtown park. (Source: Tucson News Now)Renaming a midtown park. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    The playful place, so close by, has become the center of a fight - over a name. According to the agenda, Tucson's City Council will vote on Tuesday, May 22, whether or not to honor a slain police officer.

    The playful place, so close by, has become the center of a fight - over a name. According to the agenda, Tucson's City Council will vote on Tuesday, May 22, whether or not to honor a slain police officer.

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    SILVER Alert issued for missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's

    SILVER Alert issued for missing Tucson woman with Alzheimer's

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:29:19 GMT
    Mary Migatulski (Source: Tucson Police Department)Mary Migatulski (Source: Tucson Police Department)

    According to police, 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was last seen on foot in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow, near Ironwood Hills Drive and Shannon Road. 

    According to police, 83-year-old Mary Migatulski was last seen on foot in the 2500 block of Broken Arrow, near Ironwood Hills Drive and Shannon Road. 

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