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Report: Nearly 70,000 unemployed Arizonans to lose benefits this month

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  • One man dead after officer involved shooting at South Lawn Mortuary

    One man dead after officer involved shooting at South Lawn Mortuary

    Saturday, May 27 2017 1:14 AM EDT2017-05-27 05:14:00 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    The shooting happened at the South Lawn Mortuary cemetery on Friday night and has left one man dead.  The officers involved in the shooting were not hurt, according to Sgt. Bay. 

    The shooting happened at the South Lawn Mortuary cemetery on Friday night and has left one man dead.  The officers involved in the shooting were not hurt, according to Sgt. Bay. 

  • Tucson woman claims husband burned her house down; husband charged with arson

    Tucson woman claims husband burned her house down; husband charged with arson

    Saturday, May 27 2017 12:13 AM EDT2017-05-27 04:13:39 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Rhonda Grace Smith, 53, claims her husband Timothy Darnell burned down her mobile home on the south side after she received a series of voicemails from Darnell the night before.

    Rhonda Grace Smith, 53, claims her husband Timothy Darnell burned down her mobile home on the south side after she received a series of voicemails from Darnell the night before.

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A new report from the White House Council of Economic Advisors shows that 67,000 unemployed workers in Arizona will lose their unemployment benefits by Dec. 28.

Arizona AFL-CIO called on Congress to immediately extend unemployment insurance, according to a news release.

Congressional inaction before Dec.28 would end support for more than 1.3 million unemployed people across the United States.

Arizona AFL-CIO officials said about 36 percent of "jobless workers" searched for work over the past six months.

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