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News Minute: Here is the latest Arizona news from The Associated Press at 7:40 a.m. MST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A state screening commission has nominated four Pima County Superior Court officials for appointment to fill a vacant judgeship. The nominees recommended by the Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments are Casey F. McGinley, Lee Ann Roads, Gilbert Rosales Jr. and Laurie B. San Angelo. The retirement of Judge Richard S. Fields created a vacancy.

PHOENIX (AP) - Consumers are being urged to toss their store-bought romaine lettuce _ into the garbage. Restaurants are also being told not to serve romaine amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states. U.S. health officials are cautioning against eating any forms of the lettuce that may have come from the city of Yuma, Arizona.

PHOENIX (AP) - High school students have occupied the House and Senate lobbies and the governor's office at the state Capitol in the latest protest against gun violence. The students with the Phoenix March for Our Lives group rallied Friday on the anniversary of the 1999 school shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado. The students were met at the Capitol by about a dozen armed gun-rights supporters.

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed 10 pieces of legislation to send a message to the Legislature that he wants them to send him a state budget that boosts teacher pay. Friday's vetoes by the Republican governor came the day after tens of thousands of teachers rejected his plan to boost their pay by 20 percent and voted to go on strike next week. His veto letters say "Our teachers have earned this raise. It's time to get it done."

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