TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The Coronado National Forest has received funding to start aerial seeding of more than 1,000 acres that were burned in a recent wildfire in southern Arizona. Forest officials say projects also were approved to clear drainage channels of debris, provide road stabilization and protection, and establish safety measures for roads, trails and developed sites within the fire area. The treatments will be done over the next several weeks.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Police say a man has been found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the downtown Tucson campus of Pima Community College. Police locked down the campus early Sunday after a report of shots fired. Authorities say the wounded man was located in the library and taken to a hospital. His name, age and condition haven't been released yet. Police believe the man forced entry into the library for an unknown reason
PHOENIX (AP) - Rescuers in Arizona say they expect to work late into the night to lead all 17 hikers stranded by a flash flood to safety. By late Sunday, a Pima County Sheriff's Department helicopter had rescued 8 people, including a 4-year-old boy, from the raging waters after heavy rains. Deputies say rescue teams hiking to the other nine plan to walk them out when the water subsides in the area 25 miles northeast of Tucson.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - A judge plans to rule within weeks on a challenge to an Arizona law that prompted the dismantling of a Mexican-American history program in Tucson's largest school district. U.S. District Judge A. Wallace Tashima heard closing arguments Friday in the case in which plaintiffs contend the law was too broad and infringed on their First Amendment rights.
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