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N4T Investigators: Sick swindle

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"It's people that are robbing others of their hard-earned money and it's disgusting, truthfully," says Meredith Ford.

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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Pima County deputy shot in leg after traffic stop

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department said they are working a traffic accident Tuesday, July 17 involving a deputy near Ajo and Country Club. 

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Eastbound Valencia closed due to serious injury crash

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The Tucson Police Department said they are on scene of a serious injury crash.  

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Multiple public libraries to receive solar canopies

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Four more libraries in the Tucson and Marana area are set to have solar panels installed on their parking lots. 

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News 4 Tucson's School Supply Drive drop off locations

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Here's the complete list for the News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive drop off locations School District Drop Off Locations

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Thailand cave rescue: Boys, coach discharged nearly a month after first going missing

Some of the rescued members of the Wild Boar soccer team depart from the Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital in Thailand's Chiang Rai province. Some of the rescued members of the Wild Boar soccer team depart from the Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital in Thailand's Chiang Rai province.
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Chiang Rai, Thailand (CNN) -- The 12 members of a youth soccer team and their coach who spent more than two weeks trapped underground in a flooded cave network in northern Thailand have been discharged from hospital.

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New law increases penalties for reckless drivers

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House Bill 2522 is known as “Pam’s Law.”

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Arizona man rides motorcycle to Boston hospital where his life was saved 40 years ago

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An Arizona man rode his motorcycle from Cave Creek all the way to Boston to visit the place where his life was saved 40 years ago.

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Local agencies denied thousands in Pima County funds

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More than a dozen local organizations are no longer eligible to receive thousands in anti-racketeering funds from Pima County. 

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TUSD holds press conference for upcoming school year

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Tucson Unified School District's Superintendent, Doctor Gabrielle Trujillo, held a press conference at the TUSD headquarters Tuesday, June 17. 

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Pima County deputy is wounded in shootout with suspect

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Authorities say a Pima County Sheriff's deputy has been wounded in a shootout with a motorist who has been killed.

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Girl Scouts releases 30 new badges

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Southern Arizona Girl Scouts will now have the opportunity to collect 30 new badges. 

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'Baby Trump' balloons are coming to New Jersey after flying in the United Kingdom

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Activists in New Jersey are bringing "Baby Trump" blimps to the United States after seeing the diaper-clad balloon's scene-stealing appearances during protests against President Donald Trump's visit to the United Kingdom. 

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Famlies worried over health after thousands of dead fish pop up in community lake

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Health concerns are now an issue for families dealing with thousands of dead fish popping up in their community lake.

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Tucson police investigating shooting near Diamond Shamrock

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The Tucson Police Department said they are investigating a shooting near the Diamond Shamrock on Campbell Avenue and Valencia Road Tuesday, July 17. 

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Texas executes man for 2004 slaying of store owner

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A Texas prisoner was executed Tuesday evening for the fatal shooting of a San Antonio convenience store owner after courts turned down appeals that the state parole board improperly rejected the inmate’s clemency request because he’s black. 

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Team AZ at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle; Mini-documentary

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If you missed the series of inspirational stories News 4 Tucson's Paul Cicala put together on Special Olympics athletes from Tucson (and all of Arizona) from Seattle (Special Olympics USA Games), -no worries. 

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Man shot in the chest on Tucson's south side

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department is working a shooting in the 3100 block of E. Benson Highway. 

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PCSD deputies not carrying 'overdose reversal' medicine

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Law enforcement agencies across Arizona are carrying the potentially lifesaving overdose antidote, Narcan. 

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Kim Kardashian defends Kylie Jenner being called 'self-made'

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The internet may not agree, but Kim Kardashian West totally believes her sister Kylie Jenner and the rest of her siblings are "self-made."

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Long-lost ring returns from the sewer

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Sarah Wolff will never forget the feeling she had last March, when she realized her wedding ring was missing. 

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Green Valley Fire save puppy from swarm of bees

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The Green Valley Fire Department said they responded to an active swarm of bees near the 800 block of West Placita Canalito. 

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Immigrant children describe hunger and cold in detention

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Immigrant children are complaining of being hungry, cold and afraid of the guards at U.S. holding centers where they were placed after crossing the Mexican border. 

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Cardinals GM arrested for DUI after Fourth of July traffic stop

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Arizona Cardinals General Manager Steve Keim was arrested for a DUI on the Fourth of July, Chandler police confirmed Saturday. 

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Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

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Four former wrestlers say in a lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about a now-dead team doctor and failed to stop his "rampant sexual misconduct" that went on nearly two decades. 

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Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

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It's getting more crowded around Jupiter. 

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ADHD may have modest link with teen tech use

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Nobody who lives with a teenager or sees teenagers in action could be surprised to hear that they are heavy users of tech — staring constantly at smartphones and other devices as they text one another, post photos, stream video and play games.

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Larry Fitzgerald: 'If I’m not playing in Arizona, I won’t be playing anywhere'

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Almost on a yearly basis, there are either rumors that Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald will retire or be traded to another team. 

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FBI offering $5,000 reward to find violent suspects in Payson casino robbery

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FBI agents are searching for suspects who they say violently robbed a Payson casino early Tuesday morning. 

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Camp at AZ School For Deaf & Blind brings big smiles

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A unique, one-of-a-kind basketball camp is impacting dozens of kid's lives at the Arizona School For The Deaf & Blind.  

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Trump claims he misspoke in Helsinki, meant to say Russia did have reason to meddle in election

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President Donald Trump attempted on Tuesday to clarify his widely criticized comments in Helsinki, saying that he had misspoken when he said a day earlier that he did not see why Russia would have meddled in the election.

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Tucson Police in search of ‘Mr. Anti-Cable’

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The Tucson Police Department is looking for a man who is accused of destroying Century Link boxes around the city. 

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MGM sues more than 1,000 victims of Las Vegas shooting, denying liability for the massacre

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MGM Resorts International has filed federal lawsuits against more than 1,000 victims and relatives of last October's shooting rampage in Las Vegas in a bid to squelch liability claims against the hotel-casino giant. 

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4 Your Health: scooter danger; Zika virus risk; safety of probiotics

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There is little data on the safety of probiotics. Zika virus is a concern for women travelers. And injuries involving motorized scooters are up.

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Arizona bride fools groom by sending brother in her place for 'first look' photos

Val Zherelyev couldn't contain his laughter when he saw his brother-in-law in a wedding dress. Photo: Nichole Cline/KevinChole Photography Val Zherelyev couldn't contain his laughter when he saw his brother-in-law in a wedding dress. Photo: Nichole Cline/KevinChole Photography
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The Arizona bride had the perfect solution to curb her groom's ceremony day nerves: a prank. 

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Day care provider who hanged toddler sentenced to probation

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A former day care provider convicted of hanging a toddler has been sentenced to probation. 

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Can extreme heat affect the way you think?

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A new study suggests the heat hurts your decision-making.

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Florida deputy comically heckles senior 'driver'

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Typically, slow traffic is annoying- but this...

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Disneyland Resorts celebrates 63 years of magic

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Sixty-three years ago Disneyland opened its doors for the first time. 

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The two factors decreasing today's storm chances

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A mid-level disturbance southeast of Douglas moves along the International Border, according to 4WARN Meteorologist Jeff Beamish.

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TEP working to restore power to more than 800 customers

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Tucson Electric Power crews are working to restore power to more than 800 customers. 

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Veteran uses state-of-the-art prosthetic technology

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A U.S. Army veteran and amputee explained how state-of-the-art prosthetics changed his life at the Amputee Coalition Conference in Tucson. 

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Caught on video: officer shoots through windshield during wild car chase

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Las Vegas police just released video of an officer involved shooting during a chase that involved an usual tactic to stop the fleeing suspects.

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Houston police capture possible serial killer Jose Gilberto Rodriguez

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A man wanted in connection with at least three murders in the Houston area was captured Tuesday morning after a week-long crime spree, authorities said. 

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'Trump Baby' protest blimp is coming to America

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A GoFundMe page to bring the giant blimp of ‘Baby Trump’ — from the recent protests in the U.K. — to the United States has raised more than $10,000 in just three days, doubling its original goal.

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Sheriff deputies involved in shooting near Three Points

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department said deputies were involved in a shooting incident in the 14800 block of West Guy Street near Three Points.  

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DM Airmen serve dinner at Ronald McDonald House

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Some special chefs served up a spaghetti dinner at the Ronald McDonald House on Monday night. 

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N4T Investigators: FTC Issues Alert on Tech Support Scams

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The News 4 Tucson Investigators have a warning about a new tech support scam, that the FBI says is sweeping the state. 
 

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Superintendent explains poor ratings

TUSD Superintendent explains poor AZMERIT grades at 2 dozen schools

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As parents get ready to send their kids back to class. 

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Marana event to learn about how education is funded in Arizona

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Some parents living in the Marana area are learning more about how education is funded in Arizona. 

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Elderly Tucson woman stung more than 100 times by bees

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A Tucson woman was transported to the hospital after being stung more than 100 times by bees.

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NCAA Final Four will return to Phoenix in 2024

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So nice the NCAA decided to do it twice! The 2024 NCAA Final Four will be played in Glendale. 

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Driver in deadly crash identified by police

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27-year-old Marcus J. Johnson was identified by police as the driver of the vehicle that crashed into an east side Tucson home on Sunday morning.  

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Monsoon storm damages Sanctuary Cove

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It's been 35 years since Sanctuary Cove experienced flood damage.

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Amazon's Prime Day outages trip up shoppers

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Amazon's self-created Prime Day holiday got off to a rocky start. 

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Government shuts down website for doctors searching for treatment guidelines

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After Monday, the website for the National Guideline Clearinghouse, which provides access to guidelines for practicing medicine, will no longer be available to its users -- mostly doctors -- due to a lack of funding, according to an announcement posted on the site in April. 

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Redheads, lobsters and cupcakes: Apple shows off new iOS emojis

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Redheads, superheroes and lobsters will rejoice when they see the latest emojis coming to Apple iPhones and iPads. 

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'Trump Baby' protest blimp is coming to America

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A GoFundMe page to bring the giant blimp of ‘Baby Trump’ — from the recent protests in the U.K. — to the United States has raised more than $10,000 in just three days, doubling its original goal.

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Showtime refutes Sarah Palin's claim that Sacha Baron Cohen posed as disabled vet to book interviews

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Showtime says comedian Sacha Baron Cohen did not claim to be a disabled veteran to secure any interview subjects for his series "Who Is America," despite claims from former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to the contrary. 

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Fox is 9th casualty after jaguar’s weekend escape at zoo

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A little girl’s teary-eyed self-portrait, stuffed toys and a stick of taffy from a local street vendor, were among the items left at the entrance to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on Monday — a makeshift memorial for nine animals killed by a jaguar that escaped its enclosure two days earlier. 

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Tucson police investigating robbery at Pima Federal Credit Union

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The Tucson Police Department confirmed a robbery took place at Pima Federal Credit Union on Stone Avenue and Pastime Road Monday, June 16.  

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Intense pursuit caught on police body cam

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Body cam footage released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department shows an intense pursuit seen from the front seat of a Metro patrol car.

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News 4 Tucson's School Supply Drive wish lists

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Here's the complete supply wish lists from each district for the News 4 Tucson School Supply Drive 

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Phoenix police: Caregivers arrested in 2-year-old girl's death

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Police say a man and a woman have been arrested after a 2-year-old girl died Saturday. 

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TPD looks for person of interest in deadly hit-and-run

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Friends and family are mourning the loss of two people killed by a hit-and-run driver on Tucson’s east side.

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Restaurant owner blames nearby HOA for flood damage

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Li’l Abner’s Steakhouse in Marana was hit hard by floodwaters last week, and the owner believes a nearby homeowner's association is to blame. 

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AMTRAK train breaks down in Tucson for 5 hours; passengers overheat

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AMTRAK train breaks down in Tuscon and passengers overheat...

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PCSD searching for Circle K alcohol thieves

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The Pima County Sheriff's Department said on April 29th, deputies responded to the Circle K located at 5818 South Palo Verde Road regarding a reported theft. 

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Northwest Fire responding to rollover near Avra Valley

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Northwest Fire tweeted out they are responding to a reported rollover accident on Interstate 10 near Avra Valley.

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CNN anchor Anderson Cooper to receive Walter Cronkite Award

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Arizona State University is awarding its 2018 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.

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AZ lawmakers react to President Trump’s summit with Putin

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Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle were critical of President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Monday. The two leaders held a joint news conference in Helsinki, Finland. 

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Firefighters rescue raccoon that got head stuck in mayo jar

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Firefighters in upstate New York helped out a presumably hungry raccoon that got its head stuck inside a mayonnaise jar.

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Target counters Amazon's Prime Day

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Target is countering Amazon's sales push with it's own online deal.

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Dusan Ristic signs with Serbian powerhouse Belgrade Red Star

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Former Arizona Wildcat center Dusan Ristic announced on Twitter Monday that he will start his professional basketball career in his home country of Serbia, after playing limited time with the Phoenix Suns summer league team.

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Arizona basketball lands grad transfer commit

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Former Cornell forward Stone Gettings announced his commitment to Arizona basketball on Twitter Monday.

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Two inmates “walk away” from Federal Prison Camp in Tucson

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Two inmates from the Federal Prison Camp in Tucson "walked away" on Sunday. 

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Lava flies through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 13

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Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people.

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Parents, educators to host ‘learn about education funding’ session

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In light of the Red for Ed movement, parents and educators in the Marana area are set to meet to discuss how education is funded in Arizona on Monday. 

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Police: Man inappropriately touched teen at Tempe bus stop

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A girl waiting for a bus in Tempe was inappropriately touched by a man at the bus stop, according to court documents. 

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Barack Obama makes first post-presidency visit to Kenya

Former U.S. President Barack Obama poses for a photo his half-sister, Auma Obama, and children at opening of the Sauti Kuu resource center in Kogelo, Kenya, on July 16, 2018.Tony Karumba / AFP - Getty Images (Photo via NBC News) Former U.S. President Barack Obama poses for a photo his half-sister, Auma Obama, and children at opening of the Sauti Kuu resource center in Kogelo, Kenya, on July 16, 2018.Tony Karumba / AFP - Getty Images (Photo via NBC News)
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Former U.S. President Barack Obama says Kenya is making progress in getting the government and opposition to work together. 

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Banner UMC suspends nurse Magnet status

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Banner University Medical Center Tucson has suspended its nurse Magnet status.

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N4T Investigators: Social Security scam

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A new scam is trying to take advantage of people living on a fixed income. 

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Why your Amazon Prime membership may not be worth the price

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One hundred million people have signed up for Amazon’s Prime subscription service. The company recently raised the price to $119 a year. 

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Amazon Prime Day offers big savings to members

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Amazon Prime Day offers 36 hours of deals for members.

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4 Your Health: LGBT kids more likely to use illegal drugs; children prescribed opioids at risk

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Children taking opioids may be at risk of dangerous side effects. And gay teens may be at higher risk for drug use.

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New christening photo of Prince Louis released by Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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Kensington Palace has released one more official photograph from the christening of Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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Adidas will only use recycled plastics by 2024

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Adidas is racing to make its products more sustainable. 

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Delayed start for scattered storms?

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TUCSON - Morning clouds may push back the arrival of scattered storms today.

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Yes, the Kilauea volcano just created a new Hawaiian island

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TUCSON - A tiny new island of lava has formed off Hawaii's Big Island.

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CVS apologizes after white manager calls police on black customer over coupon

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CVS apologized Sunday to a black customer who said a white manager called the police after deciding that a coupon she tried to use at a Chicago pharmacy was fraudulent. 

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Mob in Indonesia slaughters 300 crocodiles in revenge killing

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Nearly 300 crocodiles were slaughtered in revenge killings by a mob in Indonesia over the weekend. 

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Bonded senior dogs in Phoenix have spent a decade waiting to be adopted

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Mohave and Nellie have never know what's it's like to have a family.  

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FDA recalls blood pressure, heart failure medications after cancer-causing agents found

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting healthcare professionals and patients of a recall of several drugs that contain the ingredient valsartan. 

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  • Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

    Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:46:52 GMT
    Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.
    Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.
  • Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Ex-FBI chief Comey urges voters to support Democrats in fall

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:40:43 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 6:46 AM EDT2018-07-18 10:46:44 GMT
    James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections.
    James Comey, the FBI director who was fired last year by President Donald Trump, is urging voters to support Democrats in November's midterm elections.
  • San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

    San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homeless

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    (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...(AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File). FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, a man stands outside his tent on Division Street in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing...
    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
    San Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality.
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