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Kids swim free at city pools this summer

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Kids swim for free at Tucson city pools

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Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester victims

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Ariana Grande said Friday she would return to Manchester for a benefit concert to raise money for victims of the bombing that killed 22 people and injured 59 after her concert on Monday. 

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'Guardians of the Galaxy" ride opening at Disney California Adventure Park Video included

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Get ready for the galaxy ride of your life! Alex Dote brings you a preview of the newest attraction.

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Mother and her 3 children escape apartment fire

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- A mother and her three children were able to escape a fire that caused heavy damage to their apartment early Friday morning.

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Friday's Tucson Forecast: Gusty & dusty to wrap the week Video included

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Patchy blowing dust is possible along I-10 today, mainly near the Willcox Playa and Picacho Peak.

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Jail inmates access to tablets decreases bad behavior Video included

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Meygan Tourangeu has been in jail since April she's one of the 98 percent of the inmates who has an electronic tablet.

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PACC waiving pet reclaiming fee

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Starting this Memorial Day weekend the Pima Animal Care Center will be waiving redemption fees on all pets. 

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AZGFD reintroduces mosquito eating fish

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is reintroducing the endangered Gila Topminnow.  

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5 cool inventions that could save the planet

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(CNN)You've heard about the impact that our technology-driven population is having on the planet -- from cars, to energy factories, to the over-consumption of the earth's resources. It's causing a lot of problems. 

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Babysitter training is back for Pima County kids

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Babysitter training is back for kids in the Tucson area.  The Drexel Heights Fire District is teaming up with Pima County Public Nurses and the AZ Poison and Drug Information Center to offer a two-day program for 12-16 year olds. 

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Body of hiker who fell into canyon near Alamogordo recovered

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New Mexico State Police say the body of a hiker who fell about 250 feet into a deep canyon east of Alamogordo has been recovered.     

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23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

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Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing. More>>

What's next for Prop 101 money? Video included

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Tucson voters said yes to a half cent sales tax to fund road repairs and public safety improvements. 

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PepsiCo in bid to acquire Vita Coco

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Soft drink maker PepsiCo Inc is in talks to acquire All Market Inc, the owner of coconut water brand Vita Coco, whose celebrity investors include Madonna and Matthew McConaughey, people familiar with the matter said on Friday. 

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Pet Tech Will Transform a Dog’s Life in Some Surprising Ways

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Technology has already revolutionized your life. Now it could do the same for your pet.

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New reports in Isabel Celis investigation

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News 4 Tucson has obtained new investigative reports regarding the death of Isabel Celis.

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Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump at Wellesley College graduation

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Hillary Clinton returned to her alma mater, Wellesley College, Friday to deliver a fiery commencement address that attacked President Donald Trump and his policies.

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Grant Rd. changes next week

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As a part of the Grant Rd.  improvement project, Los Altos Avenue and Second Avenue, south of Grant, will be permanently closed. in the coming weeks. On  Wednesday, May 31 temporary traffic signals at the First Avenue/Grant Road intersection will be established.

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Agents seize more than 80 pounds of drugs

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Tucson - Nogales Station Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint near Tubac seized more than 25 pounds of cocaine and over 56 pounds of methamphetamine in two separate incidents Thursday. At approximately 6:30 a.m., agents referred a Chevy Avalanche for additional inspection after a canine alerted to an odor it was trained to detect emitting from the vehicle. During a search and with the utilization of an x-ray vehicle, 

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PCSD - Have a safe responsible weekend

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Memorial weekend, the unofficial kick off of summer, is time when we like to have some fun. And the Pima County Sheriff's Department (PCSD) wants to remind you to do so, responsibly.  Plan before going out to drink -  Have a designated driver, Attending a house party, see if you can spend the night Hiking -  Keep you hikes to the early morning hours (Finish your hike by 10 a.m.) Wear appropriate attire Have a hiking buddy, and use a familiar trail....

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Neighbor unplugs bounce house, trapping toddlers inside

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A little girl's family is upset and police are investigating after a neighbor yanked the plug on a bounce house during a little girl's birthday party, trapping several small children inside. 

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Tips to save on your summer electricity bill

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TUCSON – With Memorial Day weekend comes the unofficial start to summer and the scorching southern Arizona heat, so Tucson Electric Power is offering up ways ease that electricity bill.

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818 hot dogs eaten every second, and other Memorial Day facts

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"Memorial Day By The Numbers" is a trove of fascinating facts and striking stats.

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What to do if a tornado touches down in Southern Arizona

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Here are some tornado do's and don't, tailored to Southern Arizona.

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Nogales Border Patrol station under new leadership

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New man in charge of Nogales Border Patrol station

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Will the 2017 Eastern Pacific hurricane season be active?

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TUCSON - El Niño or not? That's the key to how much activity develops off the Western Mexico coast this Summer.

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N4T Investigators: Questions remain about what happened the night of Nick Ivie's death Video included

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The News 4 Tucson Investigators obtained documents from the Cochise County Sheriff's Department that have led some to question the government's story regarding the night he was killed. 

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Talking Tattoos Video included

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(NBC News) THERE'S A STORY... BEHIND MOST TATTOOS. BUT WHAT IF YOUR INK... COULD SPEAK FOR ITSELF?? THAT'S THE PREMISE BEHIND SOUND WAVE TATTOOS... "They get to share the sound of the person or moment with whoever they're sharing that with," said Nate Siggard of Skin Motion NATE SIGGARD IS THE FOUNDER OF "SKIN MOTION"... AN APP-BASED COMPANY THAT CAN USE TATTOOS TO MEMORIALIZE ANY AUDIO FILE UNDER 1 MINUTE... "When they upload that sound to our app the so... More>>

What’s Driving You Crazy: Cortaro Farms

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Paul asked, "Is it true that Cortaro will be torn up before this Ina project is completed?"

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Arizona readies for Baylor in Super Regional

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Two wins, and you're in. It's that simple for second-seeded Arizona (51-7) and 15th-seeded Baylor (46-12), who square off in a three-game series for a trip to the Women's College World Series this weekend at Hillenbrand Stadium.

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UK bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast Video included

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Police have arrested two more people and are searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people a pop concert. More>>

Local family holds vigil for 3-year-old son Video included

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Family and friends honored 3-year-old Denver Greenberg with a vigil Thursday. One year ago today, Denver was hit-and-killed by a truck as it was turning a corner. The vigil took place where the accident happened at Banbridge St and Castle Bay in Rita Ranch. The family also did a balloon release in his memory.

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Collision shuts down Southeast side street

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Tucson(KVOA)- A collision has shut down 29th street between Venice Avenue and Erin Avenue. A driver crashed into a pole and suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to the Tucson Police Dept. Police say it will take 8 to 10 hours for crews to clear the scene. More>>

Immigrants graduate from Amphi High School Video included

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Afrah Hussein was born in Sudan. She was one of 202 students to graduate Thursday night.

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Local group holds final organized vigil to honor fallen migrants Video included

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Coalición de Derechos Humanos held its 890th and final formally-organized vigil that honors migrants who’ve died and gone missing while traveling across the U.S.-Mexico border. 

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Sotheby's sells Tamayo's 'Bird Charmer' for $4.3M in NY

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"The Bird Charmer" by Mexican artist Rufino Tamayo has fetched $4.3 million at Sotheby's Latin American art auction in New York.    

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Six cases of bacterial disease in dogs in Pima County

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Six cases of leptospirosis, a bacterial disease, have been reported within the Pima County community, according to t the Pima Animal Care Center and the Pima County Health Department.

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California Students Allegedly Plotting School Killings Arrested

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Two high school juniors in Anaheim, California were arrested Thursday for allegedly threatening to carry out attacks on the campus, including shootings and detonating a bomb. 

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Grieving daughter uses social media to raise awareness on 'huffing' Video included

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A grieving daughter is using her father’s tragic death to spread awareness about a deadly addiction, often fueled by items found in any household. 

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Pima's Lorenson signs with D-2 Fort Lewis College

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Tucson, AZ – Pima Community College softball pitcher Mandy Lorenson (Ironwood Ridge HS) will continue her collegiate career at the NCAA Division II level....

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New Sun riders Annual Pass

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  For 365 days and $450 you can take unlimited rides. 

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CBP honors fallen heroes

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The Tucson Sector Border Patrol Headquarters hosted “Valor in the Desert” Wednesday. 

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News 4 Cooks: Grass Fed Red, White and Blue Burgers Video included

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Gourmet Girls: Grass Fed Red, White and Blue Burgers 

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Man killed in car accident on North Igo Way

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One man died in a car accident on North Igo Way early morning on Thursday, May 25, 2017. 

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Arts & Entertainment: May 25, 2017 Video included

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Herb Stratford is the arts/culture and film critic for KVOA. He is also a film festival programmer with experience in Tucson as well as in Napa, California at the Napa Valley Film Festival (2013 - 2015). He has served as a juror at the Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, UT and teaches Arts Management at the University of Arizona.

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UPDATE: Power restored to Southeast side

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The outage began at 1:40 p.m. on Thursday and was caused by equipment damage, according to information on TEP’s website. 

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Man arrested for sexually assaulting three girls in 2012

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Matthew Cartwright, 34, has been arrested in a sexual assault cold case that took place over five years ago after new evidence was discovered, according to a press release from the Pima County Sheriff's Department. 

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Man with shotgun, 3 handguns arrested at Phoenix Comicon

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PHOENIX - Police arrested a man inside the Phoenix Convention Center Thursday during Phoenix Comicon.

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Law enforcement looking for missing woman

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Donna Caskey, 69, was last seen leaving her home in a 2005 Volkswagen SUV. 

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Trump to take travel ban to Supreme Court

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to review an appeals court ruling that blocked President Donald Trump's travel ban.    

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Spot the Space Station from Tucson tonight

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TUCSON -The International Space Station will buzz across the southern Arizona sky early this evening. 

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GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

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Congress' nonpartisan budget analysts have released a largely damaging report on the House-passed health care bill, saying the Republican measure would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured. More>>

The Art of Complaining

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No one likes a complainer — or to be labeled as one. But between the daily grind causing constant inconveniences, things going awry at work and the inevitable stress of our personal relationships, voicing a complaint here and there ends up becoming all but unavoidable. 

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Uber accused of intentionally overcharging passengers by millions of dollars

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Uber is skimming over $7.4 million per month from passengers in New York City alone, according to a class action lawsuit filed Wednesday. 

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Lower speed limits this weekend

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Phoenix ? As part of a safety campaign to reduce crashes and delays resulting from speeding and driver inattention, the Arizona Department of Transportation will reduce speed limits during peak Memorial Day weekend travel periods on a winding stretch of Interstate 17 north of Phoenix.   ADOT will lower speed limits by 10 mph Friday, May 26, on northbound I-17 between New River and Sunset Point Rest Area. Speed limits on the same stretch of southbound I-17 will be reduced by... More>>

21 indicted in Thailand-to-US sex-trafficking ring

Twenty-one people have been indicted in what authorities are calling a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that brought hundreds of women from Thailand to America and forced them to work as prostitutes.

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Appeals court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

President Donald Trump poses for a portrait in the Oval Office in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. With his tweets and his bravado, Trump is putting his mark on the presidency in his first 100 days in office. President Donald Trump poses for a portrait in the Oval Office in Washington, Friday, April 21, 2017. With his tweets and his bravado, Trump is putting his mark on the presidency in his first 100 days in office.
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A federal appeals court upheld Thursday a ruling blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban against six Muslim-majority countries. 

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Arizona veterans to be added to "In Memory Program" at Vietnam Veterans Wall

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Four Arizona Veterans to be added to "In Memory Program" 

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10 percent of Americans plan to use Uber and Lyft instead of buying a new car

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Nearly a quarter of American adults sold or traded in a vehicle in the last 12 months, according to a poll published on Thursday. 9 percent of that group turned to ride services like Lyft and Uber as their main way to get around.

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Police seek suspect in four armed robberies

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Police are searching for a suspect in four recent armed robberies. 

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‘Star Wars’ opened 40 years ago; background actors recount how movie changed their lives

Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker, and Derek Lyons, who played a temple guard, while filming "Star Wars" in 1976. Courtesy of Derek Lyons via NBC Mark Hamill, who played Luke Skywalker, and Derek Lyons, who played a temple guard, while filming "Star Wars" in 1976. Courtesy of Derek Lyons via NBC
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They were almost famous. While "Star Wars" transformed Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill from heroes in a galaxy far, far away into enduring pop culture icons, the sci-fi space epic didn't quite alter the lives of its background actors in the same stratospheric manner. 

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Arizona Air National Guard to do Memorial Day flyovers

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Memorial Day flyovers planned by Arizona Air National Guard

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'Racially motivated' fight places Eloy prison on lockdown

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Four inmates at the Red Rock Correctional Facility in Eloy were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after a "racially motivated" fight, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections. 

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AAA offers Tipsy Tow service for Memorial Day

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The service will be available 6 p.m. Monday through 6 a.m. Tuesday.

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Phoenix, Buckeye stand tall in new US population estimates

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Phoenix and Buckeye stand out in new U.S. Census Bureau population estimates.      

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Tucson assistant chief selected as new police chief for Mesa

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An assistant police chief for Tucson has been named the new chief of the Mesa Police Department.     

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Thursday's Tucson Forecast: Red Flag Warnings in effect Video included

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TUCSON - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning today, including Santa Cruz, Cochise, Graham and Greenlee Counties. This is in effect today from 11 AM until 8 PM.

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King's Plane in Question Video included

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(KOB) A jet Elvis Presley had owned will be auctioned off this Saturday in Beverly Hills to the highest bidder. The auction company claims the jet has original exterior and interior designed by the King of Rock and Roll himself, which has caught the attention of people across the country. However, one man in southeastern New Mexico said those statements just aren't true. Roy McKay, who lives in Roswell, tells KOB he used to the own the jet back in the early 80s. Read More: http://... More>>

More fire restrictions for Southern Arizona

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Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in effect for the Coronado National Forest and all Southern Arizona national parks.

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Crews have started to dismantle Arpaio's infamous tent city jail

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- Crews have started to dismantle former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's controversial Tent City in Phoenix that's in the process of being shut down.

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The Latest: British police, army operation underway at a college in Manchester; bomb team deployed

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MANCHESTER, England (AP) - British police say officers and the army are responding to an incident at a college in Trafford, a district near Manchester.

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N4T Investigators: Border apprehensions Video included

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Tucson - There's a "Wall of words" going on between President Trump's supporters and opponents over why apprehensions at the southwest border are down dramatically. They declined by 40% in his first month in office. "I think there's just a lot of generalized fear in the community, in the immigrant community in southern Arizona." That's the opinion of Patricia Meija, an immigration attorney. We asked Meija, "Is it a bad thing if they're 

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Fire crews make progress on Racetrack 2 Fire Video included

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Firefighters say they now have a handle on the Racetrack 2 Fire that's burned about 5-acres in the Redington Pass area. Officials say the flames were human caused. Redington Pass and MT. Lemmon are under stage-one fire restrictions. It's a special level of fire alert in the Coronado National Forest, so beware of spreading campfires, lit cigarettes, and similar hazards. 

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Ironwood Ridge High School seniors celebrate their graduation Video included

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435 seniors graduated from Ironwood Ridge High School, Wednesday night, and administrators say the graduating class earned more than $8-million in scholarships. Immediately after the ceremony, students had a chance to celebrate in the "Ironwood Ridge Project Graduation." "The kids look forward to it; it's the last chance to get together, and they really enjoy the friendship and being together all night long," said Kirsten Kremer, and event chairperson. 2,700 TUS...

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The Latest: US lawmaker says UK bomb showed 'sophistication' Video included

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France's interior minister says that the suicide bomber who targeted Manchester is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. More>>

Selfies causing head lice in young people Video included

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TUCSON- Besides sharing hats and brushes, health experts said, you could now expect to see a jump in  head lice cases in younger people, thanks to the selfie.

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Teen parents graduate high school Video included

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It is a public school in the Tucson Unified School District. The school has a nursery so parents can take classes and take care of their babies.

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Celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson hired by Lakers

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A celebrity trainer known for getting the Kardashian clan into shape is going to work for the Los Angeles Lakers.      Gunnar Peterson is the Lakers' new director of strength and endurance training, the team announced Wednesday.      

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Man arrested inside Bullock's home convicted of stalking

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A man arrested inside Sandra Bullock's home has pleaded no contest to stalking the Oscar-winning actress and breaking into her home. Joshua James Corbett entered the plea Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and was ordered to continue treatment at a mental health facility. 

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Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat level Video included

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An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police said Tuesday was being treated as a terrorist attack. More>>

The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

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Pop group Take That says it is canceling its show in Liverpool, saying it is "out of respect to all of the people and their families that were affected by the horrific incident last night" in Manchester.. More>>

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