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Authorities release full autopsy, toxicology results in teen's death

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News 4 Tucson has just received the full autopsy and toxicology reports in the death of a 13-year-old Vail teen.

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Dangerous heat on its final days Video included

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Monsoon moisture begins to slowly trickle into Arizona this weekend.

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New fire ban issued for Southern Arizona

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TUCSON - Camping on Mount Lemmon? Bonfires soon won't be part of your plans.

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Arizonans debate merits of GOP health care proposal

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A bitter back-and-forth over health care has taken center stage at the Capitol, but even conservative Republicans in Arizona have their concerns over the Senate’s health care proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. 

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Households unhappy with home warranty AC service Video included

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Both households said the warranty costs about $500 per year.

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SWIMFEST ALERT: Spots have re-opened for free swim lessons in Sahuarita

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Kristi's Kids and the YMCA of Southern Arizona have reopened the online sign-up process for the June 29 Swimfest event in Sahuarita.

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Caterpillar financing package approved by Rio Nuevo board

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Rio Nuevo board approves Caterpillar financing package

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Mother-son smugglers arrested at border

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Mother & son smuggling duo arrested at border

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Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

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President Trump has signed a bill into law designed to make it easier to fire Department of Veterans Affairs employees.      

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California adds 4 states to travel ban, citing LGBTQ discrimination

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California has issued a ban on state-funded and state-sponsored travel to four more states that it says have laws discriminating against LGBTQ people. 

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4 Your Health: Keeping children safe this summer on the playground and on two wheels

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If your children are riding bikes be sure they wear a helmet. And pediatricians are reminding parents about summer playground safety.

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Pima County Sheriff Napier wants state to investigate his department

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Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier released a statement Thursday urging the state to look into the misuse of Rico funds within the PCSD.

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Travelers left behind a record amount in change at TSA checkpoints Video included

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TSA officials revealed they've collected nearly $1 million in loose change. Where does the money passengers leave behind go?

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Monsoon Classroom: The Transition Video included

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This is the pattern that shuts down the Monsoon.

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Tech Talker Fast Food Video included

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The traditional cashier system has its shortcomings, but Technology helping make the process quicker.

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Johnny Depp asks crowd: “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?” Video included

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Johnny Depp has been no fan of President Donald Trump, but the Hollywood star surprised a crowd when he "joked" of the president being killed.

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Bucks duke it out on camera Video included

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Two deer were caught duking it out on a Tennessee trail camera.

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PHOTO: Rise and shine!

(Skynet: Broadway Blvd. and Wilmot Road) (Skynet: Broadway Blvd. and Wilmot Road)
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TUCSON (KVOA) -- Good Morning, Tucson!

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London police: Manslaughter charges being considered in Grenfell Tower fire

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London Police say manslaughter charges are among moves being considered over the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people.

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Two U of A Players Selected in NBA Draft: Markkanen & Allen Video included

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U of A Freshmen sensation Lauri Markkanen was selected 7th overall in the NBA draft by the Timberwolves, and ended up getting traded to the Chicago Bulls. 

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Shooting at eastside apartment complex injures teen

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According to the Tucson Police Department, there's a shooting on in the 8000 block of Broadway Boulevard.  TPD is on the scene and a News 4 Tucson crew is on the way.  More updates to come. 

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Arizona hospitals: Health bill devastating

US President Donald J. Trump, along with GOP lawmakers, speaks after the House voted to repeal and replace Obamacare with a Republican version of the health care law in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on May 4, 2017. - Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA US President Donald J. Trump, along with GOP lawmakers, speaks after the House voted to repeal and replace Obamacare with a Republican version of the health care law in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on May 4, 2017. - Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA
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The association representing Arizona's hospitals says the Senate bill repealing much of the Affordable Care Act would be devastating to millions of Americans who rely on Medicaid for their care. 

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Two former UA players picked in NBA draft

Lauri Markannen, UA Forward (Photo: DraftExpress.com) Lauri Markannen, UA Forward (Photo: DraftExpress.com)
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Former UA baskeball player Lauri Markkanen was the seventh pick in the NBA draft/  Markkanen was drafted by the Chicago Bulls.  FINNISH HIM. #BackThePac ???? pic.twitter.com/ZpywGx2G7W — Pac-12 Network (@Pac12Network) June 23, 2017

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Two brothers in distress saved by BORSTAR

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Tucson Sector’s Border Patrol Search Trauma and Rescue (BORSTAR), along with mobile Response Team agents and Air and Marine Ops helped rescue two brothers. 

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Actor Johnny Depp asks about assassinating the president

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Johnny Depp has asked a crowd at the Glastonbury Festival when was the last time an actor assassinated a president. The remarks came during a segment Thursday in which Depp was speaking about President Donald Trump.     

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Sonoita family credits 'defensible space' for saving home in Los Encinos Fire Video included

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The 'Los Encinos' Fire in the Sonoita-Elgin area is now 75 percent contained, but crews are still working to mop up hot-spots. 

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PCSD looking for burglary suspects Video included

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The burglary detectives from the Pima County Sheriff’s Department need your help in identifying three possibly four men who broke into a home on the northwest side of town.

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‘Making a Murderer’ Confession Was Coerced, Federal Judges Affirm

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CHICAGO — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday. 

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1,000 free backpacks at Reid Park Zoo

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The first 1,000 children in line will be given backpacks filled with school supplies. 

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California road rage caught on camera

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SANTA CLARITA - Road rage incident causes chain reaction crash on California highway.

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Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

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Senate Republicans on Thursday publicly released their 142-page bill that will "repeal and replace" Obamacare. Read it here.

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UPDATE: Missing man with Alzheimer's located

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The Tucson Police Department says it needs your help finding a missing Tucson man.

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Convicted sex offender moves next door to his victim. And it's perfectly legal

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Fourteen years ago, Danyelle Dyer was molested by her step-uncle. Now, the man has moved next door to Dyer's parent's house in Oklahoma -- and legally, there's nothing they can do about it. 

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$5,000 reward for information on ranch vandalism

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A $5,000 cash reward is being offered to anyone who has information resulting in the arrest of an unknown suspect or suspects who vandalized a ranch in Yavapai County.

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Do you have what it takes? Tucson Police looking for recruits Video included

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The Tucson Police Department is looking for recruits.

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Not much can prevent Alzheimer's, but 3 common practices may help

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There’s no strong evidence that anything prevents Alzheimer’s disease, but a few common-sense practices may help delay memory loss, a panel of experts said Thursday. 

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Tucson Living - Heat Exhaustion v. Heat Stroke Video included

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It's important to know the warning signs of heat-related illnesses. 

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Deputies investigate homicide in Cochise County

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Deputies responded to a home located in the 4000 block of Sagebrush, located south of Sierra Vista, shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday after receiving a 911 call from a woman reporting that her son had been shot. 

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Couple accused of stealing liquor from Fry's more than 100 times

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A Phoenix area couple is accused of stealing more than $40,000 worth of liquor from various Fry’s Food stores throughout Maricopa County. 

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5 tips to keep your vehicle running all summer

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With Tucson experiencing record-breaking temperatures, it’s pretty common to see cars pulled over on the side of the road. Experts at Arizona Auto Service have five tips to keep your car running in the summer heat.

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Hummus with pine nuts recalled over possible listeria contamination

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Three brands of hummus produced by House of Thaller are being recalled for potential listeria contamination. 

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Fire destroys home in Yavapai County

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Fire destroys a home in Yavapai County

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City of Tucson announces provider/operator for Bike Share program

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City announces provider/operator for Bike Share

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Courteney Cox on having face injections dissolved: 'I'm as natural as I can be'

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At 53, Courteney Cox has gone all-natural. Or, at least as much as is possible. "I've had all my fillers dissolved," she says in the latest issue of New Beauty, referring to her face-enhancing injections.

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Hank Deutschendorf, baby Oscar from 'Ghostbusters II,' dies at age 28

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Henry "Hank" Deutschendorf, who played baby Oscar in 1989's "Ghostbusters II," has died at age 28. 

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British schoolboys don skirts amid shorts ban in heatwave

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 Boys at a British high school have found a novel way around strict uniform rules banning shorts, as the country swelters through a heatwave. 

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At least three GOP senators expected to oppose health care bill

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At least three Republican senators are expected to publicly oppose the Senate's health care proposal Thursday afternoon, a Senate GOP source familiar with their plans told CNN. 

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Monsoon Classroom: The Gulf Surge Video included

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Gulf Surges are a key contributor to thunderstorm development.

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Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

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President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey - his fired FBI director.      

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Nigeria to Pass U.S. as World’s 3rd Most Populous Country by 2050, UN Says

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India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday. 

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Work on pipeline project extended in Downtown Tucson

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Work on the water pipeline project on 6th Avenue from Congress Street to Pennington Street has been extended.

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Frye Fire continues to grow, Arizona's largest fire now

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The Frye Fire is now Arizona's largest wildland fire now.  It has grown to more than 21,000 acres and now has more than 825 fire personnel assigned.  Containment has dropped back to 10%.  

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Frye Fire continues to grow, Arizona's biggest fire now

The Frye Fire burned around the Mt. Graham Observatory on June 18, 2017. (Photo: Wildfire Today) The Frye Fire burned around the Mt. Graham Observatory on June 18, 2017. (Photo: Wildfire Today)
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TUCSON (KVOA) -- The Frye Fire is now Arizona's largest wildland fire now.  It has grown to more than 21,000 acres and now has more than 825 fire personnel assigned.  

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Evacuations lifted in Encino Fire; 1,300 acres burned Video included

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Evacuation orders have been lifted near Sonoita and more than 100 residents were allowed to return home last night. 

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Uber adding new features to ride-sharing app Video included

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Uber is adding earnings opportunities for drivers in its "180 Days of Change" campaign. 

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FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confederation Cup Video included

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Mexico continued to represent North America as it's only team in the Confederation Cup in Russia with a 2-1 victory over New Zealand. 

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Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has limited the government's ability to strip an immigrant of U.S. citizenship for lying during the naturalization process.

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Extreme heat nears another historic streak Video included

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While today's forecast high of 110° won't break any records, it would mark the 4th straight day at or above 110°.

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Rescued animals on the mend Video included

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  Nearly 1,000 animals are being cared for after being found in an old moving truck in Fresno, California Friday. 

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NHL Rookie of the Year raised in Arizona Video included

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The NHL's top draft pick last year, proved he was the right person in that position. Congratulations to the Arizona native!
 

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Dog makes long trek everyday for treats Video included

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A dog in Brazil stops by a store every day, to pick up a snack. The 12 year old dog is blind in one eye, and loves to make the half-mile trip to the pet-store by himself. 

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Solar eclipse coming to Tucson this Summer Video included

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Portions of the United States will enjoy a total eclipse for the first time since 1979.

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Firefighters working to put out fire at Los Reales Landfill

A trash fire is burning at the Los Reales Landfill, 7161 South Craycroft Road. A trash fire is burning at the Los Reales Landfill, 7161 South Craycroft Road.
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TUCSON (KVOA) -- A trash fire is burning at the Los Reales Landfill and is sending flames into the dark sky Thursday morning.

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Evacuations lifted for Sonoita residents

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Tucson -Fire crews have been able to control the Los Encinos Fire which is now 60 percent contained. 

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Arrest made in fatal hit and run

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A man was arrested Wednesday in connection to a hit and run accident that killed 30-year old Rafiq Oulebsir.  

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Little league continues tournament in record heat wave Video included

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On Wednesday, for the first time in recorded history, Tucson hit 115 degrees for the 3rd day in a row.

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Why drinking a lot of water to stay hydrated may not be the best idea Video included

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With the Valley hitting record temperatures this week, it is crucial to hydrated. 

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Cool getaways to beat the heat

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High mountain is air is pretty much the only escape from the record setting heat across Arizona. 

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Thousands without power on Northside

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There are 6,191 customers without service on the northwest side of town and three power outages, according to Tucson Electric and Power. 

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Arpaio lawyers think they found way to get him off the hook

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Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is seeking a last-minute delay of his criminal-contempt trial as he awaits a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether he'll get a jury trial. 

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AG Mark Brnovich tips to avoid AC repair scams

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With these extreme temperatures Attorney General Mark Brnovich is reminding Arizonans to look out for air conditioning repair scams. 

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BORSTAR agents reassigned to West desert Video included

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AJO-An elite unit with the Border Patrol is logging in lots of hours this week.  

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"Textalyzer" allows police determine if drivers were texting

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The “Textalyzer” device allows police to plug in and determine if a driver was using a cell phone to text while driving. 

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TUSD Cancels Summer School Because of no A/C

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Due to the excessive heat, some of TUSD summer school sites lost power and/or AC today and there will be some cancellations on June 22nd.

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Otto Warmbier’s Family Objects to Autopsy of Former North Korean Prisoner

American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea on February 29, 2016. Kim Kwang Hyon / AP file American student Otto Warmbier speaks as he is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea on February 29, 2016. Kim Kwang Hyon / AP file
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Whatever caused American college student Otto Warmbier's health to erode during his imprisonment in North Korea may remain a mystery — at least for a while longer. 

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Manual Labor - Surviving the scorching hot temperatures Video included

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While some enjoy the luxury of working in air-conditioned environments, others are braving the brutal heat, fixing roads, laying down pavement slabs or installing fences. 

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Susan G. Komen shutting down in Arizona

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The Arizona chapter of Susan G. Komen is closing, according to an announcement released Wednesday. 

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N4T Investigators: Bickering board Video included

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Michael Hicks, the president of the Tucson Unified School District Governing Board told the News 4 Tucson Investigators, "We all need to put on our big, big pants and put away our childish...I mean it's like we're a bunch of third graders." 

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N4T Investigates: Costly Cremation Update Video included

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As soon as Florence Moss opened the mail and looked at her bill she says she knew something was wrong. "I feel like I got ripped off," said Moss. 

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Rain near Sonoita helps slow Encino Fire Video included

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Rain in Sonoita on Wednesday helped contain the fast-moving Encino Fire.

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McDonald's McCafe is posing a major threat to Dunkin Donuts

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The morning coffee rush may be smooth sailing for Dunkin' Donuts, but when it comes to selling cups of Joe later in the day, the chain is struggling. 

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Arizona Wildfires - Los Encinos Fire Video included

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There is yet another wildfire burning in Sonoita.

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Sierra Vista Public Library gets robotic

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Thanks to at a $22,050 grant from the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, the Sierra Vista Public Library will be offering hands-on experience in robotics, coding, 3-D printing and textile projects The grant provides funding for a mobile makerspace, which will be used primarily for programs focused on children and teens at the library and outreach opportunities at area schools and learning centers. It will provide area youth an opportunity to explore STEM (Science, T... More>>

More records meet their match in this historic heat wave

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TUCSON - Temperatures have topped 115 degrees or greater for three straight days now in Tucson. 

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UPDATE: 82-year-old Tucson man found

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Tucson Police say they need your help finding a missing Tucson man. 

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Bakery hits back at internet bullies with cakes decorated with mean comments

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One New York baker has a new approach to dealing with internet trolls: Let them eat cake. 

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Delegation urges Flake, McCain to not vote for Medicaid cuts

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A Republican state senator and representatives from business and health care groups are urging Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake not to back cuts to Medicaid as part of a health care overhaul bill.     

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Salvation Army still needs "Operation Chill Out" items

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"Operation Chill Out", a program run by Salvation Army to provide heat relief for those need, needs some help itself. The agency says they are in need of sunscreen, hats, water and volunteers. 

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