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N4T Investigators: Civil rights officials look into TUSD teacher's complaint

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Civil rights officials looking into TUSD teacher's complaint. A Tucson Unified School District teacher's accusations of discrimination are now being investigated by state and federal officials. 

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Tucson police investigating apparent murder-suicide

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- Tucson police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after a man and woman were found inside a south side home Thursday. 

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Tucsonans concerned about closure of federal recreation areas

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TUCSON- The House of Representatives passed a spending bill 230-197 but the threat of a government shutdown remains. 

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House votes to avert government shutdown, path in Senate unclear

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(CNN)The House voted Thursday night to avert a government shutdown, sending the bill on to the Senate, where its future is much less certain. 

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What to expect from this weekend's Winter storm

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Cloud cover increases tonight, ahead of a strong cold front forming off the Pacific coast. 

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Tim Cook: Next iPhone update will let you disable intentional slowdown

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You will be soon able to opt out of Apple intentionally slowing down your iPhone's performance. 

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The Latest: Trump says he's committed to protecting life

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and his views on abortion rights (all times local):     

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Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden

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WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is addressing the anti-abortion March for Life from the White House Rose Garden.      Organizers say the video address Friday makes him the first president to speak to the march using that technology. Anti-abortion activists say their fight against abortion rights is in the strongest position it's been in in more than a decade.      That's despite Trump's onetime advocacy for abortion rights, a stance he says ... More>>

Trump admin settles on facility for Jerusalem embassy, plans to move as early as next year

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(CNN)The Trump administration has settled on a location for the new US embassy in Jerusalem and plans to move into the facility by 2019, two senior administration officials tell CNN. .

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Stone closed at Speedway after pedestrian hit

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Southbound Stone Avenue from Speedway Boulevard to First Street will be shut down for an unknown period of time due to a motor vehicle crash.

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Temporary bike path closure on Sunset Road

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TUCSON -- The path connection on Sunset Road west of the I-10 Frontage Road will be closed temporarily, beginning Friday, Jan. 19 through Mon, Jan. 22. 

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Tucson science teacher wins prestigious award

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A local Tucson teacher won a prestigious award on Thursday.

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Throwback to the 30's on Dillinger Days

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No plans this weekend? Take a friendly stroll at Hotel Congress in Downtown Tucson to celebrate the Dillinger Days on Friday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Jan. 20. 

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Bunny rescued during wildfires released back home

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The bunny rescued from the Thomas Fire, captured in a video that went viral video, has been released back in to the wild. 

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Crime Trackers: Police looking for suspect who started SWAT situation

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Tucson Police continue to search for the person who set off a SWAT situation.

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Caught on camera: tow truck driver dodges out of control car

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A Michigan tow truck driver narrowly missed being hit by a car, while trying to clean up an accident in Detroit. 

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4 Your Health: more women having mammograms; gum disease linked to cancers

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Severe gum disease could increase the risk of certain cancers. And more women are getting mammograms.

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Special Delivery: Owl In The Mailbox

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A Jesup, Iowa family helped an owl after finding it in their mailbox, shivering and looking for warmth.

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Could this be a better way to build a flu vaccine?

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(CNN) -- As a deadly flu season continues to ravage the United States, scientists are scrambling to find new ways to fight the virus, including building vaccines that offer stronger protection against the most aggressive flu strains and last longer than just one season. 

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Glendale officer murder convict has death sentence overturned

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An Arizona Supreme Court ruling upholds a man's murder conviction but overturns his death sentence in the 2007 killing of a Glendale police officer during a routine traffic stop. 

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'This is depraved conduct,' DA says of California couple accused of torturing kids

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Riverside, California (CNN)A California district attorney painted a horrible picture of physical and emotional abuse as he announced torture charges Thursday against a Riverside County couple accused of keeping their 13 children captive and malnourished in their home. 

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Stalking: Know the warning signs

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(KTIV) When you think of a stalker, you often think of a complete stranger following your every move, but more times than not, a stalker will be someone you know.

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Cate Reese becomes Wildcats first women's McDonald's All-American

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Five-star women's basketball prospect Cate Reese has been named to the Women's McDonald's All-American Team, a first for a player committed to Arizona. 

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Prince William embraces his baldness

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Prince William unveils new haircut embracing his baldness.

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Tucson dispensary owner believes Sessions marijuana memo will backfire

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 The Trump administration is changing the rules on how the federal government is able to handle marijuana laws at the state level.

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Snow and Sleet Covered the Ground in Parts of All 50 States Wednesday

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Included is Florida, where satellite imagery also verified the existence of snow or sleet in the far northwestern corner of the state. 

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Paycheck bump coming soon -- here’s how much you can expect

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New IRS federal tax-withholding guidelines should give millions of Americans higher paychecks in 2018.

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McSally leads GOP Senate race, Arpaio hurting Ward, new poll shows

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Tucson Congresswoman Martha McSally leads the three-way Republican primary for U.S. Senate, while former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's entry into the race is hurting former state legislator Kelli Ward, according to a new poll released Tuesday. 

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This pop-up art exhibit lets you interact with the ice cream art

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In Old Town Scottsdale is an interactive pop-up art exhibit that is pretty sweet. It’s called “The Art of Ice Cream.” 

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Arizona state senator wants to ban drivers from having pets in their laps

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A state lawmaker is seeking to ban pets from sitting in the laps of Arizona drivers.

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Amazon's second headquarters: The pros and cons of the finalists

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Amazon's second headquarters finalists: Their pros and cons

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Two dogs died in mobile house fire

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A mobile home fire near 1200 West Miracle Mile has killed two dogs, according to a tweet from the Tucson Fire Department. 

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TUSD files claim against city and county for flood damage

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Monsoon rain flooded the Tucson High School football field last July.

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Hipsters heading to Tucson

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According to a new study Tucson is one of the most hispter friendly cities in the nation.

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Diamondbacks' Yasmany Tomas arrested for criminal speeding

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Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was arrested for criminal speeding Thursday morning on Loop 101 at Baseline Road, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. 

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Restaurant raising money for injured employee

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A local restaurant is asking the community for help after one of its employees was shot multiple times. 

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Via Air launches Austin flights from Tucson

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Via Air will begin nonstop service from Tucson International Airport (TUS) to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) starting Thursday, according to a media release. 

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Arts & Entertainment: Jan. 18, 2018

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Herb Stratford is the arts/culture and film critic for KVOA. 

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House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain

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House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain.

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2-year-old saved by off-duty border agent

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Off-duty Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent Jed Eckler performed CPR that saved a 2-year-old boy Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release.

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TPD searching for armed robbery suspects

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The Tucson Police Department is searching for the suspects who robbed a Wienerschnitzel at gunpoint, on Dec. 16. 

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Shutdown showdown

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President Trump warns Democrats will be blamed and national security could be put at risk if Congress can't agree to a new spending bill and avoid a government shutdown. 

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Public input sought for I-10 interchange at Houghton

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The public is invited to attend a Feb. 8 open house on a proposed new Interstate 10 interchange. 

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Prosecutors want to call 19 other accusers at Cosby retrial

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Prosecutors preparing for Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges want to call 19 other accusers to try to show a pattern of "prior bad acts" over five decades.   

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El Guero Canelo wins national award

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El Guero Canelo, known for its Sonoran hot dogs, has won a national restaurant award.

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Crash closes westbound I-10 in Bowie

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 A crash has closed I-10 westbound in Bowie. .

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Tide Pod Challenge: YouTube is removing 'dangerous' videos

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YouTube and Facebook are trying to stop the spread of the Tide Pod Challenge, a bizarre and dangerous phenomenon in which social media users eat laundry detergent packets on camera. 

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Oil spill off China coast now the size of Paris

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(CNN) -- An oil spill from an Iranian oil tanker that sank in the East China Sea is now the size of Paris. 

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Tucson teenager becomes a published author

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TUCSON -- Thanks to his wish request to Make- A- Wish Arizona, Austin Thacker, 19, is now a published author.

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A woman confesses to a killing after police spot murder weapon in her Facebook photo

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(CNN) -- On the evening of March 24, 2015, Cheyenne Antoine and Brittney Gargol posed for a selfie and posted it on Facebook before heading out for the night. Within hours, 18-year-old Gargol was dead, her body found lying on the side of a road in Saskatchewan, Canada. 

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Nogales P.D. responds to threat directed to 3 local schools

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NOGALES -- Three local schools in Nogales were threatened by two male juveniles. 

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Terrifying crash caught on camera

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(WDIV) - Michigan State Police reminded motorists to slow down in bad weather Thursday with a video showing a crash in Detroit. 

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Phoenix police say double-homicide suspect tied to 7 other deaths

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Phoenix police say a convicted felon suspected in the slayings of his mother and another man is behind seven other recent killings.

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Hittin' the Trails 4 You: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Ranger Programs

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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument announces ranger-led programs through March 31, 2018.

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16-year-old driver dead after car torn in half in Scottsdale crash

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - A busy Valley road was shut down Thursday morning while police investigated a deadly crash. 

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Tim Cook: Next iPhone update will let you disable intentional slowdown

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You will be soon able to opt out of Apple intentionally slowing down your iPhone's performance. 

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Larry Nassar complains it’s too hard to listen to victim stories

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Former gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, accused of sexually abusing more than 140 girls and women, picked a fight with the judge overseeing his marathon sentencing hearing. 

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Teen killed in courtroom shooting

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(WCMH) One person is dead after a shooting Wednesday in a Columbus, Ohio juvenile courtroom.

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Pope Francis marries couple in impromptu ceremony aboard papal plane

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(CNN) -- As far as Catholic weddings go, it's pretty hard to beat being married by the Pope. On an airplane. 

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California siblings allowed to eat once a day, shower twice a year

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The 13 starving siblings held captive in a California house were allowed to eat only one rationed meal a day and shower just twice a year, a law enforcement official with knowledge of the case told NBC News. 

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Winter warmth...for now

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TUCSON - 48 hours away from a significant temperature drop.

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911 calls reveal boat fire terror

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(WFLA) Business will resume at Florida's Tropical Breeze Casino Thursday, less than a week after one of their boats caught fire. 

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Highway Hazard: Log Through Windshield!

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 An Oklahoma couple is still in shock after they survived a piece of firewood that flew through their windshield on the highway.

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Nintendo's latest video game devices are made of cardboard

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Nintendo is going low-tech for its newest line of video game accessories.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: Second accident on I-10 WB

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Second accident has occurred on WB I-10 near Twin Peaks. 

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Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquarters

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Amazon has released a "short" list of cities it's considering for its second headquarters. 

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Proposed bill will make Arizona 10th state to ban gay conversion therapy

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Critics say it only makes things worse.

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TRAFFIC ALERT: All lanes are open now at I-10 WB near Tangerine

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TUCSON (KVOA) -- DPS has temporarily shut down the westbound I-10 lanes near Tangerine Road Thursday morning in order for a helicopter to be able to land and transport a crash victim to the hospital.

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Mountain biker takes a ride down extreme downhill slope

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The Olympics are less than three weeks away, one athlete may have invented a new winter sport, downhill bike racing. 

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MISSING: 12-year-old boy last seen at Kyrene Middle School in Tempe

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The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 12-year-old boy. 

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52 killed in Kazakhstan bus fire

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(CNN) -- Fifty-two people were killed in a passenger bus fire on Thursday in the central Asian nation of Kazakhstan. 

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White supremacists responsible for most extremist killings in 2017, ADL says

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(CNN) -- White supremacists were responsible for the majority of extremist killings in 2017 compared to other groups, according to a newly released report by the Anti-Defamation League.

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Cigarettes and pot linked to teen psychosis

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(CNN) -- For teens, using either marijuana or cigarettes is associated with higher odds of psychotic-like experiences, a new study published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found. 

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UA Researchers Explore Psychological Effects of Climate Change

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In an online survey of 342 parents of young children, those who reported high levels of biospheric concern also reported feeling the most stressed about global climate change.

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Stickers going on trucks to reach human trafficking victims

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PHOENIX (AP) - A campaign against human trafficking aims to enlist the help of thousands of truck drivers.     

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Nestle is making a pink KitKat from ruby chocolate

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KitKat fans are about to get their first taste of ruby chocolate. 

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UPDATE: Suspect wanted in SWAT situation on the run

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Breaking News: A south side SWAT situation has caused a nearby elderly care facility to evacuate. 

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Clothing chain launches gender neutral clothing for kids

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Abercrombie & Fitch is launching its first gender-neutral clothing collection for kids called the "Everybody Collection".

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40 cats found inside home, PACC investigates

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Pima Animal Care Center responded to a call regarding a large number of cats at the residence during a lockout that had been initiated by a Pima County Constable pm Wed, Jan. 17, at about 11:14 a.m. 

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Aid group accuses Border Patrol of breaking policy and endangering lives

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They captured trail camera video that appears to show agents slashing water jugs and removing other aid.

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Power outage: Corona de Tucson area

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A power outage around the Corona de Tucson is impacting some residents.

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Infant and toddler left on the side of the road

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Clayton County, Ga - An infant and toddler found on the side of the road.

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Flo Rida, OneRepublic, Nelly among acts playing at Phoenix Open 'Birds Nest'

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Flo Rida, OneRepublic, Zedd and Nelly are set to headline the Phoenix Open's Birds Nest concert series. 

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UPDATE: Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting in Phoenix

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We are receiving reports of an officer-involved-shooting, in Phoenix.  

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Sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots 16-year-old in Ohio courtroom

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An Ohio sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old boy at a court appearance Wednesday during an altercation involving the teen and family members, officials said. 

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Read Senator Jeff Flake’s full speech on Trump’s media attacks

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Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., delivered a speech from the Senate floor Wednesday denouncing President Donald Trump's attacks on the media and comparing his inflammatory rhetoric to phrases used by Josef Stalin, the Soviet dictator. 

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Nogales man arrested for drug smuggling

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On Monday, a 20-year-old Nogales, Ariz. man unsuccessfully tried to smuggle approximately half a pound of methamphetamine along with 100 capsules of tramadol. 

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Want a Better Marriage? Learn to Fight Fair (5 Easy Steps)

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Five easy steps to a better marriage.

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Local Dreamers uncertain of fate with Friday spending bill deadline

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Mical Alvarado Diaz was just six-years-old when she moved from Juarez, Mexico, to Tucson, Arizona.

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Sex assault suspect known to complex as 'habitual trespasser'

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News 4 Tucson has obtained new documents that shed light on the alleged sexual assault of an apartment complex security guard. 

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Knives & gun scopes stolen from Ace Hardware

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Thousands of dollars worth of knives and gun scopes were stolen from an Ace Hardware on the east side.

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Uber close to scrapping human backups in self-driving cars

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Uber's autonomous-vehicle chief says the service will carry passengers without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which are expecting to be on the road at the latest sometime next year. 

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See Ryan Reynolds' hilarious birthday tribute to Betty White

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Ryan Reynolds wanted to make sure Betty White had a fabulous 96th birthday on Wednesday, so the Canadian actor paid tribute to the TV legend in a hilarious message.

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Gay couple was sent Satan pamphlets instead of wedding programs, lawsuit says

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On the evening before their wedding in western Pennsylvania, Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg sat down together to open up a package they had received from Vistaprint that morning.

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Traffic Alert: Expect Delays at Buffalo Solder Trail

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Traffic Alert: Buffalo Solder Trail

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Seal under investigation for alleged sexual battery

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(CNN) --Days after singer Seal offered his support for the #MeToo movement, law enforcement officials say he is under investigation for an alleged 2016 incident of sexual battery. 

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PCSD is searching for suspects in an armed robbery of a Quik Mart

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On Sunday, January 7, the Pima County Sheriff (PCSD) responded to reports of an early morning, armed robbery on 900 W. Roger Road, near Fairview Avenue.

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John McCain tells Trump to 'stop attacking the press'

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Washington (CNN) -- Sen. John McCain is telling President Donald Trump to stop attacking the media, saying the administration's attitude makes it easier for oppressive regimes to mistreat reporters and for corrupt governments to be left unaccountable. 

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Allbirds is shaking up footwear with machine-washable wool shoes

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Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown came up with the idea for his shoe company after hanging up his soccer cleats. 

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UPDATE: Bomb squad situation at thrift store cleared

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   A Tucson police bomb squad is investigating a suspicious package at a South Side thrift store.         

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In remote areas of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, volunteers are a lifeline

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SAN LORENZO, Puerto Rico — As Puerto Ricans struggle to get back on their feet nearly four months after Hurricane Maria, some parts of the island feel like the devastating storm just happened — no power, no water and little access to provisions. 

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Animal attacks, rabies cases prompt warnings

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The Arizona Game and Fish Department is warning the public after some recent animal attacks, and reports of rabid animals.

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Poison control calls 'spike' due to online laundry pod challenge

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(CNN) -- It used to be that washing your kid's mouth out with soap was seen as a punishment. 

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Samsung unveils special edition Galaxy Note 8 only for Olympians

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Even if Olympic athletes don't walk away with a medal, they'll get a shiny new Samsung smartphone.

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Police investigating hardware store burglary

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Authorities are investigating a robbery at a Tucson hardware store.

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Adopt this pet: Meet Thor

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Meet Thor! He is 4-year-old. Thor loves to go on walks and jogs.

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Grease collection event successful

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The numbers for the 13th Annual Grease Collection and Recycling Event are in. 

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N4T Investigators: Top five scams for 2018

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Tucson - The technological boom has brought out the worst in scammers. 

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