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Red-clad Arizona teachers march in 1st-ever statewide strike

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A sea of teachers clad in red shirts flowed toward the Arizona Capitol on Thursday for an unprecedented walkout that closed most of the state's public schools, part of an educator uprising that bubbled up in other parts of the nation and spread west.    

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BREAKING: Cosby convicted of sexually assaulting woman

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A jury outside Philadelphia convicted the "Cosby Show" star of three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Thursday. The guilty verdict came less than a year after another jury deadlocked on the charges.
    

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Local teachers in Phoenix for massive rally to demand increased funding

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Schools across the state are closed Thursday as tens of thousands of teachers will meet at Chase Field to walk over to the capitol to rally. 

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'We're going to get this done': Ducey sticking by his teacher pay raise plan

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Gov. Doug Ducey is standing by his initial proposal to raise teacher pay, confident it will pass through the Arizona Legislature, despite educators saying it doesn't go far enough. 

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Kids out of school because of walkout? Here are some tips

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With the mission of getting higher pay and school funding, educators across Arizona are expected to walkout on Thursday. 

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N4T Investigators: Neighborhood eyesore

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Avra Valley - The shell of a burned-out, double-wide trailer home has sat in a subdivision in unincorporated Pima County, west of Marana, for seven years. 

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The Latest: Teachers chant as they head to Arizona Capitol

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Thousands of teachers in red shirts are descending on Phoenix's baseball park, where they will gather before marching to the Arizona Capitol to demand more education funding.

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10 tricks retailers use to get you to spend more money, and how to look out for them

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Have you ever left a store feeling surprised by what you bought? Or maybe you meant to pick up one item and walked out with five (or 10). 

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Arizona teachers discuss small paychecks, multiple jobs

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When Elisabeth Milich posted her pay stub on Facebook, she was completely unprepared for the viral stir. 

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Senate confirms Pompeo as secretary of state

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The Senate has narrowly confirmed Mike Pompeo to be secretary of state.

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Avicii's family: 'He could not go on any longer'

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Avicii's family has released a second statement about their late son this week, saying the famed DJ "could not go on any longer" and that "he wanted to find peace." 

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Controlled detonation planned for Thursday

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Davis Monthan will be conducting a controlled detonation Thursday at 9 a.m. 

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4 Your Health: the benefits of meditation; finding the best surgeon; anti-depressants link to dementia

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Anti-depressants may increase the risk of dementia even when taken up to 20 years before a diagnosis. Younger isn't always better when it comes to choosing a surgeon. And Just one hour of meditation could help ease anxiety.

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Faint glimmer of hope for the parched Old Pueblo

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Tucson's last measurable rainfall occurred on February 28th.

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Tucson Roadrunners win historic playoff game

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Here's more on the historic playoff victory for the Tucson Roadrunners as they knock off San Jose 6-0 to go up 2 games to 1 in their playoff series.

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Former cop arrested for string of murders and rapes in the 70's and *80's

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Decades after a string of rapes and murders, police say they have the "golden state killer" in custody.  suspect is a former police officer. 

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Did Hawaii just set a national rainfall record?

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A rain gauge located in Waipa, a remote area in North Kauai, recorded 49.69 inches during the 24-hour flash flood.

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Ford dropping all but 2 cars from its North American dealerships

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Car buyers these days love SUVs. They don't, however, love actual cars like hatchbacks and sedans --as Ford has learned.

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Arizona teacher strike could end with call for tax increase for schools

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A statewide teacher walkout could end as soon as this weekend, with a call by education leaders for a fall vote on raising taxes to help fund Arizona schools, according to several people familiar with the plans. 

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Justified or excessive force? Felon missing chunk of his leg after K-9 used in arrest

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Carlos Castro spends most of his day in a small Maricopa County jail cell. The convicted felon booked on charges of endangerment and a drive-by shooting.

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Gov. Doug Ducey OKs ban on harassment secrecy pacts

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PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation allowing victims of sexual misconduct to talk to police or testify in a criminal case even if they signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of a civil settlement. 

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The Latest: VA nominee withdraws from consideration

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The Latest on Ronny Jackson, President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as Veterans Affairs secretary (all times local): 8 a.m. 

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Little leaguer injured gets visit from Arizona Diamondbacks

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A little league baseball player recovering from several strokes got a surprise of a lifetime. 

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Tucson educators take to the streets day before statewide rally

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]Hundreds of #RedforEd supporters packed the sidewalks along Broadway Wednesday afternoon, calling for Governor Doug Ducey and state lawmakers to meet their demands.

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Google's new Gmail update makes big changes to email

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Google is bringing Gmail into 2018 with its biggest makeover to date, giving its 1.4 billion users new tools and features, including most notably, disappearing messages.

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Cohen says he will take the Fifth Amendment in Stormy Daniels lawsuit

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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, filed a declaration in federal court on Wednesday asserting his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in the ongoing lawsuit filed against him by porn star Stormy Daniels. " 

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E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce grows to 84 cases

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U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states. 

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TPD investigating Southwest Side homicide

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Tucson Police detectives are investigating an early morning homicide.

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ASU rugby player who kicked a UA opponent pleads guilty

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An Arizona State University rugby player accused of kicking an opponent in the face during a match last year has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault.
    

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Punishment could follow racist "Promposal"

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Officials at Riverview High School in Sarasota, Florida are investigating a racial "promposal" that is being circulated on social media. 

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News 4 Tucson wins three Edward R. Murrow Awards

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Three members of the News 4 Tucson team have won the Edward R. Murrow award for excellence in broadcast journalism.

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The best first jobs

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With college graduations at the University Of Arizona and other colleges across the country, now just a few weeks away, many college grads will soon be pursuing careers.

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Kanye West on President Trump: 'The mob can't make me not love him'

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Kanye West, making the most of his return to Twitter after almost a year away, doubled down on his praise for President Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling the president his "brother" and saying the two men share "dragon energy."

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Michael Cohen asserts Fifth Amendment rights in Stormy Daniels case

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Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney for President Donald Trump, filed court papers Wednesday indicating he would assert his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination regarding his involvement in a hush money deal involving porn star Stormy Daniels and the President. 

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Ford dropping all but 2 cars from its North American dealerships

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Car buyers these days love SUVs. 

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Lost Lake Festival 2018 lineup announced

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The Lost Lake Festival is returning to Phoenix, and the lineup was announced Wednesday. 

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Prom attendees subject to breathalyzer

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 Missouri students required to take breathalyzer to attend prom.

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TUSD, other area schools to close Thursday for walkouts

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School districts across Southern Arizona are preparing for a teacher walkout on Thursday.

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4 Your Health: men shamed over weight, exercise helps beat depression; young women waiting to have babies

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Fewer young girls are giving birth. Exercise is good for the body and the mind. Women are not alone when it comes to feeling judged about their weight.            

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News 4 Cooks: Stir Fried Rice Cakes

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News 4 Cooks: Ume Restaurant at Casino del Sol

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Female bus passenger set on fire

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Peruvian police arrested a suspect accused of setting a woman bus passenger on fire.

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Rare Elephant Bird egg discovered

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A rare and exciting discovery at the Buffalo Museum of Science: The egg of an extinct elephant bird found locked in a cabinet inside a storage room in the museum.   More>>

Mother stops in Tucson during search for daughter's killer

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An Oklahoma mother on a mission to find her daughter's killer made a stop in Tucson on Tuesday. 

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Catalina Foothills school board discusses teacher walkout

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Catalina Foothills Unified School District's Governing Board meeting was packed Tuesday with teachers and Red for Ed supporters.

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Disabled veterans graduate from PGA HOPE program

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PGA Reach is a charity that brought together military personnel and the game of golf.

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Rescued bunnies up for adoption

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Pima Animal Care Center removed 130 bunnies from a home and now some are up for adoption. 

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Adopt this pet: Bernadette

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There's a new pet looking to be adopted. Meet Bernadette! 

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SCOTUS hears travel ban arguments

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The highest court in the land will hear arguments for and against one of the most controversial moves of the Trump administration: the travel ban.

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Dog rescued from apartment fire

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A dog was saved from a Midtown apartment fire Wednesday.

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Former police officer named as notorious serial killer

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A law enforcement official has identified a suspected California serial killer as 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo, a former police officer.  

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National manhunt underway after deputy shot and killed

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A national manhunt is underway after a Somerset County Sheriff's Deputy has been shot and killed between 1 and 2 a.m. Wednesday morning. 

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GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona

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It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.     

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UPDATE: Suspect arrested in assault of convenience store clerk

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The Tucson Police Department said they are trying to identify a suspect involved in assaulting a Circle K employee Monday, April 23 around 10 p.m.  

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Could a nearly 2 month dry spell end soon?

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Gusty winds and dry lightning strikes can't be ruled out, which increases the wildfire risk.

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Alexa for kids: Amazon's new way to teach your child manners

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With kid-friendly content and parental controls, the device should help keep kids safer on the internet.

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Trump travel ban returns to U.S. Supreme Court

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A central question in the case is how much power the president has to block the entry of millions of foreign nationals. 

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French President will address Congress

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French President Emmanuel Macron is set to address Congress on Wednesday, following his meetings with President Donald Trump at the White House.

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In a first, 2020 census to count same-sex couples

For the first time ever, the decennial survey is expected to allow respondents to specify that they are part of a same-sex couple.U.S. Censusnull (Photo via: NBC News) For the first time ever, the decennial survey is expected to allow respondents to specify that they are part of a same-sex couple.U.S. Censusnull (Photo via: NBC News)
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The U.S. Census Bureau recently submitted to Congress its planned questions for the 2020 census, and for the first time ever, the decennial survey is expected to allow respondents to specify that they are part of a same-sex couple. 

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Gator goes to school

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An alligator out for a Sunday stroll stopped brought traffic to a halt outside of a Deltona, Florida school this weekend. 

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Hundreds warned of fire restrictions in Arizona forest

In 2014, Mt. Lemmon Fire District dealt with 16 wildfires, 13 human caused. In 2014, Mt. Lemmon Fire District dealt with 16 wildfires, 13 human caused.
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Hundreds of warnings and multiple citations have been issued since a central Arizona forest implemented fire restrictions. 

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Golfer chased down by goose

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In golf, you're doing pretty well if you get a birdie, or even better, an eagle. But you are not doing well if you get a goose. 

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Sister Jose Women's Center celebrates a year in new building

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It has been a year since Sister Jose Women's Center was able to expand their services with a new building. 

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Counting Penguins: What Penguins in Antarctica Might Be Telling Us About Climate Change

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NBC News’ Harry Smith journeys to Antarctica to talk with scientists and experts about what signs penguins might be giving us about climate change. More>>

This is why Uranus stinks

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A global research team that includes Glenn Orton of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory says the planet's clouds have the stench of rotten eggs.

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TUSD board reacts to school closures

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Tucson Unified School District board members hope upcoming school closures will send a strong message to state legislators. 

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N4T Investigators: Tax Tactics

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Pima County Assessor Bill Staples took more than 40 businesses to the state tax court last year.

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Judge rules against ending program to protect Dreamers

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A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation. 

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Juror in the Lonnie Swartz trial speaks out

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A juror in the Lonnie Swartz case is speaking out. 

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Republican wins Arizona US House seat election

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Republican Debbie Lesko has won the special election in Arizona's 8th Congressional District, keeping the U.S. House seat in GOP control.      

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Hospitals may soon have to post prices for patients online

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Hospitals may soon have to post their standard prices for patients online, under a proposed rule unveiled Tuesday by the Trump administration. 

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Amazon is now delivering packages to the trunk of your car

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Amazon is going beyond home delivery to offer shipping to the trunk of a customer's car. 

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Children’s Museum Tucson reduced price for teacher walkout

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The Children's Museum Tucson will offer a reduced admission price in response to teacher walkouts happening this Thursday, April 26 and Friday, 27.

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UA researching green light therapy as alternative to opioid use

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New technology to cure chronic pain is being researched at the University of Arizona.

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Warm spell welcomes May in Midwest and Northeast

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The jet stream pattern will essentially flip from its current configuration this week.

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Glendale woman sentenced for bank fraud scheme related to 'Property Wars'

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A Glendale woman has been sentenced to 20 months in federal prison in connection with a bank fraud scheme that also involved a former star on the "Property Wars" reality TV show. 

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Hubble telescope celebrates 28 years with mind-blowing space pictures

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Circling the Earth above the distortion of the atmosphere, Hubble has an unobstructed view of the universe.

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Sen. John McCain home from the hospital enjoying 'glorious' Arizona sunsets

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Cindy McCain took to Twitter Monday to say she and husband, Sen. John McCain, had returned to their home near Sedona, or as she called it, their "beloved Hidden Valley." 

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Tempe judge pleads guilty to stabbing wife

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A former Tempe Municipal Court Judge pleaded guilty Tuesday to aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in domestic violence case involving the stabbing of his wife.

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N4T Investigators: TMC sent 600 wrong bill

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Tim Crandell got a statement from Tucson Medical Center recently for $12,887. 

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Stunning manta ray sighting off Florida coast

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The sighting was captured by photo Ivy Yin of Our Children’s Earth Foundation.

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Ducey pushes for teacher pay deal as walkout looms across Arizona

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey pushed state lawmakers Monday to approve big teacher raises as school districts make plans to close if educators who call his proposal insufficient launch the first-ever statewide walkout this week.     

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Democrat vying for House upset in Arizona GOP stronghold

Signs mark a polling site in San Antonio for early voting that began Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 and ended Friday. The Texas primary is Tuesday, March 6. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Photo via NBC News) Signs mark a polling site in San Antonio for early voting that began Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 and ended Friday. The Texas primary is Tuesday, March 6. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Photo via NBC News)
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Voter turnout for Tuesday's special election in Phoenix's western suburbs appears higher than during the February primary.      

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he'll play in 2018

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he is returning for his ninth NFL season.    

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Q&A: How walkout by Arizona teachers is expected to play out

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Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to walk off the job this week to demand more funding for public education, an unprecedented action in this conservative state without many union protections.

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Junior Achievement gets $15K grant

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Northwest Mutual presented Jason Robinson with the company’s 2018 Community Service Award that he presented to a Junior Achievement Arizona. 

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School counselors in Arizona vote to join statewide teacher walkout

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Arizona school counselors are ready to walk out, too. 

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Pima County Fair runs through April 29

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Along with traditional entries in for arts, crafts and food, there are lots of new, non-traditional entries at the Pima County Fair, which starts Thursday and runs through April 29.

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  • Red-clad Arizona teachers march in 1st-ever statewide strike

    Red-clad Arizona teachers march in 1st-ever statewide strike

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    (AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...(AP Photo/Matt York). Highland Arts Elementary School kindergarten teacher Melissa Perez participates in a final walk-in Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Mesa, Ariz. Communities and school districts are preparing for a historic statewide teacher walkout o...
    Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado will shut down schools to protest low pay and funding.
    Tens of thousands of teachers in Arizona and Colorado will shut down schools to protest low pay and funding.
  • Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

    Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting a woman

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    Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations by revisiting the testimony of a star defense witness who cast doubt on accuser Andrea Constand's credibility.
    Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are kicking off a second day of deliberations by revisiting the testimony of a star defense witness who cast doubt on accuser Andrea Constand's credibility.
  • 'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

    'Busy' Trump admits he didn't get wife much for her birthday

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    President Donald Trump says he got his wife, Melania, a "beautiful card" and "some beautiful flowers" for her birthday.
    President Donald Trump says he got his wife, Melania, a "beautiful card" and "some beautiful flowers" for her birthday.
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