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Workweek starts with a warm-up

TUCSON - The 90s return for just a short time to start the workweek. It was a beautiful wrap to the weekend with your Easter Sunday topping 87 degrees under mostly sunny skies in Tucson. High pressure builds over the region driving daytime highs back into the low 90s... Read Story

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4 hours 33 minutes ago

Families embrace Easter Sunday at Reid Park

TUCSON - Several families gathered at Reid Park to spend time together for Easter Sunday - some families claiming spots on the open lawns early in the morning. Jesus Cota and his family secured their spot early and enjoyed a picture perfect day filled with food, family, games and appreciation.... Read Story

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9 hours 8 minutes ago

Fire crews mopping up O'Donnell Fire

ELGIN- Fire crews hope to have the O'Donnell Fire fully contained by Sunday evening. Sonoita-Elgin Fire District Battalion Chief Kevin Venos says crews were able to secure the perimeter before leaving the scene around 11:30 Saturday night. Two engines, one tender and two Type-2 hand crews headed back... Read Story

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1 day 45 minutes ago

Strong spring storms hit Southern Arizona

TUCSON - Spring storms bring hail, wind and downpours to parts of Southern Arizona. Thunderstorm activity favored Santa Cruz and Cochise County this afternoon as an upper level disturbance worked through the state. Even a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for the Douglas area after reports came in of... Read Story

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8 hours 2 minutes ago

2 girls hurt in Phoenix while riding ATVs

PHOENIX (AP) - Police in Phoenix say two girls have been seriously injured following an accident while riding all-terrain vehicles. Police spokesman Steve Martos says a 16-year-old and a 12-year-old were riding the ATVs near 36th Avenue and Minnezona Avenue on Saturday night. Martos says the girls were trying to... Read Story

11 hours 10 minutes ago

Commerce Secretary Pritzker to tour ASU community

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Federal Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker will head to Arizona this week to look at entrepreneurial opportunities at an Arizona State University business development. Officials at SkySong, the ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center, say Pritzker will tour the 42-acre mixed-use development Wednesday. Pritzker's visit comes a week after... Read Story

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1 hour 26 minutes ago

Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

NEW YORK (AP) - Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that packages of Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs." The... Read Story

1 hour 27 minutes ago

Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says that 20-year-old Roberto Rodriguez of Palmdale crashed his Nissan Pathfinder into the corner... Read Story

5 hours 3 minutes ago

'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

LOS ANGELES - Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Marvel sequel added another $26 million to its coffers, while Depp's sci-fi thriller, "Transcendence," opened in fourth place.... Read Story

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON - A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term. The research published in the journal Nature Climate Change challenges the Obama administration's conclusions that biofuels are a much... Read Story

5 hours 47 minutes ago

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

TORONTO - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, has died at 76. A longtime friend and caregiver, John Artis, says Carter died in his sleep today. Carter had been stricken with prostate cancer in Toronto, the New Jersey native's adopted... Read Story

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