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  Spike in COVID-19 cases leads to cancellation of Tucson Juneteenth Festival

Billie Eilish gets 3-year restraining order for trespasser

`That 70s Show’ actor Danny Masterson charged in 3 rapes

Oscars to set best picture noms at 10, commits to new phase of equity and inclusion standards

Kelly Clarkson seeks divorce from husband of nearly 7 years

  University of Arizona archaeologists discover secrets of ancient past

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  Bonnie Pointer, early member of Pointer Sisters, dies at 69

  KOLD Investigates: Arizona veterans, families out thousands after tour company files for bankruptcy

  Drive-in concert brings life back to Gaslight Music Hall

Tucson venue offers drive-in movies

Livestreaming with Rolling Stones, Sarah Brightman, Motörhead

Kraftwerk co-founder Florian Schneider-Esleben dies aged 73

NASA is working with Tom Cruise to shoot a film in space

Jim Bridenstine, the head of NASA, says the space agency and actor have teamed up.

When the world stops, Club Congress keeps the jams going

Club Congress TV offers a platform for artists to perform during the coronavirus outbreak.

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.

  Sewing hope: Student makes masks for healthcare workers

Students and staff with the Arizona Repertory Theatre are sewing masks to help healthcare workers low on protective supplies.

  Coronavirus can’t stop them; Artists perform for fans online

Hollywood shuts down, Broadway goes dark to curb coronavirus cases

Ruthrauff construction stomping out business

Backstreet Boys coming to Phoenix this fall

  Rillito Park extends season for Winter Meet 2020

Arizona women’s basketball overtakes UCLA

Chris Stapleton bringing All-American Road Show to Arizona this summer

Chris Stapleton will perform at the Ak-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix on June 5.

  Tucson student musicians hope to strike a chord with judges for nationwide jazz competition

The Essentially Ellington Big Band hopes to earn invitation to compete in New York City

Tucson Guinness World Record holder’s work up for another Grammy

Alexander Lipay holds ab rolling record

Broadway construction starts, businesses brace for possible impact

The near-two-year Broadway Improvement project officially started on Sunday. Businesses in the area are looking forward to the completion of the project.

  Tucson’s Calexico nominated for two Grammys with Iron and Wine

The two bands collaborated 15 years ago, as well. Their collaborative album was released in June of last year.

  ‘Joker’ tops Oscar nominations with 11; 3 other films get 10

Todd Phillips’ much-debated supervillain origin story and R-rated box-office smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 Academy Awards nominations on Monday.

Rapper Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles’ to be released

Mac Miller’s posthumous album ‘Circles” will be released on Jan. 17.

20th Century Fox (finally) releases new trailer for ‘The New Mutants’

Now a Disney subsidiary, the studio has released the first trailer for the film since October 2017 and the announced yet another release date.

  Goats graze on leftover Christmas trees

Tree lots with leftover inventory are finding useful and resourceful ways to recycle trees. The goats at a local animal sanctuary are happy to take them of sellers' hands.

  The Angel House: Tucson woman goes above, beyond with Christmas decorations

A Tucson woman has spent nearly 40 years collecting angels. Now, close to 700 fill nearly every inch of her house.

Justin Bieber coming to Arizona in 2020

Justin Bieber will play at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale on June 5.

  Tucson CPA takes the cake, shines on social media

One Tucson accountant said she loves math, and claims she is not artistic, but a new passion has attracted thousands of Instagram followers who may argue she is more artistic than she gives herself credit for.

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

Circle is also bringing back Hee Haw, a venerable music and comedy sketch show that aired from 1971 to 1993 and from 1996 to 1997.

  World Axe Throwing Championship wraps up in Marana

‘Super Bowl’ of axe throwing attracts people from at least five countries

Disney releases new trailer for live-action ‘Mulan’ remake

While we shouldn’t expect the grand musical numbers from the animated version, the new trailer released Thursday morning makes several nods to our favorite songs.

  007: MGM releases 1st trailer for latest Bond film ‘No Time to Die’

MGM and Universal gave a first look at the film Wednesday morning when they released the trailer for the 25th installment in the Bond franchise.

Phase 4: Marvel releases first ‘Black Widow’ trailer

Before the sun even came up, Marvel released the first trailer for Scarlett Johansson’s solo film “Black Widow.”

Women in Aviation: Tucson female pilot wins safe flying award

Barbara Harper, a woman in Tucson, AZ flew through glass ceilings and stereotypes to become a commercial pilot and hold many licenses. She was recently awarded the Wright Brother Master Pilot Award.

  Tucsonans hitting the golf course and the road despite rain, clouds

Cooling temperatures and cloudy weather didn't stop Tucsonans from enjoying fall family traditions.

New acts rule Grammys as Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Eilish lead in noms

Overall, female acts out-performed their male counterparts in the top four categories.

  Dog back home and safe after hours in Sabino Canyon

After escaping from a dog sitter, Scout was found on the edge of a cliff in Sabino Canyon. Now, the dog is back with his family.

Dave Grohl rocks it on Sesame Street for show’s 50th season

Big Bird, David Grohl and Elmo sing their way across America in “Here We Go Song.”

  7 questions with the headliners of DUSK Music Festival

With 15 minutes and a bowl of questions, we sat down with A R I Z O N A the band before they performed at Dusk Music Festival.

  Clothing sale helps Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Southern Arizona

Shoppers at Buffalo Exchange enjoyed a good deal while supporting a good cause.

Apple TV Plus joins streaming wars

The company is reportedly spending $6 billion on content to get you to sign up for the $4.99 a month service.

It’s a Halloween miracle: My Chemical Romance announces reunion show

The band’s first concert in seven years will be Dec. 20 in Los Angeles.

Javelinas take over Tubac

Artists paint wild javelinas around Tubac for the Javelina de Tubac project.

  Jeers for Harvey Weinstein at NYC actors showcase

Harvey Weinstein was mocked from the stage and jeered by attendees at a New York City actors showcase this week.

Guy at Tool concert asks Eddie Van Halen to take his picture; he has no idea who it is

To be fair, at 64, the elder Van Halen is less recognizable than he was at the height of his career in the 1980s.

Final ‘Star Wars’ trailer premieres on Monday Night Football

The third and final trailer for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered during Monday Night’s game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets.

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

  Vinyl records expected to outsell CDs in 2019 for the first time since 1980s

The co-owner of Roundabout Music Company said many people from various generations visit her store to buy old records.

U of A researchers test sexual assault prevention program

Safer Bars teaches how to use humor or distraction to defuse situations

Alex Trebek says he’s not afraid to die as he faces stage 4 cancer

Trebek, who’s hosted "Jeopardy!" for 35 years and more than 8,000 episodes, is undergoing chemotherapy for stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

.38 Special and Lynyrd Skynyrd bassist Larry Junstrom dies at 70

Larry Junstrom helped found Lynyrd Skynyrd before joining .38 Special.

Jessye Norman, international opera star, dead at 74

Jessye Norman died Monday morning from septic shock and multi-organ failure secondary to complications of a spinal cord injury she had sustained in 2015.

Tucson Rabbi prays for acceptance at Rosh Hashanah

After attacks on synagogues this year, a Tucson Rabbi hopes the new year will bring acceptance.

Metallica’s James Hetfield enters rehab; tour dates canceled

Three of the heavy metal band's members posted a statement on Twitter Friday announcing the decision and apologizing to fans.

Third man charged with drug counts in Mac Miller’s death

Court documents show Stephen Walter is suspected of selling counterfeit oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl that Miller possessed before he died last September.

11-year-old SC boy drove 3 hours alone to try and live with man he met on Snapchat, police say

Charleston police say an 11-year-old boy has been reunited with his family after he drove three hours by himself to try and meet up with a man he met on Snapchat

El Casino Ballroom hosts mariachi festival to raise money for expansion

The iconic El Casino Ballroom is trying to get back to its former size. After a windstorm damaged a portion of the building in 1991, the Ballroom is fundraising to rebuild, decades later.

Singer Eddie Money dies of esophageal cancer at 70

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney recently had learned that his cancer had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Family still seeks answers in deadly hit and run; fundraising for billboard

After a hit-and-run killed their son in January 2019, his family hope putting a billboard up and raising reward money will lead to answers.

Kurt Cobain royalty check from 28 years ago found in record store

Record store owner Matt Vaughan said the check was tucked into a box of Nirvana tour itineraries he bought back in 1993.

Country singer Kylie Rae Harris dies in New Mexico crash

Kylie Rae Harris was on her way to Taos when the crash happened Wednesday night along State Road 522. She was scheduled to take the stage Thursday afternoon at the annual Big Barn Dance Music Festival.

  Red Cross of Southern Arizona sends volunteers to Dorian

Two Tucson volunteers are heading to Alabama to help with Hurricane Dorian relief and aid.

Scooter ride-share to begin in September

The long-anticipated debut of the urban solo ride-share program will be available for rent on city streets beginning Thursday, September 12, 2019

  March, vigil held to remember loved ones lost by overdoses

A handful of people gathered on the steps of the Pima County Superior Court to remember their loved ones lost from overdoses.

Maker of one of Prince’s most-iconic guitars fights to keep his design

The estate of Prince's record label is fighting for the trademark of one of Prince's most famous guitars.

Police arrest Sierra Vista man for allegedly stabbing 2 men

20-year-old Hunter Warin was booked into Cochise County Jail.

Disney announces EPCOT overhaul

The theme park is undergoing "the biggest transformation of any park we've ever accomplished," said Bob Chapek, Disney's chairman of parks, experiences and products.

National Park Service turns 103

To celebrate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, there was no charge at national parks around the U.S.

  Carey family ready to serve home cookin’ to Tucson

Tucson-born football star Ka'deem Carey made a deal with his mom when he was drafted into the NFL that he'd buy her a house and help open up a restaurant.

Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

  Campus businesses are stocked and staffed for beginning of UA semester

With tens of thousands of students moving back in for the start of another school year, businesses surrounding the University of Arizona are ready for the rush

  Special prosecutor named to look into Jussie Smollett case

Cook County Judge Michael Toomin's appointment of former U.S. attorney Dan Webb raises the possibility that the special prosecutor could bring new charges against the former "Empire" actor.

  NASA names Mars rock after the Rolling Stones

When the InSight Mars lander touched down back in November, its landing thrusters blew the rock about 3 feet - the farthest a stone has ever rolled during a landing on another planet.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her old songs

Swift said she plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.