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Class of 2019: Southern Arizona High school graduations

Stop the Bleeding training events

Fiat Chrysler recall: vans can stall, lose power steering

  RESTAURANT REPORT CARD: Iconic Tucson restaurants fail health inspection

TRAFFIC: Road closures and projects

City of Tucson discount program

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  Brooke’s Bargains: Don’t let the helium shortage blow your party budget

Summer operations coming in June to National Parks in Cochise County

Temporary ID card now available online

Run for the Wall riders honor veterans left behind

Movies in the Park 2019 kicks off May 31

PACC in honor of PetSmart National Adoption Weekend is waiving adoption fees

Reid Park to host kids Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course

Participants must register ahead of time for the event.

  Here’s your chance to own piece of Old Tucson, Hollywood history

Artifacts from movies made at Old Tucson Studios available in auction.

JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona

Employers holding job fairs to fill open positions.

Ford adds 270,000 cars to recall for unintended roll-aways

The addition covers certain 2013 through 2016 Fusion midsize cars with 2.5-liter engines.

  Disabled, voucher recipients face hurdles finding housing

  Red For Ed demonstrations planned at Tucson schools

Schedule changes for Sun Link, Sun Tran Express routes

Red Cross: Critical type O blood shortage; donors needed now

  Prevention Week: Helping veterans face their addiction

Child death prompts recall of dressers sold by Amazon, Target, Walmart

  WATCH: Gorillas at this SC zoo show us that they don’t like being caught in the rain either

Zookeeper Brooke Hunsinger posted the video on May 3 of the troop together - including mothers Maci and Kazi with their babies, and the head of their household, Cenzoo, looking for ANY way to get out of the rain.

  UA rummage sale cancelled, Salvation Army getting influx of great stuff to sell

The Salvation Army is getting a huge influx of gently used items from University of Arizona students.

  Brooke’s Bargains: Last-minute flower deals for Mother’s Day

Before you order, check the online store for arrangements that fit your mom’s taste or include her favorite flowers.

How to watch the University of Arizona commencement; all the information you need for the big event

Friday, May 10 is a big day for the University of Arizona as it holds its 155th commencement, with 4,500 graduates and 40,000 guests expected.

  Restaurant Report Card: Denny’s near I-10, Irvington fails because of cold holding

The restaurant has a corrective action plan in place.

Leave non-perishable food by your mailbox Saturday and help 'Stamp Out Hunger’

This drive brought in more than 250,000 pounds of food last year.

  Graduation day at U of A

About 4,500 graduates will walk across the stage as the university celebrates its 155th commencement.

  Restaurants expect to be busy due to U of A commencement

Manager of Americano Mexicano, Brenda Escarpe, had a few tables filled by 5 p.m. Thursday. It’s a more manageable crowd than what is expected to flow through their doors this weekend.

Northwest Fire District offering babysitting program

This summer Northwest Fire District is offering a 2-day class that is designed to familiarize students with the basic knowledge and skills to safely care for infants and children

Brooke’s Bargains: Showing teachers some love with savings

Today starts teacher appreciation week, and if you, a family member or friend is in education, these Southern Arizona businesses want to say "thank you" with savings!

Crayola Experience coming to Chandler, AZ

Crayola Experience coming to Chandler Arizona on May 23

AZGFD offering free kayaking clinics

The Arizona Game and Fish Department is offering free kayaking clinics for beginners, ten years of age and older.

Cochise Health and Social Services issues Hepatitis A alert

Community-wide hepatitis A outbreaks have been reported in multiple states since 2017, including a large ongoing outbreak in Pima County, disproportionately impacting individuals experiencing homelessness.

PACC: Name your own adoption fee for National Pet Month

This is a 'win win' for both the pets and PACC. Aside from being great companions, pets promote health benefits in their owners, too. They can help manage stress, prevent loneliness, increase fitness levels and increase overall happiness.

  It’s going to cost you more to go to Coronado National Forest

Coronado National Forest will begin making adjustments to its fee program during late summer or fall.

Public input wanted for border infrastructure projects in Pima, Cochise Counties

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CBP, is asking the public for its input concerning a proposed border barrier project to construct a new bollard wall in place of broken down and outdated designs in both Pima and Cochise Counties

2 million pounds of P.F. Chang’s recalled over misbranding; Tyson expands chicken recall

The USDA listed two recalls over the weekend, one involving PF Changs and one expanding an earlier Tysons recall.

TMC HealthCare and Pima County partner, providing 800 free swim lessons for children

Registration begins Tuesday, May 14 at 6 a.m.

Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary to celebrate all things kitten in June

Working with the community to rescue and house these fragile kittens, oftentimes found without their mothers, the Hermitage utilizes a foster-network to protect the babies until they are old enough to be spayed/neutered and then adopted.

GM recalls trucks due to engine block heater cord fires

General Motors is recalling over 368,000 pickups and other trucks worldwide after 19 reports of fires caused by engine block heater cords.

Many events planned to celebrate Ina Road reopening

Ina Road Celebration Weekend kicks off with cake-cutting ceremony Saturday at 9 a.m.

Grand Canyon North Rim to open mid-May for 2019 season

The gate at the entrance for the North Rim of this popular destination, will open at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 15.

Southern Arizona Transportation Museum hosting ‘Train Day at the Depot’

This free family fun event is at the AMTRAK Historic Depot at 400 North Toole Avenue.

Starbucks recalls french press over cutting concerns

Starbucks has received eight reports of the appliance breaking.

Free comic book giveaway this weekend

This is one of the biggest events in the comic book industry, with 5.2 million comic books expected to be given away during this special event.

Cox Charities seeking grant applicants for 2019 cycle

“Cox Charities is committed to supporting children in our state by funding youth and education-focused nonprofits that provide vital programming,” said Lisa Lovallo, Southern Arizona market vice president for Cox Communications.

Sun Tran: SummerGo youth pass returns

Buying a pass will give the holder unlimited rides on Sun Link, Sun Tran and select Sun Shuttle routes.

Aspen Dental to provide free dental care to military vets

Beginning May 1, veterans can call to find a participating office near them and schedule an appointment.

City of Sierra Vista seeking leisure class instructors

Classes can focus on a variety of subjects, activities, and age groups. Categories include, but are not limited to, recreational activities, special interests, health, and fitness. Classes can be taught as a series or as a one-time program or activity.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona April Pet of the Day

Looking for a new furry friend? Here are a few available for adoption...

Tucson Premium Outlets, SAACA free Spring Concert lineup

A creative collaboration between TPO and the Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance, the family-friendly concerts bring opportunities for local musicians to showcase their talents to the community.

Veterans recovery program to inter 23 veterans at Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Marana

The Southern Arizona Missing in America Project (MIAP) will honor and inter 23 veterans who were homeless, unclaimed or indigent this Saturday in Marana.

  Digital rollbacks: Millions of cars have false mileage on odometers

Carfax experts say there are potentially more than one million cars on the roads with false odometer readings - meaning their mileage has been rolled back to make the vehicles look like they have less wear and tear.

Comment deadline extended for draft I-11 environmental document due to additions

To provide sufficient time for community review of the entire draft environmental impact statement, the public comment period has been extended to July 8, providing a full 90 days of review from the draft’s initial release.

Pima County holding prescription drug take back event

Prescription and over-the-counter pills, capsules, caplets, gel caps, medicated patches and powders will be collected.

Sun Tran to host open houses in May for Title VI policies

The public is invited to join Sun Tran staff for a conversation about Title VI Policies that affect major service changes.

ADOT holds 3rd annual safety message contest

The public has an opportunity to see their own punny, witty, snarky or serious safety slogans on overhead signs, encouraging drivers to make better decisions behind the wheel.

Planet Fitness offering free gym membership to teens this summer

Any young people, ages 15 to 18 are able to participate in this challenge and it’s completely free.

Saguaro National Park April & May Program Schedule

Saguaro National Park is offering a variety of walks and talks that explore the park’s wonderful natural and cultural histories.

County to hold controlled burn in Tortolita Mountains, northwest of Tucson

The burn is scheduled for Wednesday, April 24 and Thursday, April 25 and is part of a clean-up project at Carpenter Ranch.

PCSD holding free car seat event

Registration is required and class availability is limited - only one car seat per family will be given.

  Kohl’s to begin accepting Amazon returns in all stores starting this summer

Beginning in July of 2019, Kohl’s will begin accepting unpackaged returns from Amazon customers at no additional cost.

City of Tucson studying ‘A’ Mountain use

Public input is needed for planned improvements to Sentinel Peak Park

Parents can trade in unwanted car seats at Target’s annual event

The event starts Monday and will last through May 4.

Kohl’s starts ‘Military Monday’ discount

Members of the military and their families can enjoy a 15% discount at their local Kohl’s department store

HSSAZ hosting 4th installment in SPEEK lecture series

Learn the difference between purebred dogs and shelter dogs, including some very amazing benefits to bringing home your new best friend from the shelter.

20 traditional Easter foods from around the world

24/7 Wall St. has identified 20 specialty Easter foods from nations around the world

  Reminder to hikers: Stay hydrated and know your limits

It doesn’t take long to start to sweat under this hot sun. And if hikers are not replacing fluids as quickly as they lose them, it could mean the difference between a fun family hike and a trip to the ER.

Temporary closure to popular area on Roosevelt Lake due to high fire danger

Increasing fire danger has U.S. Forest Service officials with the Tonto National Forest temporarily closing vehicle access to a popular recreation area, according to a recent news release.

  Brooke’s Bargains: A FREEBIE Weekend in AZ!

It’s a ‘freebie’ kind of weekend in southern Arizona.

Easter weekend safety reminders for visitors to the Coronado National Forest

Officials with the Coronado National Forest are expecting large numbers of visitors to the Forest’s most popular campgrounds and picnic areas over Easter weekend, April 20 and 21.

Rural Metro offers reminders for hiking in warm weather

There are a few things that the Rural/Metro Fire Department would like hikers to remember before heading out.

  Access to ‘A’ Mountain restricted for Good Friday procession, Easter service

Easter events, construction expected to cause traffic delays.

Target recalling wooden toys due to choking hazard

No injuries have been reported.

Pima County Fair 2019

The fair runs from April 18 to April 28 at the Pima County Fairgrounds at 11300 South Houghton Road. Gates open at 2 p.m. on weekdays, and 11 a.m. weekends; while the midway opens 3 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. weekends.

Summer camp options for 2019 in southern Arizona

Wondering what to do this summer to keep those youngsters happy and busy? Here are a few choices available in southern Arizona.

Care to cuddle with kittens? PACC looking for kitten fosters

PACC is in need of fosters who can take a litter home. Those interested in fostering, orientations have been set up from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room at PACC at 4000 North Silverbell Road.

  Trump tried to choke Russia probe, oust Mueller, report says; president claims it shows no collusion or obstruction

Those efforts "were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests," Mueller wrote.