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Pilgrim’s Pride recalls nearly 60K pounds of chicken nuggets for possible rubber contamination

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LIST: Here is what Arizona cities, businesses are doing about mask requirements

  Health experts give advice as smoke lingers over NW side

Toyota recalls gas-electric hybrids for engine stall problem

Families in need can get free groceries at Feed Tucson event this Thursday

MONSOON 2020: How to report potholes in your neighborhood

TRAFFIC: Where to watch for road work across Tucson, southern Arizona

Some children’s cold medicines recalled over dosage cup error

The company, Glaxosmithkline Consumer Healthcare, says the recall is due to potential overdose risks.

UPDATE: President Trump’s Arizona visit to begin with survey of border wall in Yuma

President Donald Trump will also speak to students in Phoenix

Help available for residents, firefighters impacted by Bighorn Fire

The shelter has room for cats, dogs, birds and pocket-sized animals.

How to sign up for Bighorn Fire emergency notifications

Learn more about the Ready, Set, Go program

Remember 6 ‘P’s’ when preparing to evacuate

  Move Tucson asks community’s help to transform transportation

$410M jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Arizona

City leaders explain ordinance after online backlash

Arizona health department considers more testing blitz in wake of protests

COVID study: US protection measures prevented 60M infections

UPDATE: 911 service restored to southern Arizona agencies

Outage lasted for about 2 hours

Dragway, fairgrounds team up for drive-in movie nights

Both venues will host four movies over two weekends this month.

  Casinos reopening with COVID-19 safety measures

Casino Del Sol reopened to the public Wednesday with new safety measures in place.

  TUSD prioritizing safety during free summer meal program

Summer Meals Program runs through the end of June

Tips for surviving triple-digit temperatures hitting Tucson this week

Living in the desert calls for different precautions, especially during summer.

Looking for something for your child to do this summer? Check out our list of camps

There are several summer camps open to children in southern Arizona.

  Tucson leaders, police work quickly to enforce curfew; vigil rescheduled 1 hour earlier

Tucson has not requested help from the National Guard

Department of Education announces ‘Roadmap to Reopening Schools’

Provides guidance to school districts on preparing for 2020-21 school year

Several businesses close early following Gov. Ducey’s curfew announcement

Here is a list of businesses that will be closing early.

Report: Rocky Point re-opens to residents

Beaches remain closed

  In triple-digit temps, how much should we really be drinking?

Water should not be your only source of hydration

  TUSD holds drive-thru registration

Online registration also available through ParentVue

  Border restrictions affect Nogales businesses trying to recover from stay-at-home order

Businesses in Nogales, Ariz., cut off from costumers across U.S. – Mexico border

Tucson Unified School District offering free breakfast, lunch during summer break

The summer meals program runs through Tuesday, June 30.

Here’s how you can step up to plate with Congressional Baseball Game for Charity canceled

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity has raised millions of dollars for non-profits over the years.

Registration open for Boys & Girls Clubs

Summer day camp has been extended to seven weeks, May 26 - July 10

  Fireman Robb hopes new tune helps prevent drownings, keeps spirits afloat

“We know the power of music ... So, why not have it be an important safety message?”

  Several Memorial Day services canceled as ceremonies move online

Some salutes will be available to see via livestream.

CVS expands drive-thru test site locations, 6 in Tucson area

Results available in approximately three days

  Health leaders advise on when to wear and when not to wear face masks

Wearing a mask is a small act of kindness toward protecting those at high-risk

  TUSD asking parents and students to take back-to-school survey following COVID-19 closures

The plan will not be finalized until later in the summer.

Phoenix Sky Harbor to require face masks starting June 1

Joins growing list of several airports with similar policies

Deals and freebies for healthcare, frontline workers in southern Arizona

If you know of any other local deals, specific to healthcare workers or first responders, email our newsroom at

  Tucson parks, facilities to remain closed another three weeks

City staff to continue working from home

Tucson venue offers drive-in movies

Cactus Drive-In bringing its pop-up theater to Medella Vina Ranch

  TUSD extends emergency childcare services

Children of grocery store employees, food bank workers now accepted

  Catalina Foothills High School creates unique way to celebrate graduation

All 415 graduates will experience traditional moments in non-traditional fashion

  Some entertainment venues reopening soon, others holding off

Different attractions taking different approaches to coming back

Keller Williams Southern Arizona, Realty Worldwide hosting donation drive

The organizations are collecting for Habitat for Humanity, Youth on Their Own, Z Mansion and The Community Food Bank.

Reid Park Zoo asks community to take reopening survey

The Reid Park Zoo hopes to improve the safety of the staff and visitors.

Grand Canyon National Park increasing access to South Rim viewpoints

Commercial services, some roads, trails to remain closed

  Tucson gym reopens to public following sanitation protocols

Evolve Gym takes steps to keep customers safe and comfortable

Pima County libraries to reopen with limited services

Most libraries open May 18 with shorter hours; social distancing, face masks required

KOLD honored with two regional Murrow Awards

Controversial arrest coverage, Crisis on the Border series recognized for excellence

  Steps to support kids’ development before heading back to school in fall

Students experience stress from disruption of daily routines

  SUSD offers online summer school options for students

Summer school is just a few weeks away

Health officials ramp up COVID-19 testing with the ‘Arizona Testing Blitz’

Arizona state health officials have announced the launch of a “testing blitz” in our state, with a goal of testing between 30,000-60,000 people over three weekends.

Diocese of Tucson to hold food drive May 11-16

If you are unable to shop, you can make a donation to the Catholic Community Services COVID-19 Relief Fund.

  Tucson group steps up to help teachers prepare for next school year

Treasures 4 Teachers of Tucson making sure teachers feel prepared for returning students.

Salvation Army in need of donations for Operation Chill Out

Accepting donations of unopened bottled water, sunscreen, lip balm, hats, umbrellas, sunglasses and light-colored clothing, as well as time from volunteers.

  Group gives gift cards to veterans negatively affected by COVID-19

Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans is taking action to help service members.

  Community Food Bank serves over 1,000 families at Kino Stadium

Workers said they had enough food and supplies for any neighbor in need.

  Super flower moon is coming this week

Thursday morning’s super flower moon is the third straight super moon of the year.

  Costco requiring customers to wear face masks starting Monday; also limiting the amount of meat at purchase

Costco is adding several new policies for its customers, and people will soon have to wear face masks if they want to shop at one of its locations.

  YMCA offers childcare option for parents heading back to work

With elective surgeries starting again and some businesses re-opening, many people need to find someone to watch their kids.

PCC hosting virtual town hall for students

Pima administrators will take students' questions Friday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  OPEN FOR BUSINESS: Tucson-area restaurants, businesses still open during coronavirus pandemic

Here's a list of local restaurants offering deals and discounts.

  Tucson businesses get help expanding online

The city of Tucson, Women's Business Center, YWCA, SCORE Southern Arizona, Octavia Social Media Strategies and the Small Business Association are partnering to provide webinars.

PACC accepting donations to help pets and families

Seven Goodwill locations are participating pet donations.

  COVID-19 survivors asked to donate plasma

Antibodies from COVID-19 survivors can help people currently fighting the virus.

  First responders hold food drive to help low-income families

Donations being accepted at Oro Valley Hospital until noon.

KOLD News 13 COVID-19 Fact Finders: Submit your questions, we will get you the answers

The KOLD News 13 COVID-19 Fact Finders team is here to answer your questions.

Tucson restaurant launches fundraising website Tamales for Heroes

The family’s website will be a portal to allow those interested in purchasing tamales to be donated to area hospitals.

  Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson finding new ways to provide for kids during pandemic

Clubs using $20,000 grant to offer special day camp programs for kids of essential employees and healthcare workers.

Tucson Proud: Southern Arizona teachers sending words of encouragement, support to their students

KOLD News 13 is giving southern Arizona teachers a chance to send messages of encouragement and support to their students.

  COVID-19 poses challenge for foster group homes

Four Tucson agencies that have group homes have created an Amazon wish list of useful items.

  Foster care children feel the effects of COVID-19

The stay-at-home order is forcing children to be stuck inside and be separated from their communities.

Fourth Avenue launches bonus gift card program

The gift cards are for specific merchants on Fourth Avenue.