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Humane Society of Southern Arizona July Pet of the Day

Ragu recalls some pasta sauces because of the possibility of plastic contamination

Humane Society of Southern AZ is looking for homes for over 150 cats

TRAFFIC: Road closures and projects

TUSD to offer free meals at 34 schools

KOLD CARES: Classroom supply drive

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KOLD CARES: Schedule an appointment with Red Cross to donate blood

Hummus sold at stores nationwide being recalled due to possible bacteria contamination

  Last-minute summer travels? Watch for 'road gators’

JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona

Movies in the Park 2019 wraps up with Aquaman on July 26

Free school meals at participating TUSD schools

  New to Tucson? Here’s how to stay safe while enjoying our desert landscape

Summers in the desert can be brutal if you’re not used to the climate or don't take the steps to protect yourself.

Tucson fire districts warn residents of installed recalled smoke alarms

The smoke alarms have been recalled for not being able to detect smoke.

Here’s what you need to know to register to vote in Arizona

The deadline to register to vote in the upcoming primary election is fast approaching.

PCSD holding car seat safety class

There will be a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician at the event to provide participants with the car seat most appropriate for their child, they will also assist with the installation of the seat at the end of the class.

PACC looking to give dog a new home

Tucson Supplies Teachers’ annual supply drive is now open

Tucson Metro Chamber announces Copper Cactus Award finalists

Tohono Chul: Mass blooming of the ‘Queen of the Night’ happening Saturday night

  LIST: Sandbag locations across southern AZ

Tucson Fire giving out free car seats with car seat safety class

  Restaurant Report Card: Food trucks doing it right

Health department inspects all establishments serving food, including places on wheels.

  Students can create their own show at Musical Theatre Camp

The campers will be under the guidance of professionally trained performers.

Recall Alert: 180,000 smoke detectors recalled due to not detecting smoke

The company has received 134 reports of failure to properly activate during installation

  Big changes coming to 4th Avenue

Construction has already started on a seven-story housing complex with some retail space.

  Brooke’s Bargains: Tips for Black Friday in July

It’s stores like Walmart, Nordstrom, Macy’s, and Best Buy’s response to Amazon - and Brooke’s Bargains has some tips before you shop.

Winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 sold in Tucson

The winning ticket matched four of the five numbers and the Powerball number.

2019: Back to School for southern AZ students

Going back to school is just around the corner for many southern Arizona students.

How to prepare for road trips in extreme heat

Here are some tips to avoid becoming overheated when travelling long distance.

Looking to adopt a wild horse or burro? BLM hosts adoption and sale

The event will run from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Mazda recalls over 262K vehicles to fix engine stall problem

The recall covers certain Mazda6 midsize sedans and CX-5 SUVs from the 2018 and 2019 model years. Also included are Mazda3 small cars from 2019.

Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter & Sanctuary celebrates ‘Positive But Perfect’ kitties

The Lease for Life Program at The Hermitage helps many cats find their forever homes.

RECALL ALERT: Infant security blanket could pose choking hazard

A security blanket for infants has been recalled due to a choking hazard, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission reports.

  Fair housing council gets 2 HUD grants

Southwest Fair Housing Council awarded $425,000 in two grants.

UPDATE: Regional 911 system back online

The outage happened for about 40 minutes.

RECALL ALERT: Toy Story 4 ‘Forky’ toy recalled for choking hazard

A plush toy depicting a character from Toy Story 4 is being recalled due to a choking hazard for young children.

Tucson/Pascua Yaqui agreement opens door for potential gaming at Grant, I-10

Site would be accepted 'in trust' for tribe by federal government.

  PACC looks to reunite owners with pets after busy post-holiday weekend

Many cats, dogs spooked by loud sounds associated with July 4 celebrations run away, end up in shelters.

  Some parks starting to see changes thanks to Prop 407

Bond program allows $225 million for park, connection improvements.

Eye drops and other ointments recalled over sterility concerns

The Food and Drug Administration said the products may not be sterile.

  First trailer for live-action ‘Mulan’ debuts during Women’s World Cup

The studio released the first trailer for its remake of “Mulan" during the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday.

NRPR selling Canoa Ranch recipe books to help with restoration project

The book, “Recuerdos y Recetas: Memories and Recipes of the Mexicano Families of Rancho de la Canoa” includes authentic recipes and stories from the families who lived at Canoa Ranch between 1951 to 1964.

PCSD: Badges and Backpacks event for school kids

This is a back to school event that includes a health fair with hands on activities and will be held at the Tucson Convention Center,

  Fireworks can trigger flashbacks for some vets with PTSD

It’s important to be mindful of the effect these festivities can bring for some vets.

  Officials determine person set fire outside of SC fireworks shop

Containers outside Davy Jones Fireworks went up in flames, York County deputies say, closing Carowinds Boulevard from Hwy 51 to the I-77 exit ramp.

Pima County accepting nominations for annual Small Business Awards

The Pima County Small Business Commission presents the awards each year, judging nominees on criteria such as company culture, positive impact on Pima County, and community involvement.

Deadline fast approaching for Tucson kids to submit design for birthday stamp contest

The Grand Winner will have his or her design made into custom US postage stamps.

Fireworks: What’s legal and what’s not in the Tucson area

Learn which fireworks are considered illegal.

Free admission to Pima County pools on July 4 with donated can of food

All collected cans will go to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

  Specialized program gives military, first responders needed help

Red, White and Blue has already helped between 70 and 80 people.

4th of July: Transit, streetcar schedules and road closures across Pima County

Holiday schedules and road closures on the 4th of July across Pima County.

Read to shelter pets at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona on the 4th of July

HSSA is asking the public to register for its first ever Patriots, Paws and Pages to read to the shelter animals.

Tucson ranks behind Scottsdale as a ‘best city for recreation’ in Ariz

WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities using metrics that included the following: basic living costs, the quality of parks, the accessibility of entertainment and recreational facilities and the weather.

Pima Vocational High School, Las Artes accepting students for program sessions starting in July

Both programs are accepting students for separate sessions in July.

Listeria scare leads to recall of vegetables from Green Giant, Trader Joe’s

The recall is for packaged vegetables, not frozen or canned.

CBP investigating alleged employee involvement in ‘disturbing’ social media activity

Private 'I'm 10-15' Facebook group hosts discussions about work with Border Patrol.

Photographer asking for help to find couple in BEAUTIFUL sunset photo

Rachel Erin took the photo June 29 on A Mountain and is now on the search for this couple. She hopes to share this photo with them.

Sun Tran will now hold lost and found items from buses and streetcar

Sun Tran is taking over Lost and Found services for personal items that are left on Sun Tran buses, Sun Link streetcars, Sun Van vehicles and at transit centers, beginning July 1.

  Avoid scalding water from hoses under Arizona sun

Scalding from hot water is the leading cause of burns for children ages 4 and younger, according to the Burn Foundation.

Certain dog food may be linked to heart disease, FDA says

This week, the FDA released its third report in the investigation, which includes 16 pet food brands linked to more than 500 cases of canine heart disease.

Cochise County residents reminded to vaccinate pets against rabies

“It is important to note that rabies is preventable, and it is strongly recommended for domestic animals, especially cats, to be vaccinated. Cats in particular are more likely than any other pet to roam and hunt, and therefore be exposed to wildlife,” said Cochise Health & Services Director.

Humane Society of Southern Arizona June Pet of the Day

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

  Hot weather keeps community repair group busy, volunteers needed

CHRPA helps low-income families with emergency home repairs.

Gillette recalls Venus disposable razors for cutting hazard

The recall involves about 90,000 Venus Simply3 disposable razors sold in the United States and Canada.

Fisher-Price recalls over 70k infant sleepers due to risk of death

The company's newest recall marks its exit from selling inclined sleep products completely.

  Nearly 40,000 fireworks recalled ahead of Fourth of July

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the “overloaded fireworks can result in a greater than expected explosion, posing explosion and burn hazards to consumers.”

Audi recalls vehicles to fix air bags, loose trim piece

Recall affects 265,000 vehicles in the U.S.

Saguaro National Park June & July Program Schedule

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

Monsoon rain means reduced adoption fees at PACC

The summer months are very busy for the shelter, with intakes reaching as high as 130 pets a day.

OpiEnd Youth Challenge poster contest open to AZ students

The contest is to help raise awareness about opioid misuse and abuse prevention across the nation.

North Carolina company recalls frozen sausage

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions resulting from consuming the sausage.

Volunteers needed for trail building in west Tucson

No previous experience is required.

Nature’s Touch recalls Signature Select Avocado Chunks

The recalled product was distributed to grocery stores in 15 states.

  Expired donations slow down food bank’s mission

Expired foods make up about 10 percent of donations.

Baby formula sold at Walmart recalled nationwide for potentially containing metal

A baby formula sold exclusively at Walmart is being recalled nationwide “because of the potential presence of metal foreign matter.”

  Coco’s Bakery working on refrigeration problems

Restaurant on NW side struggles to keep food cold enough.

Apple recalls some MacBook Pro laptops because of risk of fire

Select 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops have batteries that may overheat.

Mayor apologizes for ‘salty’ language caught on camera

Rothschild says he was frustrated because rules were not being followed during call to audience.

PACC seeking help from public after taking in cats, dogs and turtles in hoarding case

They are asking for the public's help, not with the hoarding animals just yet, but with adopting out an animal already in the shelter. They are hoping to clear up room for the incoming animals.