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 2021-02-24 05:41 

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Surgeon: Tiger Woods had multiple "open fractures" to lower right leg; rod placed in tibia, screws and pins in ankle...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surgeon: Tiger Woods had multiple "open fractures" to lower right leg; rod placed in tibia, screws and pins in ankle....

 2021-02-24 05:34 

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Nissan ex-CEO tells Japanese court Ghosn's pay was too low...

TOKYO (AP) — Former Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has told a Japanese court he believed the compensation for his predecessor Carlos Ghosn was too low "by international standards," and so he supported the plans for his retirement pay....

 2021-02-24 05:14 

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Experts fear fresh wave of political prisoners in Myanmar...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — As arrests of dissidents continue during anti-coup protests across Myanmar, experts are concerned that a new generation of political prisoners will begin to fill the country's prisons. According to activist groups in My...

 2021-02-24 04:54 

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Prosecutors target Mexican border state governor...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office has asked Congress to remove legal immunity from the governor of the border state of Tamaulipas so he could face potential charges of organized crime and other offenses. The petit...

 2021-02-24 04:31 

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Arizona St. demolishes Washington behind Martin 97-64...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Remy Martin scored 26 points and Kimani Lawrence scored 22 and Arizona State walloped Washington 97-64. Lawrence finished 9-for-11 shooting, but it was Martin's late first-half outburst that helped seal the Huskies' fate....

 2021-02-24 04:15 

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Mayor and city council increase minimum wage for city employees....

The minimum wage for City of Tucson employees has been bumped up to $15 an hour....

 2021-02-24 04:02 

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Police: Man dies after shooting in Tucson's midtown area...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Police in Tucson say a man is dead after a shooting in the midtown area. They say officers responded to a reported shooting Tuesday afternoon. Police officers found a man who was later pronounced dead on the scene. His name wasn...

 2021-02-24 04:01 

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I-10 tunnel in downtown Phoenix getting lighting makeover...

PHOENIX (AP) — One of Arizona's relatively few highway tunnels is getting a lighting makeover. The state Arizona Department of Transportation is replacing high-pressure sodium lights in the Interstate 10 "Deck Park Tunnel" in downtown Ph...

 2021-02-24 03:53 

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TMC Mega Raffle breaks record...

The Tucson Medical Center Mega Raffle has officially sold out....

 2021-02-24 03:25 

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Weather delayed vaccine shipment now on ground in Pima County...

According to Pima County health officials, thousands of doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that were delayed due to weather issues across the country last week are now on the ground Tuesday at county vaccination sites....

 2021-02-24 03:22 

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For Senate rules arbiter, minimum wage is latest minefield...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth MacDonough has guided the Senate through two impeachment trials. She's vexed Democrats and Republicans alike with parliamentary opinions and helped rescue Electoral College certificates from a pro-Trump mob ransacking...

 2021-02-24 03:19 

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China's Mars craft enters parking orbit before landing rover...

BEIJING (AP) — China says its Tianwen-1 spacecraft has entered a temporary parking orbit around Mars in anticipation of landing a rover on the red planet in the coming months. The China National Space Administration said the spacecraft executed a ma...

 2021-02-24 03:14 

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Tuesday's Scores...

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Gila Ridge 82, San Luis 39 Mohave Valley River Valley 46, Heritage Academy Laveen 33 Southwest Leadership 74, EDUPrize 68 St. David 81, Tucson Immaculate Heart 48 Tempe 63, Combs 59 Tucson Arizona IRHS 66, Casa Grande 56 Tucson Puebl...

 2021-02-24 03:12 

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FAA grounds certain planes after engine failure over Denver...

DENVER (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered airlines in the United States to ground planes with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend until they can be inspected for stress cracks. The order...

 2021-02-24 03:09 

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DIGGING DEEPER: Federal grant makes it possible to make arrest in cold case...

Our Digging Deeper Team uncovered court documents that showed that the submission of an untested rape kit has put one man behind bars....

 2021-02-24 03:07 

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Drug makers promise more vaccine...

Pfizer and Moderna have pledged to up production of COVID-19 as states struggle to meet the demand for vaccinations....

 2021-02-24 02:57 

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Road where Tiger Woods crashed is known for high speeds...

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — The steep stretch of road where Tiger Woods' car hopped a median, rolled and crashed Tuesday is known for drivers hitting speeds so high that there is an emergency exit for runaway vehicles just beyond where he...

 2021-02-24 02:03 

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A look at Merrick Garland, the nominee for attorney general...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Merrick Garland is appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee this week as President Joe Biden's nominee for attorney general. Garland is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals and was nominated by President Barack Obama in ...

 2021-02-24 01:56 

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Federal judge says California can enforce net neutrality law...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled California can enforce its net neutrality law. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge John A. Mendez clears the way for state regulators to ban internet providers from slowing down or blocking acc...

 2021-02-24 01:50 

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Mexican president says Mexico doing better than US on virus...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrs Manuel Lpez Obrador says his country is doing better than the United States in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, even though Mexico's per capita death rate is probably higher and the country has va...

 2021-02-24 01:44 

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Rush Limbaugh flag honors won't be statewide...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is moving ahead with plans to honor recently deceased conservative radio broadcaster Rush Limbaugh by lowering flags to half-staff despite protests of some public officials who don't see Limbaug...

 2021-02-24 01:42 

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Arizona Softball steps up to No. 3...

5-0 UA host the Wildcat Invitational this weekend...

 2021-02-24 01:37 

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Family: Navy vet died after police knelt on his neck...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The family of a Navy veteran who was going through an episode of paranoia says he died after a Northern California police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. The family of 30-year-old Angelo Quinto said Tuesday that t...

 2021-02-24 01:23 

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No charges against officers involved in Daniel Prude's death...

A grand jury voted not to charge officers shown on body camera video holding Daniel Prude down naked and handcuffed on a city street last winter until he stopped breathing. New York Attorney General Letitia James announced the decision Tuesday. The 41-yea...

 2021-02-24 01:20 

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Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case...

The Biden administration has withdrawn its support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports. Connecticut allows high school athletes to compete in sports according to t...

 2021-02-24 01:02 

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Dirty needles, piles of garbage found outside eastside VFW after homeless camp set up nearby...

Inside the doors of the VFW, the walls are marked with achievements and memories from Tucson veterans. But outside, it's marked with something different....

 2021-02-24 00:54 

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Lawsuits filed against auto insurers over rates in pandemic...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Class action lawsuits were filed in Nevada against 10 major auto insurance companies on Tuesday, contending that the companies charged excessive insurance premiums during the pandemic by failing to account for a drop in driving and ...

 2021-02-24 00:41 

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Audits find no problems with Arizona election equipment...

PHOENIX (AP) — Two independent audits of election equipment in Arizona's most populous county found no modified software, malicious software or incorrect counting equipment, and none of the computers or equipment were connected to the internet. ...

 2021-02-24 00:22 

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Brazil's Petrobras calls meeting to elect Bolsonaro ally...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Board members of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras are paving the way for approval of a retired general with no industry experience to take the helm of the state-controlled company. The vote on Tuesday sparked fears of government m...

 2021-02-24 00:15 

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Man wanted for allegedly pointing gun at Walmart employee in Sahuarita...

According to Sahuarita Police Department, a man reportedly got involved in a verbal argument with the Walmart associate inside the store located at 18680 S. Nogales Hwy....

 2021-02-24 00:11 

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Biden moves to reengage with Palestinians after Israel focus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is moving toward reengaging with the Palestinians after a near total absence of official contact under former President Donald Trump. As American officials plan steps to restore direct ties with Palestinian...

 2021-02-24 00:07 

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Ex-congressman ordered to pay $456k for election violations...

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a former Florida Republican congressman to pay $456,000 for secretly funneling thousands of dollars to a little-known Democratic candidate in 2012 to try to weaken a political rival. U.S. District Judge Marci...

 2021-02-24 00:06 

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Environmental attorney to lead Bureau of Land Management...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Bureau of Land Management announced that an attorney who previously worked on agency issues for environmental groups will serve as the new deputy director. The Daily Sentinel on Tuesday reported that the Department o...

 2021-02-23 23:33 

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Tech firms say there's little doubt Russia behind major hack...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading technology companies say a months-long breach of corporate and government networks was so sophisticated, focused and labor-intensive that a nation had to be behind it and the evidence points to Russia. In the first congress...

 2021-02-23 23:20 

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Appeals court to weigh 3rd-degree murder charge for Chauvin...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has agreed to consider a prosecutors' request to reinstate a third-degree murder charge against the fired Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death. Jury selection begins Mar...

 2021-02-23 23:20 

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Suns waive backup center Damian Jones...

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have waived reserve center Damian Jones. The 25-year-old Jones appeared in 14 games this season, averaging 1.6 points and 1.3 rebounds per game. He was never able to consistently break into the playing rotation, falli...

 2021-02-23 23:18 

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Body of missing California woman recovered at Grand Canyon...

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a missing California woman has been recovered from about 300 feet below the South Rim at Grand Canyon National Park. Rangers from the National Park Service located the body Tuesday...

 2021-02-23 23:16 

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Rollover crash causes delays on I-10 near Ajo Way...

According to officials, a vehicle rolled over into a nearby median in connection to the incident....

 2021-02-23 23:15 

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Kentucky Senate GOP leader files no-knock warrant bill...

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) — One of Kentucky's top GOP lawmakers has filed legislation to ban some no-knock warrants nearly a year after the death of Breonna Taylor. Under the bill, no-knock warrants would only be issued if there was "clear and con...

 2021-02-23 22:44 

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Air Force provides bottled water after chemicals detected...

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Air Force is distributing bottled water to Arizona residents and business owners near Luke Air Force Base whose drinking water showed high levels of contaminants. A statement by the base says water testing detected levels of ...

 2021-02-23 22:43 

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'60 Minutes,' 'Equalizer' strong Sunday punch for CBS...

NEW YORK (AP) — Queen Latifah is becoming a TV star for CBS at a time broadcast networks can use one. Her new drama, "The Equalizer," was the most popular scripted show on television last week. Only "60 Minutes," which preceded it on...

 2021-02-23 22:35 

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Crisis over Mexican Indigenous blockade after protester dies...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The conflict over highway blockades by members of the Yaqui group in northern Mexico has come to a head with the death of an Indigenous man killed by a trucker at a roadblock. The Yaquis have been protesting for years over land an...

 2021-02-23 22:31 

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Police arrest man after Wyoming boy found dead in dumpster...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Police in Cheyenne, Wyoming, say the boyfriend of a woman whose 2-year-old son was found dead in an apartment complex dumpster has been arrested. Twenty-seven-year-old Wyatt Lamb was taken into custody after the disappearance o...

 2021-02-23 22:29 

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Evacuation order put in place after wildfire begins to creep towards Cochise...

With the blaze moving north, emergency officials have ordered residents living near and in Cochsie to immediately evacuate the area....

 2021-02-23 22:00 

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Utility: Much more power cut than necessary Mardi Gras night...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The utility serving New Orleans appears to have cut three times as much electricity as it needed to during emergency winter weather blackouts last week. Company executives said Tuesday that the reductions slashed power to roughly ...

 2021-02-23 21:55 

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Toy stuffed with fentanyl found, accidentally purchased at Arizona thrift stop...

The drugs were found inside of a...

 2021-02-23 21:52 

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Arizona homeowners digging in backyard find bag full of guns...

They say the homeowners were digging in the corner of their fenced backyard Sunday when their shovels hit something in the dirt. After finding the bag, they called police and handed over the weapons....

 2021-02-23 21:49 

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Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message. Systems engineer Ian Clark used a binary code to spell out "Dare Mighty Things" in the orange and white strips o...

 2021-02-23 21:49 

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Things to Know: Vaccine producers promise big jump in doses...

Executives from the major COVID-19 vaccine producers have said to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month. Pfizer and Moderna executives told a congressional committee on Tuesday that they expect to complete delivery of 300 millio...

 2021-02-23 21:45 

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Board leaders of Texas' grid operator resign after outages...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Four board leaders of Texas' embattled power grid operator are resigning. The announcement Tuesday follows outrage over more than 4 million customers losing power during a deadly winter freeze last week. All of the board dir...

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