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 2021-07-22 22:56 

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Dust Advisory issued July 22 at 4:56PM MDT until July 22 at 5:30PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Dust Advisory: Pima, AZ; Pinal, AZ until Jul 22 at 11:01 PM...

 2021-07-22 22:11 

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Body in advanced stage of decomposition found on top of Tumamoc Hill...

According to the University of Arizona Police Department, human remains were discovered near the top of Tumamoc Hill, located at 1675 W. Anklam Rd....

 2021-07-22 22:08 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 22 at 4:08PM MDT until July 22 at 4:30PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 22 at 10:16 PM...

 2021-07-22 22:07 

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University of California regents approve rare tuition hike...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California regents on Thursday approved a multiyear plan to raise tuition and fees at one of the nation's premier public university systems. It's the first increase since 2017, and regents said they would n...

 2021-07-22 22:07 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 22 at 4:07PM MDT until July 22 at 4:30PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 22 at 10:16 PM...

 2021-07-22 22:06 

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Suspect in deadly shooting attack in Tucson dies in hospital...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a convicted felon accused of fatally shooting at least one person and wounding four others, including firefighters and paramedics, during a weekend house fire in Tucson has died at a hospital. Tucson police say 3...

 2021-07-22 22:05 

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Mississippi argues Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade...

Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide....

 2021-07-22 22:04 

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Nebraska patrol officials defend mission to Mexican border...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska State Patrol officials have defended their state-funded mission to the U.S.-Mexican border in Texas, arguing that they answered a call for help from fellow law enforcement officers amid a surge in illegal border crossin...

 2021-07-22 22:03 

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911 call released in killing of mother, son in S. Carolina...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State police have released the 911 call where a distraught lawyer reported that he found his wife and son shot to death at their South Carolina home six weeks after the still unsolved killings. The seven-minute 911 call release...

 2021-07-22 21:10 

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Effort to fund racially diverse climate groups gets momentum...

An effort to disclose and increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations receive is gaining momentum. It's being pushed by a philanthropic group asking the top 40 climate funders to reveal their climate fundin...

 2021-07-22 21:07 

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dgar Ramrez: 'I have family members dying of COVID'...

NEW YORK (AP) — dgar Ramrez wants people to understand that the fight against COVID-19 is not over. The Venezuelan actor told the AP that his own family is suffering gravely. He tells The Associated Press that he has family members who are dying of ...

 2021-07-22 21:07 

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued July 22 at 3:07PM MDT until July 22 at 3:15PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pima, AZ until Jul 22 at 9:11 PM...

 2021-07-22 21:06 

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Trial: Suspended Georgia insurance chief convicted of fraud...

ATLANTA (AP) — A jury has convicted Georgia's suspended insurance commissioner of all 37 counts of fraud and money laundering against him at his trial. Jurors returned the guilty verdicts Thursday aftenoon against Jim Beck. He was convicted of c...

 2021-07-22 21:02 

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Washington Post reporter sues paper for discrimination...

Washington Post politics reporter Felicia Sonmez sued the paper and several of its current and former editors for discriminating against her as a victim of sexual assault. In a suit filed Wednesday in D.C. Superior Court, Sonmez says she was not allowed t...

 2021-07-22 21:00 

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California's recall ballot is set, but GOP strategy isn't...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's recall ballot is finally set, but the state Republican party is still determining its best strategy for winning back the governor's office in one of the nation's most Democratic states. Ballots for ...

 2021-07-22 21:00 

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Louisiana lawmakers agree to add Caesars name to Superdome...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New Orleans' iconic Superdome may soon bear the Caesars Entertainment name and logo. A 20-year naming rights deal with the Saints is nearing completion and won required legislative backing Thursday. Terms of the contract ...

 2021-07-22 20:58 

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$35M settlement reached in Tennessee opioid lawsuit...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A drug manufacturer says it has reached a $35 million agreement that would settle a Tennessee lawsuit by local governments and a child born dependent to opioids. The announcement by Endo would resolve a 2017 northeast Tenness...

 2021-07-22 20:56 

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Mississippi brief: Supreme Court should overturn Roe v. Wade...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn its landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. The office of state's Republican attorney general made the request in written arguments filed Thursday. A...

 2021-07-22 20:14 

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Pelicans hire Suns assistant Willie Green as new head coach...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have hired Phoenix Suns assistant Willie Green as their new head coach. Green is a first-time head coach after serving as an NBA assistant the past five years — first with Golden State and then with ...

 2021-07-22 20:04 

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Special Weather Statement issued July 22 at 2:04PM MDT by NWS Tucson AZ...

Special Weather Statement: Upper Santa Cruz River and Altar Valleys including Nogales; Upper San Pedro River Valley including Sierra Vista/Benson; Dragoon/Mule/Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains including Bisbee/Canelo Hills/Madera Canyon until Jul 22 at 8...

 2021-07-22 19:58 

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Feds urge rental websites to warn of elevator dangers...

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is urging vacation rental websites to warn customers of the dangers of home elevators and require hosts to lock elevators until they're inspected. The request comes days after the death of a 7-year-old Ohio ...

 2021-07-22 19:55 

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Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections...

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring. That's according to White House officials who briefed reporters on Thursday. They say hospitals are running out of space because of the rapidly spreading delta variant...

 2021-07-22 19:49 

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In opioid-ravaged WVa, potential deal raises hopes for help...

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A potential national settlement deal with big U.S. drug distribution companies has raised hopes that help could be on the way in places like opioid-ravaged West Virginia. The priority list for Prestera Center goes beyond the...

 2021-07-22 19:44 

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Ransomware victim Kaseya gets master key to unlock networks...

BOSTON (AP) — The Florida company whose software was exploited in the devastating Fourth of July weekend ransomware attack has received a universal key that will decrypt all of the more than 1,000 businesses and public organizations crippled in the ...

 2021-07-22 19:42 

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Attorneys spar over trial of men accused in Arbery slaying...

ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys are clashing over testimony at the upcoming murder trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery. Prosecutors at a hearing on Thursday asked Judge Timothy Walmsley to prevent some witnesses from testifying that the def...

 2021-07-22 19:24 

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University of California regents approve multiyear tuition, fee increase at system's schools....

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California regents approve multiyear tuition, fee increase at system's schools....

 2021-07-22 19:23 

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ADOT: Stay alert for wet highways, possible flooding and debris...

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to use caution when driving during severe weather and released tips Thursday on how to remain safe....

 2021-07-22 19:19 

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Interior secretary: Drought demands investment, conservation...

DENVER (AP) — Confronting the historic drought that has a firm grip on the American West requires a heavy federal infrastructure investment to protect existing water supplies but also will depend on efforts at all levels of government to reduce dema...

 2021-07-22 19:14 

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Bin there, done that: Cockatoos learn to lift trash lids...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sulfur-crested cockatoos in Sydney have learned to open trash bins — and the technique is catching on like a hot dance move. Researchers documented the technique in three suburbs of the city in early 2018, but it had spread t...

 2021-07-22 19:11 

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Missouri Supreme Court reverses Medicaid expansion decision...

The Missouri Supreme Court has vacated a lower court's decision in the state's Medicaid expansion case, agreeing that the voter-approved plan to offer Medicaid to more people should stand. The unanimous decision on Thursday sends the case back to ...

 2021-07-22 19:10 

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NHL roster freeze lifts, flat cap prompts money-saving moves...

NHL teams wasted little time making moves once the roster freeze for the Seattle expansion draft was lifted. Carolina traded goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to Detroit for a third-round pick and the rights to pending free agent Jonathan Bernier. Philadelphia ...

 2021-07-22 19:08 

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Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation into Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh after the FBI revealed that it had received thousands of tips and had provided &#...

 2021-07-22 19:06 

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Gov defends agency's vaccine chief firing, outreach rollback...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee is defending his administration's firing of the state's vaccination chief and rollback of outreach for childhood vaccines. Lee's comment marks the first time he's weighed in ...

 2021-07-22 19:05 

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Life expectancy in US drops dramatically due to COVID-19 pandemic...

A federal report finding overall life expectancy in the United States fell by a year and a half with an even steeper drop for Hispanic and Black Americans....

 2021-07-22 18:33 

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AP EXPLAINER: As wildfire smoke spreads, who's at risk?...

Experts say get used to it, as a warmer climate stokes bigger and more intense blazes....

 2021-07-22 18:16 

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AP editor, Times columnist among new Pulitzer Board chairs...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Times opinion columnist Gail Collins, Associated Press Editor at Large John Daniszewski and journalist Katherine Boo have been elected as co-chairs of the Pulitzer Prize Board. They succeed ProPublica Editor-in-Chief Stephen...

 2021-07-22 18:13 

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Violence overshadows memorial Mass for slain Haitian leader...

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti (AP) — A priest is telling mourners at a memorial service for slain President Jovenel Mose that too much blood has been shed in Haiti as authorities warned of more violence ahead of his funeral. The Rev. Jean-Gilles Sem spoke to d...

 2021-07-22 18:12 

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Guinea reverses decision to pull out of Tokyo Olympics...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The West African country of Guinea has reversed an earlier decision to pull out of the Olympics. Guinea's sports minister said Thursday the country will send a delegation of five athletes to the Tokyo Games. The country ha...

 2021-07-22 18:08 

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Belarus leader vows to keep up raids of NGOs, media outlets...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The longtime leader of Belarus vowed Thursday to continue a crackdown on civil society activists he regards as "bandits and foreign agents." President Alexander Lukashenko chided officials in his administration Thursday ...

 2021-07-22 18:06 

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PM urges Israelis to get vaccinated as delta variant spreads...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister is calling upon hundreds of thousands of citizens who have not yet been vaccinated against the coronavirus to get the shot. The appeal comes as new infections climbed precipitously in recent weeks. Naftal...

 2021-07-22 17:28 

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Greece: Dozens of migrants rescued from stranded ship...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's coast guard says 30 migrants have been rescued from a boat stranded in high winds off the island of Crete. The coast guard said the boat is believed to have been carrying around 60 people. A helicopter and four com...

 2021-07-22 17:28 

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'Superbug' fungus spread in two cities, health officials say...

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials say they now have evidence that an untreatable "superbug" fungus has spread in two hospitals and a nursing home. Outbreaks of the Candida auris fungus were reported in a Washington, D.C, nursing home and...

 2021-07-22 17:25 

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Brief, widespread outage for numerous websites...

NEW YORK (AP) — Major websites went down Thursday in what appeared to be a brief but widespread outage. The websites of Airbnb, AT&T, Costco and Delta showed error messages around midday. They seemed to be operating normally, however, by 12:45 p.m. ...

 2021-07-22 17:22 

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London mayor sends message of support to Hong Kong emigres...

LONDON (AP) — London's mayor has sent a message of support to Hong Kong residents fleeing China's crackdown on democracy to seek new lives in the United Kingdom. Sadiq Khan said Thursday that London is expected to welcome the largest proport...

 2021-07-22 17:19 

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US launched several airstrikes in support of Afghan forces...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. says it launched several airstrikes this week in support of Afghan forces fighting the Taliban. Officials offered few details, but the strikes indicate that the United States intends to use air power to support Afghan forc...

 2021-07-22 17:15 

KVOA

US churches reckon with traumatic legacy of Native schools...

More than 150 boarding schools for Indigenous children in the United States were operated by religious groups between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries — and churches are now reckoning with their traumatic legacy. Native American and Alaskan Nativ...

 2021-07-22 17:15 

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Pelosi says Jan. 6 panel to move ahead without GOP's choices...

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Wednesday that Republicans won't participate after Pelosi rejected two of the Republicans he chose to sit on the panel....

 2021-07-22 17:14 

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Priest outed via Grindr app highlights rampant data tracking...

When a religious publication used smartphone app data to deduce the sexual orientation of a high-ranking Roman Catholic official, it exposed a problem that goes far beyond a debate over church doctrine and priestly celibacy. With few U.S. restrictions on ...

 2021-07-22 17:14 

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Milwaukee Bucks' fans celebrate NBA championship with parade...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of fans have lined downtown Milwaukee streets to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city's first NBA championship in half a century. Six police officers on horseback clopped past cheeri...

 2021-07-22 16:41 

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Jill Biden in Tokyo for Olympic Games, meets prime minister...

Jill Biden is in Tokyo on her first solo international trip as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to the Olympic Games....

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