Michael Jackson death update
Yeah, he's still dead.
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The Pima College women’s basketball team battled with the Community College of Baltimore County on Wednesday for a chance to go to the NJCAA Division II tournament final four. The No. 7-seeded Aztecs fell behind in the third quarter and battled in the fourth, but fell 89-75 to the No. 2-seeded Knights. Read more»
Following in the footsteps of six conservative-led states, Senate Republicans want to pull Arizona’s membership from a multistate coalition that aids in cleaning voter rolls, following false claims that the coalition is part of a liberal conspiracy to rig elections. Read more»
The process for developing a post-2026 transportation plan for the Tucson region is starting to hit some bureaucratic snags and City Manager Mike Ortega is asking the City Council to weigh in on them. Plus more in local government meetings this week. Read more»
Arizonans with autism and post-traumatic stress disorder could add marijuana to their medical toolkit under a proposal that expands who can access the drug under the state's medical card program, qualifying for lower prices, shorter wait times and a larger purchase allowance. Read more»
A lawsuit filed in federal court Friday aims to declare the anti-dark money ballot measure that Arizona voters approved last year unconstitutional on grounds that political donors have a First Amendment right to do so anonymously, among other claims. Read more»
A live-fire and classroom training program organized by the ATF at Pinal County Airpark provided training for local law enforcement as 1,876 bomb threats and 860 explosions were recorded in the U.S., including 381 bombings, 12 of which were reported in Arizona. Read more»
Supreme Court justices pressed government attorneys Monday on their argument that the treaties that put the Navajo on reservation lands implied an intent – but not a duty – for the government to provide water to the tribe. Read more»
The Arizona Senate on Monday approved Senate Bill 1700 - which gives parents the power to request the removal of any book that “promotes” gender fluidity or the use of gender pronouns - on a 16-12 vote, with Republicans providing all of the votes in favor. Read more»
The Biden administration will send $197 million from the 2021 bipartisan infrastructure law to help communities prepare for wildfires this summer, the first round of a new $1 billion Community Wildfire Defense Grant program authorized under the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. Read more»
The FBI is investigating scams by fake rehab groups that target the Indigenous community, offering substance-abuse recovery or mental-health services at pop-up facilities to rake in government money. Read more»
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