5 things to know for Thursday
CREATED Mar. 14, 2013
Web Producer: Mekita Rivas
TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - 9 On Your Side presents a daily digital curation of headlines that our news team recommends you follow to stay in-the-know with current events.
1. AZ IMMIGRATION LAW
A federal court is allowing lawyers from the U.S. Department of Justice to participate in arguments on April 2 over Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's bid to overturn a ruling that bars police from enforcing a minor part of the state's 2010 immigration law (full story).
2. FORECLOSURE RATES DROP IN AZ
The number of Arizona homeowners losing their home to repossession or who are in some stage of the foreclosure process keeps on dropping (full story).
3. SURPRISES FROM BERGOGLIO'S BIO
He chose to live in a simple apartment, rather than an opulent church estate. For years, he rode the bus to work. And as a youth, he loved the tango.
4. BEYOND THE GALAXY
Samsung - a rising Apple competitor - will unveil the successor to its popular smartphone today.
5. GAS PRICES SPIKE
A measure of U.S. wholesale prices rose in February by the most in five months, pushed higher by more expensive gas and pharmaceuticals. But outside those increases, inflation was mild.