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5 things to know for Tuesday

Jordan Coughenour

5 things to know for Tuesday

By Jordan Coughenour. CREATED Jun 11, 2013

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. UFO BLIMP MYSTERY SOLVED

A mysterious blimp spotted flying over Tucson skies overnight had a flood of calls coming into our newsroom. We've identified what it was! Here's a hint... start practicing your evil laugh...

Read the full story here.

2. SKY HARBOR BOMB THREAT LANDING

A Southwest Flight heading to Texas had to make an emergency landing at Sky Harbor Monday for a possible threat.

The FBI is now looking into where the bomb threat came from... they didn't find any explosives on the plane.

Read the full story here.

3. 1ST MAJOR IMMIGRATION VOTE

The Senate will holds two of the first votes on sweeping immigration reform today. The proposed legislation proposes some of the biggest policy changes in decades. Republicans are rolling out a slew of amendments before they'll approve the bill. President Obama will also speak this afternoon, praising the Senate's efforts for change.

4. TUSD TOP POST FINALIST

The TUSD governing board is named Dr. H.T. Sanchez as the finalist for district superintendent. Dr. Sanchez has 15 years of experience in public education. The board will make a formal announcement about the choice this evening. Dr. Sanchez will be in Tucson tomorrow to tour the district.

5. VANDALS TAG PARK

Vandals are at it again, this time they're tagging a public park... where children are the victims.

Read the full story here.