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NewsNet 06-09-14

ANOTHER 200 MIGRANT CHILDREN EXPECTED TO ARRIVE IN NOGALES TODAY – More migrant children who arrived in Texas via Central America and Mexico are expected to be sent to Arizona today because of overcrowding in Texas. The Honduran Consulate for Arizona says many of the children crossed the border searching for family. There's no word yet on how long the children will stay in Nogales. A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection in El Paso says the Nogales processing center is equipped for processing apprehended individuals. The Tucson Sector has secured additional services such as a Health and Human Services medical screening area, extra bedding, laundry facilities, shower areas and recreation. Read more from Tucson News Now.

BROADWAY BOULEVARD (EUCLID TO COUNTRY CLUB) IMPROVEMENT PROJECT OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY - After almost two years of work, the Citizens Task Force for the project is beginning to make decisions about alternative roadway designs under consideration. Some of the ideas have included four lanes, six lanes, four lanes plus two dedicated bus lanes, and six lanes plus two dedicated bus lanes. The open house, Thursday from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Sabbar Shrine Hall (450 S. Tucson Boulevard), will allow participants the opportunity to see what project decisions have been made to date and to ask questions. The Broadway improvement project is funded by the City of Tucson, Pima County and the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA). It is part of the voter-approved $2.1 billion RTA plan that will be implemented through 2026.

CATCH UP ON THE CITY NEWS YOU MAY HAVE MISSED LAST MONTH - Mayor Rothschild reads to schoolchildren; young girls get a taste of a career in public safety; outstanding women in government are recognized; and preschoolers teach a lesson to be learned by all. Watch these stories in the June edition of Tucson City News in Review, produced by Tucson 12.

BE PREPARED FOR ROAD TRIPS DURING THE HOT SUMMER MONTHS - Are you heading out on a road trip to escape the heat? In KGUN9's "No Bad Days with Barrett," Tucson Fire Captain Barrett Baker offers some tips on how to keep your family and vehicle safe.

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