AZ Briefing: Cool cars, celebs at Barrett-Jackson; beef slaughterhouse will have binational investment; Dooley's in Tempe was a tour stop

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A look at some of today's top stories, the weather forecast and a peek back in history.

Cool cars and celebrities: Here's what to expect at the Barrett-Jackson auto auction at WestWorld in Scottsdale.

A new beef slaughterhouse plant will be built in the border city of Agua Prieta, Sonora, will have binational investment. Here are the details.

'It was our Fillmore': Phoenix had never seen a club quite like Dooley's in Tempe, a tour stop in the '70s and '80s for rising bands like the Police and Talking Heads.

Today, you can expect it to be pleasant, with some clouds and a high near 69 degrees. Mainly clear at night, with a low near 44 degrees. Get the full forecast here.

Today in history

  • On this date in 1874, Gov. Anson P.K. Safford appointed a Territorial Board to arrange for an Arizona exhibit at the Centennial celebration to be held in Philadelphia.

  • In 1916, a levee on the Colorado River broke, covering the city of Yuma with 4 feet (1.2 meters) of water.

  • In 1962, Jackie Robinson was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Tony Bennett recorded “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” in New York for Columbia Records.

  • In 1968, North Korea seized the U.S. Navy intelligence ship USS Pueblo, commanded by Lloyd “Pete” Bucher, charging its crew with being on a spying mission; one sailor was killed and 82 were taken prisoner. (Cmdr. Bucher and his crew were released the following December after enduring 11 months of brutal captivity at the hands of the North Koreans.)

  • In 1973, President Richard Nixon announced an accord had been reached to end the Vietnam War, and would be formally signed four days later in Paris.

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