AZ Briefing: Last-minute tax tips worth knowing; Ukrainian refugees flocking to border; Kris Pickel on her exit from Arizona's Family

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

Filed your taxes yet? These last-minute tax tips are worth knowing, especially if you haven't yet filed your return.

Tijuana is seeing a large influx of Ukrainian refugees as the U.S. ramps up processing at the San Ysidro border crossing.

Kris Pickel, stunned by support after being fired from Arizona's Family, is staying positive, saying "I ought to get fired more often."

Today, you can expect it to be clear, with a high near 85 degrees. Clear to partly cloudy at night, with a low near 63 degrees. Get the full forecast here.

Today in history

  • On this date in 1903, Mason Greenlee, pioneer from Kentucky for whom Greenlee County is named, died.

  • In 1904, Sister Euphrasia, one of five sisters who came to Tucson in 1871 from St. Louis to establish the academy of St. Joseph, died.

  • In 1907, the Western Federation of Miners attempted to organize and strike the mines at Bisbee without success.

  • In 1972, the United States and the Soviet Union joined some 70 nations in signing an agreement banning biological warfare.

  • In 2019, scientists released the first image ever made of a black hole, revealing a fiery, doughnut-shaped object in a galaxy 53 million light-years from earth.

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