5 things to know for Friday
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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. I-10 DETOUR
The Arizona Department of Transportation is warning motorists traveling on Interstate 10 between Tucson and Benson in southeastern Arizona to expect a major detour that starts Friday evening (full story).
2. GUILTY PLEA IN DRUGS, GUN CASE
A southern Arizona man has pleaded guilty to transportation of marijuana for sale and being a prohibited gun possessor. Pima County prosecutors say 60-year-old Robert Dennis Williams entered his plea Monday (full story).
3. AZ GAS PRICES
After increasing by 70 cents since the start of this year, gasoline prices around Arizona slowed this week.
4. BRENNAN CONFIRMATION
The Senate's approval of John Brennan to be CIA director puts in place a third key member of President Barack Obama's national security team.
5. CIVIL WAR SHIP REMAINS
A century and a half after the Civil War ship the USS Monitor sank, two unknown crewmen found in the ironclad's turret will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.