5 things to know for Tuesday
Web Producer: Mekita Rivas
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. NEVADA MARINE TRAINING EXPLOSION
The Marine Corps says seven Marines based in North Carolina were killed and several injured in a training accident at the Hawthorne Army Depot in Nevada (full story).
2. MEDICAL MARIJUANA
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday is scheduled to consider whether to accelerate consideration of an appeal of a judge's ruling that the state's medical marijuana law is constitutional (full story).
3. HELICOPTER TRAINING
A half dozen large Marine Corps helicopters will be flying in and out of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson through next Wednesday (full story).
4. COPYRIGHT DECISION
The Supreme Court has sided with a Thai graduate student in the U.S. who sold cheap foreign versions of textbooks on eBay without the publisher's permission, a decision with important implications for goods sold online and in discount stores (full story).
5. WALL STREET STOCKS
A surprisingly strong increase in new home construction is sending stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 40 points, or 0.3 percent, to 14,491 shortly after the opening bell Tuesday.