Tucson headlines: Veteran's job fair; TUSD board replacement panel; Rincon UHS singers working towards Carnegie Hall

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A job fair for veterans and their spouses Thursday at the Desert Diamond Hotel Casino.

It runs from 9 A.M. to 3 P.M.

About a hundred companies are participating, and they're required to have jobs open now.

Several military groups and private companies organized it as part of the national "Hiring our Heroes" campaign.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Four people have been named to a panel that will search for a replacement for TUSD governing board member Judy Burns.

Burns died unexpectedly on October 27.

The panel's recommendations will be presented to Superintendent Linda Arzoumanian, who will make the final decision.

The person appointed will serve the remainder of burns' term, which expires on December 31, 2012.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Rincon University High School students are hoping to sing at Carnegie Hall.

And Thursday they held an ice cream social and silent auction to help them out with the trip.

They plan on spending five days and four nights in New York, rehearsing before the April 8 performance at Carnegie Hall.

"The business in Tucson have rallied and sent us so much great stuff that we're hoping to sell and send this kids on to New York City," said Rincon Choir Director Mareena Boosama-Ball.

The cost to travel to New York for the performance is $1,900 per student.