So you can stay ahead of the news, here's a quick look at some of the stories ABC15 will be keeping an eye on Thursday, November 8.
TUCSON SHOOTINGS SENTENCING
Jared Loughner, who pleaded guilty to 19 counts in August connected to the Tucson shootings, is scheduled to be sentenced. Victims and victim families will address the court. The plea agreement, which allowed Loughner to avoid the death penalty, calls for seven consecutive life sentences followed by an additional 140 years in prison. 10 a.m., DeConcini U.S. Courthouse, Tucson.
FREED MAN SPEAKS
Bill Macumber, who was released from prison Wednesday after serving 37 years for murders he maintains he never committed, will speak to the media for the first time. 3 p.m., Perkins Coie Law Firm, Phoenix.
BALLOT COUNTING CONTINUES
The Maricopa County Elections Department continues to work through the hundreds of thousands of uncounted early and provisional ballots.
The Catholic Diocese holds its annual Blue Mass before Thanksgiving to recognize and pray for Valley law enforcement and firefighters. 10 a.m., Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral, Phoenix.
PEORIA JOB FAIR
The City of Peoria, Goodwill of Central Arizona, and Maricopa Workforce Connections host a job fair with more than 115 businesses offering more than 3,500 jobs. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Peoria Sports Complex.
NASCAR AT PIR
Practice runs get underway as the four-day NASCAR weekend gets rolling. 3 p.m., Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale.
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Secretary of State John Kerry urged Congress on Tuesday to put off more sanctions against Iran at this time, saying "this is a very delicate diplomatic moment."
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A Texas woman has pleaded guilty to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
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Miley Cyrus twerked her way to the top. Her eye-popping duet with Robin Thicke on the MTV Video Music Awards was one of the year's most talked about cultural events.
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