THURSDAY: 5 stories to watch in Arizona 2/7/13

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, February 7.

FATAL HIT-RUN SENTENCING
Laura Flanders, who pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and leaving the scene of a fatal collision, is scheduled to be sentenced. She was accused of driving under the influence when her vehicle hit a pedestrian in a crosswalk. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

GOVERNOR AT BOARD OF REGENTS
Governor Jan Brewer will encourage the Board of Regents to support her budget plan, which recommends $58.6 million in new funds for state universities. 11:45 a.m., Memorial Union, Arizona State University, Tempe.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA RALLY
Supporters of medical marijuana will gather for Cannabis Lobby Day. 11 a.m.-1p.m., Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix.

AID TO NAVAJOS
Salt River Project will deploy two four-man crews to the Navajo Nation to help communities that have been without running water for as long as two months. Governor Brewer declared a state of emergency for the area earlier this week. 6am, SRP Project Administration Building, Tempe.

JOHN QUINONES IN TOWN
ABC News anchor John Quinones will be the keynote speaker at a conference aimed to encourage public service and public participation in government and community. 10:30 a.m., Arizona Broadway Theater, Peoria.

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