WEDNESDAY: 7 stories to watch in Arizona 2/13/13

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 Wednesday, February 13.

US AIRWAYS MERGER
The Wall Street Journal is reporting the boards of American Airlines and US Airways will each meet Wednesday to consider a merger, with an announcement coming anytime between late Wednesday and early next week.

JODI ARIAS TRIAL
Jodi Arias, accused of murdering her boyfriend, returns to the stand for a sixth day. She is still being questioned by her defense attorneys. 10:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

FATHER MURDER SENTENCING
Albert Arias, accused of stabbing his father to death before turning himself in at a police station, is scheduled to be sentenced. He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. 8:30 a.m., Maricopa County Superior Court, Phoenix.

DISTRACTED DRIVING BILL
The Arizona Senate Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing on a bill which would prohibit teens from using cell phones behind the wheel if they are in the learning permit stage or in the first six months of a graduated drivers license. 2 p.m., Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix.

IMMIGRATION REFORM HEARING
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on comprehensive immigration reform. 9:30 a.m. EST, Washington, D.C.

POSTAL SERVICE HEARING
The U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on the U.S. Postal Service and its financial issues. 10 a.m. EST, Washington, D.C.

PHOENIX CNG TRUCKS
The City of Phoenix will unveil a new fleet of trash trucks that run on compressed natural gas. 10 a.m., Okemah Service Center, Phoenix.

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