tv 12 News Today NBC November 29, 2016 5:00am-5:30am MST
right now on 12 today.... the minimum wage in arizona... is going up. so why are people protesting this morning? we are live with the latest on that... the memorial to the fallen 19 granite mountain hot shots is finally finished... and we are getting our first look at it today.... and tragedy in colombia... as a plane carrying a brazilian soccer team crashes
tomorrow.. the public will get their first look at a memorial built in honor of the 19 granite mountain hotshots who died fighting the yarnell hill fire.. team 12's brandon hamilton joins us with a preview... we will never forget the horrific day, june 30, 2013 when 19 granite mountain hotshot firefighters were killed battling the yarnell hill fire.... and tomorrow, a long awaited memorial is set to open to the public to honor the fallen heroes..... there will be a dedication of the new granite mountain hotshots memorial state park this morning..... the park is located 2 miles south of yarnell on state route 89.... the hotshots trail is 2.85 miles .. feet, there will be granite plaques set into rocks that show a photo and story of each fallen hotshot. once you reach the obseration deck, you will be able to see the site 400 feet below where the brave men lost their lives as well as the town of yarnell.... there will also be a tribute wall available to leave mementos in honor of the fallen firefighters..... you can also hike down to the site where the men made their final stand to pay your respects.... in it's entirety, the entire hike is 7 miles roundtrip, so you are encouraged to dress appropriately and bring plenty of water for the at least 4 hour roundtrip hike.... the dedication ceremony is set for nine thirty this morning and will be streamed live on 12 news dot com.....
desperate push to make the playoff.s the green bay packers beat the philadelphia eagles on monday night.. 27-13 behind two touchdowns passes from aaron rodgers. the packers and eagles are now both .. 5 and 6 on the season. and that's good news for the cardinals.. stop stop stop so you're saying cardinals coach bruce arians... talking about sunday's loss with a glass half full kind of feeling.. despite losing 3 out of their last 4.. the cardinals can still make the playoffs. especially because they play several teams.. with similar
including a big game sunday against the redskins... the cardinals...not doing so well this season... they're 4-6-1.. before the season... they were on the cover of sports illustrated with the headline..."super bowl or bust". so we wanted to know... is the sports illustrated cover jinx real? log on to 12 news dot com your voice.... and let us know. ad lib toss to morning juice did bill belichick betray tim tebow? he may be working on his baseball career now... but tim tebow is still making headlines this morning for what he did in the n-f-l. one part of tebow's new book is getting a lot of attention this morning.. and some say it points to a big betrayal during tebow's very short time as a new england patriot. tebow says he asked coach bill belichick about a million dollar
belichick told him not to take it-- only to cut him from the team a short time. tebow went on fox news yesterday and said-- he asked belichick about the deal in the spirit of teamwork-- so he doesn't regret it.. nasa food scientists are developing a new food bar. yes... that is the high tech term for it... right now they have a variety of choices for astronauts on the space station... but if they plan on going deeper into space... say... like to mars... the options they have now just won't cut it. nasa's orion capsule, the craft designed to take people to and from mars eventually, has a limited amount of room onboard. so... finding a food bar that doesn't take up a lot of space.... in space.... is crucial. they've created four bars banana nut, orange cranberry, ginger vanilla and barbeque nut - that could be
and tragedy in colombia this morning... a plane with 81 people on board, including a brazilian soccer team heading to colombia for the south american championship final, crashed on its way to medellin's international airport. there are reports of at least six survivors.. the plane is believed to have come down in a mountainous area outside the city, shortly before midnight. it is not clear what caused the crash but colombia has been hit by heavy rains and thunderstorms. the driver accused in a deadly chattanooga school bus crash last week will appear in court. johnthony walker is charged with vehicular homicide, reckless driving, and reckless endangerment. federal investigators say walker was not on his designated route when the bus crashed. six students were killed and five others remain hospitalized. south korean president park geun-hye announced today she will resign if parliament comes up with a plan for
consumers continue to use their pc's, laptops and phones to cross items off their holiday shopping list. adobe digital insights says as of monday evening, cyber monday sales are set to hit nearly $3.4 billion, up more than 10% from last year. shoppers are using smartphones and tablets to make more than half of their purchases. consumers
phones to cross items off their holiday shopping list. adobe digital insights says as of monday evening, cyber monday sales are set to hit nearly $3.4 billion, up more than 10% from last year. shoppers are using smartphones and tablets to make more than half of their purchases. some of the hottest items bought on cyber monday -- sony's ps4, samsung 4k tv's, and lego sets. now that black friday and cyber monday are over, today is giving
of shopping and deals, giving tuesday is a day americans are urged to volunteer or make donations to local, national and international charities. the one-day charitable giving promotion launched in 2012. and since most charities generate a vast majority of their contributions at the end of the year, giving tuesday has opened the door to a more organized effort on a specific day. and this reminder... thanksgiving may be over... but the need is still there. our turkey tuesday drive is still going... you can continue to donate to turkey tuesday through tomorrow at bashas and food city.. or donate online by visiting 12 news dot com slash turkey tuesday. thanks to your generosity we have raised more than 395-thousand dollars... // in the spirit of giving tuesday... what other charitable organizations do you donate your time to?
the fallen granite mountain hotshots... ----- the fight for 15... is happening today.... we take a look at why some workers are today -- a look ahead to the memorial to the fallen granite mountain hotshots... ----- the fight for 15... is happening today.... we take a look at why some workers are saying passing a higher paying proposition... wasn't enough. ----- and believe it or not... the cardinals season isn't dead yet. the possible playoff scenario... as 12
short adlib -- then read flagstaff snow video script the winter weather has gotten the best of the high country. flagstaff schools have canceled class today - and n-a-u won't start until 10 o'clock this morning. the national weather service predicted a slight chance of snow overnight - krystle.. did they get any fresh powder?