Arizona reports over 100 virus deaths amid signs of slowing

Arizona has reported a total of 1.06 million confirmed cases and 19,487 confirmed deaths since the start of the pandemic.

Forest Service plan to extend forest maintenance program is put on hold

Lawmakers demanded the agency reverse course, saying the decision is “particularly dangerous” at a time when “wildfire seasons gets longer each year.”

Campaigns to repeal new state tax, election laws face Sept. 28 deadline

Canvassers are making a final push to get more than 118,000 signatures.

Arizona close to recovering number of jobs lost during pandemic

Economist says it should catch up this month or next month.

Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.
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How is Proposition 207 impacting Arizona?

The Buzz examines marijuana legalization, from the criminal justice system to tax revenue.

Statewide emergency rental assistance lags while Pima County outperforms most of the country

A D.C. nonprofit found the state of Arizona has distributed less than 10% of its federal funds, while Pima County is closing in on 80%.

Back to school during a pandemic in Sunnyside USD

Superintendent Steve Holmes tells Tony Paniagua how the district has managed despite the ongoing pandemic.

From afar, Afghans in Tucson watch US withdrawal

Afghans in Tucson discuss the community they have found in the area and the future of the country where their families still reside.
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