News roundup: TUSD sets hybrid-learning date, rising COVID-19 cases in AZ

Arizona weekly unemployment claims drop

First-time claims dipped to their lowest level since August.

TUSD to start hybrid classes Nov. 12

All teachers will be expected in their classrooms; the district will make changes to child care options for employees.

Indigenous community in Sonora releases record number of sea turtles

A coordinator said while the pandemic has been hard on the community, less fishing and tourism has been a boon to turtle nesting season.

As Western fires burn, focus narrows on forest management. But it’s easier said than done

Correcting the mistakes of the past is tougher than it sounds, as managers work to get ahead of coming wildfires and learn from previous ones.

In grasslands plagued by invasives and drought, wildfires fuel calls for new solutions

Invasive plants and climate change are changing the relationship between vast rangelands, drought and wildfire.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

For the West’s drinking water, wildfire concerns linger long after smoke clears

For municipal drinking water systems, fires are felt for years after they’re snuffed out.
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DIY Firefighting In California
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57th Anniversary of The March on Washington
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Families Stuck At Home Turn To Board Game Catan, Sending Sales Skyrocketing
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