News roundup: High daily case count due to new reporting methods, apartments near UA to close pools, gyms

AZ unemployment numbers a mixed bag

The unemployment picture is not so rosy as the numbers say.

Arizona in final push for census

Census officials will stop counting in less than two weeks.

Climate change likely to keep hammering Colorado River's biggest reservoirs, model shows

Projections show an increasing likelihood of official shortage declaration before 2026.

Pima County directs apartment complexes near UA to close pools, gyms

The order is part of an attempt to slow a COVID-19 surge on campus.
IN DEPTH

'Feels like the end of the world': Tucson grapples with record heat during pandemic

The desert community has faced both soaring temperatures and life under the coronavirus, as some work to mitigate the impact of a warmer future.

Heat, COVID-19 and isolation put mobile home parks at risk

Ten percent of metro Tucsonans live in manufactured housing. But residents there face risks made worse by COVID-19 and record heat.

A 'collision of crises' is leaving thousands in Tucson struggling with electric bills

Record heat, unemployment and a pandemic are adding to household financial troubles.

Remembering Lute Olson

The former UA basketball coach is dead at 85.
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