Health care challenges, border travel restrictions, tourism recovery

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Full Tourism Rebound Could Take Years in Arizona

The governor recently announced a new tourism initiative that will be funded with over $100 million in federal aid.

Human remains found on Tumamoc Hill

UAPD says the identity of the person and their cause of death is still unknown.

White Mountain Apache Tribe to reinstate 10 p.m. curfew

After 12 new cases in 24 hours, the tribe will move to Phase 3 restrictions. It also canceled its upcoming fair and rodeo.

Marijuana sales stabilizing in Arizona

The state is getting millions a month in tax revenue from the sales.
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Davis-Monthan big part of A-10 future

The Tucson base is working to keep the aging warplane flying.

Uncertainty abounds as some asylum seekers bypass pandemic-era restrictions at border

Migrants part of DHS Title 42 exemption program find communities ready to help in the U.S., but more questions remain

TPD still looking for answers in Sunday shooting

The suspect was prohibited from owning a gun.

Migrants in Nogales seek entry through exemption as pandemic-era restrictions drag on

A DHS program allows a few hundred people a day to gain entry through humanitarian exemption, but questions remain.
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