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News roundup: Poll shows Biden has slight lead in AZ, local temperatures take sudden dip

Oct 27, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Oct. 27.

News roundup: Pima County struggles with contact tracing, vote-by-mail deadline arrives

Oct 26, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Oct. 26.

Pima County struggles with contact tracing

Oct 26, 2020 COVID-19 cases are rising, and the county needs the public’s help.

Vote by mail deadline is here

Oct 26, 2020 Election officials say get your ballot in the mail by Oct. 27.

UA president urges caution over Halloween

Oct 26, 2020 Robbins also says the financial hit from COVID-19 has not been as bad as expected.

Early voting begins in the Tohono O'odham Nation, polling place locations

Oct 26, 2020 Historical knowledge is key to knowing where to go to vote on Election Day in the nation.

Education notebook: Rising case numbers could complicate school reopenings

Oct 24, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

News roundup: Exploring monolithic voter blocs and minority support for Trump

Oct 23, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Oct. 23.

Ballot counting is underway in Pima County

Oct 23, 2020 Counties can count early ballots two weeks before Election Day.

DHS head touts immigration policy at Arizona sheriffs' roundtable

Oct 23, 2020 Chad Wolf promoted the Migrant Protection Protocols as safe, though critics say the policy fails obligations to asylum seekers.

Latino Trump supporters, 2020 census participation, edible insects

Oct 23, 2020 Plus, the UA-led OSIRIS-REx mission marks another milestone.

Exploring the myth of monolithic voting blocs

Oct 23, 2020 Campaigns often target voting "blocs" based on gender, religion and race, despite these groups being politically diverse.

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

Oct 23, 2020 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.

Judge denies early voting site within Pascua Yaqui tribal lands

Oct 22, 2020 The tribe sued Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriguez last week in effort to reinstate the site her office closed in 2018.

Security change at Tucson early voting sites

Oct 22, 2020 Tucson Police officers will no longer be stationed at early voting sites.

Arizona, US unemployment headed in opposite directions

Oct 22, 2020 Pandemic unemployment claims push state numbers higher.

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