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News roundup: Primary votes being tallied, 100s of COVID-19 cases in Tucson prison

Aug 5, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 5.

As pandemic drags on, Sonoran businesses face tough choices

Aug 5, 2020 Critics say government at all levels should be doing more to aid businesses and workers during the crisis.

UA scientists investigate connection between Alzheimer's and Down syndrome

Aug 5, 2020 The team is developing new ways to look at protein interaction in the human brain.

Pima County gets outsider as new county attorney

Aug 4, 2020 Laura Conover easily wins the Democratic primary.

Nearly half the inmates at Tucson prison test positive for COVID-19

Aug 4, 2020 517 inmates have been infected at ASPC-Tucson Whetstone facility

Arizona primary election results: Pima County races

Aug 4, 2020 Voters cast their ballots in Arizona's primary on Aug. 4.

Fees for several immigration services to increase

Aug 4, 2020 Facing a $1.2 billion budget shortfall, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is making immigration more costly.

News roundup: Primary election underway in AZ, UA group wants to unionize

Aug 4, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 4.

Tucson man dies in police custody

Aug 4, 2020 The man was unresponsive when police found him and did not respond to efforts to resuscitate him.

UA group critical of university's pandemic response wants a union

Aug 4, 2020 A group of faculty, staff and graduate students say it is time to push back against the administration.

Eller faculty warned UA purchase of for-profit university would be ‘catastrophic’

Aug 4, 2020 A faculty review of Ashford's assets called the acquisition a "lemon."

Tucson moves ahead with public Wi-Fi

Aug 3, 2020 Access points funded by pandemic relief funds will serve neighborhoods without broadband.

Report predicts state homelessness to rise with the unemployment rate

Aug 3, 2020 A 16 to 29% increase in the rate of homelessness in Arizona is possible, if the unemployment rate continues to grow

Tortoise regains some protections, as agency agrees to revisit endangered status

Aug 3, 2020 The action resulted from a lawsuit filed last year by conservation groups.

Daily news roundup: Primary election almost here, voter safety measures in place

Aug 3, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, August 3.

Forgot to put your ballot in the mail? Don't worry

Aug 3, 2020 You can still drop off mail ballots on election day. Here's a list of other common voting FAQs.

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