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Forecasters predict hot monsoon, though rainfall is up in the air

Jun 3, 2020 A lack of El Niño this year makes how much it will rain hard to forecast.

Tucson airport will require face masks starting this weekend

Jun 3, 2020 Officials say traffic is still well below normal due to COVID-19 but is rising faster than the national average.

TUSD superintendent applauds reopening recommendations, unsure how to pay for them

Jun 3, 2020 The area’s largest district will release the plan later this month, and it's considering measures like split-shift or split-day schedules.

Nearly 600 facing eviction in Pima County as hearings proceed despite pandemic

Jun 2, 2020 Tenants can delay their eviction enforcement, but only until July 22.

Daily News Roundup: National Guard, Tucson vigil, unemployment

Jun 2, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 2.

Tucson candlelight vigil for George Floyd draws hundreds

Jun 2, 2020 Organizers urged peaceful protest and called for changes like increased civilian oversight of police.

Animal experts caution extra care for pets in hot weather

Jun 2, 2020 Excessive heat warning means companions should move indoors if possible.

Participants speak out about missing and murdered Indigenous peoples in listening session

Jun 2, 2020 Tribal leaders and advocates called for a stronger response to the crisis of Indigenous Americans experiencing violence.

Arizona unemployment numbers continue to rise

Jun 2, 2020 The number of people on unemployment topped 740,000 in Arizona.

'Good job, Doug!' Trump praises Gov. Ducey's handling of protests

Jun 2, 2020 Ducey joined other governors in a Monday conference call to discuss the response to protests that have spread across the country.

AZPM Daily News Roundup: Statewide curfew, school reopening guidelines

Jun 1, 2020 News impacting Southern Arizona, June 1.

Tucson sees hottest May on record

Jun 1, 2020 This year's May average was nearly 5 degrees higher than normal, according to data from the National Weather Service.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe receives roughly $27 million in coronavirus relief

Jun 1, 2020 The tribe says it’s allotting some of the money to immediate needs and will save a portion for coronavirus costs later this year.

Governor imposes weeklong curfew after protests; Tucson officials say they weren't notified

Jun 1, 2020 The Tucson Police chief says he welcomes the 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, and TPD will focus on "criminal behavior."

Southern Arizona libraries get federal help

Jun 1, 2020 The CARES Act is helping libraries with cleaning supplies.

Arizona under statewide curfew

May 31, 2020 The order from Gov. Ducey will last for a week.

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