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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.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, May 29

May 29, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Council use of federal funds, Pascua Yaqui election, and more.

Rocky Point residents allowed to re-enter city

May 29, 2020 Anyone entering needs to show proof residency, be screened for a fever, and walk through a so-called sanitation tunnel.

Sonoran governor concerned about looming reopening

May 29, 2020 Claudia Pavlovich said she's troubled by a sizable jump in caseloads.

Local law enforcement condemn police actions in death of George Floyd

May 29, 2020 Pima County and Tucson officials spoke out against the actions of officers in Minneapolis. Phoenix protesters took to the streets.

Departing Pima County health director thanks community for its response to crisis

May 29, 2020 Theresa Cullen is taking over for Interim Director Bob England, who became a face of the county's coronavirus response.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe pushes distanced voting in Monday’s council election

May 29, 2020 The tribe is offering a few voting options to minimize risk to voters during the pandemic.

Tucson City Council splits over COVID-19 grant money

May 29, 2020 The council voted 4-3 to prioritize social issues.

Local student podcasters garner national attention

May 29, 2020 A profile of some of the students and the teacher behind Tucson's City High Radio.

Groups allege attempted sale of saguaros from border wall; ask state to investigate

May 28, 2020 A letter calls on the state to look into a border wall subcontractor and documentation around cacti impacted by construction.

UA hurricane forecasters map summer season

May 28, 2020 The team has predicted 10 hurricanes for the North Atlantic, and drier summer for Southern Arizona.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, May 28

May 28, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Return to school, sanitation tunnels, Grand Canyon.

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