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News roundup: Corporation Commission race approaching, federal unemployment dries up

Sep 11, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Sept. 11.

Pandemic through disability services, legal protections and education

Sep 11, 2020 Plus, how false positives and vigilant masking depict the evolution of COVID-19 science.

JCC continues to provide services during pandemic despite loss

Sep 11, 2020 How the pandemic has affected its child care program, distance learning students and adults with disabilities.

UA reports its highest number of daily COVID-19 cases so far

Sep 11, 2020 Nearly 200 cases were confirmed Friday, with a testing positivity rate of 9.8%.

Pandemic prompts parents to give pod learning a try

Sep 11, 2020 Supporters say it opens the door for educational reform, but the reviews are mixed.

Race underway for Corporation Commission, Arizona's 'fourth branch of government'

Sep 11, 2020 The Arizona Corporation Commission, which regulates utilities, pipelines and securities, has three open seats this fall.

Federal unemployment supplement dries up in Arizona

Sep 10, 2020 The payments tapping FEMA funds only lasted six weeks.

News Roundup: Indigenous activists arrested at protest, Pima County residents can text 911

Sep 10, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Sept. 10.

Pima County residents can now text 911 for help

Sep 10, 2020 Messages to 911 sent via text will be handled with the same priority as phone calls.

Indigenous activists arrested in demonstration against border wall construction near Quitobaquito Springs

Sep 10, 2020 Two O'odham protesters were arrested for impeding construction in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Report: Arizona had highest ‘housing loss’ rate; more evictions coming

Sep 10, 2020 Trends in Arizona do not bode well for the fall, experts said, as drivers of housing loss are are amplified by the pandemic.

Sonora among hardest hit by excess deaths during COVID-19 outbreak in Mexico

Sep 10, 2020 Sonora saw the fourth highest jump in excess deaths among the states analyzed.

Tucson mayor and council rethinking development tax incentives

Sep 10, 2020 The mayor and council on Wednesday delayed the renewal of the city's central business district.

News roundup: UA coronavirus cases 'alarming,' Utah's Colorado River plan blasted

Sep 9, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Sept. 9.

Arizona weekly unemployment jumps again

Sep 9, 2020 The numbers in the state keep rising while they fall nationally.

Rate of COVID-19 cases on UA campus 'alarming,' President Robbins says

Sep 9, 2020 University officials say harsh measures are coming in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus on campus.

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