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News roundup: Grijalva tests positive for COVID-19, border wall construction, UA reopening plan

Aug 1, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 1

Education Notebook: Kindergarten to university, Arizona back-to-school plans emerging

Aug 1, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 1.

Education funding initiative removed from Arizona ballot

Aug 1, 2020 A judge found the Invest in Ed initiative’s description misleading. Advocates plan to appeal the decision.

Rep. Grijalva self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19

Aug 1, 2020 The Southern Arizona congressman said he was not experiencing symptoms.

Border Patrol agents raid No More Deaths migrant aid camp

Aug 1, 2020 The group says the event is the first of its kind in over a year.

University of Arizona preps for reentry amid pandemic risk

Jul 31, 2020 Arizona 360 learns more about its strategy.

UA rolls out new protocols to guard against pandemic

Jul 31, 2020 How the university plans to minimize the risk of COVID-19 spreading on campus.

Yuma County tribes use messaging, testing to beat back COVID-19 amid surge

Jul 31, 2020 Fort Yuma Health Center said the start of the surge was "scary," but they were prepared.

'The time is here': Rocky Point opening beaches

Jul 31, 2020 The Sonoran destination is reopening its beaches this weekend for the first time in more than four months.

In Colorado, your stool is a tool in the fight against coronavirus

Jul 31, 2020 To track the next coronavirus outbreak, Western states look to the sewers.

Border wall construction heightens environmental concerns in sensitive habitats

Jul 31, 2020 Local residents, a sheriff and a wildlife expert weigh in on the impacts of physical barriers at the southern border.

'Show me your papers': A decade after SB 1070

Jul 30, 2020 The contentious state law went into effect 10 years ago, and its impact lives on in a generation of immigrants.

Daily news roundup: State single-day record for COVID-19 deaths, Pima County ups contact tracing

Jul 30, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, July 30.

Ducey says the state's not responsible for covering loss of federal unemployment help

Jul 30, 2020 The federal benefit is set to expire this week, and Ducey says it's up to Congress to act.

UA to have full-size classes after Labor Day

Jul 30, 2020 Classes will begin online but quickly transition.

Pandemic, economic downturn have yet to stop downtown Tucson development

Jul 30, 2020 Developers are putting their money on the appeal of dense urban living outlasting the pandemic.

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