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Education notebook: 'Flexibility' in return to AZ classrooms, on-site learning spaces required

Jul 25, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

Daily news roundup: Partisanship and COVID-19, stakeholders discuss coming school year

Jul 24, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, July 24.

Analysis shows how Trump's census change would impact Congress

Jul 24, 2020 The Pew Research Center used 2017 data to estimate how many undocumented people are in each state.

New police budget, Summerhaven closed, mask materials

Jul 24, 2020 Plus, understanding how the expiration of federal dollars for unemployment will impact Arizonans.

Bighorn Fire damage adds to challenges for Summerhaven businesses

Jul 24, 2020 The pandemic had already hit the community's economy.

Tucson Councilman Kozachik on budget vote, police reform

Jul 24, 2020 Kozachik discussed how the police department currently integrates social services in its operations.

Tucson Councilwoman Santa Cruz on budget vote, police reform

Jul 24, 2020 Santa Cruz was the sole objector when the City Council voted to pass the budget.

Two Confederate monuments removed in Arizona amid broader push

Jul 24, 2020 The monuments were removed by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, who requested the state "regift" them for repairs.

Work starts on new section of border wall in national wildlife refuge

Jul 24, 2020 North-Dakota-based Fisher Sand and Gravel has broken ground on a $1.3 billion project in southeast Arizona.

COVID-19 may distance voters from partisan behavior

Jul 24, 2020 UA political scientist suggests the pandemic will have a lasting impact on the 2020 election cycle.

Voting deadlines approaching in Pima County

Jul 24, 2020 Time is limited to cast an early ballot for the Aug. 4 primary election.

Back to school, one step at a time

Jul 24, 2020 Teachers, school administrators and elected officials weigh how to safely return to school.

Daily news roundup: Back-to-school plans, Arizona COVID-19 deaths pass 3,000

Jul 23, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, July 23.

'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Jul 23, 2020 Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

Tumamoc Hill may close if more walkers don't wear masks

Jul 23, 2020 At least 60% of people exercising need to cover their faces if the popular walking spot is to stay open.

Arizona school year still on track, with promises of 'benchmarks' for classroom return

Jul 23, 2020 Gov. Doug Ducey extended the closure of bars, gyms, movie theaters and water parks.

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