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Republicans defend Postal Service, accuse Democrats of scare tactics

Aug 25, 2020 Democrats say the postmaster general's changes have led to reduced service and could threaten mail-in ballots this fall.

Sonora training dogs to detect coronavirus cases

Aug 25, 2020 Nine dogs are in training to sniff out cases of coronavirus at Sonoran hospitals and clinics.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

Aug 24, 2020 SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

New Citizenship and Immigration Services memo announces the implementation of new DACA guidance

Aug 24, 2020 The announcement follows a series of rule changes outlined by the Trump administration in July.

Former Republican Senator Flake endorses Biden

Aug 24, 2020 The former US Senator said, “decency shouldn’t be that hard.”

Education notebook: Invest in Ed back on ballot, UA reopens Monday

Aug 22, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 22.

Invest in Ed initiative headed for November ballot

Aug 22, 2020 Following legal battles, the Arizona secretary of state certified the Invest in Ed ballot initiative.

News roundup: Boosting voter participation in AZ, opioid crisis continues in pandemic

Aug 21, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 21.

Arizona’s opioid epidemic under COVID-19

Aug 21, 2020 Arizona 360 looks at how the state's ongoing opioid crisis has developed during the pandemic.

Travel restrictions at the border strain Nogales’s economy

Aug 21, 2020 But other areas of the city are continuing to grow.

Opioid busts on the rise at Arizona ports of entry

Aug 21, 2020 Port officials are also seeing more cases of drugs being smuggled by U.S. citizens.

Air Force seeking public comment on basing F-35 jets in Tucson

Aug 21, 2020 Basing the fighter jets at Davis-Monthan would increase flights in and out of the base.

Arizona unemployment rate rises above national average

Aug 21, 2020 The hospitality and construction industries lost the most jobs in the state.

Arizona Supreme Court: Every county can have a marijuana dispensary despite cap

Aug 21, 2020 State law says the maximum number of dispensaries can be exceeded to ensure there is one every county.

Getting out the vote ahead of the November election

Aug 21, 2020 Arizona is a battleground state this year, and multiple groups are working to register as many voters as possible.

Arizona’s long history with voting by mail

Aug 21, 2020 Arizona voters have cast ballots by mail for nearly three decades.

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