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Rural Arizona hospitals ask state to help find beds for patients

Sep 22, 2021 State says expanding hotline to transfer patients between hospitals not viable due to staffing shortage.

Arizona reports over 70 more COVID deaths 2nd day in a row

Sep 22, 2021 The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations remained below 2,000 for the fifth straight day.

After Parliamentarian ruling, activists in Arizona ask for other avenues for immigration reform

Sep 21, 2021 In a late ruling Sunday, the Congressional referee said a measure that could give millions of undocumented people a pathway to citizenship could not be included in the budget reconciliation package.

Nalgene, the reusable water bottle company, helps fund clean water project in Navajo Nation

Sep 21, 2021 About 30% of people living on the Navajo Nation don't have running water. The Navajo Water Project is trying to change that.

Frank Pratt, longtime Arizona GOP lawmaker, dies at 79

Sep 21, 2021 Governor orders flags at state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to honor lawmaker from Casa Grande.

University of Arizona opens new office in Washington DC

Sep 21, 2021 The outpost estabilshes a permanent UA presence in the nation's capital.

Pima County board approves contract to buy body cams for sheriff's deputies

Sep 21, 2021 The contract approved by the board of supervisors with Axon will cost $26 million over 10 years and include new Tasers as well as cameras.

Water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute

Sep 20, 2021 Dispute in California once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect the Colorado River.

Forest Service plan to extend forest maintenance program is put on hold

Sep 19, 2021 Lawmakers demanded the agency reverse course, saying the decision is “particularly dangerous” at a time when “wildfire seasons gets longer each year.”

Campaigns to repeal new state tax, election laws face Sept. 28 deadline

Sep 18, 2021 Canvassers are making a final push to get more than 118,000 signatures.

Arizona close to recovering number of jobs lost during pandemic

Sep 18, 2021 Economist says it should catch up this month or next month.

Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

Sep 17, 2021 They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.

Rights groups advocate for 'climate-focused' approach to quell deaths at the border

Sep 17, 2021 More than 160 sets of human remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year

Raytheon requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Sep 17, 2021 Employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1

Few Arizonans receiving return-to-work bonuses

Sep 17, 2021 Only about 0.14% of the money has made it to the pockets of Arizonans returning to work.

After recreational legalization, Arizona slowly begins to expunge marijuana offenses

Sep 17, 2021 Sixty-nine petitions for expungement had been filed within Pima County as of Tuesday. Advocates estimate hundreds of thousands of people could qualify statewide.

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