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Arizona hotels look to aid from HOPE Act to stay open

Aug 20, 2020 Nearly 50 million people traveled to Arizona last year. That won't be the case this year.

Asylum seekers describe self-harm, faulty COVID-19 response at ICE detention center

Aug 20, 2020 As a federal report faults ICE's complaint-handling process in detention, a letter from Eloy describes a facility on the brink.

News roundup: State grants for shuttered businesses, UA students test positive for COVID-19

Aug 20, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 20.

Gov. Ducey offers grants to bars, gyms forced to close

Aug 20, 2020 Theaters and water parks also qualify for grants.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe continues effort to restore former early voting site

Aug 20, 2020 The site established in 2010 was closed down by the Pima County Recorder's Office about a month before the 2018 primary.

UA: At least nine students test positive for COVID-19 on return to campus

Aug 19, 2020 Students must be tested before moving into on-campus dorms.

Arizona attorney general won't investigate election law complaint about Trump

Aug 19, 2020 Secretary of State Katie Hobbs' complaint alleged the Trump administration violated election law regarding ballot delays.

News roundup: Ed funding initiative back, USPS complaint dismissed

Aug 19, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 19.

Arizona Supreme Court revives education tax initiative

Aug 19, 2020 The Invest in Education Act would tax the wealthy to boost education funding.

UA launches Covid Watch Arizona app

Aug 19, 2020 Developers hope to push it statewide soon.

AZ weekly unemployment shows slight increase

Aug 18, 2020 After a few weeks of dropping, the unemployment numbers are on the rise.

Lots of heat, little rain in Tucson

Aug 18, 2020 Less than an inch of rain when we usually have nearly four inches.

'We are not animals': Letter details how Tucson prison became COVID-19 hot spot

Aug 18, 2020 In a 22-page letter, a military veteran incarcerated at ASPC-Tucson describes a chaotic pandemic behind bars.

News roundup: 'Historic' primary turnout, gym's challenge to Ducey denied, USPS halts changes

Aug 18, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 18.

Stay-at-home order lifted as Navajo Nation starts reopening

Aug 18, 2020 Much of the Navajo Nation has been closed since March as the coronavirus swept through the reservation.

UA receives grant to improve access to cancer screenings in Indigenous communities

Aug 18, 2020 The program aims to identify why Indigenous people over 50 don't get screened for colorectal cancer as often their counterparts.

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