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Already fraught census count further challenged by pandemic

May 22, 2020 Though the pandemic has delayed parts of the census process, various groups are working to make sure everyone is counted.

Rocky Point hopes to welcome visitors back in June

May 21, 2020 The Sonoran beach town popular with Arizonans has introduced a phased plan to reopen.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, May 21

May 21, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: Celebrating students, retailers adapt, and more.

Poll: Jobs and economy are top concerns for Arizona

May 21, 2020 Education is still the top issue for respondents. Immigration has decreased in importance.

Tucson teachers find new ways to celebrate graduating students

May 21, 2020 Central Tucson's Carrillo Elementary School says goodbye to students heading to middle school.

Publicly traded Arizona companies receive millions in federal pandemic loans

May 21, 2020 Seven publicly traded companies in the state got paycheck protection funding.

Unemployment help available on the weekend as Arizona claims continue to rise

May 21, 2020 The Department of Economic Security has expanded its call center days through the weekend.

Tucson retailers adapt to new customer expectations

May 21, 2020 Retailers are shortening hours and emphasizing appointments.

Arizona coronavirus news in brief, May 20

May 20, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona: "Dreamers" on the front lines, UA return to campus, state reopening.

Professor, former surgeon general to run incident command center for UA return

May 20, 2020 UA President Robert Robbins and Dr. Richard Carmona discuss the plan for the return to campus.

Gov. Ducey: Arizona continuing phased-in return

May 20, 2020 The governor said he's working on a plan to resume summer camps and school activities.

New college grads face uncertain job market

May 20, 2020 A UA official advises flexibility for new degree holders navigating a job market disrupted by COVID-19.

Sonoran factories prepare for possible June 1 reopening

May 20, 2020 The Mexican government recently expanded its definition of essential businesses, and some Nogales plants may qualify.

Pima County supervisors to revise controversial restaurant rules

May 20, 2020 Business owners lined up Tuesday to complain about the new rules.

As Supreme Court nears decision, thousands of DACA recipients are on the COVID-19 front lines

May 20, 2020 The court could rule on the future of the Obama-era policy and some 650,000 current recipients in the coming weeks.

Arizona gets more federal money for coronavirus testing

May 19, 2020 The $150 million will go to expanding testing, lab work and contact tracing.

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