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Cochise County sued over polling place access

Sep 2, 2020 The complaint says the county is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

News roundup: Pascua Yaqui voting site, mobile homes and heat, Arizona census response

Sep 2, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Sept. 2.

UA antibody test expanding to include more Arizonans

Sep 2, 2020 Anyone over 18 can now receive the test initially reserved for essential workers.

Pascua Yaqui leaders call on county officials to help reinstate early voting site

Sep 2, 2020 No matter who supports their cause, it's the Pima County recorder who decides where early voting locations go.

Heat, COVID-19 and isolation put mobile home parks at risk

Sep 2, 2020 Ten percent of metro Tucsonans live in manufactured housing. But residents there face risks made worse by COVID-19 and record heat.

Arizona has one of the lowest Census response rates in the country

Sep 1, 2020 With one month left, 74% of Arizonans have been counted.

UA stepping up COVID-19 enforcement

Sep 1, 2020 Increased cases bring private guards to campus and a deal with TPD.

News roundup: Climbing electric bills add worry during pandemic, county businesses reopen

Sep 1, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Sept. 1.

Report highlights biodiversity loss at Quitobaquito during border wall construction

Sep 1, 2020 Borderland scientists say that with all the noise "neither the birds nor the bird watchers want to be at Quitobaquito right now."

A 'collision of crises' is leaving thousands in Tucson struggling with electric bills

Sep 1, 2020 Record heat, unemployment and a pandemic are adding to household financial troubles.

Napier threatens legal action against Nanos

Aug 31, 2020 The race for Pima County Sheriff could end up in court over a defamation claim.

GoFundMe campaign raises more than $20,000 for students at San Xavier Mission School

Aug 31, 2020 The money will be used to buy laptops for students in the Tohono O'odham Nation doing virtual learning.

Coronavirus risk lessens in Sonora, Mexican officials say

Aug 31, 2020 The Mexican state to Arizona's south has entered a "medium" phase of risk.

Remembering Lute Olson

Aug 30, 2020 The former UA basketball coach is dead at 85.

Education notebook: More counties get green light for class return, UA testing wastewater for COVID-19

Aug 29, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state.

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