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Judge strikes down Trump-era water regulation that limited protections

Sep 1, 2021 Two local tribes were part of the effort to restore broader definitions of protected waterways in the Clean Water Act.

Tucson Medical Center loses part of its opioid suit

Sep 1, 2021 The Arizona Supreme Court rules the hospital cannot sue pharmacies.

Award recognizes Tucson Water's sustainability

Sep 1, 2021 Twenty years ago, Tucson was the largest American city entirely reliant on groundwater.

Arizona reports 4,740 new COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths

Sep 1, 2021 The number of new cases Wednesday was especially higher due to a data-processing issue the day before.

Federal firefighters see bump in minimum hourly pay

Sep 1, 2021 Departments of Agriculture and Interior bumped the minimum wage for federal firefighters from $13 an hour up to $15 an hour.

State fairgrounds charges Senate $128,074 for election review

Sep 1, 2021 Recount occupied coliseum for months.

Hospitalization rare in Pima County for COVID cases in vaccinated population

Aug 31, 2021 Hospitalizations for children also remain low.

Former Arizona legislator pleads guilty to false tax returns

Aug 31, 2021 Keith Bee was a justice of the peace from 2007 to 2018.

Flood watches blanket Arizona because of tropical moisture

Aug 31, 2021 Flood watches issued for all of Arizona effective from late Tuesday morning until late Wednesday evening.

Arizona reports 3,247 new cases of COVID-19

Aug 30, 2021 University of Arizona aims to ramp up testing as students return to campus.

State mask bans face federal civil rights inquiries

Aug 30, 2021 Arizona has also banned schools from requiring students to wear masks but law is not yet in effect.

Tribe's lawsuit challenges Arizona law on gambling expansion

Aug 29, 2021 Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe is asking court to stop sportsbook licenses and sports betting.

Would-be Mexican pot entrepreneurs frustrated by drug’s gray legal status

Aug 29, 2021 The impact of the Mexico Supreme Court's recent falls far short of the broad legalization advocates have long demanded.

Arizona reports nearly 3,900 COVID cases as surge continues

Aug 28, 2021 The state’s number of virus-related hospitalizations in recent days ranged between 1,900 and 2,000.

Hours expand at major Nogales port of entry

Aug 27, 2021 Operating hours at Mariposa Port of Entry will be extended from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting Sept. 1.

One year anniversary of Tohono O'odham officer's death

Aug 27, 2021 Tohono O'odham Officer Bryan Brown died Aug. 27, 2020, in the line of duty near the Desert Diamond Why Casino.

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