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Arizona surpasses milestone of 1 million COVID-19 cases

Aug 27, 2021 Health officials on Friday reported 3,707 additional COVID-19 cases on Friday.

Discovery of high levels of an enzyme in deadly COVID-19 cases could lead to a plan to save lives

Aug 26, 2021 UA researcher surprised to find high amounts of the human enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom known to 'shred' bacteria and viruses.

Governor taps new leader for health department; Carmona to serve as advisor

Aug 26, 2021 Dr. Cara Christ, face of state's pandemic response, will step down Aug. 27.

Tucson bishop tells clergy not to grant religious exemptions to vaccine, mask requirements

Aug 26, 2021 Bishop says objections to taking a vaccine or wearing a mask are unrelated to the Catholic faith.

Arizona reports 3,234 new COVID cases, 10 deaths

Aug 25, 2021 The state's seven-day rolling average of daily new cases rose over the past two weeks.

Sinema says she still opposes $3.5 trillion budget blueprint

Aug 25, 2021 The Democratic senator has objected to the plan's price tag.

Pima County to open new free COVID testing site

Aug 24, 2021 Testing demand rising again as Delta strain surges

Tucson surgeon Douglas Lowell runs for Congress

Aug 24, 2021 Lowell vows to complete border wall, push "America First" agenda.

Federal judge says Customs and Border Protection broke environmental law

Aug 24, 2021 Lawsuit accused the agency of failing to assess how ramped up border enforcement would impact the borderlands and endangered species that live there.

Robbins 'frustrated' at student vaccine hesitancy

Aug 23, 2021 UA president will not restart vaccine site on campus

Arizona AG: Businesses can require vaccines

Aug 23, 2021 Attorney general says businesses must provide reasonable accommodations for those who cannot get vaccinated.

Arizona Senate GOP's 2020 election report delayed again

Aug 23, 2021 Senate GOP leader says several involved have contracted COVID-19.

Navajo Nation requiring workers to get a full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Aug 23, 2021 The mandate says employees from a variety of departements be fully vaccinated by late September.

Marana school district requires masks

Aug 23, 2021 Growing number of schools in Pima County requiring masks on campus.

UA welcomes largest incoming class yet

Aug 23, 2021 Monday is the first day of the semester from UA students and with it comes a few record breaking statistics.

U.S. court will hear Mexican lawsuit against gun manufacturers

Aug 23, 2021 The Mexican government claims the practices of several U.S. gunmakers have allowed the illegal flow of weapons to drug cartels.

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