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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.

News Roundup: Pedestrian safety, unemployment fraud, Lute Olson

Aug 28, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 28.

Unemployment fraud, bridging digital divides, Mexican consulate

Aug 28, 2020 Plus, a discussion about managing at-home stressors related to remote learning.

Arizona nonprofit focused on bridging students’ digital divide

Aug 28, 2020 Chicanos Por La Causa is providing refurbished computers to needy families.

Greater scrutiny on fraudulent unemployment claims in Arizona

Aug 28, 2020 DES has paid out more than $9 billion in unemployment insurance benefits during the pandemic.

COVID-19 wastewater testing saves 'precious' time in outbreak prevention, researcher says

Aug 28, 2020 Results for wastewater monitoring at the UA and Pima County are promising, according to the program lead.

Revisiting the danger to pedestrians in Tucson

Aug 28, 2020 The city, like others, has seen a steady rise in people struck and killed while walking, though the trends may be shifting amid the pandemic.

Lute Olson, Hall of Fame coach, Arizona icon, dies at 85

Aug 28, 2020 The Wildcats won a national basketball championship under Olson in 1997.

As some movie theaters reopen, it's still too soon for The Loft Cinema

Aug 27, 2020 The independent theater is betting on outdoor shows and "virtual cinema."

News roundup: TPD shoots armed teen, some businesses reopening, UA COVID-19 wastewater cases

Aug 27, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 27.

Tucson election date challenged in court

Aug 27, 2020 The state Attorney General wants to force Tucson to change when its elections are held.

Navajo Nation residents sue Arizona over early ballot requirements

Aug 27, 2020 Six members of the Navajo Nation want a change in Arizona election law.

Some Arizona bars, gyms and theaters can reopen with capacity limits

Aug 27, 2020 A complaint form allows the public to report those that don't follow the rules.

UA wastewater testing finds COVID-19 cases in dorm

Aug 27, 2020 Two asymptomatic students tested positive and were sent to a quarantine dorm, the university said.

Indigenous activists protest wall contractor in Coolidge

Aug 26, 2020 Demonstrators gathered at Stinger Bridge & Iron to decry border wall construction across ancestral Indigenous border land.

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