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Arizona COVID-19 cases remain above 3,000 per day

Aug 22, 2021 Health officials reported 3,307 new cases on Sunday and three new deaths.

Mexico’s president admits protections for journalists ineffective after recent murder

Aug 22, 2021 A journalist was gunned down Thursday in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

Tucson vaccination mandate upheld by county judge

Aug 20, 2021 Police officers association argued the new policy is against state law and that Tucson violated its contract with the union.

Arizona reports 3,109 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths

Aug 20, 2021 Head of county health department says rising case numbers, especially among young people, are troubling.

Super-thin panels could change solar industry

Aug 19, 2021 UA researcher exploring impact of panels made from perovskite.

Arizona county seeks reimbursement for new voting machines

Aug 19, 2021 Maricopa County demands state Senate pay $2.8M to cover the costs of replacing vote-counting machines used in Legislature's election review.

Arizona Supreme Court won’t block new tax on high-earners

Aug 19, 2021 The state’s voters approved the tax as part of Prop. 208 in November.

Banner ICUs filling, but not with COVID patients

Aug 18, 2021 Patients who waited through the pandemic are finally going to the hospital.

Education secretary warns Arizona over mask law

Aug 18, 2021 Secretary says blocking school districts from requiring masks may violate the terms of federal funding.

Tucson police union challenges city’s vaccine requirement

Aug 18, 2021 The Tucson Police Officers Association alleges the policy breaches its labor contract.

Mexican official: Border restrictions unlikely to ease over ‘short term’

Aug 18, 2021 Foreign secretary throws cold water on the prospect of northbound border crossing restrictions easing soon.

Romero pushes back on latest Ducey order banning vaccine mandates

Aug 17, 2021 The mayor of Tucson has clashed with the governor's office on COVID-19 protocols for months.

Arizona initiative would require ID with mail ballots

Aug 17, 2021 Conservative groups and Republican lawmakers say they will ask voters to approve a voter-identification requirement for mail-in ballots.

Ducey offers grants to schools that don't require masks

Aug 17, 2021 Announcement comes as COVID-19 cases rise and a growing number of schools require masks.

More Tucson area school districts will require masks

Aug 17, 2021 Amphitheater, Catalina Foothills change policies after Phoenix court ruling.

Incoming Sonoran governor proposes bigger state role in violence hotspots

Aug 17, 2021 Alfonso Durazo promises to significantly increase the number of state police in Sonora.

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