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Citizenship and Immigration Services averts mass staff furloughs

Aug 26, 2020 The agency says aggressive spending cutbacks have allowed it to stave off a plan furlough more than 13,000 employees.

Arizona unemployment continues to grow

Aug 26, 2020 The unemployment picture is improving nationally, but not in Arizona.

Rio Nuevo considering financial boost to keep some Tucson events afloat

Aug 26, 2020 A few of the city's popular music and sporting events may get a piece of up to $250,000 in aid.

UA slowing its plan to return to campus

Aug 25, 2020 The administration is waiting longer to bring more students back to classrooms.

News roundup: More counties could see businesses reopen, Flake endorses Biden

Aug 25, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 25.

Secretary of state: Postal Service ready for Arizona's mail-in ballots

Aug 25, 2020 Katie Hobbs says "the capacity is there" to handle an influx of ballots in the upcoming election.

Republicans defend Postal Service, accuse Democrats of scare tactics

Aug 25, 2020 Democrats say the postmaster general's changes have led to reduced service and could threaten mail-in ballots this fall.

Sonora training dogs to detect coronavirus cases

Aug 25, 2020 Nine dogs are in training to sniff out cases of coronavirus at Sonoran hospitals and clinics.

Science fair goes completely virtual for 2021

Aug 24, 2020 SARSEF plans to put 7,000 displays online.

New Citizenship and Immigration Services memo announces the implementation of new DACA guidance

Aug 24, 2020 The announcement follows a series of rule changes outlined by the Trump administration in July.

Former Republican Senator Flake endorses Biden

Aug 24, 2020 The former US Senator said, “decency shouldn’t be that hard.”

Education notebook: Invest in Ed back on ballot, UA reopens Monday

Aug 22, 2020 A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 22.

Invest in Ed initiative headed for November ballot

Aug 22, 2020 Following legal battles, the Arizona secretary of state certified the Invest in Ed ballot initiative.

News roundup: Boosting voter participation in AZ, opioid crisis continues in pandemic

Aug 21, 2020 Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 21.

Arizona’s opioid epidemic under COVID-19

Aug 21, 2020 Arizona 360 looks at how the state's ongoing opioid crisis has developed during the pandemic.

Travel restrictions at the border strain Nogales’s economy

Aug 21, 2020 But other areas of the city are continuing to grow.

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