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'We are not animals': Letter details how Tucson prison became COVID-19 hot spot

Aug 18, 2020 In a 22-page letter, a military veteran incarcerated at ASPC-Tucson describes a chaotic pandemic behind bars.

OSIRIS-REx completes successful rehearsal above asteroid's surface

Aug 13, 2020 The mission is scheduled to collect a sample of material from the asteroid Bennu in October.

Nearly 20,000 Arizona businesses received federal PPP loans

Aug 13, 2020 Construction and health care companies were some of the biggest beneficiaries.

Life on the line: Pandemic fuels social movement in Sonoran border town

Aug 10, 2020 Some residents in the border town of Sonoyta decided they were done weathering a global health crisis without basic health care.

Sun Tran regains riders, but faces an uncertain future

Aug 7, 2020 Transit advocates say federal funding is key to the agency's future.

As pandemic drags on, Sonoran businesses face tough choices

Aug 5, 2020 Critics say government at all levels should be doing more to aid businesses and workers during the crisis.

Where the Constitution and COVID-19 intersect

Aug 3, 2020 A group of law professors at the UA explore constitutional law in the pandemic.

In Colorado, your stool is a tool in the fight against coronavirus

Jul 31, 2020 To track the next coronavirus outbreak, Western states look to the sewers.

Pima County to elect new county attorney

Jul 29, 2020 The winner of the Democratic primary faces no opposition in November.

'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Jul 23, 2020 Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

Guadalupe: A town hit hard by COVID-19

Jul 17, 2020 Locals say families have been struggling in the small town, which recently had one of the highest COVID-19 case rates in Maricopa County.

700 already facing homelessness in Pima County as state readies to lift eviction protection

Jul 16, 2020 An executive order keeping eviction rates down expires next week, and advocates warn of a coming surge in filings and enforcement.

Arizona police get millions in military surplus

Jul 13, 2020 A Defense Department program allows local law enforcement to get everything from office supplies to guns for free.

'It's not enough': Pima County Latino communities search for COVID-19 testing, care

Jul 13, 2020 Federal health data shows COVID-19 disparities that are mirrored in Arizona.

Researchers developing wearable technology to fight coronavirus spread

Jul 13, 2020 For now, the technology can collect data about vital signs and "augment" a diagnosis, though researchers have bigger goals.

'We are nowhere near having this under control,' UA epidemiologist says

Jul 9, 2020 Arizona's high COVID-19 percent positivity rate indicates the virus is uncontained.

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