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Migrants plead for release as COVID-19 cases surge in ICE detention

Jun 15, 2020 At least 122 migrants have the virus at the Eloy Federal Contract Facility, the second-most nationwide.

Arizona COVID-19 hospitalization numbers at CDC threshold

Jun 15, 2020 Health care leaders warn of a strain on hospital resources as case numbers rise in the state.

Tucson Police Department policies draw scrutiny amid calls for change

Jun 12, 2020 Advocates for defunding TPD say reforms the department casts as "progressive" don't go far enough.

Gov. Ducey: COVID-19 cases rising, hospitals still have capacity

Jun 11, 2020 The governor pushed back on questions about state tools to limit spread even as case counts rise dramatically.

No border wall for Arizona tribe's Colorado River stretch

Jun 11, 2020 The cross-border Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.

Signs suggest Arizona could fare better than expected in recession, UA economist says

Jun 10, 2020 Sales tax revenue for the state is not so low as feared.

Border wall construction results in 'loss of trust' from community

Jun 10, 2020 While many locals are disturbed by the actual construction, they say being ignored in the process has been equally frustrating.

Federal data shows COVID-19 spread in some Arizona long-term care facilities

Jun 8, 2020 Arizona is increasing testing in long-term care facilities, but some say the state was slow to act early on.

Redistricting fraught with legal pitfalls

May 25, 2020 Arizona’s system is gaining popularity around the country.

As Supreme Court nears decision, thousands of DACA recipients are on the COVID-19 front lines

May 20, 2020 The court could rule on the future of the Obama-era policy and some 650,000 current recipients in the coming weeks.

Gardening brings peace to some Tucsonans during pandemic

May 18, 2020 Community gardens provide a space for people to care for their mental health and for groups to address food insecurity.

Arizona restaurants face choice of whether, and how, to invite diners inside

May 14, 2020 Restaurants are deciding whether to risk further spreading the deadly coronavirus or face the financial consequences of keeping doors closed.

Expats ride out COVID-19 south of the border

May 13, 2020 While many U.S. citizens visiting or living in Mexico returned to their home country when the pandemic hit, some decided to stay.

Worry, caution likely to linger for many shoppers despite reopening, professor says

May 11, 2020 A UA consumer sciences professor expects consumers will need to see certain precautions from retailers before feeling safe.

For students without internet access, the pandemic hits harder

May 7, 2020 As much of daily life goes online, the pandemic is shining a light on the digital divide for the 350,000 Arizona families without internet.

Small nonprofits struggling as need for services grows

May 4, 2020 Arizona nonprofits are reporting a 20% increase in expenses, but a pandemic is a bad time to ask for donations.

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