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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.

Advocates plead with Arizona to release vulnerable inmates amid COVID-19

Apr 29, 2020 A new predictive model shows nearly all of the almost 42,000 incarcerated people in Arizona will contract the virus.

Campaigning during the COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 24, 2020 The virus put political campaigns in neutral just as election season was ramping up.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Apr 23, 2020 Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

Southern Arizona businesses passed over for aid, as Congress approves second round of funding

Apr 23, 2020 Those left to fend for themselves say the help is too little too late.

Incomplete data and lack of testing means Arizona COVID-19 cases are undercounted

Apr 16, 2020 The governor has vowed to ramp up testing throughout Arizona, but the state’s information about current cases is still murky.

Tucsonan recalls historic Apollo 13 rescue mission

Apr 13, 2020 Space scientist helped NASA plot the astronauts' emergency route home.

Grijalva: Legislation would address disparities in COVID-19 relief for immigrant families

Apr 9, 2020 A discussion with the Southern Arizona Democrat about a bill he says would expand access to testing and aid.

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