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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.

Despite new protections, situation for renters and landlords is uncertain

Apr 9, 2020 Tenant advocates and property owners say more needs to be done for people who can't make rent.

Basketballs and drills: UA scientists designing innovative ventilator prototypes

Apr 7, 2020 A cross-disciplinary group is working to supplement the supply of life-saving health equipment diminished by the pandemic.

'Horse healers' give Pascua Yaqui kids a therapy option

Apr 7, 2020 The Kava'i Hitevi program at Tortuga Ranch allows youths and their families to share their feelings through equine therapy.

'Like a freight train we can’t stop': Health care workers prepare for the worst

Apr 3, 2020 As Arizona health care workers brace for a surge of COVID-19 patients, experts warn of the burden on their mental health.

Health workers, aid groups step in to fill Spanish-language gap around COVID-19

Apr 3, 2020 More than 1 million people speak Spanish at home in Arizona, but official coronavirus bilingual communication has lagged.

Remembering Richard Elías

Apr 2, 2020 Tucson Mayor Regina Romero calls Elías' death a 'huge loss.'

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