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'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.

Local social services try to find their feet as COVID-19 cases surge

Jul 1, 2020 Pandemic causes lapses in communication and increases instability for those experiencing homelessness or abuse.

TUSD reopening plan adds money, space in hopes of mitigating COVID-19

Jun 29, 2020 The district has pledged to be ready for students.

In Nevada, investors eye underground water storage as a path to profits

Jun 24, 2020 Some worry certain projects could threaten supplies in a place where water is already tight.

Arizona housing growth tees up opportunity for water investors

Jun 23, 2020 As Central Arizona booms, Phoenix exurbs are looking to rural areas for more water.

Western Colorado water purchases stir up worries about the future of farming

Jun 22, 2020 An investment trend based on the potential value of water has rekindled fears about the future of water in the West.

Elective medical procedures are still on in Arizona, for now

Jun 22, 2020 Local hospitals are preparing for a wave of COVID-19 patients from the current surge in new cases.

Supreme Court rules against Trump administration bid to cancel DACA

Jun 18, 2020 Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants around the country are DACA recipients.

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.

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