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A new normal as students, faculty start the semester

Aug 27, 2021 The fall semester begins with a surge in COVID-19 cases and some adjusting.

In Arizona, migrant and refugee groups prepare to help Afghans

Aug 27, 2021 Governor, top legislator say the state is ready to help.

After census comes redistricting for battleground state

Aug 27, 2021 Independent commission will redraw Arizona's political map.

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine

Aug 27, 2021 Assistant director of the Arizona Health Services Department discusses efforts to boost the state's vaccination rate.

Border by numbers: Dangers of the desert

Aug 27, 2021 Pima County is on pace for a record number of deaths in the desert this year.

Arizona farmers prepare for water cuts

Aug 20, 2021 A third-generation farmer fears for the long-term sustainability of farming in Arizona.

What new census data reveals about a changing Arizona

Aug 20, 2021 Researcher Jason Jurjevich explains what the census reveals about changing demographics and growth in the state.

Pima County health director on COVID-19 booster shots, outbreaks in schools

Aug 20, 2021 The CDC recommended those with compromised immune systems get a third vaccine booster shot.

Water shortage on Colorado River triggers supply cuts for Arizona

Aug 20, 2021 The shortage means Arizona will see its share of water from the river slashed by 18% next year.

Small businesses face ongoing challenges from COVID-19 pandemic

Aug 20, 2021 Businesses face new uncertainty with Delta variant on the rise.

Water cutbacks, new Census data and small businesses grapple with the pandemic

Aug 20, 2021 Plus, an update on COVID-19 booster shoots.

Border by numbers: all Border Patrol sectors aren't equal

Aug 20, 2021 Data show who crosses the border depends on location.

Legal settlement is a win for Pascua Yaqui voting rights.

Aug 18, 2021 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Understanding Lewy Body Dementia; and remembering NPR broadcaster Neal Conan through his love of comic books.

Pima County warns overdose deaths on the rise, fentanyl accounts for over half

Aug 13, 2021 Health officials say the pandemic is partially responsible for a rise in substance misuse.

UA requiring masks indoors, but campus groups have other concerns about risks

Aug 13, 2021 The Coalition for Academic Justice at the University of Arizona says the campus community should have more input in the UA's response to the pandemic.

With moratorium in place, how eviction cases are processed in court

Aug 13, 2021 Plus, new legal resources available to tenants in Pima County facing eviction.

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