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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.

How one grass at Saguaro National Park shows push and pull of climate change

Aug 12, 2021 If left unchecked, buffelgrass poses a tremendous fire danger to native plants and the homes nearby.

Deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border are on pace to set a new record

Aug 11, 2021 More than 140 sets of remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year.

Water cutbacks coming to Arizona

Aug 9, 2021 A decades-long drought means less water from the Colorado River.

Foothills want out of current congressional and legislative districts

Aug 9, 2021 Residents gave the Independent Redistricting Commission an earful.

What eviction ban extension means for Pima County renters, landlords

Aug 6, 2021 The moratorium continues through October in areas with high COVID-19 transmission rates.

Proponents: raising Tucson’s min wage to $15 about offering living wage

Aug 6, 2021 The group Tucson Fight for $15 is leading the charge.

Opponents: prop raising Tucson’s min wage would burden small businesses

Aug 6, 2021 The Tucson Metro Chamber has come out against the Tucson Minimum Wage Act.

Concerns about delta variant loom over new school year

Aug 6, 2021 Experts and community leaders continue to encourage eligible people get vaccinated against COVID-19.

City of Tucson buying properties to expand transitional housing

Aug 6, 2021 Tony Paniagua spoke to one mother who is utilizing the new program.

Tucson homicide rate soars

Aug 5, 2021 The increase is part of a national trend.

TUSD supe says new law barring mask mandates in schools a challenge

Jul 30, 2021 Dr. Gabriel Trujillo discusses what mitigation protocols the district will have in place when students return August 5.

Monsoon’s arrival delivers record rainfall in Tucson

Jul 30, 2021 More than seven inches of rain fell in July.

How to encourage children to follow COVID safety measures

Jul 30, 2021 Advice from pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Wassim Ballan.

Davis-Monthan big part of A-10 future

Jul 20, 2021 The Tucson base is working to keep the aging warplane flying.

Uncertainty abounds as some asylum seekers bypass pandemic-era restrictions at border

Jul 20, 2021 Migrants part of DHS Title 42 exemption program find communities ready to help in the U.S., but more questions remain

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