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How Farmers Markets are surviving - and evolving - during the pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight:The Arts Foundation makes emergency relief grants available to local artists; a conversation with food writer & former EMT Jane Stern; and a short story from Aurelie Sheehan.

Pima County road work continues

No "stay at home" order for those who pave and repair public roads.

Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

Some Arizona businesses don't want to be on governor's 'essential' list

The list of industries considered to be "essential services" in Gov. Ducey's order has drawn widespread consternation.

Census going forward despite coronavirus delays

The 2020 census will count people where they lived April 1.

Pima County supervisors extend closures to April 10

Businesses won't face a criminal penalty but can now be fined for violating the closure order.

Fourth Avenue businesses feeling pinch of coronavirus-related closures

A discussion with North Fourth Avenue Merchants Association's Fred Ronstadt.

Tucson Metro Chamber on outreach for businesses impacted by COVID-19

A discussion with chamber president Amber Smith.

Coronavirus relief package to send $8 billion to tribes

The aid would be a "godsend" for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the chairman said.

Food demand is up, but Arizona farmers aren't immune to coronavirus impacts

Even though grocery store shelves are empty, food supply chains remain strong, for now.

Sonora maquila industry hopes strong COVID-19 measures ward off closures

A spokesperson says the industry is hoping anti-coronavirus measures can help keep Nogales' export manufacturing plants running.

Border residents brace for change with approach of closure to nonessential travel

Both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in Douglas were left wondering what comes next as the Friday night restriction neared.

Gov. Ducey expands unemployment access and extends tax deadline in Arizona

The governor announced Friday the state was loosening unemployment requirements and lining up state and federal tax deadlines.

Caruso's, other local restaurants counting on takeout and delivery to make it through virus

Restaurants have few options after Tucson adopted the White House's latests COVID-19 guidelines.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe temporarily closing Casino del Sol and Casino of the Sun; Desert Diamond follows suit

The tribe expects it will take a significant financial hit as it shutters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City of Tucson restricting gathering places, making changes to transit

The city declared a local emergency as it joins communities all over working to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

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