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Arizona reports 2,855 new COVID-19 cases, 27 new deaths

Pima County reports 56.7% of local residents are fully vaccinated.

Thousands of hours of new content now available on AZPM Passport

The on-demand streaming platform is DOUBLING the number of episodes available for members to stream over the next year.

Chasing legends in the desert.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Some history about Jesuit missionaries in the time of Padre Kino; "Looped", a play about Tallulah Bankhead at Invisible Theatre; and the unique film "A Shape of Things to Come" catches Chris Dashiell's eye.

Pinal County officials consider challenging census results

County's population was smaller than expected, officials say

Arizona sees boost in revenue from tribal casinos

The tribal gaming compact helped increase the numbers.

Mexico completes vaccination campaign for adults in northern border cities

In June, Mexico introduced a campaign to vaccinate all adults in in cities along its northern border to help speed the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions

USMCA commission asks Mexico to respond to alleged lack of protection for endangered porpoise

Officials in Mexico have 60 days to respond to a petition alleging the country is failing to enforce environmental laws meant to protect the vaquita marina porpoise.

Scientists Say They Could Bring Back Woolly Mammoths. But Maybe They Shouldn't

Using recovered DNA to "genetically resurrect" an extinct species may be moving closer to reality .

Arizona Supreme Court allows release of Senate records from election review

The watchdog group American Oversight sued in an effort to bring more transparency to the so-called election audit.

Commission adopts maps as 'starting point' for redrawing Arizona's congressional, legislative districts

Redistricting commission will hold hearings on the maps in coming weeks.

Brnovich sues Biden over vaccine mandate

The Arizona Attorney General says the mandate is unconstitutional.

'Dreamers' wait as Congressional Democrats push for an immigration reform measure

Within a sweeping budget reconciliation package, Democrat-drafted measure looks to provide a pathway to legal status for some 8 million.

Tohono O'odham Nation rolling out vaccine incentive program

The nation is offering qualified tribal members $400 if they can prove they're fully vaccinated by mid-November.

Arizona reports 2,609 new COVID-19 cases, 117 deaths

Number of new deaths is the most in a single day since February.

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