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Gyms, theaters, bars can begin to reopen as coronavirus cases decline

The state health department released benchmarks for eventual business reopening.

State unsure what to do with president’s unemployment order

How and when the money will be available in Arizona is a question.

Education Notebook: Back-to-school benchmarks, UA's path forward

A look back at this week's education stories in Southern Arizona and the state, Aug. 8.

Poll: Majority of Arizonans uncomfortable sending kids back to school

A new poll shows most people in the state are not comfortable with a return to school.

Pima County to open free pop-up testing sites

The one-day sites are supposed to help underserved areas of the community.

Feds to cover full cost of AZ's National Guard pandemic work

The Trump administration will increase the amount Arizona receives.

Looking back at SB 1070 a decade later

Though the infamous “show me your papers” law was partially struck down, it has left a legacy in Arizona.

CBP head defends accelerated border expulsions, blames migrants for increasing COVID-19 risk

Commissioner Mark Morgan spoke to the media ahead of agency's release of July arrest data.

Pima County opens another free COVID-19 testing site

The county is opening its third, free site at the Morris K. Udall Center.

DES: State investigating hundreds of thousands of fraudulent unemployment claims

A new anti-fraud procedure led to a major drop in state unemployment numbers.

Arizona releases guidance for returning to classrooms

The promised benchmarks for returning to in-person learning outline county COVID-19 targets.

Agency: Anti-fraud measures lead to drop in Arizona unemployment numbers

The state says fraudulent activity in a benefit program for the self-employed was driving numbers up.

Nearly half the inmates at Tucson prison test positive for COVID-19

517 inmates have been infected at ASPC-Tucson Whetstone facility

Rogue Radio presents Kate Chopin's “Désirée's Baby”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "I DREAM IN WIDESCREEN" 2020 has NOT been cancelled; and a look back at Tucson's drive-in history from Chris Dashiell.

Tucson man dies in police custody

The man was unresponsive when police found him and did not respond to efforts to resuscitate him.

News roundup: Primary election underway in AZ, UA group wants to unionize

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, Aug. 4.

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