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How is Proposition 207 impacting Arizona?

Sep 17, 2021 The Buzz examines marijuana legalization, from the criminal justice system to tax revenue.

The intersection of mental health and crime

Sep 10, 2021 A recent shooting raises questions about missed warning signs and the mental health safety net in Pima County.

How students are responding after a school year of remote learning

Sep 3, 2021 The Buzz talks with educators about the work that remains to keep kids learning, and emotionally and physically healthy.

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.

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

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

Tribal nations: changes coming with the American Rescue Plan and a new federal administration

Apr 16, 2021 Secretary Deb Haaland discusses national building possibilities funded by the 'largest single investment in Indian Country.'

How drought and constant fire are impacting Arizona

Apr 9, 2021 Conditions in the Southwest are getting drier, but there is some possibility for hope later this year.

A return of Arizona sports: how the pandemic is impacting the industry

Apr 2, 2021 Spring season means big things for Arizona’s economy as fans are slowly allowed back at games.

Arizona legislature proposes controversial changes to election laws

Mar 26, 2021 Voting advocates criticize bills that could change the permanent early voting list or mail-in ballots.

Local businesses and schools adapt to changes in COVID restrictions

Mar 19, 2021 Following orders from Gov. Doug Ducey, schools will offer in-person classes starting this week.

Arizona move toward 100% clean energy faces challenge from legislature

Mar 12, 2021 The legislature considers limiting the power of state utility regulators as it looks to increase Arizona's renewable energy standard.

An early look at the Biden administration’s approach to immigration policy

Mar 5, 2021 President Biden has already approved a slew of directives on immigration policy, but not everything has changed.

Reflecting on Arizona’s pandemic one year in

Feb 26, 2021 Experts weigh in on we've learned since last spring.

PFAS contamination draws local, national cleanup efforts

Feb 19, 2021 The so-called “forever chemicals” accumulate in bodies and can have numerous health impacts.

A look at economic help for Arizonans one year into the pandemic

Feb 12, 2021 Despite federal and state aid, many Arizonans are still at risk of going hungry or losing their homes.

Local officials discuss changes to prosecution, police funding

Feb 5, 2021 A new county sheriff and attorney bring different perspectives to criminal justice as criticism of police funding continues.

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