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Pima County jail inmate dies

Authorities in Tucson say an inmate at the Pima County jail has died after being hospitalized with COVID-19.

Neighboring Sonora becomes 24th Mexican state to approve marriage equality

The reforms come after years of protests, legal battles and failed attempts to move the measure through congress.

New study on impacts of masking in Pima and Maricopa county schools

It shows that schools without mask requirements are 3.5 times more likely to have a COVID-19 outbreak.

Arizona Senate's election recount found Biden won Maricopa County

Controversial election review leads to push for changing election laws.

New poll shows strong opposition to the proposed copper mine at Oak Flat

According to the new poll, about 3 out of 4 Arizonans do not support the proposed Resolution Copper at the Apache religious site.

Projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

The U.S. government has released projections that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the American West.

Tucson organizations win $100,000 in prize money for inclusive entrepreneurship

The prize money will go towards expanding prize-winning programs.

300 youth vaccinated in San Luis Rio Colorado through binational campaign

Mexico has not opened up its COVID-19 vaccination program to anyone under 18. But a group of minors in this border town received their first doses this week.

Rural Arizona hospitals ask state to help find beds for patients

State says expanding hotline to transfer patients between hospitals not viable due to staffing shortage.

Arizona reports over 70 more COVID deaths 2nd day in a row

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations remained below 2,000 for the fifth straight day.

Nalgene, the reusable water bottle company, helps fund clean water project in Navajo Nation

About 30% of people living on the Navajo Nation don't have running water. The Navajo Water Project is trying to change that.

Frank Pratt, longtime Arizona GOP lawmaker, dies at 79

Governor orders flags at state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to honor lawmaker from Casa Grande.

Pima County board approves contract to buy body cams for sheriff's deputies

The contract approved by the board of supervisors with Axon will cost $26 million over 10 years and include new Tasers as well as cameras.

Water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute

Dispute in California once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect the Colorado River.

Forest Service plan to extend forest maintenance program is put on hold

Lawmakers demanded the agency reverse course, saying the decision is “particularly dangerous” at a time when “wildfire seasons gets longer each year.”

Campaigns to repeal new state tax, election laws face Sept. 28 deadline

Canvassers are making a final push to get more than 118,000 signatures.

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