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Continued unemployment claims still climbing in Arizona

Self-employed filers continue to drive claims up.

Tucson retailers adapt to new customer expectations

Retailers are shortening hours and emphasizing appointments.

Sonoran factories prepare for possible June 1 reopening

The Mexican government recently expanded its definition of essential businesses, and some Nogales plants may qualify.

Pima County supervisors to revise controversial restaurant rules

Business owners lined up Tuesday to complain about the new rules.

Poll: Half of Arizonans think state is reopening too soon

More often than not, those polled expressed concern about the state moving too quickly to reopen.

Federal program for self-employed leads to jump in Arizona unemployment numbers

First-time claims rose as the program opened up benefits to the self-employed, contractors and workers in the gig economy.

Arizona restaurants face choice of whether, and how, to invite diners inside

Restaurants are deciding whether to risk further spreading the deadly coronavirus or face the financial consequences of keeping doors closed.

Some restaurants reopen, others say it's 'too soon'

Several hundred business owners signed a letter opposing open dining rooms.

Worry, caution likely to linger for many shoppers despite reopening, professor says

A UA consumer sciences professor expects consumers will need to see certain precautions from retailers before feeling safe.

Pima County shares suggestions for businesses planning to reopen

State-level orders mean the county cannot currently require businesses to comply with its COVID-19 guidelines.

Recommended or required? Ducey issues guidelines for barbershops and salons to reopen

Some business owners have struggled to interpret the guidance coming from the governor's office.

DUSTWUN - A film about life, death & trust on the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Imago Dei Middle School is building community with food; and - can a borderlands hotel that has survived a century endure the COVID-19 pandemic?

Latest Arizona unemployment numbers a mixed bag

The number of first-time filers is still going down, but the number of those on unemployment continues to rise.

Spotlight Session: The Django Shredders take classic Gypsy jazz to the next level.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a food bank in Phoenix is offering assistance to as many as 8 families every 90 seconds.

First-time unemployment claims decrease in Arizona

The numbers are still nearly double what they were a month ago.

One Tucson couple takes happy hour virtual

With their industry on ice, Dale and Stephen Ott found a creative solution.

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