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COVID risks up in Arizona

The CDC has raised the transmission rates for many Arizona counties.

Bird flu arrives in Arizona

The first cases were found in Maricopa County.

Tucson City Council passes resolution supporting abortion rights

The resolution is in advance of an expected U-S Supreme Court ruling.

COVID numbers rising in Arizona

The number of new COVID cases in Pima County has topped more than 1,000 for the second week in a row.

Department of Corrections hires controversial private health care company

The department is still involved in a lawsuit over allegations that it provided unconstitutional levels of health care.

Arizona regulators skipped inspections of long-term care facilities

Auditor general says state regulators wrongly downgraded complaints including severe allegations, such as sexual assault and neglect.

Governor OK's ban on school COVID-19 vaccines

The bills Ducey signed Friday permanently block disease mitigation measures that many health professionals say are critical to reining in the pandemic if case counts again surge.

COVID numbers rising in Pima County

The county government announced Wednesday it is changing the vaccination rules for employees.

Abortion rights group files longshot Arizona initiative bid

The group needs to collect more than 356,000 signatures from registered voters in a little over seven weeks.

Two more bills targeting COVID rules head to Ducey's desk

The GOP-led Senate voted to block the state from ever adding a COVID-19 vaccine to the list of inoculations schoolchildren must receive to attend public school.

State health insurance program wrongly ended coverage for some Native children

AHCCCS said it is putting new procedures in place following auditor general's report.

Arizona health agency: State's pandemic toll passes 30,000

According to the federal Centers Disease Control and Prevention, Arizona’s death toll ranks 11th highest among states.

Biomedical engineers sneak medicines past immune system

University of Arizona researchers are developing ways to target medication more efficiently to fight disease.

Universities partnering to end addiction

The University of Arizona and Oklahoma State University are working together to combat pain and addiction.

Childhood vaccination rate continues to decline in Arizona

The share of kindergarten students with personal belief exemptions rose to 6.6% this school year, up from 5.4% in the 2019-2020 school year.

"...love you like you've never known you're worth." The songs of Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An American hero gets some overdue recognition at Davis Monthan Air Force Base; and learn about the help - and hope - in Tucson for those living with aphasia.

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