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Ducey offers grants to schools that don't require masks

Announcement comes as COVID-19 cases rise and a growing number of schools require masks.

More Tucson area school districts will require masks

Amphitheater, Catalina Foothills change policies after Phoenix court ruling.

Judge: School district can keep mask rule, at least for now

New state law barring mask mandates in schools doesn’t take effect until Sept. 29, judge says.

Arizona reports 2,400 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths

Hospitalizations in the state related to COVID-19 have nearly tripled since the end of May.

Arizona faces cut in water supplies as shortage is declared on Colorado River

Arizona will lose 18% of its share of Colorado River water next year, with cuts falling largely on farmers.

Arizona reports over 3K more virus cases on 2nd straight day

The state’s seven-day rolling averages for cases and deaths also continued to rise along with virus-related hospitalizations.

Lawsuit argues state ban on mask requirements in schools is unconstitutional

Legislature wrongly tacked "hodgepodge" of policies to the state budget, lawsuit says.

Border apprehensions rose to a new high in July, but so-called Title 42 expulsions are slightly down

Border-wide, less migrants were subject to Title 42 than were taken into custody. Still, less than half were released in the U.S.

Arizona reports 3K virus cases for first time in 6 months

The state also reported 23 more deaths.

Census shows Arizona's biggest city grew as some rural counties shrank

Pima County, which includes Tucson, saw its population grow by 6.4% from 2010 to 2020.

Arizona reports 2,970 more COVID-19 cases, most in 6 months

The number of virus patients occupying hospital beds also continued to climb on Thursday.

Measuring the Monsoon.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: 'Tis the season for mushroom hunters on Mount Lemmon; and "Gloria: A Life" returns to The Invisible Theatre.

Banner leader says hospitals seeing sharp rise in COVID cases, especially among children

Banner Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Marjorie Bessel urged the public to get vaccinated to protect those who are too young.

University of Arizona will require masks indoors

ASU, NAU also announce mask requirements amid rising number of COVID-19 cases statewide.

Arizona state senator accused of molestation resigning

The Phoenix-area lawmaker faced growing calls to step down.

Deaths along the Arizona-Mexico border are on pace to set a new record

More than 140 sets of remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year.

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