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Arizona reports nearly 3,900 COVID cases as surge continues

The state’s number of virus-related hospitalizations in recent days ranged between 1,900 and 2,000.

Hours expand at major Nogales port of entry

Operating hours at Mariposa Port of Entry will be extended from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. starting Sept. 1.

One year anniversary of Tohono O'odham officer's death

Tohono O'odham Officer Bryan Brown died Aug. 27, 2020, in the line of duty near the Desert Diamond Why Casino.

Would-be Mexican pot entrepreneurs frustrated by drug’s gray legal status

The impact of the Mexico Supreme Court's recent falls far short of the broad legalization advocates have long demanded.

Arizona surpasses milestone of 1 million COVID-19 cases

Health officials on Friday reported 3,707 additional COVID-19 cases on Friday.

Governor taps new leader for health department; Carmona to serve as advisor

Dr. Cara Christ, face of state's pandemic response, will step down Aug. 27.

Discovery of high levels of an enzyme in deadly COVID-19 cases could lead to a plan to save lives

UA researcher surprised to find high amounts of the human enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom known to 'shred' bacteria and viruses.

Tucson bishop tells clergy not to grant religious exemptions to vaccine, mask requirements

Bishop says objections to taking a vaccine or wearing a mask are unrelated to the Catholic faith.

Arizona reports 3,234 new COVID cases, 10 deaths

The state's seven-day rolling average of daily new cases rose over the past two weeks.

Sinema says she still opposes $3.5 trillion budget blueprint

The Democratic senator has objected to the plan's price tag.

Pima County to open new free COVID testing site

Testing demand rising again as Delta strain surges

Tucson surgeon Douglas Lowell runs for Congress

Lowell vows to complete border wall, push "America First" agenda.

Federal judge says Customs and Border Protection broke environmental law

Lawsuit accused the agency of failing to assess how ramped up border enforcement would impact the borderlands and endangered species that live there.

Robbins 'frustrated' at student vaccine hesitancy

UA president will not restart vaccine site on campus

Arizona AG: Businesses can require vaccines

Attorney general says businesses must provide reasonable accommodations for those who cannot get vaccinated.

Arizona Senate GOP's 2020 election report delayed again

Senate GOP leader says several involved have contracted COVID-19.

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