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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.

Incoming Sonoran governor proposes bigger state role in violence hotspots

Alfonso Durazo promises to significantly increase the number of state police in Sonora.

Ducey, local governments continue to spar over mandates

Tucson, Pima County, UA leaders all push back.

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.

TUSD to begin "pooled testing"

Test program could reach every classroom by October

City to employees: get the shot, or get suspended

Tucson council approves incentives for COVID-19 vaccination

Pascua Yaqui Tribe to receive early voting site till 2024

The tribe and Pima County Recorder's Office announced a settlement to the 2020 lawsuit seeking to reinstate an early voting site in the reservation.

Lawsuit argues state ban on mask requirements in schools is unconstitutional

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

A Mountain closed for buffelgrass maintenance

Buffelgrass on the southern slope with be sprayed with herbicides Friday and Monday to reduce fire danger.

Why employers can require masks and vaccines among workers

A discussion with Tucson labor attorney Barney Holtzman.

With moratorium in place, how eviction cases are processed in court

Plus, new legal resources available to tenants in Pima County facing eviction.

Pima County warns overdose deaths on the rise, fentanyl accounts for over half

Health officials say the pandemic is partially responsible for a rise in substance misuse.

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