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Pima County overdose deaths, eviction resources, mask and vaccine mandates

Plus, how some evictions are playing out in court.

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.

Border Patrol Chief Rodney Scott retiring

New chief is Raul Ortiz, who started as an an agent in San Diego Sector.

Pima County schools have reported over 400 cases of COVID-19

County superintendent said he's pleading with Gov. Ducey to rescind a ban on schools requiring masks.

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.

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.

Tucson voters will decide on raise for mayor, city council

Voters last approved a raise for the city's leaders in 1999.

University of Arizona will require masks indoors

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

How one grass at Saguaro National Park shows push and pull of climate change

If left unchecked, buffelgrass poses a tremendous fire danger to native plants and the homes nearby.

OSIRIS-REx helps scientists project asteroid orbits

Data shows that Bennu will eventually make a close fly-by of Earth.

Top Mexican official says loosening of border restrictions unlikely this month

Foreign secretary cites surge in coronavirus cases on both sides of the border.

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.

Tohono O'odham Nation in high level of COVID -19 transmission

Tohono O'odham Nation Health Care recently reported almost 50% of the tribe's eligible residents were fully vaccinated.

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