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Pima County calls for medical volunteers

The county is building database of volunteers with specific skills to help amid an expected surge in COVID-19 patients..

County Supervisor Richard ElĂ­as dies

The long-time local official died early Saturday morning.

Pima County supervisors extend closures to April 10

Businesses won't face a criminal penalty but can now be fined for violating the closure order.

Environmental advocates say planned border construction threatens jaguar corridors

CBP announced plans to build more than 90 miles of border wall in an area advocates say is predominantly remote wilderness.

Tucson Festival of Books canceled over coronavirus concerns

Organizers said around a third of authors had canceled their attendance at the annual festival.

Pima County resident diagnosed with 'presumptive' COVID-19

The person traveled to an area with community spread of the new coronavirus, according to a release.

Pima County works to assuage fears over COVID-19

The Health Department released a statement following a possible community transmission of the new coronavirus in another county.

Diversion programs aimed at lowering drug-related incarcerations in Pima County

The county attorney's office says its approach is unique in Arizona.

How Pima County treats inmates with addiction, behavioral health issues

Lorraine Rivera toured the jail with correctional officers and health care staff.

Tucson Council members call on Pima County to leave city out of road-repair plan

The $387 million pay-go program is funded by property taxes from all Pima County residents.

Pima County Supervisors reject Operation Stonegarden funds

The federal grants totaled nearly $2 million.

How Pima County processes mail ballots

Elections officials want to reassure voters the process is secure.

Pima County supervisors reject federal Operation Stonegarden money

Sheriff Mark Napier says the aid, which is tied to immigration-related law enforcement, helps fight drug trafficking.

Pima County sees growing demand for affordable housing

A county official discusses factors that contribute to a lack of access.

Teacher shortages, minimum wage increase straining school districts

A discussion with Pima County Schools Superintendent Dustin Williams.

Local group receives $2.5 million to reduce homelessness

Our Family Services says the grant will help approximately 250 families find housing in the next five years.

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