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Café Poca Cosa closes

The acclaimed Mexican bistro announced it was closing after decades in business due to COVID-19.

Arizona representatives raise concerns about potential Mexican produce measures

In a letter, the politicians say certain provisions could harm the produce import industry of critical importance to Nogales, Arizona.

Sonora eases path for bacanora producers to sell products locally

A change allows authorized Bacanora producers to sell in shops for regional products without first having to obtain an expensive license.

Pima County health officials outline holiday weekend precautions

Face masks and social distancing are a must for July 4 gatherings.

Coronavirus cases surge in Arizona's border counties

Two Arizona counties along the border have experienced dramatic upticks in the last month.

DUSTWUN - A film about life, death & trust on the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Imago Dei Middle School is building community with food; and - can a borderlands hotel that has survived a century endure the COVID-19 pandemic?

Spotlight Session: The Django Shredders take classic Gypsy jazz to the next level.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a food bank in Phoenix is offering assistance to as many as 8 families every 90 seconds.

“'Rona needs to stay away!”: How a single mother stays resilient.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free meals for our community; and an interview with César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, author of "Migrating to Prison: America's Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants".

UA Campus Pantry still open, serving students and staff

Social distancing prompts move to larger space in Student Union.

How Farmers Markets are surviving - and evolving - during the pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight:The Arts Foundation makes emergency relief grants available to local artists; a conversation with food writer & former EMT Jane Stern; and a short story from Aurelie Sheehan.

Adapting to life under social distancing

Plus, answers to listeners' COVID-19 questions, food bank use doubles, weddings rescheduled, and a reminder about library resources.

TUSD distributes thousands of meals in Grab-and-Go program

Students sent home because of the COVID-19 pandemic can still receive breakfast and lunch from their districts.

TUSD sending meals for school-aged kids to drop-off points

The extension of the school lunch program sends buses along routes to deliver breakfast and lunch.

Food bank starting 'drive-through' distribution and prepping for increased need

The organization also says it has increased its hygienic practices and canceled one of its top fundraising events of the year.

Agave liquor Bacanora gains protected status in EU

Industry proponents say the recognition could up the appeal and value of Sonora's regional spirit.

Nogales gets ready for stepped-up tomato inspections

The inspections are part of the new tomato suspension agreement, which sets floor prices for Mexican imports among other things.

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