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'We are nowhere near having this under control,' UA epidemiologist says

Arizona's high COVID-19 percent positivity rate indicates the virus is uncontained.

Local social services try to find their feet as COVID-19 cases surge

Pandemic causes lapses in communication and increases instability for those experiencing homelessness or abuse.

TUSD reopening plan adds money, space in hopes of mitigating COVID-19

The district has pledged to be ready for students.

In Nevada, investors eye underground water storage as a path to profits

Some worry certain projects could threaten supplies in a place where water is already tight.

Arizona housing growth tees up opportunity for water investors

As Central Arizona booms, Phoenix exurbs are looking to rural areas for more water.

Western Colorado water purchases stir up worries about the future of farming

An investment trend based on the potential value of water has rekindled fears about the future of water in the West.

Elective medical procedures are still on in Arizona, for now

Local hospitals are preparing for a wave of COVID-19 patients from the current surge in new cases.

Supreme Court rules against Trump administration bid to cancel DACA

Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants around the country are DACA recipients.

Migrants plead for release as COVID-19 cases surge in ICE detention

At least 122 migrants have the virus at the Eloy Federal Contract Facility, the second-most nationwide.

Arizona COVID-19 hospitalization numbers at CDC threshold

Health care leaders warn of a strain on hospital resources as case numbers rise in the state.

Tucson Police Department policies draw scrutiny amid calls for change

Advocates for defunding TPD say reforms the department casts as "progressive" don't go far enough.

Gov. Ducey: COVID-19 cases rising, hospitals still have capacity

The governor pushed back on questions about state tools to limit spread even as case counts rise dramatically.

No border wall for Arizona tribe's Colorado River stretch

The cross-border Cocopah Indian Tribe has lived along the river delta for centuries.

Signs suggest Arizona could fare better than expected in recession, UA economist says

Sales tax revenue for the state is not so low as feared.

Border wall construction results in 'loss of trust' from community

While many locals are disturbed by the actual construction, they say being ignored in the process has been equally frustrating.

Federal data shows COVID-19 spread in some Arizona long-term care facilities

Arizona is increasing testing in long-term care facilities, but some say the state was slow to act early on.

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