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First-time unemployment claims decrease in Arizona

The numbers are still nearly double what they were a month ago.

Poison center calls rise in first quarter of year

The No. 1 type of call to the Arizona center was accidental ingestion of household cleaners.

Arizona to conduct COVID-19 'testing blitz'

The state hopes to test up to 60,000 people over three weekends.

Arizona education initiatives turn to mailing out petitions

The groups are hoping the new approach will help offset lost time and signatures due to COVID-19 distancing measures.

Local company with millions in cash gets federal stimulus loan

The government is now asking many publicly-traded companies to give the money back.

Ducey lifts elective surgery ban starting May 1

The governor says for now, other steps to reopening Arizona economy will be gradual.

Campaigning during the COVID-19 pandemic

The virus put political campaigns in neutral just as election season was ramping up.

Continued wall construction puts border residents on edge amid COVID-19 pandemic

Residents of small border communities say construction workers don't practice safe social distancing on or off the job

UPDATE: Confusion over end of Arizona legislative session

Arizona lawmakers had originally made a plan to adjourn the session, but reversed course Wednesday afternoon.

“'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".

Most Arizonans say they're heeding the call to stay home, according to poll

Eight out of 10 people said they are not leaving the house at all or only if they must due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Mark Kelly leads Martha McSally in Senate race poll

The poll showed the political newcomer has a 9-point lead, which mirrors an earlier survey looking at the presidential race in Arizona.

Bald eagles, eaglets found nesting in arms of saguaro

Officials said the last known mention of such a site was a 1937 record.

Unemployment payments straining Arizona budget

Unemployment payments are up $21 million over the previous week.

UA, state health agency partner on antibody tests

250,000 tests are being developed for medical personnel.

Gun sales rose to record levels in March, as COVID-19 fears climbed

Arizona saw more than 80,000 firearm background checks in March, more than doubling February's numbers.

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