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COVID numbers rising in Arizona

The number of new COVID cases in Pima County has topped more than 1,000 for the second week in a row.

"I Dream in Widescreen 2022" is a feast for the mind's eye.

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Governor OK's ban on school COVID-19 vaccines

The bills Ducey signed Friday permanently block disease mitigation measures that many health professionals say are critical to reining in the pandemic if case counts again surge.

COVID numbers rising in Pima County

The county government announced Wednesday it is changing the vaccination rules for employees.

Two more bills targeting COVID rules head to Ducey's desk

The GOP-led Senate voted to block the state from ever adding a COVID-19 vaccine to the list of inoculations schoolchildren must receive to attend public school.

Ducey signs bill limiting successor's pandemic powers

The measure signed Friday won’t take effect until Ducey leaves office.

Arizona health agency: State's pandemic toll passes 30,000

According to the federal Centers Disease Control and Prevention, Arizona’s death toll ranks 11th highest among states.

Ducey signs bills limiting school mask, vaccination rules

The Republican governor signed the two bills on Monday.

Masks no longer required on public transportation in Tucson

SunTran pointed out that while masks are no longer required, the CDC still recommends public transit riders wear masks.

End to unemployment benefits had very little effect on job market

Gov. Ducey touted the move last summer as a fix to the tight labor market

"...love you like you've never known you're worth." The songs of Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An American hero gets some overdue recognition at Davis Monthan Air Force Base; and learn about the help - and hope - in Tucson for those living with aphasia.

Electric bills to rise $9-$13 a month under TEP plan

State regulators will decide on the proposal next week.

Tucson businesses and the next phase of the pandemic

This week, The Buzz examines what changes in public health measures and the economy of the pandemic mean for local businesses.

Sonoran tourist destinations will be fully open for Semana Santa

Sonoran officials are preparing for large crowds at the state’s beaches and tourist destinations.

The American Rescue Plan Act one year later

This week, The Buzz examines how ARPA funds have been put to use in Southern Arizona.

University of Arizona drops mask requirement for most people

But Robbins urges campus community to show compassion to vulnerable people.

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