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Pima County Medical Examiner discusses capacity issues, COVID-19 surges

Last week, the Pima County Coroner's Office reached capacity for storing bodies. County medical examiner Greg Hess says the crisis has never been worse

Pima County faces COVID-19 vaccine shortage

Officials say there is about a week’s worth of vaccine left.

Health workers worry about COVID-19 impact on Cochise County farmworkers

Older adults and some frontline workers are getting vaccinated in Arizona, but essential sectors like farms still have a wait ahead

Pima County readies COVID-19 vaccine expansion

The county is preparing four additional vaccine sites.

Gov. Ducey touts pandemic response, promises focus on education and tax cuts in annual address

The governor delivered his address virtually rather than in front of the state legislature.

When wildfire burns a high mountain forest, what happens to the snow?

Researchers are trying to understand the impacts to water sources from large fires.

COVID-19 vaccine came quickly, but not at the expense of safety, expert says

A conversation with Deepta Bhattacharya, an immunobiologist at the University of Arizona.

After year of closures, restaurants look toward a better 2021

A rebound for full service dining is likely a long way off.

COVID-19 rules are difficult to enforce

Numbers are rising and officials need the community to buy in.

'No right way': Rapid migrant expulsions transform remote border crossing

Aid groups say Trump administration's pandemic-era expulsions trap migrants in a borderland ill-equipped to care for them.

Pima County top health official warns of 'sobering weeks ahead' with pandemic

County puts voluntary curfew in place for the rest of the year.

State officials discourage holiday gatherings for people in assisted living facilities

Officials continue to promote virtual visits and the role of designated essential visitors to keep morale up.

Pima County, state preparing COVID-19 vaccine plans

The Pfizer announcement that a vaccine may soon be available has put public focus on distribution.

2020 delivers setbacks for some long-planned Western water projects

Long-planned projects have run into roadblocks.

Moderate voters gave Democrats an Arizona Senate seat in 2018. Will they do it again?

To some voters, Joe Biden and Mark Kelly are more reminiscent of John McCain than their Republican opponents.

In Arizona, building a wall — and destroying a canyon

In a mountain range too steep to cross, the Department of Homeland Security is spending millions of dollars on five miles of border wall.

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