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'A worst-case scenario': Leaks, dust, water pumping and drought plague Quitobaquito

Border-hugging spring and its pond are sacred to Hia C-ed O'odham and the Tohono O'odham communities

Guadalupe: A town hit hard by COVID-19

Locals say families have been struggling in the small town, which recently had one of the highest COVID-19 case rates in Maricopa County.

700 already facing homelessness in Pima County as state readies to lift eviction protection

An executive order keeping eviction rates down expires next week, and advocates warn of a coming surge in filings and enforcement.

Arizona police get millions in military surplus

A Defense Department program allows local law enforcement to get everything from office supplies to guns for free.

'It's not enough': Pima County Latino communities search for COVID-19 testing, care

Federal health data shows COVID-19 disparities that are mirrored in Arizona.

Researchers developing wearable technology to fight coronavirus spread

For now, the technology can collect data about vital signs and "augment" a diagnosis, though researchers have bigger goals.

'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.

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