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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.

Redistricting fraught with legal pitfalls

Arizona’s system is gaining popularity around the country.

As Supreme Court nears decision, thousands of DACA recipients are on the COVID-19 front lines

The court could rule on the future of the Obama-era policy and some 650,000 current recipients in the coming weeks.

Gardening brings peace to some Tucsonans during pandemic

Community gardens provide a space for people to care for their mental health and for groups to address food insecurity.

Arizona restaurants face choice of whether, and how, to invite diners inside

Restaurants are deciding whether to risk further spreading the deadly coronavirus or face the financial consequences of keeping doors closed.

Expats ride out COVID-19 south of the border

While many U.S. citizens visiting or living in Mexico returned to their home country when the pandemic hit, some decided to stay.

Worry, caution likely to linger for many shoppers despite reopening, professor says

A UA consumer sciences professor expects consumers will need to see certain precautions from retailers before feeling safe.

For students without internet access, the pandemic hits harder

As much of daily life goes online, the pandemic is shining a light on the digital divide for the 350,000 Arizona families without internet.

Small nonprofits struggling as need for services grows

Arizona nonprofits are reporting a 20% increase in expenses, but a pandemic is a bad time to ask for donations.

Advocates plead with Arizona to release vulnerable inmates amid COVID-19

A new predictive model shows nearly all of the almost 42,000 incarcerated people in Arizona will contract the virus.

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

Southern Arizona businesses passed over for aid, as Congress approves second round of funding

Those left to fend for themselves say the help is too little too late.

Incomplete data and lack of testing means Arizona COVID-19 cases are undercounted

The governor has vowed to ramp up testing throughout Arizona, but the state’s information about current cases is still murky.

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