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Latest Arizona unemployment numbers a mixed bag

The number of first-time filers is still going down, but the number of those on unemployment continues to rise.

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First-time unemployment claims decrease in Arizona

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

One Tucson couple takes happy hour virtual

With their industry on ice, Dale and Stephen Ott found a creative solution.

Local company with millions in cash gets federal stimulus loan

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

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.

Federal aid can't come soon enough for tourism industry

Many businesses dependent on travel have been hurting since February.

Tucson and Rio Nuevo providing aid as federal help grinds to a halt

Zero-interest loans and grants are available for immediate needs.

As coronavirus spreads, Sonoran cities struggle without Arizona visitors

As the coronavirus spreads on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, tourist towns like Rocky Point are taking a huge hit.

Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

Some Arizona businesses don't want to be on governor's 'essential' list

The list of industries considered to be "essential services" in Gov. Ducey's order has drawn widespread consternation.

Mayor Romero orders 'nonessential' businesses to close

The mayor ordered the Saturday-morning closure of businesses not deemed "essential" in an earlier order from the governor, advising others to follow suit.

Pima County supervisors extend closures to April 10

Businesses won't face a criminal penalty but can now be fined for violating the closure order.

Food demand is up, but Arizona farmers aren't immune to coronavirus impacts

Even though grocery store shelves are empty, food supply chains remain strong, for now.

Financial impact to Arizona from border closure will be severe

The administration has said both countries will review whether or not to continue the closure in 30 days.

Caruso's, other local restaurants counting on takeout and delivery to make it through virus

Restaurants have few options after Tucson adopted the White House's latests COVID-19 guidelines.

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