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Daily News Roundup: Daily high in COVID-19 cases, Summerhaven evacuation

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 16.

Support for black-owned businesses a lifeline amid pandemic

As many as 40% of black-owned businesses could disappear.

Increased COVID-19 hospitalizations in Arizona could cut into the standard of care

Arizona has not tapped into its surge capacity yet, but some health care experts say a rise in cases means that could change soon.

Local tribal casinos describe reopening during a pandemic

Those headed to tribal casinos in Southern Arizona can expect to wear a mask and navigate plexiglass barriers.

Summerhaven ordered to evacuate due to Bighorn Fire

Pima County issued a "GO" order Tuesday afternoon for Mount Lemmon and Summerhaven.

Rocky Point reopens with restrictions to tourists

The mayor of the popular beach destination says visitors will be expected to observe a set of strict rules.

First-time unemployment claims in Arizona set weekly record

Unemployment is rising despite the reopening of businesses in the state.

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.

Daily News Roundup: Hospitalization guidelines, wildfires around Arizona

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 15.

CBP reveals a few more details about San Pedro River border barrier

The agency held an invitation-only meeting Friday to provide an update on the project.

Daily News Roundup: Policing in Tucson, fire evacuation order lifted

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 12.

Audit: Instead of migrant care, Border Patrol spent millions on equipment

The audit found some money meant for migrant care was spent on things like ATVs and speaker systems.

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.

Pima County libraries reopen with new coronavirus protocols

Browsing and lounging is no longer allowed.

Hospital leaders raise concerns about coronavirus case uptick and capacity

Christopher Conover heard from leaders at Banner Health and the Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association.

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