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Arizona’s Unemployment Is Running Out. That Has Major Implications for the State’s Economy.

Inadequate unemployment payments don’t just hurt individuals needing the money—they also hinder the state’s economic recovery.

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Nearly Half of This Tucson Prison Unit’s Inmates Have COVID-19

More than 8,000 inmates in Arizona have tested positive for the coronavirus, as well as almost 600 corrections department staff.

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One Solution to the Digital Divide? Offering Free Wi-Fi Citywide

A new infrastructure plan to expand Tucson's public wi-fi network is in the works, thanks to federal funding the city received earlier this year.

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Native Americans Turn to Traditional Farming as COVID Decimates Food Supply

The pandemic led to an initiative that provides Navajos with sheep to raise and the means to start their own gardens.

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‘Huge Concern’: Arizona Schools At Risk of COVID-19 Lawsuits When Reopening

Parents are expected to check their children's temperatures every day before school and are being asked to stay off-campus.

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Ducey Pushed Back the Eviction Delay, But Tenants Are Still on the Hook for Months of Rent and Fees

While some Arizonans have been able to receive help through various relief programs, many have faced difficulty in actually accessing these funds.

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COVID-19 Leaves Arizona Domestic Violence Shelters Desperately in Need of Donations

Domestic violence shelters across the state are seeing a drop in donations and are in need of personal protective equipment, food, and other necessities.