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FILE - This Tuesday, April 16, 2019 file photo shows a view of the Arizona Public Service utility company in Phoenix. The new head of Arizona's largest electric utility has apologized for a faulty bill calculator that was supposed to help customers find the cheapest rate plan but instead steered 10,000 of them to higher-priced options. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
APS Waives Late Fees, Extends Disconnect Moratorium Through December

Customers can also take advantage of assistance programs to help pay their bills, including direct financial help and payment plans.

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ASU Reports More Than 800 COVID-19 Cases Among Students, Staff

Despite warnings that reopening could lead to outbreaks, the university has been hosting students in dorms and on campus for classes.

More than 131 million doses of flu vaccine have been given this year, but there’s still time to get vaccinated before peak flu season hits, health officials say. (Photo by Lance McCord/Creative Commons)
‘Perfect Storm’ of COVID During Flu Season Has Arizona Officials Worried

Additional funding was awarded to Arizona’s Medicaid program to prepare for flu season as the state continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dozens of Arizona Teachers Quit While Schools Attempt to Reopen Classrooms

Some teachers have received minimal supplies, including one bottle of cleaning spray per educator and a small number of face coverings.

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Hoffman Says Schools Ignoring Health Guidelines to Reopen Next Week Are Doing a ‘Disservice to Educators’

The state's criteria are only considered recommendations, leaving open the opportunity for schools to reopen as early as Monday.

Superintendent Hoffman speaking at press briefing
No Schools Are Ready to Reopen After Arizona Released Reopening Benchmarks

Criteria for reopening schools include a consistent coronavirus test positivity rate of less than 5% — the state’s current positivity rate is much higher.

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Here’s What Gov. Ducey Is Expected to Announce Today

Announcements regarding business closures and an update on opening schools during the coronavirus pandemic are expected to be made today.