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Rep. Amish Shah, D-Phoenix, said his training as a physician made him more comfortable with the thought of being a COVID-19 vaccine test subject and that signing up for the clinical trials was the right thing to do - particularly since minority communities are often underrepresented in such groups. (Photo courtesy Amish Shah)
The COVID-19 Vaccine in Arizona: What to Expect and When

Phoenix doctor and state Rep. Amish Shah was one of the volunteers who participated in the clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine in August.

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You Can Still Celebrate Our Veterans – Just Wear a Mask

Organizers throughout the state have put together a number of ways for Arizonans to safely honor veterans this year.

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What a Democratic Legislature Would Mean for COVID-19 Relief in Arizona

With Republicans at the helm, unemployed Arizonans are still struggling to get by on $240 per week.

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More Than 770,000 Arizonans Could Be Evicted by January

The nonprofit Wildfire AZ has distributed nearly $12 million of federal aid to roughly 3,000 families, with each household receiving an average of $920.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey answers a question at a news conference attended by U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham and other state leaders to urge Arizonans to participate in the nation's once-a-decade census population count Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Phoenix. Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats and result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest residents. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Ducey Commits to Keeping State Open Despite Rise in COVID-19 Cases

The number of deaths reported daily in Arizona peaked in mid-July, when more than 90 COVID-19 related deaths were being recorded on a daily basis.

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Barely Getting By: Stories of Arizonans Struggling to Survive on Unemployment

Arizona's problematic unemployment system has left many residents feeling scared and hopeless during a time of global anxiety.

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.