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Migrants Wait at the Border While US Battles Over Lifting COVID-19 Ban on Processing Asylum Applications

“I had a home in Michoacán, a good life,” Rosario said. “My husband and I got married and we built a beautiful life together, but we had to leave. We dropped everything in order to just feel secure again.”

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Arizona’s Public Universities Lift Mask Requirements Under New CDC Guidelines

The University of Arizona will lift its indoor mask requirement beginning March 21, following similar moves by Arizona’s other two public universities.

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Arizonans Come Together to Remember Those Lost to COVID-19

Community members gathered at the Arizona Heritage Center in Tempe on Monday to honor the nearly 28,000 Arizonans who have died from COVID-19.

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Biden’s Free At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Tests Are Hitting Mailboxes

The federal government is mailing tens of millions of rapid tests requested through the new Postal Service website.

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Arizona Opera Opens ‘Carmen’ With New COVID Policies

Guests are required to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the event date.

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Some Arizona Urgent Cares Close While Other COVID-Infected Healthcare Workers Are Okayed to Work

At least one Arizona healthcare system is allowing employees to come into work even if they have COVID-19.

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Ducey Claims His Policies are ‘Protecting Life’ as Arizona Has Second Worst COVID Death Rate in Nation

Under Ducey’s watch, 25,000 Arizonans have died of COVID-19 and one out of every 400 Arizona children have been orphaned.