Stories tagged: "Arizona"


In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

Photo by Markus Spiske
Rent, Unemployment Insurance, and Other Important COVID-19 Deadlines: What You Need To Know In AZ

Don't lose track of what’s due — and when. Check our list of COVID-related due dates for deadlines postponed by the pandemic.

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey pauses as he speaks about the latest coronavirus data at a news conference Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey removes his face covering as he prepares to speak about the latest coronavirus data at a news conference Thursday, June 25, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Ducey Admits the COVID Spread in AZ Is Going to Get Worse — Then Does Nothing

The governor admitted that Arizona was still in its first wave of the coronavirus, and scolded businesses owners who weren't following reopening guidelines.

Photo courtesy of Jessica Rubio
Her Brother Was Deported 9 Years Ago. She Hasn’t Stopped Fighting Since.

Jessica Rubio is a homeowner, philanthropist, and working on her Master’s degree. And until last week, she was living in fear of being deported.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

Photo by Joshua Gerard Gargiulo, Cronkite News
Tribes Are Finally Going to Get the $700 Million They Were Promised

The funds are part of an $8 billion pandemic relief package promised to the Tribes in late March, and were supposed to be distributed by April 26.