Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


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Educators Say It Will Take ‘Miracles’ or ‘a Magic Wand’ to Get Schools Ready in Time

Schools are scheduled to begin online learning in a few weeks, but educators say they need more time to prepare.

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Mutual Aid Groups: The State Failed These Arizonans. Their Neighbors Are Stepping Up To Help.

Neighborhoods are organizing mutual aid collectives to provide much-needed relief not offered by state or federal agencies.

Photo by Matt York, Associated Press.
Arizona’s Black and Latino Neighborhoods Have 13-Hour Lines for COVID Testing

While people nationwide complain about waiting hours to be seen, getting a test can be even harder in America’s poorer, Hispanic and Black neighborhoods.

two masked women holding signs asking that COVID-19 evictions be canceled
What Could Happen When Arizona’s Eviction Moratorium Ends This Month

Protections for renters during the pandemic are running out as federal unemployment payments and Arizona's eviction moratorium are about to end.

Rep Biggs speaking with Rep Lesko
Rep. Biggs Wants Trump to Disband the COVID-19 Task Force While Virus Rages in Arizona

Rep. Andy Biggs has also provided a platform for controversial figures whose content has been removed by social media outlets for providing misinformation.

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Lockdowns Work: Navajo Nation Sees Drop in COVID Cases as the Rest of Arizona Spikes

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez confirmed they will continue their 57-hour weekend lockdowns for at least three more weeks.

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.