Stories tagged: "pandemic"


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Workers Lost Income Over the Pandemic While Arizona Billionaires’ Wealth Soared to New Heights

Arizona’s 11 billionaires saw their collective wealth more than double over the last 17 months, accumulating a combined $35.4 billion.

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Arizona Becomes 13th State to Pass 1 Million Cases of COVID-19

Arizona surpassed 1 million COVID-19 cases Friday while contending with a new spike, becoming the 13th state to reach the grim milestone.

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Tucson Cathedral Welcomes Return of Mariachi Mass After Silence During COVID Pandemic

After more than a year of silence due to the pandemic, mariachis are back playing Sunday services at Tucson’s St. Augustine Cathedral.

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Cha Cha’s Tea Lounge Made it Through COVID Lockdown. Then the Monsoon Came.

ChaCha’s Tea Lounge just celebrated moving into a new space but has had to shut down indefinitely after losing power. 

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Over $400 Million Still Available in Eviction Prevention Funds as Moratorium Ends

Government agencies in Arizona have only distributed 17% of federal funds made available for emergency rental assistance.

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France Is Fast-Tracking Citizenship to Immigrant Essential Workers. The US Should Do The Same.

"Immigrants shouldn't have to risk their lives for citizenship. But it's telling that for the US even doing that isn't enough," immigration nonprofit said.

Illustrated kids' guide to holidays in the pandemic.
This Year Is Different: A Kids’ Guide to the Holidays

If you're having trouble helping your children understand why the holidays are a little different because of the coronavirus, read this with them.