Veterans In Arizona, Across U.S. Battle Isolation During Pandemic
When U.S. veterans come home, many develop support systems with fellow veterans, not unlike the bonds made throughout their service. When the coronavirus hit, and mandatory isolation set in, those powerful support systems, as they were, disappeared. But a new form of support for these veterans is rising from the ashes and onto their screens.
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Phoenix Area Could Hit 110 Degrees This Week
Meteorologist Jaret Rogers, with the National Weather Service in Phoenix, says temperatures are expected in the triple digits —108 on Wednesday and around 110 or 111 on Friday and Saturday. He says these numbers are nearly record-breaking for May.
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Judge Orders Fine for Arsenic Leak In Yavapai County
A mining company has been fined more than $5 million for an arsenic leak in Yavapai County.
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Hermosillo Mayor, Other Sonoran Officials Test Positive For COVID-19
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NHLs Proposed 24-Team Playoff Would Include Coyotes
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Immigration Detention Centers Struggle To Deal With Coronavirus
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Twitter Points Users To Fact Checks Of Trump Tweets For The First Time
The link is added to a tweet in which the president claims without evidence that mail-in ballots are fraudulent. A Twitter spokesman says the tweet wasn't deleted because it didn't discourage voting.
On Eve Of Historic Remote Votes In The House, Republicans Sue To Block The Move
More than 20 Republicans will sue in federal court to stop proxy voting in the House during the pandemic. Democrats approved the measure along a party line vote earlier this month.
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Trump Team Killed Rule Designed To Protect Health Workers From Pandemic Like COVID-19
"If that rule had gone into effect, then every hospital, every nursing home would essentially have to have a plan," said David Michaels, former Occupational Safety and Health Administration chief.