Just because Arizona State Fair fans can’t pack the fairgrounds this year, it doesn’t mean they can’t get a taste of it.
Fair organizers are hosting a drive-thru for two weekends featuring fair food favorites — from turkey legs to funnel cakes.
Arizona will set new boundaries for its legislative and congressional districts in 2021. The lines will be drawn by an independent redistricting commission. And the process begins with public input on commission candidates.
Shrimp season starts in the uppermost part of Mexico’s Sea of Cortez this weekend. And with it hundreds of fishermen plan to return to the water. But that could cause conflict with Mexican authorities over new fishing restrictions in the area.
Some opponents of President Trump have accused him of using fascist references in his speeches. And Mexico’s president is also receiving similar accusations after mentioning one of the most notorious dictators in history.
A virtual climate panel discussion explored issues of record heat, water shortages and wildfires and how they affect Arizona communities. Panelists discussed the current situation in Arizona, and what needs to be done if the state wants to be sustainable into the 22nd century.
John Kurc’s wheelhouse normally is rock stars, concerts or a bride and groom. But, when COVID-19 hit and all of those events stopped, he came to southern Arizona to document the construction of the Trump administration’s wall along our southern border.
In response to the decision not to charge the officer who shot and killed Dion Johnson, State Rep. Reginald Bolding said, "We must continue to seek legislative changes to ensure this type of violence is not allowed to continue unchecked."
This week, Gov. Doug Ducey exchanged a series of increasingly pointed letters with Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, about the changes she's seeking, which she says would ensure voters aren't disenfranchised during the pandemic. The changes would primarily impact those in long-term care.
Researchers from the University of Arizona are studying frontline workers who have been infected with COVID-19, as well as those workers who are at increased risk of getting infected with the coronavirus. The goal is to understand immunity after exposure.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday he would not order businesses to shut down again or impose new restrictions even as some areas in the state are likely heading back towards “substantial spread” for COVID-19 by next week.
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