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Navajo Nation To Start Curfew On Monday
The Navajo Nation will impose a curfew Monday, another tactic to encourage social distancing and slow the spread of the coronavirus. The curfew runs 8 p.m. to 5 a.m daily.
March 30, 2020
Arizona Schools Closed For Remainder Of The School Year
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman said Monday morning that schools will remain closed through the end of the school year.
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak Tests Resilience Of Western Water Workforce
Water agencies throughout the West are changing their operations during the coronavirus outbreak to make sure cities and farms don't run dry. Their responses range from extreme measures to modest adjustments to ensure their most critical workers don't succumb to the virus.
March 30, 2020
Arizona Schools For Deaf, Blind Working To Reach Kids At Home
With schools now closed until at least April 10, educators and families are looking for ways to keep students learning. But what about students who struggle to communicate with their own parents and peers? The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, or ASDB, are working to reach those who count on school for more than academics, like Amelie Morales.
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March 30, 2020
After Emergency Declared, Sonorans Prep For Closure Of Non-Essential Business
With Covid-19 cases steadily rising in Sonora, the Mexican state to Arizona’s south, its governor declared a health emergency last week. She also ordered that only essential businesses remain open. Last week, businesses were scrambling to figure out who could remain open. And many are concerned about what this all means for the state’s workers and economy.
March 30, 2020
Phoenix Officer Killed, 2 Others Wounded In Shooting
A Phoenix police commander was killed and two other officers were wounded Sunday night as they responded to calls about a dispute between roommates. Cmdr. Greg Carnicle, a veteran officer and father of four, was killed. The other officers, both women, were hospitalized, the department said.
March 30, 2020
Can A Website Help Phoenix Campus Add Beds For Homeless?
Maricopa County’s largest provider of homeless services has launched a website in hopes of garnering public support to add beds to its Human Servicies Campus.
March 30, 2020
Where Are AZs Highest, Lowest Census Response Rates?
Wednesday, April 1, is Census Day. That’s the reference date used for the 2020 Census. That means you include everyone living in your home on April 1 when you fill out the form, but you don’t have to wait to complete the census.
March 30, 2020
Phoenix Makes Video To Help Small Businesses Apply For Loans
The city of Phoenix is trying to help business owners navigate the federal process of disaster relief.
March 30, 2020
AZ Primary Care Providers Are On The Front Lines Of Virus Response
Primary care offices adjust to social distancing and face uncertainty around patient flow. As a worker at Clinica La Familia, a primary care office, Elizabeth Lopez-Murray is on the front lines of coronavirus response. Until last week, her clinic was seeing patients in the office and evaluating symptoms in-person. Now, they are doing most of their work via telemedicine.
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March 29, 2020
AZ Department Of Revenue Restricting Customer Service Lobbies
To comply with CDC social distancing guidelines, the state tax offices will be closing to the public until further notice. Taxpayers needing assistance will be required to make an appointment.
March 29, 2020
Warm, Dry Week Ahead, But Not Quite In The 90s
The National Weather Service is calling for a warm, dry week, with temperatures in the 80s.
March 29, 2020
In AZs Last County Without Coronavirus Cases, Restaurants Are Still Open
Under Gov. Ducey's executive order closing restaurants and bars to dine-in service, counties without confirmed coronavirus cases are exempt. That leaves one isolated county in eastern Arizona still open for business.
March 29, 2020
Tips For Caregivers And People Living With Dementia Amid Coronavirus
Life for many caregivers and those living with dementia is already very isolating. Often, friends and family drift away. But caregiving during the coronavirus pandemic can add an extra layer of stress to an already stressful situation.
March 29, 2020
Longtime Pima County Supervisor Dies Unexpectedly At 61
Pima County Supervisor Richard Elías died this morning. He had served on the Board of Supervisors since 2002.
March 29, 2020
Gas Prices Continue To Drop As Demand Plummets
With roads nearly empty across the country, gas prices have dropped well below their typical price for this time of year.
March 29, 2020
AZ Director Of Emergency Management Abruptly Resigns
The state's director of emergency management resigned unexpectedly Saturday after more than 23 years on the job. Her deputy has been appointed to her position.
March 29, 2020
Gov. Ducey Signs Stripped-Down $11.8B Budget
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a stripped-down emergency state budget Saturday that contains $50 million in spending to help tenants, homeowners and small businesses weather the coronavirus crisis.
March 29, 2020
Heres What Happened This Week In Arizona History
This week in 1919, a troop train carrying discharged soldiers from Nogales to Tucson was rerouted after military authorities learned that professional gamblers had gathered in Tucson, hoping to relieve the soldiers of their back-pay. A collection of the interesting — and sometimes unusual — events that happened this week in Arizona history.
March 29, 2020
Navajo County Ranks 13th Worldwide For COVID-19 Rate
Navajo County ranks 13th worldwide and 11th in the U.S. for COVID-19 infections per 1,000 people. As of Friday, Navajo County reported 43 cases
March 28, 2020

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