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Rural Arizona hospitals ask state to help find beds for patients

State says expanding hotline to transfer patients between hospitals not viable due to staffing shortage.

Arizona reports over 70 more COVID deaths 2nd day in a row

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations remained below 2,000 for the fifth straight day.

Nalgene, the reusable water bottle company, helps fund clean water project in Navajo Nation

About 30% of people living on the Navajo Nation don't have running water. The Navajo Water Project is trying to change that.

Frank Pratt, longtime Arizona GOP lawmaker, dies at 79

Governor orders flags at state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to honor lawmaker from Casa Grande.

Pima County board approves contract to buy body cams for sheriff's deputies

The contract approved by the board of supervisors with Axon will cost $26 million over 10 years and include new Tasers as well as cameras.

Water agencies resolve Colorado River dispute

Dispute in California once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect the Colorado River.

Forest Service plan to extend forest maintenance program is put on hold

Lawmakers demanded the agency reverse course, saying the decision is “particularly dangerous” at a time when “wildfire seasons gets longer each year.”

Campaigns to repeal new state tax, election laws face Sept. 28 deadline

Canvassers are making a final push to get more than 118,000 signatures.

Three Tucson museums open for free Saturday

They are taking part in Smithsonian Magazine's Free Museum Day.

Arizona close to recovering number of jobs lost during pandemic

Economist says it should catch up this month or next month.

Rights groups advocate for 'climate-focused' approach to quell deaths at the border

More than 160 sets of human remains have been recovered from the Arizona desert so far this year

Raytheon requires employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

Employees are required to be fully vaccinated by Jan. 1

Few Arizonans receiving return-to-work bonuses

Only about 0.14% of the money has made it to the pockets of Arizonans returning to work.

After recreational legalization, Arizona slowly begins to expunge marijuana offenses

Sixty-nine petitions for expungement had been filed within Pima County as of Tuesday. Advocates estimate hundreds of thousands of people could qualify statewide.

Drought persists in Southwest despite summer rains

Forecasters predict hotter than normal temperatures and lower than normal snow and rain through the end of the year.

Judge orders government to stop expelling families under Trump-era border policy

Biden administration has continued to use Title 42 to send migrants back to Mexico almost immediately after apprehension.

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