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Adiba Nelson asks “What will it take for America to understand the pain of Black women?”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Preserving the hidden history of one of Tucson's oldest Black communities; SpaceX launches a new era in space travel; and - was Speedway Boulevard ever really the ugliest street in America?

TUSD superintendent applauds reopening recommendations, unsure how to pay for them

The area’s largest district will release the plan later this month, and it's considering measures like split-shift or split-day schedules.

Daily News Roundup: National Guard, Tucson vigil, unemployment

Recent coverage impacting Southern Arizona, June 2.

Arizona unemployment numbers continue to rise

The number of people on unemployment topped 740,000 in Arizona.

'Good job, Doug!' Trump praises Gov. Ducey's handling of protests

Ducey joined other governors in a Monday conference call to discuss the response to protests that have spread across the country.

Governor imposes weeklong curfew after protests; Tucson officials say they weren't notified

The Tucson Police chief says he welcomes the 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew, and TPD will focus on "criminal behavior."

Arizona under statewide curfew

The order from Gov. Ducey will last for a week.

Southern Arizona libraries get federal help

The CARES Act is helping libraries with cleaning supplies.

Arizona cities, counties to get $441 million in direct COVID-19 relief funds

Gov. Ducey said the $441 million in the AZCares Fund should be in local governments’ hands as early as Thursday.

Arizona sues Google over location tracking practices

The state says the tech giant illegally collected location data.

"At the Center of All Beauty": author Fenton Johnson on the connection between solitude and creativity

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a DNA test revealed a sensitive family secret; and essays from two young women about the changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to their lives.

UA continues preparations to bring students back

Officials have about two months to decide whether or not the university will hold in-person classes.

Immigration advocates: Exposure to COVID-19 higher than reported in ICE detention

Tucson legal aid group says a third of their clients tested positive for the virus once released.

Arizona Legislature ends session

Senate leaders had planned to take up several bills, but the final day didn’t go as planned.

Defense Department cuts funding for border wall section in Yuma

A court document pulls funding for a 7-mile stretch that would have crossed tribal land.

Continued unemployment claims still climbing in Arizona

Self-employed filers continue to drive claims up.

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