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Food bank starting 'drive-through' distribution and prepping for increased need

The organization also says it has increased its hygienic practices and canceled one of its top fundraising events of the year.

Arizona coronavirus news briefs, March 17

Local and AP coverage of COVID-19 impacting the state: Tucson economic impact, Flagstaff restricts businesses, and more.

Borderlands symposium explores web of people, wildlife in Sonoran Desert

The Ajo conference last week brought together scientists, tribal leaders and community members.

Arizona Legislature plans to pass necessary bills, adjourn by the end of the week

The House speaker said the goal is to pass a baseline budget and bills to keep agencies running before wrapping work due to COVID-19.

Arizona closing schools due to COVID-19 concerns

The governor and the superintendent of public instruction announced schools will be closed through at least March 27.

Emergency voting in Pima County going ahead, recorder says

The recorder's office says wipes and hand sanitizer are available for those casting early ballots.

Prepping for the impact of coronavirus in Arizona

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the U.S, we take a look at how our community is preparing.

"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson shares an open love letter to all women, everywhere; and how UA scientists are understanding climate change through research in the Southern Ocean.

Tucson doctor urges common sense amid COVID-19 fears

As more and more events get canceled, a local doctor says panicking is one of the worst things you can do.

Arizona reports 3 more cases of coronavirus for total of 9

The ADHS website indicates the three additional cases are believed to have resulted from person-to-person contact.

Opponents speak out at hearing on bringing F-35 fighter jet to Tucson

Davis-Monthan Air Force Base is being considered as a possible home for the new aircraft. Some say will bring too much noise to Tucson's skies.

Arizona working to define and protect its waterways cut from Clean Water Act

The state needs to fill a regulatory gap following the new "Waters of the U.S." rule.

Pima County resident diagnosed with 'presumptive' COVID-19

The person traveled to an area with community spread of the new coronavirus, according to a release.

Constitutional amendment would give Arizona a lieutenant governor

The governor and lieutenant governor would run on a single ticket, impacting the order of succession.

Some pushing for wider distribution of opioid-overdose antidote

With hundreds of overdoses so far this year, law enforcement and health workers are using naloxone to save lives.

Spotlight Session: Charlie King

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Museum of Art celebrates the legacy of Elaine Horwitch.

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