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Discovery of high levels of an enzyme in deadly COVID-19 cases could lead to a plan to save lives

UA researcher surprised to find high amounts of the human enzyme similar to rattlesnake venom known to 'shred' bacteria and viruses.

Tucson bishop tells clergy not to grant religious exemptions to vaccine, mask requirements

Bishop says objections to taking a vaccine or wearing a mask are unrelated to the Catholic faith.

Arizona reports 3,234 new COVID cases, 10 deaths

The state's seven-day rolling average of daily new cases rose over the past two weeks.

Sinema says she still opposes $3.5 trillion budget blueprint

The Democratic senator has objected to the plan's price tag.

Pima County to open new free COVID testing site

Testing demand rising again as Delta strain surges

Tucson surgeon Douglas Lowell runs for Congress

Lowell vows to complete border wall, push "America First" agenda.

Federal judge says Customs and Border Protection broke environmental law

Lawsuit accused the agency of failing to assess how ramped up border enforcement would impact the borderlands and endangered species that live there.

Robbins 'frustrated' at student vaccine hesitancy

UA president will not restart vaccine site on campus

Arizona AG: Businesses can require vaccines

Attorney general says businesses must provide reasonable accommodations for those who cannot get vaccinated.

Arizona Senate GOP's 2020 election report delayed again

Senate GOP leader says several involved have contracted COVID-19.

Navajo Nation requiring workers to get a full dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

The mandate says employees from a variety of departements be fully vaccinated by late September.

UA welcomes largest incoming class yet

Monday is the first day of the semester from UA students and with it comes a few record breaking statistics.

Marana school district requires masks

Growing number of schools in Pima County requiring masks on campus.

Arizona COVID-19 cases remain above 3,000 per day

Health officials reported 3,307 new cases on Sunday and three new deaths.

Mexico’s president admits protections for journalists ineffective after recent murder

A journalist was gunned down Thursday in the Mexican state of Veracruz.

U.S. court will hear Mexican lawsuit against gun manufacturers

The Mexican government claims the practices of several U.S. gunmakers have allowed the illegal flow of weapons to drug cartels.

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