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Tucson vaccination mandate upheld by county judge

Police officers association argued the new policy is against state law and that Tucson violated its contract with the union.

Arizona reports 3,109 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths

Head of county health department says rising case numbers, especially among young people, are troubling.

Super-thin panels could change solar industry

UA researcher exploring impact of panels made from perovskite.

Arizona county seeks reimbursement for new voting machines

Maricopa County demands state Senate pay $2.8M to cover the costs of replacing vote-counting machines used in Legislature's election review.

Arizona Supreme Court won’t block new tax on high-earners

The state’s voters approved the tax as part of Prop. 208 in November.

Banner ICUs filling, but not with COVID patients

Patients who waited through the pandemic are finally going to the hospital.

Education secretary warns Arizona over mask law

Secretary says blocking school districts from requiring masks may violate the terms of federal funding.

Tucson police union challenges city’s vaccine requirement

The Tucson Police Officers Association alleges the policy breaches its labor contract.

Mexican official: Border restrictions unlikely to ease over ‘short term’

Foreign secretary throws cold water on the prospect of northbound border crossing restrictions easing soon.

Arizona initiative would require ID with mail ballots

Conservative groups and Republican lawmakers say they will ask voters to approve a voter-identification requirement for mail-in ballots.

Ducey offers grants to schools that don't require masks

Announcement comes as COVID-19 cases rise and a growing number of schools require masks.

More Tucson area school districts will require masks

Amphitheater, Catalina Foothills change policies after Phoenix court ruling.

Incoming Sonoran governor proposes bigger state role in violence hotspots

Alfonso Durazo promises to significantly increase the number of state police in Sonora.

Ducey, local governments continue to spar over mandates

Tucson, Pima County, UA leaders all push back.

Judge: School district can keep mask rule, at least for now

New state law barring mask mandates in schools doesn’t take effect until Sept. 29, judge says.

Arizona reports 2,400 new COVID-19 cases but no new deaths

Hospitalizations in the state related to COVID-19 have nearly tripled since the end of May.

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