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Border residents brace for change with approach of closure to nonessential travel

Both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border in Douglas were left wondering what comes next as the Friday night restriction neared.

Gov. Ducey expands unemployment access and extends tax deadline in Arizona

The governor announced Friday the state was loosening unemployment requirements and lining up state and federal tax deadlines.

Arizona extends school closure through April 10

The schools superintendent said leaders are also working to waive requirements for statewide tests.

COVID-19 updates in Spanish? Depends on where you look

The Pima County Health Department is providing Spanish-language materials on testing, isolating and more.

TUSD sending meals for school-aged kids to drop-off points

The extension of the school lunch program sends buses along routes to deliver breakfast and lunch.

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.

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