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Health Department: Arizona hospitals have 1,000 ICU beds, 3,000 regular beds

There are state and federal plans to increase capacity if need be.

Budget committee projects possible $1B Arizona shortfall due to coronavirus

The committee director emphasized the projection is speculation due to uncertainty around the impacts of the virus.

Possible enrollment declines due to coronavirus could mean trouble for UA bottom line

Out-of-state and international students account for a large portion of the university's tuition revenue.

UA president sets goal of testing whole campus community for COVID-19 antibodies

President Robert Robbins says the testing will be crucial in determining when to reopen campus.

Grijalva: Legislation would address disparities in COVID-19 relief for immigrant families

A discussion with the Southern Arizona Democrat about a bill he says would expand access to testing and aid.

Groups say Border Patrol's accelerated deportations are sending migrants to ill-equipped border towns

The agency is using an emergency protocol to send migrants back across the border in a matter of minutes.

Lawsuits challenging border wall funding can move forward, judge rules

A U.S. District Court judge last week ruled two lawsuits brought by environmental groups will be allowed to continue.

Kirkpatrick calls for answers on fate of A-10s at Davis-Monthan

The congresswoman sent a letter to the Pentagon asking for an explanation about what she understands is a plan to retire 42 of the aircraft.

Arizona's first-time unemployment claims neared 130,000 last week

Data also show that total payments for the week topped $5.5 million, a nearly $2.3 million increase.

How Farmers Markets are surviving - and evolving - during the pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight:The Arts Foundation makes emergency relief grants available to local artists; a conversation with food writer & former EMT Jane Stern; and a short story from Aurelie Sheehan.

Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

DACA recipients search for answers among local and federal measures to ease impact of pandemic

Recipients of the Obama-era program for immigrant youth say questions remain for mixed immigration status families

Plan temporarily suspends Arizona evictions and foreclosures, governor says

Rent and mortgage payments are due, as residents start to feel the financial impact of COVID-19.

Groups question risk, expense of border wall construction during coronavirus pandemic

Critics say big construction crews are still at work — increasing the risk of spreading the virus and traveling to other states.

Gov. Ducey issues stay-at-home order for Arizona

The executive order is effective Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Arizona hospital group says target for adding beds is a tall order, but possible

The governor has ordered hospitals to increase bed capacity by 50% by the end of April.

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