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For the first time in more than two months, the Oro Valley Parks and Recreation Department will welcome guests back to the community and aquatic centers once the facilities reopen Monday, June 1—though be prepared to wear a mask when you arrive.

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After more than two months closed, Casino Del Sol, Casino of the Sun and Estrella at Casino Del Sol will reopen to the public June 3 at 8 a.m., the Pascua Yaqui Tribe announced this week.

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The Sundt Foundation donated $26,000 to two nonprofits in Southern Arizona working to address increased needs of the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and Interfaith Community Services both received $13,000 in funding.

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The north side Omni Tucson National Resort reopened its doors earlier this week with a series of new safety and health rules in place, including expanding cleaning procedures, mandatory staff masks and gloves and physical distancing indicators.

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Don’t panic if you see fireworks tonight over the Oro Valley sky around 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, it’s just the town testing this year’s Fourth of July fireworks display.

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With more county facilities reopening on a weekly basis, some may think it’s back to normal for local courthouses, but that is not that case. Pima County courts have different schedules and regulations for reopening. Here’s what the public needs to know about the Arizona Superior Court, Tucs…

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Golder Ranch Fire District Division Chief Scott Robb has performed music both on and off duty for years, but now he’s taking his songs a step further. His latest release, “Thank God for the Lake” serves as a musical escape during pandemic time, and all sales of the single will raise funds fo…

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Many of us watch our diet only when trying to lose weight or meet recommended levels of blood pressure or glucose—but it’s important to remember that making a healthy diet part of your lifestyle can boost all aspects of your health, from eyesight to stress management to reducing risk of mult…

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• The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Arizona had topped 15,000 as of Friday, May 22, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Pima County had seen 1,974 of the state’s 15,606 confirmed cases. The coronavirus had killed 775 people statewide, including 174 in Pima Coun…

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The morning of Dec. 14, 2019 is one that Ava Vargas will probably remember for the rest of her life. It was the day she found out she would attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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The University of Arizona-led spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is planned to collect a sample of the surface of an asteroid on October 20. And if successful, it will be the first U.S. spacecraft to return samples from an asteroid.

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According to the American Red Cross, blood is needed every two seconds, and a single donation can save three lives. Why not be a part of that life saving effort?

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The Pima County Department Environmental Quality has issued a warning for an elevated potential for ground-level ozone air pollution in the Tucson metro area for today, May 26.“People who are sensitive to air pollution may experience shortness of breath, coughing, throat irritation, wheezing…

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Just because venues are closed doesn’t mean live shows aren’t taking place, and The Gaslight Music Hall in Oro Valley is on a tear this summer, hosting several concerts a week in its parking lot.

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Banner Health announced a move to begin purchasing masks for the next for its facilities from domestic manufacturer Prestige Ameritech, the healthcare system announced in a Tuesday press release.

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The arts and crafts community around Cathey’s Sewing & Vacuum stores have kept busy during quarantine by sewing tens of thousands of masks for local hospitals, first responders and law enforcement.The Tucson-based business is welcoming volunteers to sew face masks for essential workers a…

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The YMCA in northwest Tucson reopened its doors to the community on Wednesday with added safety precautions and limited hours to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They plan to open their other locations using a similar strategy in the coming weeks.

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If you have Medicare and want to be tested for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Trump administration has good news.

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An infusion of $50,000 is on its way to MHC Healthcare, the organization announced Thursday. The funding comes from Direct Relief, a humanitarian medical aid organization, in partnership with the National Association of Community Health Centers.

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PHOENIX – The Grand Canyon will reopen on a limited basis for Memorial Day weekend, a move critics call “premature” during the COVID-19 pandemic and “tone-deaf” in the face of startling infection rates in the neighboring Navajo Nation.