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In a race that was too close to call on Election Night, Oro Valley Town Council member Steve Solomon won his bid for reelection but Council member Bill Rodman was losing his race by just 74 votes.

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THE LOCAL NUMBERS. The number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases topped 187,000 as of Monday, Aug. 10, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Pima County had seen 17,996 of the state’s 187,523 confirmed cases.

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Due to COVID-19, the Biosphere 2 in Oracle has suspended their daily walking tours. But they’re now offering a “night driving” tour, where you can drive through the property and learn more about its scientific research and amazing history in the comfort and safety of your own car. Tours take…

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Fighting on the frontlines, hospital heroes are finding comfort in hot and hearty meals from Flores Concepts, owners of local restaurants such as El Charro, Charro Vida and Carlotta’s Kitchen.

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The Arizona Department of Health Services has outlines a new series of metrics that businesses such as nightclubs, gyms and other gathering places will have to pass in order to reopen.

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Pima County has announced new grant funding that will be distributed to child care providers to reimburse them for costs associated with reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic.According to a county press release, certain providers can each receive up to $10,000 to cover eligible expenses suc…

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The latest police data show reported crimes fell in Phoenix and Tucson during the second quarter of the year, a period in which Arizonans were largely confined to their homes by the governor’s COVID-19 stay-at-home order.

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The Pima County Health Department today announced new drive-thru COVID-19 testing events beginning next week that will be available in areas of the county that have had limited testing availability.Through their partnership with the Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs, Pima …

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The Arizona Interscholastic Association’s executive board approved the fall 2020 interscholastic athletics calendar during a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 5.

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The number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases topped 183,000 as of Thursday, Aug. 5, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.

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On July 30, the Pima County Department of Transportation announced that the Mount Lemmon Highway would reopen beginning Saturday, Aug. 1. 

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The number of Arizona’s confirmed novel coronavirus cases topped 179,000 as of Monday, Aug. 3, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Pima County had seen 16,741 of the state’s 179,497 confirmed cases. A total of 3,779 Arizonans had died after contracting COVID-19, according…

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Following Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry’s announcement that it was not safe to reopen schools for in-person classes, the Amphi School District announced it would continue its plan to launch the school year remotely on Monday, Aug. 10. 

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For more than 30 years the Screening Room brought the Tucson community together through independent film festivals and events – the Arizona International Film Festival, Arizona Underground Film Festival, Terrorfest and Keep Tucson Sketchy comedy show to name a few. Now suffering from the pan…

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Receiving a COVID-19 test in Tucson is now as simple as scheduling an appointment online, driving to a local center and taking 10 minutes to administer the test. 

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While live concerts are constricted by an indefinite hiatus, Tucsonans still have a way to support and enjoy local music and venues. 

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Six days before the statewide eviction moratorium was set to expire on July 22, Governor Doug Ducey announced an executive order extending it to October 31. While this buys precious time for renters who are dealing with the effects of COVID-19, some advocates say Ducey could do more to fully…

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It’s still possible to exercise, stay engaged, and connect with friends while staying safe during the Coronavirus pandemic —and that is especially true for those in Life Plan Communities like Splendido, an all-inclusive community in Oro Valley for those 55 and better.

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In what could be the local upset of the night, Pima County Supervisor Ramon Valadez is losing to challenger Matt Heinz, a former state lawmaker and current emergency room doctor. In early returns, Heinz has 54 percent of the vote over Valadez, who is in second with 33 percent of the vote. Po…

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In the three-way Democratic primary that will decide who takes control of the Pima County Attorney's Office as Barbara LaWall retires after 24 years as the county's top prosecutor, defense attorney Laura Conover was out ahead with 57 percent of the vote.

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The National Science Foundation recently awarded the University of Arizona a $26 million grant to establish and lead the Center for Quantum Networks. CQN will be an engineering research center of the National Science Foundation and aims to lay the foundations of the quantum internet by “crea…

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Editor’s Note: Coronavirus has devastated Native American communities and put a spotlight on some long-standing problems in Indian Country that have made this pandemic that much worse. But at the grassroots level, everyday heroes have stepped up to help. Part of a series.