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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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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.

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As the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted an untold number of events and businesses throughout the nation, the census continued quietly in the background. While local census offices had to close and the national Census Bureau pushed back operational dates, the virus’ impact was lessened thanks to t…

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A new business initiative created by Local First Arizona aims to help regional businesses of all sizes find ways to adopt more environmentally responsible practices and become resilient in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Pima County employees who care for a child or vulnerable family member while still performing their work responsibilities can continue telecommuting, county administrator Chuck Huckelberry decided last week. It was a change of perspective for the county’s top official, who previously took a …

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• The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Arizona had topped 14,000 as of Monday, May 18, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services. Pima County had seen 1,825 of the state’s 14,170 confirmed cases. The coronavirus had killed 686 people statewide, including 157 in Pima Coun…

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While she may be Canyon del Oro High School’s valedictorian, Kaitlyn Hsu is quick to highlight the hard work, compassion and empathy of her fellow Dorados. In her eyes, this year’s graduating class is passionate and willing to go to great lengths to achieve their goals and do what they feel …

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Marana High School senior Jude Lykins set a goal for himself nearly four years ago when he received his first transcript as a freshman: Graduate at the top of your class. He was ranked eighth or ninth in his grade and didn’t really know what a “valedictorian” was, but he would not settle for…

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Retail establishments, office spaces and restaurants gradually began reopening in May as Gov. Doug Ducey loosened various emergency regulations and allowed his stay-at-home order to expire on May 15. 

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Oro Valley will not host any summer camp programming this year, the town announced last week in a Youtube video from parks and recreation director Kristy Diaz-Trahan.

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Martin Valenzuela was located Monday night around 9 p.m. in the area of East Skyline Drive and North Campbell Avenue. He is recovering in a local hospital and being treated for possible dehydration, according to the Pima County Sheriff’s Department.ORIGINAL STORY:The Pima County Sheriff’s De…

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If you have a child at home who is waiting to break out of isolation and have a little fun this summer, look no further than the Tucson Museum of Art’s art camp—registration for which is now open.

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Hikers will be required to wear face masks and stay at least six feet apart from other visitors to Tumamoc Hill once the popular outdoor attraction reopens Memorial Day, next Monday, May 25.

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Despite news of a filing for bankruptcy protection and a national pandemic, JCPenney will reopen its Tucson store Wednesday, May 20, the company announced Monday.

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The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona recently received a leg up from Crest Insurance in the form of a $35,000 check. The funding will towards meeting an increasing need for emergency food supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TEMPE – In any other election year, Eva Putzova would be driving across Arizona’s sprawling 1st District to get to in-person campaign events in her challenge to Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Sedona.

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PHOENIX – Arizona’s outdoors continue to be a source of solace and relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although Grand Canyon National Park, Saguaro National Park and other national sites remain closed, state parks, the Phoenix Mountains Preserve and other popular hiking spots remain open wi…

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Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s 355th Wing, alongside the Arizona Air National Guard’s 162nd Wing, are taking off from Tucson International Airport Thursday, May 14 for a salutatory flyover across the Greater Tucson Metro, the airbase announced. The event will honor local first responders and…

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On Monday, May 18, Pima County Public Libraries will reopen with limited services, including book pickup, computer use on a first-come, first-served basis, and printing, copying and fax services. The new open hours are Monday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm.