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  • Pandemic created ‘screwy year’ of campaigning, Rep. Schweikert says

    Setting aside intrinsic differences of opinion, politicians can probably agree on one thing: The coronavirus pandemic significantly altered campaigning.
  • Arizona reports 975 new coronavirus cases, 17 additional deaths

    Arizona health officials reported 975 new coronavirus cases and 17 more deaths on Wednesday, putting the state's totals at 233,912 COVID-19 infections and 5,854 fatalities.
  • Arizona business leader says ‘snowbird season’ will suffer from border limits

    The state's annual moneymaking influx of Canadian visitors - aka snowbird season - is in jeopardy, Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President-CEO Glenn Hamer said.
  • AZDHS releases plan prioritizing coronavirus vaccine distribution

    The Arizona Department of Health Services released a coronavirus vaccination distribution plan Tuesday that prioritizes health care and emergency workers.
  • Melania Trump nixes campaign trip due to cough from COVID

    Melania Trump decided against accompanying her husband to a campaign rally in Pennsylvania because of a lingering cough after her bout with COVID-19.
  • ASU expert worries relaxed mask wearing causing new virus surge

    An ASU health expert worries that people gathering in large social settings without masks is causing Arizona’s second coronavirus surge.
  • DOJ awards Arizona $3.5 million to fight drug abuse, addiction

    Arizona was awarded $3.5 million in grants from the Department of Justice on Monday in order to fight drug abuse and addiction in the state.
  • 11-year-old cancer survivor helps give back to Banner Children’s patients

    An 11-year-old's fight against cancer has inspired his mother's place of work to give back to patients inside the pediatric oncology unit of Banner Children’s at Desert in Mesa.
  • McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill took a modest step forward on Tuesday, though time is running out and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally, is pressing the White House against going forward. McConnell on Tuesday told fellow Republicans that he has warned the […]
  • Arizona reports 1,040 new coronavirus cases, 7 more deaths

    Arizona health officials reported 1,040 new coronavirus cases and seven more deaths on Tuesday, putting the state's totals at 232,937 COVID-19 infections and 5,837 fatalities.
  • Valley doctor: Trump rallies could be COVID-19 ‘super spreader events’

    A Valley doctor worries the two rallies President Donald Trump held in Arizona on Monday could be “super spreader events” for the coronavirus at a time when that state is seeing a rise in cases and hospitalizations.
  • UArizona study: COVID-19 antibodies might provide long-term immunity

    A new study by researchers at the University of Arizona shows those who recover from COVID-19 could have long-term immunity.
  • Glendale introduces relief program for tenants, landlords affected by COVID-19

    The Glendale City Council approved a program that will provide rent assistance to tenants and landlords affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Pandemic air travel milestone; 1 million passengers screened

    The number of passengers screened in a single day for flights in the U.S. topped one million for the first time since COVID-19 infections began to spike last March.
  • Ducey allocates $715,000 of COVID-19 relief for Arizona families in need

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced funds from the Arizona Coronavirus Relief Fund would be sent to 19 organizations in the state to support families in need.
  • Valley school’s quarantine shouldn’t panic you – unless that’s your hobby

    The quarantines in response to COVID-19 cases at Chaparral High School are sensible, not scary, writes KTAR host Jim Sharpe.
  • Arizona reports 748 new coronavirus cases, 3 additional deaths

    Arizona health officials reported 748 new coronavirus cases and three more deaths on Monday, putting the state's totals at 231,897 COVID-19 infections and 5,830 fatalities.
  • AP-NORC/SAP poll: 1 in 4 US workers have weighed quitting

    New York (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work. But many of those still working are fearful, distressed and stretched thin. A quarter of U.S. workers say they have even considered quitting their jobs as worries related to the pandemic weigh on them, according to a new poll by […]
  • Election cycle, coronavirus stress can lead to migraines

    A Valley doctor says the stress of the election cycle and from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic could lead to migraines, but there are ways to manage it.
  • More than 200 Chaparral families told to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure

    According to the district, 219 families at Chaparral High School were notified after the school reported additional coronavirus cases.