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Ducey orders barber shops, nail salons to close

The governor "clarified" his executive order following criticism.

Some Arizona businesses don't want to be on governor's 'essential' list

The list of industries considered to be "essential services" in Gov. Ducey's order has drawn widespread consternation.

Mayor Romero orders 'nonessential' businesses to close

The mayor ordered the Saturday-morning closure of businesses not deemed "essential" in an earlier order from the governor, advising others to follow suit.

Pima County supervisors extend closures to April 10

Businesses won't face a criminal penalty but can now be fined for violating the closure order.

Food demand is up, but Arizona farmers aren't immune to coronavirus impacts

Even though grocery store shelves are empty, food supply chains remain strong, for now.

Financial impact to Arizona from border closure will be severe

The administration has said both countries will review whether or not to continue the closure in 30 days.

Caruso's, other local restaurants counting on takeout and delivery to make it through virus

Restaurants have few options after Tucson adopted the White House's latests COVID-19 guidelines.

Pascua Yaqui Tribe temporarily closing Casino del Sol and Casino of the Sun; Desert Diamond follows suit

The tribe expects it will take a significant financial hit as it shutters in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tax prep sessions canceled due to coronavirus

Locals counting on free help filing will have to go it alone due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Food bank starting 'drive-through' distribution and prepping for increased need

The organization also says it has increased its hygienic practices and canceled one of its top fundraising events of the year.

"Secondhand: Travels in the New Global Garage Sale"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson shares an open love letter to all women, everywhere; and how UA scientists are understanding climate change through research in the Southern Ocean.

CBP moving to new airport location to streamline operations

The airport authority announced a $1.8 million plan to renovate the airport’s old executive terminal for CBP use.

Supreme Court refuses to hear Arizona challenge to California tax law

The challenge came over a tax California collects from Arizona companies "doing business" in that state.

Group pushing title loan interest cap pulls plug on effort

The group says it won't move ahead due to a state law making it easier to challenge petitions.

New online tool points consumers Native American-owned businesses

The RezRising website and phone app aims to not only draw attention to Native American entrepreneurs, but also change attitudes.

Regulators approve renewable energy plan for UA

The plan has Tucson Electric Power using solar and wind sources to meet all the university's electricity needs by 2021.

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