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New study on impacts of masking in Pima and Maricopa county schools

It shows that schools without mask requirements are 3.5 times more likely to have a COVID-19 outbreak.

Episode 296: Looking into the future with quantum technology

Experts believe the advent of quantum technology will steadily improve our communication capabilities.

Tucson voters to decide on minimum wage, council seats and pay raise for city leaders

Ballots will go out to Tucson voters in early October. This week, The Buzz takes a closer look at the questions on those ballots.

Arizona Senate's election recount found Biden won Maricopa County

Controversial election review leads to push for changing election laws.

New poll shows strong opposition to the proposed copper mine at Oak Flat

According to the new poll, about 3 out of 4 Arizonans do not support the proposed Resolution Copper at the Apache religious site.

Projections on drought-hit Colorado River grow more dire

The U.S. government has released projections that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the American West.

Carlos

Community educator and glass and tile artist, Carlos Valenzuela has helped facilitate the creation of hundreds of mosaic tile murals across Southern Arizona with local youth.

Tucson organizations win $100,000 in prize money for inclusive entrepreneurship

The prize money will go towards expanding prize-winning programs.

300 youth vaccinated in San Luis Rio Colorado through binational campaign

Mexico has not opened up its COVID-19 vaccination program to anyone under 18. But a group of minors in this border town received their first doses this week.

The fascinating history of Mr. & Mrs. Neil, and their Mountain View Hotel.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: University of Arizona research creates understanding about the role of estrogen in preventing Alzheimer’s Disease; and a 2nd grader's story about learning the difference between wishes and reality.

Rural Arizona hospitals ask state to help find beds for patients

State says expanding hotline to transfer patients between hospitals not viable due to staffing shortage.

Arizona reports over 70 more COVID deaths 2nd day in a row

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations remained below 2,000 for the fifth straight day.

Nalgene, the reusable water bottle company, helps fund clean water project in Navajo Nation

About 30% of people living on the Navajo Nation don't have running water. The Navajo Water Project is trying to change that.

Frank Pratt, longtime Arizona GOP lawmaker, dies at 79

Governor orders flags at state buildings lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to honor lawmaker from Casa Grande.

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Arizona reports dip in new virus cases; pace of deaths rises

Data showed the seven-day rolling average of daily deaths rising during the past two weeks from 35.5 on Sept. 5 to 46.6 on Sunday.

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