Federal committee recommends more research, care for patients with sickle cell

A year after first case in Arizona, COVID-19 is now a leading killer

Medical schools face calls for more change as states declare racism a threat to public health

As Americans roll up their sleeves, here’s how three COVID-19 vaccines compare

Flurry of Biden orders on COVID-19 raise some doubts, but more hopes

Health officials ramp up COVID-19 vaccines with new sites, eligibility

Arizona attempts unprecedented mass vaccination as COVID-19 surges

For the love of animals: High suicide rates reflect the many stresses of veterinarians

Agencies seek plasma donations to treat COVID-19 patients

Research finds COVID may worsen symptoms of those with Tourette’s

Independent music venues struggle to stay afloat during pandemic

California to phase out Division of Juvenile Justice, creating an opportunity for substantial reform

Digitized health records, safety apps could be game-changer for athletes at every level

As pandemic surges, officials call COVID-19 fatigue real and dangerous

Nonprofit Soldier’s Best Friend pairs rescues with veterans to become service dogs

ACA enrollment uptick a ‘pleasant surprise’ after years of declines

With focus on COVID-19, experts fear opioid crisis may worsen unseen

‘I wanted to do more than hold a sign’: Street medic crew forms out of Black Lives Matter protests

A mother’s journey: How one Arizona woman navigated domestic violence amid a pandemic

Transgender patients face uphill battle for care amid discrimination, doctor shortage

House calls: Arizona lawmakers land in COVID-19 quarantine more often

Struggles of Cave Creek district are emblematic of Arizona schools during COVID-19

Pandemic, Trump and racism drive voter turnout in some tribal communities

Holiday punch: COVID-19 worries mean no holiday party for most offices

First COVID-19 vaccines, vaccinations expected in Arizona by Dec. 15

Home on the road: COVID-19 closures mean Lakers fans will travel to see the champs play

Once used to track foodborne illnesses, UArizona team now traces COVID contacts

Navajo warn hospitals at ‘breaking point’ in worsening COVID-19 surge

Superspreaders, clusters and dead ends: Research reveals more about how coronavirus spreads

Gilbert’s Made With Love Market reopens, brings together small business owners

Ducey rejects new COVID-19 limits, as models foresee swamped hospitals

Mesa teachers union urges district to halt in-person classes

State posts new COVID-19 case record, as possible holiday surge looms

52% of young adults now live at home – the highest rate in 80 years

Navajo health director named to Biden’s advisory board on COVID-19

1 in 10 Maricopa County residents have likely had COVID-19, new study finds

How Arizona universities are riding the waves of COVID-19

COVID-19 cases could push hospital beds, staff to limit, official says

Inequality in dermatology brings misdiagnoses for patients of color

Holiday travel down this year, but millions still hit roads, airports

Lost on the front lines: Health care workers in Southwest who died fighting COVID-19

Mayors again call for statewide mask mandate as COVID-19 cases surge

California high school athletes travel to Arizona to keep playing through COVID-19

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Schools welcome state mandate for masks in classrooms, buses, events

Community health centers struggle to serve and survive during pandemic

Ducey acts to reduce COVID risks from Thanksgiving travelers and winter visitors

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Arizona comes up short on report on lung cancer screening, treatment

‘This is trauma’: Some Latino children face mental health struggles during pandemic

‘Disruptive and cruel’: Native Americans worry as Supreme Court weighs repeal of health care act

Pick one: California multisport athletes forced to choose, putting college recruitment at risk

COVID-19 vaccine test subjects weighed risks, rolled up their sleeves

Field of flags tries to make sense of staggering COVID-19 death toll

New field, new challenges await Sun Devils after delay of women’s soccer season

Pandemic shines light on complex coexistence of modern times, traditional ways on Navajo Nation

Telehealth is the best option for some but not all, mental health experts say

Arizonans will be watching closely when Supreme Court takes up ACA

Each Election Day, voters with disabilities combat barriers to cast ballots

Churches adjust to COVID-19 restrictions in Southwest, many pray to reopen in California

State tops 250,000 COVID-19 cases, 6,000 deaths, renewing safety calls

Officials: COVID-19 keeps coming for Arizona, and the death toll could be ‘staggering’

Halloween nightmare: Two Cardinals test positive for COVID-19

As corporate America responds to racism, some firms vow to address health disparities

‘It’s surreal’: Lucky Cardinals fans keep their Red Sea distance, see game of season

Ducey defends shift in guidelines for return to virtual schooling

As COVID-19 cases surge anew, some towns lift mask mandates

Los Angeles just won NBA, MLB crowns, but COVID-19 has parades on hold

The problem with plastics: Production outpacing efforts to keep it out of rivers, oceans

Trump cites Arizona’s success fighting COVID-19, as cases resume rise

Black advocates spotlight uneven rates of food allergies in children

Data on COVID-19’s impact on schools is available from Maricopa County

COVID-19 cases surging toward 1,000 a day, ASU expert warns

Virtual learning poses unique challenges for Arizona’s 148,000 students in special ed programs

Trump stops in Prescott, Tucson draw GOP crowds, Democratic jeers

Firefighters work through PTSD with peer support, counseling

Pandemic puts NHL scouts in ‘adapt or die’ situation

Shuttered by COVID-19, concert venues band together for a virtual show

Add COVID-19 to list of things driving Arizona teachers from jobs

Fire damage, ‘smoke taint’ add to challenges for Napa wineries during peak of harvest

Rising COVID cases leave Arizona ‘headed toward exponential growth,’ expert warns

Fire officials claim success in fighting COVID-19 while fighting fires

Advocates worry ‘food insecurity’ gains could be upended by COVID-19

CDC: Masks, business limits helped curb spread of COVID-19 in Arizona

Gyms have reopened in Arizona while California gyms are suing to do the same

Pence draws contrasts between Biden, Trump at campaign event in Peoria

Arizona’s Sumlin asymptomatic after testing positive for COVID-19, urges players to remain diligent

Detention center in Eloy has most COVID-19 cases of any ICE facility

Bill pressures CDC to give Native Americans better access to federal health data

Sen. McSally, Mark Kelly clash over issues ranging from COVID-19 to border security in Senate debate

Sierra, in Hopkins ICU, becomes fourth state lawmaker hit by COVID-19

UArizona and partners work to increase colorectal cancer screenings among American Indians

Trump COVID-19 diagnosis scrambles Arizona events; Biden still to visit

Hydroxychloroquine’s effectiveness still debated after Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis

‘Long-haulers’ battle COVID-19 for months, but research into why is scant

State passes COVID-19 milestone, as final county meets reopening mark

Chaparral, Saguaro football game canceled after player tests positive for COVID-19

Attending a high school football game? Here’s what you need to know in COVID-19 era

Arizona’s lack of mental health care providers comes into focus as COVID-19 increases depression, anxiety

Hopi leader: Congress must act to save ‘life changing’ diabetes program

Navajo drives unite two goals: COVID-19 relief and upping census participation

‘A lot of differences’: Experts address health disparities among Asian American subgroups

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey says state will remain open, prepare for fall

‘Very real’: Mental health issues spike in high school athletes due to lack of sports, study shows

COVID-19 not top health concern of voters in Arizona, other battlegrounds

Census: Number of Arizonans without health insurance rose again in 2019

‘Baby-Friendly’ hospitals tackle health disparities by encouraging Native mothers to breastfeed

Pac-12 must satisfy six states before kicking off football season

‘That was my identity’: COVID-19 pandemic costing stadium workers their jobs

AIA updates key COVID-19 metric, opens door for more teams to play

As schools reopen, Arizona confronts high rates of COVID-19 in youth

Retired doctor walking to all 30 Major League Baseball ballparks for patient safety

Black and brown people at a crossroads as COVID-19 vaccine trials seek participants

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Long shots: If COVID-19 vaccine comes, Arizonans may not line up to get it

Ivanka Trump stumps for father, attends business roundup hosted by Ducey

ASU researchers developing coronavirus test that could get results in 10 minutes

State pushes flu vaccinations to avert flu-and-COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’

Arizona nonprofits boost aid to help refugees deal with the pandemic

Deaf students at Arizona school will learn virtually, but not without obstacles

Rising together: Phoenix FC welcomes fans back amid COVID-19 pandemic

As smoke chokes the West, California governor says fires show reality of climate change

Chadwick Boseman’s death reveals cancer disparities in the Black community

ASU President Crow vows to release cumulative COVID-19 testing data

Nearly 1,000 fans OK’d to attend Phoenix Rising match at Casino Arizona Field

COVID-19 cases on reservation at lowest point since May, but Navajos urged to remain vigilant

Next Generation: Grappling with loss of life and connection, Native youth transform into the leaders of tomorrow

Sky Harbor scrubs airport as fliers take off for Labor Day weekend

Arizona suspends sports following COVID-19 spike; ASU says ‘no’ to releasing athlete data

Nearly three-quarters of youth behind bars suffer from mental health issues

Arizona bars reopen amid COVID-19 guidelines

ASU President Crow voices confidence in COVID-19 efforts, school prepared to go remote if necessary

Daily COVID-19 testing could help Pac-12 return to play earlier than expected

Are you ready for some football? AIA gives OK to start fall sports

Experts fear pandemic could spur dramatic spike in homelessness

Officials take steps to head off flu, as state continues COVID-19 fight

Suicide may run in the family. A closer look at genetic risk.

State passes 5,000 COVID-19 deaths, but overall numbers trending down

‘Groundhog Day’: Coyotes’ mental fortitude tested inside Edmonton bubble

‘Hit twice as hard’: Children with disabilities face onslaught of challenges

Homeless people in rural America struggle to find help

Patchwork education system in juvenile centers often falls short

More than 1,600 kids in detention have tested positive for COVID-19

Homeless workers face heightened risks in the pandemic

Months later, communities still await federal aid for the homeless

COVID-19 is a ‘crisis within a crisis’ for homeless people

Arizonans share health care struggles in Democratic convention speeches

Slow COVID-19 test results prevent effective contract tracing, health expert says

Missing you: High school football programs face safety and money woes in COVID-19 era

Miss Navajo Nation is a ‘glimmer of hope’ for community during pandemic

‘It just feels like they’re forgotten’: Navajo women mobilize to protect elders from COVID-19

Given history of discrimination, can community help Black-owned businesses survive COVID-19?

Pac-12 postpones all sports to 2021 because of COVID-19 concerns

The basketball is in overseas court for former ASU player Eric Jacobsen

Arizona Medicaid recipients topped 2 million after five-month surge

Health officials report increases in drug overdoses, suicides during COVID-19 pandemic

‘Keeping the culture alive’: Native dance goes digital during pandemic

As providers turn to telehealth during COVID-19, calls rise for more resources in Indian Country

Crimes in Tucson, Phoenix fell in second quarter, as COVID-19 took hold

COVID-19 threatens migrant, officer safety at cramped ICE detention centers

Many Navajos face pandemic without running water, tribal members urged to ‘lift each other up’

Western states look to sewers to track next coronavirus outbreak

Food insecurity amid COVID-19 prompts Native Americans to return to their roots

COVID-19 on pace to become third-leading cause of death in state

Head games: Former volleyball player believes concussions led to mental health issues

Arizona dairy farms pivot from restaurants to food banks as COVID-19 shifts demand

ASU confirms students will return to campus in fall, anonymous account demands right to party

Coronavirus sports roundup: No fans allowed for next 3 Rising home games

30 years on, ADA changes minds along with limitations for Arizonans

Volunteers wanted for vaccine trials held in Tucson

Coronavirus sports roundup: ASU swimming’s decision to redshirt could have ripple effect

Testing increases, demand and result times inconsistent

Unhappy hour: Bar owners sue, call Ducey closure order unconstitutional

Coronavirus sports roundup: AIA moves forward with fall plan; Rising FC concerned with field conditions

Ducey, Hoffman pledge flexibility, but say school doors will open Aug. 17

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey extends bar, gym closures; passes on mask mandate

Coronavirus sports roundup: Mercury honor Breonna Taylor; fake fans to highlight games at Chase Field

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey asks Congress for employment support

Coronavirus sports roundup: COVID-19 hits Suns’ Aron Baynes hard

Navajo leaders consider phased reopening as soon as next week

Coronavirus sports roundup: Cuomo’s ‘no fans’ announcement eye-opening for Arizona collegiate programs

Coronavirus sports roundup: Diamondbacks experience baseball with cardboard cutouts, fake crowd noise

147 deaths Saturday set single-day record

COVID-19 in Arizona: White House report names state one of 18 COVID-19 ‘red zones’

Coronavirus sports roundup: Suns energized; Coyotes await games with no fans

Mi Familia Vota urges Hispanics to vote by mail or take health precautions at polls

‘They’re scared’: A look inside the COVID-19 crisis in Arizona prisons

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey extends eviction moratorium until Oct. 31

Coronavirus sports roundup: NFLPA ranks Arizona as No. 2 hotspot; Spencer Rattler-led Sooners healthy

Improperly disposed of PPE raises environmental concerns

As deadline looms, Congress urged to reauthorize diabetes program for Native Americans

COVID-19 in Arizona: Expert paints mixed picture of virus situation in state

Coronavirus sports roundup: California shutdown limits Rising FC’s dining options, Suns’ Johnson beefs up

As pandemic rages, farmworkers say employers are ‘prioritizing production over … lives’

Good roads, bad drivers: Arizona interstates deadliest in nation, report says

Despite widespread criticism, Mercury players adjusting to life in WNBA bubble

Rise in homelessness feared after eviction moratorium ends

Coronavirus sports roundup: Cardinals’ season ticket holders await news, JC baseball players react

COVID-19 in Arizona: Boutique fitness studios fight to stay open despite executive order

Coronavirus sports roundup: Booker misses his dog, Ray a workhorse, Bidwill out of hospital

How Arizona’s COVID-19 pandemic unfolded: A timeline

Smoking could worsen progression of COVID-19, research finds

COVID-19 in Arizona: Mayors urge Ducey to impose statewide restrictions

Coronavirus sports roundup: Pac-12 opts for conference-only games, ASU won’t release test results

‘We have to do something’: Inmate’s brother seeks his release to escape COVID-19 behind bars

Biggs joins White House push to reopen schools; educators push back

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey stays the course despite intense criticism he hasn’t done enough

Coronavirus sports roundup: Pandemic inspires Cardinals kicker Gonzalez to take action

Pandemic’s isolation, economic strain increase mental health concerns for LGBTQ youth

Arizona advocates fear fallout from Supreme Court’s contraception care ruling

COVID-19 in Arizona: State leads U.S. in growth of new cases, analysis says

White House calls for quick return to school; some Arizona parents, educators balk

COVID-19 in Arizona: Judge refuses to block Ducey order closing gyms

ASU researchers develop cheaper, faster saliva test for COVID-19

COVID-19 in Arizona: State surpasses 100,000 cases

Turf wars: Despite its benefits, artificial grass still raises questions about injuries to athletes

Mutual aid groups band together to help those in need during COVID-19

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COVID-19 in Arizona: School officials say delay helps, but much still needs to be done

Bombs bursting online: Towns work to balance fireworks, COVID-19 safety

‘Help is on the way’: Pence makes house call to Arizona amid COVID-19 surge

An ‘emotional,’ financial drain: Gym owners blindsided by Ducey’s order to shut down

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo will not ease restrictions, despite improving numbers

Responding to surge, Ducey orders bars, theaters closed, delays school reopening

Diamondbacks’ Mike Leake first MLB player to opt out of season amid pandemic

Chinese international students face COVID-19 dilemma: Stay put or spend big bucks to go home

COVID-19 in Arizona: Clubs close after citations, push back on Ducey’s call-out of ‘bad actors’

Amid COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter, providers push for equity in treating eating disorders

COVID-19 spike prompts Maricopa County JCs to push for cancellation of sports for year

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey stands firm on staying open, urges Arizonans to ‘do the right thing’

Kevon Lambert and Junior Flemmings

Phoenix Rising, GCU athletes self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19

Northeast states slap quarantine on Arizona travelers to stem COVID-19 spread

Play ball: Diamondbacks, MLB prepare to play America’s pastime in coronavirus era

COVID-19 in Arizona: 79 deaths sets record for single-day reporting

COVID-19 in Arizona: State sets another record for new cases

COVID-19 in Arizona: Phoenix mayor says mask requirements won’t be enforced at Trump rally

COVID-19 is creating communication barriers for the deaf community

COVID-19 in Arizona: Phoenix City Council votes to mandate masks

Native American groups address mental and behavioral health as COVID-19 wears on

How safe is fishing during the pandemic? Very, if you follow basic rules

COVID-19 in Arizona: Gila River hotels, casinos close for two weeks after worker death

Ducey recommends mask use, tells cities and counties to make and enforce local rules

COVID-19 in Arizona: Medical professionals urge mask mandate

COVID-19 in Arizona: Case numbers break daily record set four days earlier

Masks, tests and quarantines: ASU unveils plan for workouts during the pandemic

COVID-19 in Arizona: Some restaurants close again, masks in public remain optional despite rise in cases

COVID-19 in Arizona: Native American communities hit harder than some states, research finds

Amid COVID-related harassment of Asian Americans, experts stress need for mental health care

Ducey says state will keep reopening despite surge in COVID-19 cases

Masks during workouts, daily health checks highlight UA’s return to sports in COVID-19 era

Higher asthma rate among challenges LGBTQ youth face during pandemic

COVID-19 in Arizona: Cases spike in Maricopa County jails

Hospitals adapt to keep beds available as surge in COVID-19 cases tests system

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo leaders lay out plan to spend relief funds, shield elderly from ‘this monster’

Community groups step in to provide immigrants COVID testing, relief

COVID-19 in Arizona: State officials press hospitals to activate emergency plans

Heat-relief providers face two battles: Arizona summer and COVID-19

COVID-19 in Arizona: Deaths top 1,000, new cases set fourth record in a week

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo Nation cancels July 4 celebrations, ends weekend curfew

Curfew curtailing casinos? Don’t bet on it, owners say

Tribal leaders, advocates question reopening at Grand Canyon, other parks

COVID-19 in Arizona: First death reported in Santa Cruz County

‘We got a second chance’: Coyotes thrilled to be among 24 teams to resume play

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo Nation sees a spike in cases

Mayors glad to get COVID-19 relief funding, wish it had arrived sooner

COVID-19 in Arizona: 790 new cases breaks record for second straight day

Bills seek to limit puberty blockers, other medical treatment for transgender youth

COVID-19 in Arizona: Schools and youth sports to reopen; death toll at 857

Temperature checks, no high fives: AIA announces guidelines for high school athletes to return to sports

Navajo COVID curve flattens, but leaders fear post-holiday spike in cases

COVID-19 in Arizona: Second surge in cases, deaths continues unabated

Pac-12 OKs in-person workouts, tries to solve puzzle of COVID-19 state rules

COVID-19 can’t stop Muslims from celebrating Eid – with some tweaks

As holiday crowds packed tourist spots, fears rose of COVID-19 spread

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Veterans cemeteries go virtual for Memorial Day services this year

Tribe aims to improve dental health by bringing smiles to the dental visit

Softball community faces its toughest opponent yet: COVID-19

Limited Memorial Day reopening of Grand Canyon ‘premature,’ critics say

Holidays, on ice: COVID-19 upends Memorial Day weekend travel plans

Survey: Latino families, businesses say they were left out by CARES Act

Scottsdale mayor says COVID-19 hurt U.S. ‘psyche’ along with economy

Groups step up efforts to help refugees grappling with COVID-19 fallout

CPR goes AWOL: Life-saving act less likely in Hispanic neighborhoods

Invisible no more: Artist paints her endometriosis journey to raise awareness of misunderstood disease

‘It strengthened us’: Texas group boosts mental health of Latinas by bringing moms and daughters together

‘Coronavirus Chronicles’: Cronkite News special highlights pandemic coverage

Celebrations scrapped, flights canceled and many tears shed: College graduation in the era of COVID-19

As blood donations fell, FDA eased rules to roll up a sleeve and give

Pageant winner steps up to help her tribe and winds up shipping masks across North America

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4 inmate deaths from COVID-19 possible; critics assail prisons’ response

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey faces pushback from religious groups and state attorney general

COVID-19 in Arizona: Trump to visit Phoenix mask maker during Ducey stay-home order

Nonprofit, 5 Arizona companies give back to first responders

COVID-19 in Arizona: State stay-at-home order extended to May 15

Despite funds, lawmakers say tribes still shortchanged in COVID-19 aid

COVID-19 in Arizona: Mayors will await governor’s lead on reopening state

COVID-19 in Arizona: ‘Testing blitz’ announced to check 60,000 more Arizonans

8 ways to teach kids to manage money as coronavirus keeps families at home

COVID-19 in Arizona: Testing allowed for more people under new guidelines

COVID-19 in Arizona: Elective surgeries to resume, despite projected peak in mid-May

‘Beyond disheartening’: Suns broadcaster Leander proud of daughter’s stand at stay-at-home protest

COVID-19 in Arizona: 13 residents dead, 28 infected at assisted living facility in Chandler

Church, Chandler nonprofit team to keep homeless people safe during coronavirus

COVID-19 in Arizona: Ducey ‘cautiously optimistic’ about reopening next month, single-day death toll hits a record 21

COVID-19 in Arizona: Protesters demand that Arizona reopen; experts say far more testing is needed first

To address overwhelming need, Arizona nurses deploy to Colorado

Arizona researchers intend to play key roles in defeating COVID-19

Tribal leaders struggle against ‘very slow’ allocation of COVID-19 aid

Researchers investigate whether warmth and humidity will slow COVID-19

COVID-19 in Arizona: Plasma from recovered patients used for treatment

Experts ask death penalty states for scarce drugs that can treat COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 in Arizona: 11,000 small businesses approved for loans

Arizona Supreme Court, coping with COVID-19, hears first case via video

Custody, co-parenting and coronavirus: Q&A with a child custody expert

Hospitals near ‘financial extinction’ from limits to prep for COVID-19

COVID-19 in Arizona: State to provide antibody tests to first responders, add drive-thrus for public

Dating from home: How to find or keep love alive in the time of coronavirus

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo police say weekend curfew was effective, urge drivers to slow down

To meet high demand, Laveen district bringing lunch to some students by bus

COVID-19 in Arizona: Map tracks cases by ZIP code; federal relief coming to universities

Clean playgrounds keep kids active – and parents sane – during COVID-19

Gun sales rose to record levels in March, as COVID-19 fears climbed

Border officials use COVID-19 fear to turn away 6,306 at southern border

COVID-19 in Arizona: Navajo leaders exposed to illness; state to get 100 ventilators from FEMA stockpile

COVID-19 stay-at-home orders increase the risk of domestic violence, experts warn

Food-stamp purchases could soon go online under SNAP pilot program

COVID-19 in Arizona: Social distancing, face masks may be flattening curve of hospitalizations

Report: Migrant workers faced dangerous conditions even before COVID-19

COVID-19 in Arizona: Two inmates test positive; state gets a ‘C’ in social distancing

Seder-in-a-box and drive-in church: Worship during social distancing

Texas group empowers Latino parents to advocate for children with disabilities

Rx for a feud: Ducey COVID-19 treatment order splits health officials

COVID-19 in Arizona: Immigration employees test positive, small-business evictions halted

‘We’re in crisis mode’: Coronavirus putting pressure on food and shelter nonprofits

COVID-19 in Arizona: Weekend surge in cases, but flu threat appears less this year

Despite school shutdown, remaining physically active critical to children’s health

COVID-19 in Arizona: Hair salons, massage parlors, other businesses ordered to close by 5 p.m. Saturday

ASU launches drive-thru testing for essential workers after weeklong delays

Struggling in silence: Latinas face higher risk of postpartum depression

ASU cancels May commencement due to coronavirus, joining NAU, UArizona

COVID-19 in Arizona: Detainees call for immigration courts to halt in-person hearings

COVID-19 fears close Grand Canyon National Park after weeks of pressure

COVID-19 in Arizona: Unemployment checks with an extra $600 could come next week

Shelves are bare but grocery warehouses are on the case, industry leader says