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COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on traditional commercial real estate metrics

A commercial real estate brokers forecast provides illustration to what many Arizona business leaders are realizing: a deep recession appears imminent.The forecast was created by The Center for Real …

Parra to address Latino students’ education needs during pandemic

ALL In Education has named Stephanie Parra as its new executive director to lead in addressing educational needs of Latinos in Arizona during the coronavirus pandemic and more.

ZIP code data for COVID-19 cases still comes with questions in Arizona

PHOENIX — So it turns out that some areas of the state, like the near south side of Tucson, may not be quite the COVID-19 hotspots that newly released data would show. The numbers released …

Abrazo Central nurses travel to assist Detroit colleagues

Five nurses, who work in the Abrazo Central Campus operating room and recovery room, have volunteered to support fellow caregivers in Detroit as that city experiences an increase in COVID-19 cases.

BCBSAZ waives cost-sharing for COVID-19 care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona announces that it will waive cost sharing for insured members receiving care for COVID-19 related treatment from in-network providers through May.
Statewide Reporting

Report: Maricopa County ranks No. 2 for potential census undercount

PHOENIX – A new report from the data firm Civis Analytics says Maricopa County is at risk of the second greatest undercount in the 2020 census – which could end in losses up to $13.2 …

Gov. Ducey lays out essential services in Arizona

PHOENIX⁠ — Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday, March 23 issued an executive order clarifying businesses and operations deemed “essential” by the state and providing certainty to business …

Limited visitor restrictions in place at Banner Health

To create a safe and secure environment for patients and health care workers during the COVID-19 outbreak, visitors will no longer be allowed in Banner hospitals starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, March …
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Arizona students receive Flinn Scholarships to local universities

For the 35th straight year, a cohort of Arizona’s highest-achieving high-school seniors has chosen to forego attending out-of-state universities and accept the Flinn Scholarship.

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The Arizona Highways Collection presents Photography by Barry M. Goldwater

Since 1925, Arizona Highways has been sharing the history, culture and natural beauty of Arizona with readers around the world. And along the way, it has featured some of the most talented writers …
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HEARTS for Arizona 24-Hour Virtual Telethon to be April 3-4

Arizona Citizens for the Arts has organized a 24-hour virtual telethon with live-streamed performances and appearances by Arizona artists, celebrities, business owners and elected officials statewide from 5 p.m. Friday, April 3 to 4:59 p.m. Saturday, April 4.
The Arizona Restaurant Association debuts Arizona Takeout Week to run throughout the Coronavirus closures.

ARA announces Arizona Takeout Week amidst mandated closures

Responding to the recent state of emergency, the Arizona Restaurant Association is creating a new marketing strategy to help support local dining establishments with the debut of Arizona Takeout Week.
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