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Arizona

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (11/24)
1,344 22 1.6%
Total (8/2)
60,367 957 1.6%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated November 24, 2021

Lining Up

In his bedroom, John pours a dime-sized amount of cocaine from a small plastic bag onto his desk. He scrapes it across the desktop, then chops it up with his CatCard. Read more

Charity helps patients tell stories

The Diamond Children’s Medical Center has joined Beads of Courage to support patients diagnosed with cancer or other serious illnesses by providing them with colorful beads representing a milestone in their treatment. Read more

Pfizer recalls birth control

Get out the condoms — 1 million packets of birth control pills were recalled last week due to a packaging error by the manufacturer that may render the medication useless. Read more

Biden hosts call on higher education

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan discussed issues in higher education during a conference call with student journalists across the nation on Thursday. The issues were previously outlined in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Jan. 24. Read more

Ariz. weighs $2K tuition charge bill

Students attending the UA, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University who are not on a full-ride scholarship for academics or athletics may be charged an extra $2,000 out-of-pocket to attend school. Read more

State seeks to commercialize algae farms

Looking ahead to a day when Arizona would lead the way in algae farming, a Tucson lawmaker has proposed two bills that commercialize alga-culture and enable the UA and Arizona State University to further their research in the field. Read more