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Tucson

UA COVID-19 Test Tracker

Daily (10/22)
742 5 0.7%
Total (8/2)
42,506 639 1.5%
Includes tests since August 2, 2021
Data from https://covid19.arizona.edu/updates
Updated October 22, 2021

Ron Barber talks student debt

Demoratic Rep. Ron Barber is running for re-election this November, and with the student loan debt crisis affecting voters in Pima County, he has been vocal about pushing for a solution by combatting loan defaults and prioritizing education. Read more

Martha McSally talks student debt

Republican Martha McSally is running for election against Democratic Rep. Ron Barber this November, and with student loan debt affecting residents and voters in Pima County, education has become a hot issue for the candidates. Read more

Arizona law under fire for definition of nudity

Written with the intent to criminalize "revenge porn," Arizona's recent law banning the circulation of nude pictures without written consent is coming under fire for being poorly written and taking the definition of nudity a step too far. Read more

Common core favorable at UA

With Common Core standards on the line in the gubernatorial election, some UA professors and local Tucson teachers agree that common core standards are beneficial to students in preparing for college. Read more

Tucson streetcar begins operations after grand opening ceremony

The Sun Link Tucson Modern Streetcar launched Friday morning to much regalia, as one car made a ceremonial trip along its four mile route, carrying members of the media and prominent figures like Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild, before stopping at Congress Street and Fifth Avenue for a grand opening ceremony. Read more