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Buckeye area fire departments form joint COVID-19 Response Unit

Concern over the spread of COVID-19 has prompted innovation, cooperation and quick action between two West Valley fire departments. The Buckeye Fire Department and the Buckeye Valley Fire District …

Newlon: Remote online notarization a critical need in Arizona

To help keep our communities healthy, the need for social distancing is imperative right now. As such, on March 18, two U.S. senators --- Kevin Cramer and Mark Warner --- introduced a bill known …

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.

Arizona approaching 700 cases of COVID-19, deaths at 13

Pima County has joined Maricopa County as the only two in Arizona reporting over 100 cases of COVID-19, as the state total nears 700. The Arizona Department of Health Services released new numbers …

Business
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 …

Litchfield Elementary School District expands grab-and-go meal program

A colorful Litchfield Elementary School District van rolled into Avondale’s Rio Crossing neighborhood Wednesday morning, March 25 on what would normally be a school day, pulling up to the curb …

PebbleCreek Rotary to award five $1,000 Outstanding Senior scholarships

The Rotary Club of Goodyear PebbleCreek is looking for five outstanding high school seniors interested in receiving a $1,000 scholarship for higher education. The club will select one graduating …

Coronavirus cases in Arizona now over 500, with 8 deaths

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) has updated the community transmission level of COVID-19 in Arizona to widespread. Widespread transmission indicates that cases have been confirmed in …

Neighbors
Hickman's Family Farms to house inmate work crew until COVID-19 restrictions lifted

With one exception, the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry is pulling back all inmate crews that work offsite until national and local public health experts consider the …

Director: Not enough supplies for virus response

More than a week after President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency, Maricopa County officials and others across the country still don’t have enough personal protective …

Verma: Medicare and coronavirus, what you need to know

Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), I wanted to let you know the steps we’re taking to help our Medicare beneficiaries cope with the …

Arizona surpasses 400 cases of COVID-19, including 6 deaths

The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in the state is at 401, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services.

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