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More women are learning to drive commercial trucks at a Phoenix school to take on jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. @kslpetersamore  has the story:

JUST IN: Arizona health authorities reported 518 new coronavirus cases and 28 more deaths on Friday morning. That put the state’s documented totals at 216,367 COVID-19 infections and 5,587 fatalities, according to @AZDHS .

Researchers at the University of Arizona will enlist more than 4,000 essential workers to study how long coronavirus immunity lasts. @GriseldaNevarez  has the story:

Commemorations are set to begin today honoring the late Supreme Court Justice RuthBader Ginsburg at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman in American history to lie in state at the domed building.

A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at month’s end and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many seats each state gets in Congress.

Mesa police said a woman shot a man who broke into her home and came at her with a knife.

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Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling said he’s thinking about running for Congress in Arizona, where he won a World Series ring with the Diamondbacks in 2001.

BREAKING: A Phoenix-area man has died and his wife was hospitalized after they ingested a COVID-19 home remedy. The substance, chloroquine phosphate, was recently touted by President Donald Trump as a possible coronavirus treatment.

BREAKING: A banned former Democratic volunteer was arrested for arson Wednesday in the fire that destroyed the party’s Maricopa County headquarters in Phoenix last week.

An off-duty border patrol agent pleaded guilty Friday to starting the Sawmill Fire, which caused $8 million worth of damage in Arizona in April 2017.

Mexico’s president vowed Thursday to repay the country’s water debt to the United States, even if it means asking farmers in Mexican states along the U.S. border to pitch in.

Arizona has activated a guidance plan for hospitals facing difficult decisions about how to ration dwindling resources as the number of COVID-19 patients climbs.

@Arizona_DPS  UPDATE: @Arizona_DPS  issued a Blue Alert for the suspect on the loose after a shooting involving a state trooper near 37th Avenue and Portland Street.

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