SILVER ALERT: Police looking for missing Phoenix woman

Hedy Osborn, 76, may be driving a white 2007 Ford F250 pickup with Arizona license VT2R8.

  Confirmed virus cases hit 1 million worldwide

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.
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  Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

The number of U.S. deaths could range from 100,000 to 240,000 even if Americans continue to stay home and limit contact with others, experts predicted at a media briefing with President Donald Trump.

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Catholic liturgies for Holy Week to be streamed online

JOB FAIRS: Who’s hiring in southern Arizona

County core functions remain open, operating with changes; Health clinics consolidate services

  UPDATE: Arizona reports 32 deaths from COVID-19, 10 in Pima County

  Need a job? Dozens of businesses currently hiring despite the virus

While many of our neighbors are out of a job, dozens of companies across southern Arizona are hiring despite the virus.
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  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

  Helping the homeless combat COVID-19

Fact Finders: Can snowbirds stick to their travel schedule with stay-at-home orders?

Questions about cleaning? Here’s a crash course on sanitizing, disinfecting and killing germs

Pima County Sheriff’s Department investigates collision involving cyclist in Picture Rocks

  Fact Finders: Will southern Arizona’s warmer weather slow the spread of COVID-19?

  Help available for those struggling to pay for essential services, utilities during shelter-in-place

  Struggling to pay rent during COVID-19? Rental assistance, programs are here to help

  FACT FINDERS: Will you get a stimulus check if you haven’t filed taxes in a while? It depends.

  • Coronavirus

  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

SPORTS

WBCA tabs Aari McDonald as an all-American

Arizona downs Washington, will face Southern Cal in Pac-12 quarterfinals

Josh Green scored 19 points as Arizona opened the Pac-12 tournament with a 77-70 win over Washington.

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Desert Museum offers free online learning programs during COVID-19 closure

Grand Canyon National Park closes to the public after resident tests positive for COVID-19

Pima County water main break forces closure of downtown Tucson facilities

  Rio Nuevo offers small businesses help applying for government funding

UPDATE: Bisbee Breakfast Club closes all locations

Plans are to reopen as soon as possible.
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  A nurse worked for a week while infected with the coronavirus. The hospital wasn’t testing staff.

A nurse says she worked for about seven days at two hospitals in New York City while infected with the coronavirus.

BREAKING: Pascua Yaqui Tribe confirms deaths of two female tribal members from COVID-19

Economic stimulus checks: What you need to know

  Keeping a positive mental attitude during extended quarantine

  How to maintain healthy relationships under quarantine