Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey today announced a month-long closure of several businesses before the 4th of July weekend as COVID-19 numbers throughout the state continue to soar.

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey may be ready to send kids back into the classroom as soon as this coming week.
But many Arizonans do not share his views.

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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Saying he needs to act because of "lawlessness,'' Gov. Doug Ducey has imposed an 8 p.m. statewide curfew for one week.


A statewide 8 p.m. curfew was issued Sunday by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and local leaders as part of a statewide emergency.  It remains in effect for one week, following reports of looting and rioting throughout parts of the state.


Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey announced schools throughout the state will resume in the classroom this fall.