Justin Sayers, Arizona Daily Star

Justin Sayers

Arizona Daily Star

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Justin:

COVID-19 testing blitz continues in Tucson next two Saturdays

The fourth Saturday of the testing blitz is scheduled for this Saturday. → Read More

Leading Republican challenger to Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick drops out

Shay Stautz had received the most contributions among Republican challengers to the Democratic incumbent. → Read More

City of Tucson: Talk of worker furloughs, layoffs premature, but not ruled out

It's still too early to know exactly what steps the city will need to take to weather the financial impact from the pandemic, City Manager Michael Ortega told City Council → Read More

Bird pulls e-scooters off Tucson streets to help curb coranavirus spread

Bird said they took their efforts to "discourage non-critical mobility" and "to help flatten the COVID-19 curve." → Read More

Tucson restaurants now allowed to serve as pop-up grocery stores

On Wednesday, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero allowed restaurants to adhere to the state's changes without having to update their certificates of occupancy or businesses licenses. → Read More

Tucson police: Stop partying during the coronavirus outbreak

Tucsonans who attend large gatherings during mandated social distancing requirements prompted by COVID-19 could be charged with a misdemeanor, Police Chief Chris Magnus said in a statement Tuesday. → Read More

Most Pima County employees still working from office amid coronavirus outbreak

In Pima County, 90% of 7,000 employees are still going to work everyday; many city of Tucson employees are working remotely. → Read More

Tucson City Council votes to extend e-scooter pilot program by another six months

The e-scooter program has drawn some neighborhood complaints, but city manager recommended expansion of the program to help attract more low-income riders. → Read More

Picture Rocks woman is charged with felony in trapping, killing of neighbors' dog

Records show Marilyn Hendrickson called Pima Animal Care Center at least five times after more than a dozen of her chickens were killed and her goats were attacked, which she → Read More

Push to recall Oro Valley mayor, vice mayor is 'over with'

Oro Valley residents behind the initiative said they were satisfied with recent decisions by the town council. → Read More

Arizona Daily Star reporter Joe Ferguson appointed Pima County constable

After taking over job in February, Joe Ferguson will have to run for election in 2020 to retain the constable position. → Read More

Sheriff Napier says he will run for re-election, but won't seek a third term

Napier has been sheriff since 2016. → Read More

Lawmakers again trying to designate Jan. 8 memorial as part of National Park Service

All members of Arizona's Congressional delegation support effort. → Read More

Miller makes endorsement for her replacement on Board of Supervisors

Ally Miller, who is not seeking re-election, is supporting fellow Republican Steven Spain for her District 1 seat. → Read More

Way cleared for Marana Airport to build air traffic control tower

Project could cost about $8 million. → Read More

Tucson tobacco ordinance could precede renewed push for statewide law

Tucson joined four other Arizona cities to adopt what's more colloquially known as T21 when the Tucson City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday night in favor of the ordinance. → Read More

UA sees opportunity to grow equine, race-track programs at 88-acre donated farm

Property was bequeathed to university by philanthropist Bazy Tankersley. → Read More

UA students accused of assaulting black student are suspended from school, lawyers say

Attorneys confirm school took action against students; UA won't discuss their status. → Read More

UA students accused of assaulting black student suspended from school

Attorneys confirm school took action against students; UA won't discuss their status. → Read More

Ex-UA President Ann Weaver Hart made $800K in 2 years since stepping down from job

Former president retired from university in May after completing sabbatical year. → Read More