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Rural patients unable to transfer to full Arizona hospitals

Sep. 19, 2021 11:21 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — As Arizona's biggest hospitals fill up with COVID-19 cases, physicians in some of the state's smaller or more rural communities fear it's their patients who need specialty care who will pay the ultimate price. From Bisbee up to Flagstaff, smaller...

Company to close pecan harvesting plant in southern Arizona

Sep. 09, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

SAHUARITA, Ariz. (AP) — A southern Arizona plant that processes pecans will close at the end of the year but the owner says it will continue to grow the nuts in the region. Once the plant closes, another U.S. processor will shell pecans grown by Farmers Investment Co.,...