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Learning to Program a Driverless Car at the UA
A 10-week summer course meant to encourage students to continue studies in research-based graduate programs.
Rescues Highlight Danger of Flash Floods in Catalina Mountains
Multiple helicopter rescues have taken place during recent weekends when floods stranded visitors.
Advocate Group 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Arizona Monument
Ironwood Forest National Monument's supporters are trying to preserve the protected area.
Tucson Sets July Rainfall Record, 2nd-Highest Monthly Total
July's rain total was higher than average rainfall for an entire summer rain season.
Mobile Unit Looks to Fight Treated Wastewater's 'Yuck' Reputation
Facility fits in a commercial truck trailer, and will be used as a public exhibit to build confidence in reclaimed drinking water.
Monsoon Brings Danger of Flash Flooding to Arizona
Meteorologist: Deadly event near Payson is an example of flash-flood dangers.
Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson
Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.
Containment a Struggle on Burro Fire
Fire managers state need to be thorough and cautious before declaring containment, now at 11 percent.
Burro Fire Grows, Helped by Rugged Terrain, Weather
Similar conditions allowed fire to grow by 9,000 acres Sunday.
2017 Sees Hottest June on Record in Tucson
Average temperature of 89.7 degrees is the seventh hottest month on record.
Burro Fire Grows to 14,000 Acres, Prompts Closures and Evacuations
Flames were fanned by a storm system moving into the area, causing rapid growth on Sunday
Burro Fire Indicator of Extreme Dry Conditions, Official Says
Those celebrating Independence Day should be cautious due to abundance of dry fuels for wildfire.
Incoming Storm Could End Heat Wave
A storm system heading for Tucson means temperatures could get back to normal.
Ozone Warning Issued as Temperatures Set to Exceed 110 Degrees
The weather system that is bringing the heat also prevents pollutants from leaving the air.
Heat and Ozone Levels Forecast to Rise in Tucson
Air pollutant could be at elevated levels through Friday; hot temperatures will last through the weekend.
Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall
Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.
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