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Jobs, Environment and Crime are Key for Ward 6 Candidates

Central Tucson Council race features incumbent Democrat, Republican and Green Party challengers.

Bisbee Fires Back on Legislator's Challenge to Plastic-Bag Ban

Memorandum claims the law is necessary to uphold another constitutional provision and is not a statewide concern.

Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval

Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.

Interior Recommendation: No Reductions to Arizona Monuments

Conservationists condemned Zinke's suggested reductions to other sites, saying it could set troubling precedent.

Episode 154: Tucson Helps Harvey Victims

Plus, a visit to a research site on Tumamoc Hill, and a city decision about guns seized in investigations.

Groups Defend Ironwood Forest National Monument Status

Advocates say they 'won't go down without a fight' to keep the protected status of the site.

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.

Saguaro National Park Gets Funding for Education Center

The money will help build a new outdoor classroom.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Arizona Republicans Urge Closing of National Monuments

Three House representatives want some of Arizona’s national monuments to lose their status.

Tributary Projects Aim to Improve Health of San Pedro River

Watershed work aims for increased flows and health of the undammed river.

Episode 141: Local Governments Say No to Trump's Wall

Metro Week: 2 fire districts propose consolidation; new Catholic bishop coming to Tucson.

Rosemont Mine Takes Step Forward with Forest Service Approval

More permitting and approval must go through before operations can begin.

Four Arizona Monuments Under Review

Department of Interior looking at 27 nationally and taking public input.

Avra Valley I-11 Proposals Draw Opposition at Tucson Meetings

Citizens disagree with notion of building highway through deserts west of Tucson.

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