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Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Episode 327: Repairing the Sewer Pipe Crossing the Border in Nogales

Plus: A bipartisan group with a health care agenda, and a look at the Port of Tucson and Arizona railroad history.

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.

Students Show off Science Skills at Annual Fair

More than 2,000 exhibits and activities for kids and adults at the Southern Arizona event.

Spring Weather Draws Hikers, Then Rescue Teams

Many hit the trail unprepared for the reality of hours in the sun.

Acclaimed World Music Artist Katia Cardenal Visits Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding new purpose after breast cancer strikes twice; and "Feeding Our Future" asks if the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona can solve the root causes of hunger.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Could Amish Farm Dust Provide Relief from Asthma?

Tucson researchers are seeking clues from rural Indiana communities.

Feeling Ill? 104-Degree High, Ongoing Heat May Be Reason

Pima County health officials warn of dangers of extreme temperatures with summer upon us.

Survey Finds Air Quality Important to Community

Pima County's campaign has received positive response from people, survey found.

Ajo: From 'Food Desert' to 'Food Oasis' through Gardening

Healthy lifestyles, local sourcing goals of regional partnership for former mining community.

New Wastewater Plant Will Meet Fed Standards

Roger Road plant's odors also will be controlled; building done in 2014

Border Pollution a Worry for Residents

New port of entry at San Ysidro could back up traffic near school

National Downwinders Day

Friday, January 27th, 2012 is the first National Downwinders Day to recognize people in western states exposed to radiation from nuclear test sites in Nevada.

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