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Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Forest Service Seeks Input on Arizona Trail

The agency is creating a comprehensive plan for the future of the 800-mile trail.

Water Managers: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage Next Year

Federal officials say water levels in Lake Mead are not as low as they worried.

UA Opens Science Classes to the Community

The school is offering reduced tuition to attend lectures in many subjects.

Carbon Capture from Trees? It's All Downhill From Here, Study Says

UA research shows tall valley trees absorb more carbon from the atmosphere than trees on peaks.

Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

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.

Scientists Look for Impact of Pollution from Pills in Wastewater

Difficult to filter, chemicals from drugs and personal-care products are of 'emerging concern' in waterways like the Santa Cruz River.

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.

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.

Yuma Legislator Calls on Jeff Flake to Raise Air-Quality Standards

State Rep. Charlene Fernandez criticized the U.S. senator for backing lower standards for ground-level ozone.

Broken Sewage Pipe in Nogales Gets Temporary Fix

It will give inspectors a chance to locate the breach.

Feds Lift Environmental Rules for Border Wall Construction

The action gets around carrying out an environmental impact study for construction of a segment of wall by waiving a list of laws.

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.

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