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Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

Tucson Mulls Easing Water-Infrastructure Costs to Draw Industry

The money would be "reprioritized" from funds set aside for capital projects, official says.

County Asking for Public Feedback on TEP Plan for Gas Generators

TEP says the generators are part of targets for increasing renewable energy production.

Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Report Card: Sustainability Efforts Rose Last Year, Saved Pima County $1M

The assessment, by a county office, highlighted solar energy and Santa Cruz River efforts.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

Buffelgrass, Threat to Desert Habitat, Cultivated South of the Border

Ranchers in Mexico see it as a cheap source of cattle feed.

TEP Asks for Wind Power Proposals to Power 31K Homes

Utility aims to triple current wind-generated power in coming years.

Three UA Scholars to be Inducted as Regents' Professors

The award represents the state's highest faculty honor for work drawing national or international recognition.

How Global Warming Could Alter the Wind-Power Landscape

Climate change could mean winds in the Northern Hemisphere lose their oomph, study says.

Tucson a Model in Food Biodiversity, Report Says

This year marks the second anniversary since being named a "city of gastronomy."

Done With Your Christmas Tree? Treecycle Dropoffs Now Open

Program takes old Christmas trees and turns them into free mulch.

As Valley Fever Cases Grow, Research Aims to Improve Diagnoses, Treatment

A UA study center looks at effects of delayed diagnoses, hopes to pioneer rapid test.

Bear Euthanized Near Sabino Canyon

Ailing bear was persistently near residences and a school.

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