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Exploring Ironwood Forest, Its Future Unclear

Visiting the national monument to understand the debate, and what's at stake.

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.

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.

Advocate Group 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Arizona Monument

Ironwood Forest National Monument's supporters are trying to preserve the protected area.

Arizona Scientists On Edge Over Trump Environment Promises

President promised to relax or eliminate many environmental protections.

Nest building for architecturally challenged doves of the Sonoran Desert; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Results from the 2016 presidential primary, and a Tucson artist follows her dreams to Berlin.

Finding the Soul of an Octopus; and Who Killed Vincent Van Gogh?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking ahead to the Arizona legislative session's second half; The Department of Child Safety deals with backlog of cases.

Senate Committee Wants Border Patrol Access Expanded

Agency would no longer need permits to reach wildlife refuges, parks and military property.

AZ WEEK: Water Use Down, Future Supply Threatened

State has planned, but problems from water shortages to invasive species exist.

AZ Politicians Protest Federal Decision on Yarnell Aid

Governor, House speaker take to Phoenix airwaves to express anger at rejection of disaster declaration for fire.

State Parks Getting Own Fund

Legislature moving to return control of revenues

Wildfires Fan Political Flames

Thin Arizona's forests to stop fires, legislators urge, but others say it's not so simple

Episode 18: State Water Situation Still Serious

A snowy winter won't save Arizona from its water woes, but does give water managers more time to plan for inevitable drier periods ahead

Ray Carroll: Rosemont Ads Targeting County Supervisors “Misguided”

A recent radio ad campaign urges listeners to call supes in support of the proposed mine.

RTA puts plans on hold to assume Sun Tran.

Agreement with the City of Tucson hits a roadblock.

Solar Energy and Water Concerns

Solar energy is a natural for Arizona, but is there a drawback? Some people say generating power from the sun can use too much water and Arizona can't afford that.

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