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A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Episode 143: How Do We Deal With This Heat?

Plus: Breaking Ramadan fast with a Tucson Muslim family.

Incoming Storm Could End Heat Wave

A storm system heading for Tucson means temperatures could get back to normal.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

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.

Episode 142: TUSD Searches for Next Superintendent

Also, Rosemont mine gets US environmental OK; opponents say they'll continue resisting.

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.

Containment Expands on Wildfire East of Tucson

Lizard fire surpasses 15,000 acres; officials report optimism in slowing it.

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

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

Climate Scientist: Leaving Paris Accord Bad for Southwest

The region is already experiencing the effects of global warming, says Valerie Trouet.

Heat May Have Killed Illinois Man West of Tucson

34-year-old's body found on hiking trail in Saguaro National Park West.

Tucson Ranks Low in Public Park Availability

Trust for Public Land rankings show many Tucsonans do not have easy access to a park.

TEP Deal to Provide Solar Electricity for 21K Homes

The array, to be finished in 2019, will be the largest in TEP's renewable energy portfolio.

Electricity Restored to Tohono O'odham Nation after 2 Days

Weather-related outage started Monday evening; power was restored Wednesday evening.

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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