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To the Last Drop: Planning for Water Shortage

The forecast for the Colorado River is grim, and pressure is rising for states to reduce water usage.

Old Electronics Piling Up? You Can Recycle Them at 'E-Waste' Event

Drive aims to keep unwanted computers and cell phones out of landfills.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

Drought Drives Critical Summer Wildfire Forecast

Forestry officials are trying to get out in front of dry conditions brought on by dry conditions and other factors.

Tucson's Health is Below Average in Some Ways, Group Says

Health-data program rep says social and economic factors can have a big impact on the health of a city like Tucson.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Group Seeks to Protect Roundtail Chub in Arizona, New Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity says the large minnow has been reduced to a fraction of its range.

Outlook for Colorado River This Year Remains Grim

April storms did not produce much snow to feed the Southwest's most vital river, agency says.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

Hot Weather Forecast Warms Up Urban Planning Research

UA team investigating solutions to daily buildup of city heat.

Managers Encourage Prevention Amid Growing Fire Seasons

One study predicts the area burned by fires will be six times larger in two decades.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

Arizona Wildfire Grows but Weather Conditions Improve

The so-called Tinder Fire had consumed almost 18 square miles south of Flagstaff by Tuesday morning.

Mexico's Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases

Cases revolve around management of money for victims and extent of impact.

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