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Hearings Begin to Determine Rooftop Solar Buyback Rate

Arizona Corporation CCommission staff will spend as much as two weeks in Tucson gathering evidence for the rate case.

Report: Climate Change, Budget Limitations Making U.S. Wildfires Worse

Lack of political urgency and social push stand in way of addressing the problem, historian says.

Southern Arizona Can Expect a Mild Winter Despite Recent Heat Records

Warm and dry, for the southern half of the country, but not enough to break the top 10, meteorologists predict.

Summer Fire Destroys Habitat, Food of Endangered Red Squirrel

A census found a dramatic decrease in the population of the Mount Graham red squirrel following the Frye Fire.

NASA: Spike In Atmospheric CO2 Related To El Nino

A vicious cycle might await if future climates reflect similar conditions of heat and drought.

Jobs, Environment and Crime are Key for Ward 6 Candidates

Central Tucson Council race features incumbent Democrat, Republican and Green Party challengers.

TEP to Buy Electricity Generated by Natural Gas from Gila Bend Plant

New deal includes option to buy the unit outright within the next three years.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

Bisbee Fires Back on Legislator's Challenge to Plastic-Bag Ban

Memorandum claims the law is necessary to uphold another constitutional provision and is not a statewide concern.

Fixes to Nogales Pipeline First in Long List of Repairs, Official Says

The 42-year-old sewer line has Nogales and a water commission arguing over responsibility.

UA Researcher Develops Snake Bite Treatment

Novel combination of carbon monoxide and iron delays venom's damaging effects.

Park Service Seeking Tips in Saguaro Shooting

Vandals broke multiple laws by shooting a protected plant in a national park.

River Managers Want to Know What Santa Cruz Means to Community

They'll hold public workshops to gain feedback and help river managers improve the waterway's management.

Carcinogens Decreasing in Water at Tucson Superfund Site

Time and new methods are cleaning up groundwater, scientists said.

National Public Lands Day Brings Chance to Enjoy the Outdoors, Give Back

Federal land managers are looking for volunteers to help with restoration and improvement projects near Tucson.

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