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Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Farmers in Central Arizona Prepare for a Future with Less Water

The declaration of a shortage in Lake Mead would impact farmers first.

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

Students Celebrate Santa Cruz River with Poems and Art

Pima County's Living River of Words contest inspired by visits to flowing river.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Health Officials Ready for Earlier Ozone Season

High levels of ground-level ozone, a summertime pollutant, are detected earlier.

Climate Change Driving Longer Wildfire Season, UA Researcher Says

Data suggest Arizonans can expect a year-round wildfire season.

Battle Over F-35s Returns to Tucson

Opposition group gears up to resume fight against stealth jet.

Feral Cats Make List of Invasive Species in the West

Salt Cedars, mussels and crayfish among the less cuddly pests listed.

'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River

Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.

George Brookbank, Gardening Author and Advocate, Dies at 93

Brookbank inspired thousands of people with his knowledge and enthusiasm.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

The Art of Paying Attention: Mountain Lions

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on mountain lions, and how sometimes, the hunter can become the hunted.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Weather Service: Rainy Spell Not Sufficient to End Drought

Wet and humid week may push back some wildfire activity.

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