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Arizona Spotlight for November 20, 2015

StoryCorps arrives in Tucson; visit a peaceful Asian oasis in midtown Tucson; a community finds common ground in a neighborhood park; five experimental music artists use MOCA as a soundscape.

El NiƱo Rains Predicted to Reduce Drought Severity

Above-average winter precipitation expected; will help, but won't end drought.

Interior Secretary in Tucson to Promote Free Parks for Students

Sally Jewell spent Wednesday in Saguaro Park with Santa Rosa Ranch students.

29 More Desert Bighorn Sheep Released in Santa Catalinas

23 ewes, 6 rams join more than 3 dozen already living in Pusch Ridge area.

Bill Would Reform Mining Law, Make Companies Clean Up

Instead of taxpayers paying to clean up mine sites, burden would fall to companies

Mt. Lemmon Smartphone Driving Tour Developed at UA

Free audio app transforms winding road into 'journey of discovery.'

Wildfire Added to List of Threats to Condor Population

Study shows about half of wild birds live long enough to raise a chick

METRO WEEK: Keeping Tucson's Landfill from Filling Up

Moving the weigh scales and admin offices will allow landfill expansion.

More Bighorn Sheep Coming to Santa Catalinas Near Tucson

A recent pneumonia outbreak had threatened to delay the release.

Tucson Harvests Reduce Food Waste, Increase Sustainability

UA, community group unites to harvest fruit from the community and campus.

The Art of Paying Attention: Raven Conversations

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut tells about the things a raven will do for love. Or food.

2015 May Be Hottest Year on Record in Arizona and Globally

Night-time and winter temperatures in the state run higher than normal, readings show.

Residents of South Tucson Without Recycling Pickup

Officials say service will be included in contract with next waste collection vendor.

The Art of Paying Attention: Javelinas

Wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a peaceful front yard encounter with an infamous desert marauder.

Grijalva: No Uranium Mining on 1.7M Acres Near Grand Canyon

Arizona congressman wants permanent safeguards, has support of 11 tribes.

Flake Looks to Safeguard Arizona's Water Allotment

Senator wants to prohibit secretary of the interior from redirecting state's supply to another state.

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