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Land Is Valuable, Water Is More So

A week-long look at land purchases and leasing in rural Cochise County.

Postal History in Tucson: Letter That Fell Into the Sea

Central Tucson is home to 100-plus-year-old post office, countless stamps.

For Sale in Cochise County: How Much Water Is There?

Part 3:Land being bought for water, but is there enough to sustain, farms, towns economy?

Counting the Homeless: 'Where Did You Sleep Last Night?'

Federal funding based on volunteer canvass for census of people living on streets.

State Land Trust Payout to Schools Will Be Record $105M

12% increase from current year's payout, state treasurer reports to Investment Board.

For Sale in Cochise County: 'You Don't Buy Land; You Buy Water'

Part 2:Billionaire's son owns, leases land to develop new agricultural practices for Africa.

Universities Want Legislature to Change Funding Formula

Regents, presidents want more for classrooms, end to performance-based funding.

Cacti Vandalized in Tucson's Saguaro National Park West

Park officials seek information over hacking of 9 saguaros, 6 pirckly pears, 2 chollas.

Lawsuit: D-M Flights Numerous, Impact Wasn't Studied

Claim asks court to order environmental study of training flights at Tucson AF base.

For Sale in Cochise County: Bigger Bowie Farms Tap Water

Part 1:Thousands of purchased acres have been planted in water-thirsty nut trees.

Voter Registration Numbers Decline in State, Pima County

Independents gain as largest voting bloc; Republicans next, Dems lag.

Researcher: Part of Pluto Younger Than Thought

Photos show one region with smooth surface, indicating it is less than 10 million years old.

State Wants to Reduce Wild Burro Herds Numbering 4,800

Federal agency says it must conduct environmental analysis before taking action.

Southern Arizona 'Drought-Free' for First Time in Five Years

Monsoon, El NiƱo bring plenty of moisture, but not enough to end being water smart.

Plan: Private Investment, with Return, Reduces Homelessness

Pima County launches Pay for Success, allowing private sector to 'invest' in social services.

Toxic Chemicals in State Recycled Less than Nationally

EPA's annual report tracks production, disposal of chemicals that harm health or environment.

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