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'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.

Tucson Mulls Easing Water-Infrastructure Costs to Draw Industry

The money would be "reprioritized" from funds set aside for capital projects, official says.

County Asking for Public Feedback on TEP Plan for Gas Generators

TEP says the generators are part of targets for increasing renewable energy production.

Fire in Dragoon Mountains Burns 3,000 Acres

Overnight evacuation ordered Saturday due to the Knob Hill fire.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Public-Private Partnership Submits Proposal for Sabino Canyon Tram

The bid includes electric vehicles, electronic payment and shuttle service.

Report Card: Sustainability Efforts Rose Last Year, Saved Pima County $1M

The assessment, by a county office, highlighted solar energy and Santa Cruz River efforts.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Tree Rings Tell Story of Jet Stream

Changes to North Atlantic air flows alter European summer weather.

Buffelgrass, Threat to Desert Habitat, Cultivated South of the Border

Ranchers in Mexico see it as a cheap source of cattle feed.

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