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100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

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A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Federal Documents: Wall Likely to Adversely Impact Endangered Species

A FOIA request resulted in documents that appear to substantiate concerns of environmentalists and border communities.

Group Seeks to Protect Roundtail Chub in Arizona, New Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity says the large minnow has been reduced to a fraction of its range.

Outlook for Colorado River This Year Remains Grim

April storms did not produce much snow to feed the Southwest's most vital river, agency says.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

Hot Weather Forecast Warms Up Urban Planning Research

UA team investigating solutions to daily buildup of city heat.

Managers Encourage Prevention Amid Growing Fire Seasons

One study predicts the area burned by fires will be six times larger in two decades.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

Arizona Wildfire Grows but Weather Conditions Improve

The so-called Tinder Fire had consumed almost 18 square miles south of Flagstaff by Tuesday morning.

Mexico's Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases

Cases revolve around management of money for victims and extent of impact.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Hot Summer Could Mean Strong Monsoon

Hotter-than-normal June expected to usher in average or above-average rain season.

Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

Feud Erupts Between Central Arizona Project, US States Over Colorado River

The states are accusing CAP of manipulating supply and demand of the water.

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