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Arizona Water Chief: California Should Share Drought Burden

During shortage, Arizona absorbs majority of cuts of Colorado River allocations.

Feeling Ill? 104-Degree High, Ongoing Heat May Be Reason

Pima County health officials warn of dangers of extreme temperatures with summer upon us.

EPA Rule Could Protect Tucson's Washes; Businesses Object

Rule extends law to seasonal waterways that criss-cross the city; some businesses object.

When It Hits 100: Water Use Doubles in Tucson Summer

Even at that, Tucson a 'model' for conservation, consumption, city utility official says.

Brush, Grassland Fire Near Sonoita 90% Contained

Human-caused blaze burns 2,023 acres near Highway 83, but no threat to structures.

Solar on the Rise: Will Arizona be the Persian Gulf of Solar?

Part 1: When rooftop panels outnumber swimming pools, we'll be there, expert says.

Ranchers Sue Feds over Proposed Jaguar Habitat

750,000 acres along Arizona, New Mexico borders with Mexico would come under protection.

Sonoita Fire 50% Contained; 'Growth Potential Low'

At 2,023 acres, human-caused blaze burning east of Highway 83, no threat to structures.

When It Hits 100: Those Who Keep Cool Air Blowing

Repairman says in the summer, his customers are always happy when he arrives.

Arizona Spotlight for May 22nd, 2015

Tucson Audubon Society director discusses goals; meet fifteen-year-old Mike and his Big Brother; three "art moms" discuss sharing creativity with their kids; Nancy McCallion sings "He's Gone".

When it Hits 100: Zoo Animals Less Fazed Than Humans

Summer accommodations at Reid Park largely for people; many animals already acclimated.

Brush Fire Near Sonoita at 2,000 Acres, 20% Contained

RV blaze was starting point Wednesday, State Route 83 remains open but motorists cautioned.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Arizona Wildfire Season is Late; Still Coming and May Be Bad

Desert regions could face worst fires because of growing vegetation, followed by dryness.

Forest Restoration Initiative Promises Hundreds of Jobs

Plan will rehabilitate more than 500,000 acres of Northern Arizona woodlands

Air Force OKs More Training Flights in Tucson Skies

Years-long assessment concludes added aircraft won't be harmful to environment.

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