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Fire Restrictions on Federal Lands Tighten

Southeastern Arizona fires not allowed, even in developed campsites.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

Cicadas Soundtrack Arrival of Summer, Monsoon in Arizona

Region hosts more than four dozen species.

Incoming Storm Could End Heat Wave

A storm system heading for Tucson means temperatures could get back to normal.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Susan G. Komen Arizona to Close After 24 Years

The group breast cancer nonprofit cited declining funding as the cause.

Fire Burns Buildings in Sonoita, Prompts Evacuations

The Encino Fire has burned 1,300 acres and eight buildings, according to fire officials.

Tributary Projects Aim to Improve Health of San Pedro River

Watershed work aims for increased flows and health of the undammed river.

Greg Patterson Quits as Regents Chair Following Release of Recording

He recorded himself ridiculing Arizona Rep. Mark Finchem's 'costume.'

Ozone Warning Issued as Temperatures Set to Exceed 110 Degrees

The weather system that is bringing the heat also prevents pollutants from leaving the air.

Border Business Strong Amid NAFTA Renegotiation

Arizona and Sonora continuing with 'business as usual.'

Early-Season Wildfires Burn Through Management Budget

No official estimates for spending, but budget overages not unusual, official says.

Fire Managers Evacuate Residents Near Payson

A third community was warned to be ready to leave.

Changing Conditions Prompt Differing Predictions from Water Managers

One report says a water shortage in Arizona is less than two years away.

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