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Homeless Take Refuge from Heat, Monsoon in Cooling Centers

Some sites were overwhelmed during high-heat days.

'Flying Hospital' to Depart Tucson After 15 Years in Storage

The plane will become a teaching space where students can learn about careers in STEM and aviation.

Grants Give 'Community Schools Initiative' Three More Years

Participating schools have seen an increase in graduation rates, federal student aid for college applications.

Monsoon Starts Late, Starts Strong

Tucson and southeast Arizona see the first significant, widespread rain in 'good start' to the season.

Skateboarders See Park Potential in Shady Underpass

A space under Interstate 10 could become the area's first free shaded facility for skateboarders.

Local Courts Team Up to Clear Up Warrants

Pima County and Tucson are working together to resolve outstanding issues.

Episode 145: Grijalva and McSally Weigh in on Health Care, NAFTA

Plus, how they're working on their other legislative priorities.

Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.

Conserving Water but Paying More? There's a Reason

Without water-saving practices, Tucsonans would be paying 11.7% more.

Containment a Struggle on Burro Fire

Fire managers state need to be thorough and cautious before declaring containment, now at 11 percent.

Burro Fire Grows, Helped by Rugged Terrain, Weather

Similar conditions allowed fire to grow by 9,000 acres Sunday.

2017 Sees Hottest June on Record in Tucson

Average temperature of 89.7 degrees is the seventh hottest month on record.

Burro Fire Grows to 14,000 Acres, Prompts Closures and Evacuations

Flames were fanned by a storm system moving into the area, causing rapid growth on Sunday

Burro Fire Indicator of Extreme Dry Conditions, Official Says

Those celebrating Independence Day should be cautious due to abundance of dry fuels for wildfire.

Scientists See Clues of Possible Unseen Planet in Solar System

Disruption in the orbits of objects in the distant Kuiper Belt suggest a large body.

Average Wage Earner Can Still Afford a Pima County Home, For Now

Typical payment on a median-priced home is 33 percent of average wage in the market.

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