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Monsoon Causes Flooding in Flagstaff

Jul 3, 2013 Nearly 1 inch of rain falls in 15 minutes; more over 3-hour span, plus big hailstones.

Nearly 130 Homes, Structures Destroyed in Yarnell Fire

Jul 3, 2013 Earlier estimates ranged from 50 to 250, officials obtained better number after getting a closer look at the scene.

Mt. Lemmon Fees to Change Starting July 4

Jul 3, 2013 Recreation area will charge visitors in 11 individual sites instead of as a whole.

Deadly Wildfire Continues Out of Control

Jul 2, 2013 Blaze that killed 19 firefighters has 'high' potential for growing beyond its 8,400 acres, officials say.

Prescott in Mourning: 19 Firefighters Killed

Jul 1, 2013 1,000 jam auditorium for memorial; tears, eulogies, prayers, moment of silence mark Sunday's tragedy.

Streetcar Brings Economic Stimulus to City's Core

Jul 1, 2013 Significant contributor to Fourth Avenue, downtown Tucson revival, as businesses open trackside.

Demographics Changing for Migrant Deaths in the Desert

Jul 1, 2013 Report shows more people from Central America crossing into the U.S.

New Bus Payment System Challenging Riders

Jul 1, 2013 Passes not reflecting payments in first days of new 'smart card' fare

Wildfire on Mount Lemmon Burns 200 Acres

Jul 1, 2013 Blaze possibly caused by lightning Sunday evening continues to grow on site of Aspen Fire of decade ago.

19 Firefighters Killed in Wind-Swept Blaze Near Prescott

Jun 30, 2013 'Hotshot' crew members caught as they were forced to deploy fire shelters, state forestry spokesman reports.

'Excessive Heat' Warning Remains in Effect in AZ

Jun 30, 2013 Temperatures to 116 Sunday, with limited outdoor activity advised; monsoon coming, but not soon enough.

Sanchez Accepts Offer to be TUSD Superintendent

Jun 28, 2013 School board approves terms, including $210,000 annual base salary for 3 years

AZ Week: Vote Law Ruling - Boon or Barrier?

Jun 28, 2013 Supreme Court case brings cheer to some, fear to others about electorate discrimination or lack thereof.

UPDATE: Senate Passes Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Jun 27, 2013 Bill received a 68-32 vote, moves forward to the House.

Desert Mystery: Queen of the Night Flower

Jun 27, 2013 Night-blooming cereus cactus blooms in dark for reasons unknown; May-July is its season.

Vail Incorporation Vote Expected in November

Jun 25, 2013 Citizens committee has petitions validated for burgeoning suburban community southeast of Tucson.

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