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EPA Orders Air Force, AZ National Guard to address PFAS contamination at Tucson Superfund Site

Emergency directive aims to mitigate health threats from toxic chemicals in Tucson’s groundwater, pushing for immediate cleanup action and cost sharing.

Pima County and Arizona are requesting FEMA money for asylum seeker aid programs

Pima County has been running an aid program for asylum seekers and migrants released by the Border Patrol across southern Arizona to pursue immigration cases in the U.S. since 2019.

Here's why an Arizona medical examiner is working to track heat-related deaths

Rethinking how to catalog and count heat-related deaths is a major step toward understanding the growing impacts of climate change.

Blocked from asylum, migrants juggle their choices

Under Biden's asylum ban, migrants can either go home or try to cross into the U.S. again

The Golden Triangle: How the CHIPS Act is changing one Arizona neighborhood

The investment and growth spurred by government dollars are heightening competition among residents, business owners and local officials.

Eviction filings in Pima County: Constables on the front line of a housing crisis

Constables in Pima County enforce evictions, balancing duty and compassion amid rising housing insecurity.

Forest Service begins public scoping period for South32 Hermosa Mine Project

If approved the mine will supply zinc and manganese.

Housing Crisis: The Amphi Panteras advocate for residents of the Malibu Apartments in Tucson

In Tucson’s Amphi neighborhood, a tenant activist group is focusing their attention on the Malibu Apartments where tenants are fighting for their rights.

Despite growing gaps in homeless services, community assistance groups feel unsupported

Mutual aid organizers report the feelings of hostility have increased this year.

Changing their tune: Turmoil within Republicans over abortion and its election impact

Arizona's senate requires some bipartisan support to repeal the 1864 near-total ban. But, some Republicans are fighting to keep the ban, while others are wavering.

Navigating the Arizona Housing Crisis: Millennials struggle to afford the American Dream

Exploring barriers for young buyers amidst soaring prices and dwindling inventory.

Hot weather brings annual housing concerns to Arizona

City planners seek to create policies to keep residents cool and relieve the affordable housing crisis.

Ancient farmers dug canals that shaped Phoenix's modern water system

Those ancient farmers have been referred to as the "Hohokam" but it’s not the name of a tribe or a people, and their O'Odham, Hopi, and Zuni descendants do not call them that.

Two planes collided over the Grand Canyon and forever changed aviation

In the back of Flagstaff Citizen’s Cemetery hides a memorial for what was once the deadliest commercial airline disaster in U.S. history.

Yuma Quartermaster Depot home to iconic Arizona history

The building housed the U.S. Army and Customs Service.

Roadside monument honors the 1st cowboy star

Tom Mix died in a 1940 crash south of Florence.

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