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The Buzz: Efforts to reduce our use of finite resources

We look at efforts to reduce the use of plastic, water and fossil fuels.

Judge grants restraining order to put part of the state budget temporarily on hold

The request was made by Attorney General Kris Mayes after a sweep of opioid dollars.

Hobbs under pressure to call special session on groundwater

Arizona lawmakers didn’t pass significant bipartisan policy on groundwater reform this year.

With 1864 abortion ban repealed, Arizona doctors don’t need emergency licenses in California and none have signed up

Arizona abortion providers and abortion rights advocates voiced appreciation for the neighborly gesture.

Arizona governor signs budget into law after fierce negotiations to make up a massive shortfall

The spending plan is the result of weeks of negotiations between the Democratic governor and Republican legislative leaders.

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.

Monument Valley's important role in the classic westerns of John Ford & John Wayne.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A local librarian is recognized for his dedication to youth mental health; and a personal story about what the U.S. flag can represent.

UA Monsoon Madness returns for 2024

Hundreds are expected to enter the annual online contest to predict stormy weather.

Arizona lawmakers pass budget closing $1.4 billion deficit

The spending plan is the result of weeks of negotiations between Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs and Republican legislative leaders.

As farmers age and the number of farms shrinks, new growers struggle to get started in the agriculture industry

The average American farmer was 58 years old the last time the U.S. Department of Agriculture checked.

Report: Tucson-area housing market at low risk of downturn

The report ranked Pima County among the least vulnerable to price drops in the country.

Phoenix police have pattern of violating civil rights and using excessive force, Justice Dept. says

The report does not mention whether the federal government is pursuing a court-enforced reform plan known as a consent decree.

Dozens of hikers became ill during trips to waterfalls near the Grand Canyon

The waterfalls are on the Havasupai Tribe's reservation, which is accessible only by foot, helicopter or by riding a horse or mule.

HUD will allow more federal dollars to go toward electric bill assistance

Government officials visited a public housing complex in Tucson to make the announcement.

Conservation groups threaten legal action over Pinto Valley Mine expansion

Sierra Club and Maricopa Audubon Society claim violations of the Endangered Species Act, citing risks to wildlife and water resources.

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