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Looking Back on Fire Season in Arizona, and Places Touched by the Flames

Wildfire activity rose statewide, and Southern Arizona was home to some of the state's largest fires.

Large Pacific Storm Could Bring Heavy Rain to Southern Arizona

Storm forming south of the Baja Peninsula has strong chance of becoming a cyclone.

Study: Southern Arizonans Lack Financial Stabiliity

Many around the state could not live off savings at the poverty level for three months.

Fire Burns Buildings in Sonoita, Prompts Evacuations

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

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

TEP Sister Company Plans Arizona-Mexico Transmission Line

Unisource will build a power line connecting two grids at Nogales.

Annual Health Report Shows Good, Bad in Southern Arizona

County-level breakdown: Pima, Cochise and Santa Cruz counties have mixed results.

Census: Tucson Grew By 8,000 People in 2016

Population growth hit its highest since 2009 thanks to a wave of people relocating here.

Best Pet for Sonora? Desert Tortoises Up for Adoption

Nearly 100 captive-born tortoises up for adoption to homes in Sonoran Desert.

Raucous Crowd for McSally's First Town Hall of Year

250 attend, hundreds more wait outside; congresswoman promises more such meetings.

Freeze Warning in Effect in Pima and Pinal Counties, O'odham Nation

Temperatures expected to be at or below freezing through Wednesday.

Tree Clearing on I-19 to Cause Lane Closures, Delays

The project is meant to increase safety by reducing plant-caused collisions.

Mortgage Rates on the Rise in Southern Arizona

Realtors association says average home payments are 8.9 percent higher than in October.

Trees, Large Plants on I-19 Will Be Cleared as Safety Measure

Woody vegetation within 30 feet of the highway will be removed by ADOT.

Freezing Temperatures Expected Overnight Through Thursday Morning

Freeze and hard-freeze warnings have been issued by the National Weather Service.

'Mariposa Road' Improvements Moved Up Two Years

Phase one of SR 189 rebuild will start in 2019.

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