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Groups Defend Ironwood Forest National Monument Status

Advocates say they 'won't go down without a fight' to keep the protected status of the site.

Yuma Legislator Calls on Jeff Flake to Raise Air-Quality Standards

State Rep. Charlene Fernandez criticized the U.S. senator for backing lower standards for ground-level ozone.

Broken Sewage Pipe in Nogales Gets Temporary Fix

It will give inspectors a chance to locate the breach.

Feds Lift Environmental Rules for Border Wall Construction

The action gets around carrying out an environmental impact study for construction of a segment of wall by waiving a list of laws.

Rescues Highlight Danger of Flash Floods in Catalina Mountains

Multiple helicopter rescues have taken place during recent weekends when floods stranded visitors.

Advocate Group 'Cautiously Optimistic' About Arizona Monument

Ironwood Forest National Monument's supporters are trying to preserve the protected area.

Tucson Sets July Rainfall Record, 2nd-Highest Monthly Total

July's rain total was higher than average rainfall for an entire summer rain season.

Tucson Company to do Emergency Repairs on Nogales Border Sewage Line

The international sewage line has been pouring into a Southern Arizona wash due to a partial break.

Mobile Unit Looks to Fight Treated Wastewater's 'Yuck' Reputation

Facility fits in a commercial truck trailer, and will be used as a public exhibit to build confidence in reclaimed drinking water.

Saguaro National Park Gets Funding for Education Center

The money will help build a new outdoor classroom.

Monsoon Downpours Usher in Weed Season

But what is a weed? The answer is in the eye of the beholder.

Monsoon Brings Danger of Flash Flooding to Arizona

Meteorologist: Deadly event near Payson is an example of flash-flood dangers.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Episode 146: Inside the New Sister Jose Women's Center

Also, Pima Community College after probation; Arizona Daily Star journalist Tom Beal retires; and climate change on Native American lands.

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.

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