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"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Tucson Recorded 1.59 Inches of Rain in June, Second Most

Rainfall total for month topped 1 inch two other times, including record 2.07 in 1938.

Fire Officials Warn of Dangers With 4th of July Celebration

Many holiday festivities could spark urban and wild fires if residents are not careful.

Four Rescued from Rain-Swollen Wash in Tucson; No One Injured

Monsoon under way; caution urged in traversing flooded roadways.

Fire Season Off To Slow Start, But Heat Could Cause Pickup

Upcoming heat wave will provide the fuels needed for more wildfires, and monsoons could provide the spark to get them going.

The Swingin' Return of The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Wildfire season update; A-10 pilots compete for "Top Gun" status; and Dímelo introduces a woman who is glad she took a risk with learning to love her body.

Monsoon Arrives with Warning to Heed Closed Streets

Barriers at washes mean don't cross; those who do could be fined.

Prescribed Burns Under Way to Prepare for Active Fire Season

Two controlled fires on 30,000 acres will clear dry vegetation in Galiuro Mountains.

Southern Arizona 'Drought-Free' for First Time in Five Years

Monsoon, El Niño bring plenty of moisture, but not enough to end being water smart.

Forecast: El Niño Winter Could Bring Snow on Cactus

Monsoon was normal; strong El Niño storms likely on the way in February, March, April.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

UA Hurricane Watchers Predict More Storms This Year

Researchers still expect six Atlantic hurricanes during next two months

Sunday Storms Slow Two Tucson Area Wildfires

Blazes burning in Catalinas, Santa Ritas lose speed after recent monsoon downpour.

Monsoon Rains Expected to Pick Up after Slow Start

Forecasts show high chance of above-average precipitation for rest of the season

Monsoon Season Can Make Pets Stressed

Pima Animal Care Center says loud thunder, heavy rain can frighten animals

Sluggish Monsoon Season Expected to Pick Up

Tucson's rainfall below normal, other areas seeing increased precipitation

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