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Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

Arizona Reps Want Assurances on Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Members of Arizona's congressional delegation want assurances from the Trump administration.

Arizona-based Solar Firm Draws Drinking Water From Air

Says Southwestern skies contain enough water vapor to provide private supply

Separated & Reunited on the Border

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on the poaching of a male jaguar sighted in the Huachuca Mountains; meet Ciara Peterson, a Tucson girl who is a national champion at using braille.

Jaguar Seen in Arizona Last Year has Been Killed in Mexico

Spots on a pelt match those of a jaguar photographed in the Huachuca Mountains.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

Dry conditions cause concern for public safety, according to city's fire chief

UA Forecasters Predict Fewer Hurricanes This Summer

Annual outlook cites ocean temperature changes for short-term dip in storm numbers.

Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Appeal of Sabino Canyon Tram Change Could Mean Lapse in Service

A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

City Distributing Sandbags as Monsoon Approaches

Tucson is also prepping barricades for streets prone to flash flooding.

Got Bats? Check Your Hummingbird Feeder

Volunteers needed to track two nectar-feeding flyers.

Climate Change Means A Hotter, Drier Future In The Colorado River Headwaters, Study Says

Study examined impacts in Colorado's high country, where warmer temperatures are already reducing flow.

Navajo Nation Gets Federal Funds for River Recovery

The money will go toward efforts to aid recovery of the Colorado pikeminnow and the razorback sucker.

Ducey Warns of High Wildfire Danger in Arizona This Summer

The Arizona governor said the federal government needs to step up fire prevention to lessen need for firefighting.

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