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Hot Weather Forecast Warms Up Urban Planning Research

UA team investigating solutions to daily buildup of city heat.

Managers Encourage Prevention Amid Growing Fire Seasons

One study predicts the area burned by fires will be six times larger in two decades.

Western Water Managers Meet To Relieve Colorado River Tension

Issue not resolved, but officials expressed regret over how the conversation about water release practices has played out.

Arizona Wildfire Grows but Weather Conditions Improve

The so-called Tinder Fire had consumed almost 18 square miles south of Flagstaff by Tuesday morning.

Mexico's Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases

Cases revolve around management of money for victims and extent of impact.

City Receives $300K EPA Grant for Soil Studies on 12th Ave

Money comes from the agency's Brownfields program.

Ozone Expected to Reach Problematic Levels in Tucson Tuesday

Ground-level ozone issues created by a mix of solar intensity and fossil-fuel emissions.

Hot Summer Could Mean Strong Monsoon

Hotter-than-normal June expected to usher in average or above-average rain season.

Dry Weather Pushing Tucson Area to Peak Wildfire Season

Lack of moisture, high temperatures and windy days make for prime fire conditions.

Feud Erupts Between Central Arizona Project, US States Over Colorado River

The states are accusing CAP of manipulating supply and demand of the water.

Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List

The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.

Saguaro National Park To Raise Entrance Fees

All rates go up $5 on January 1st.

Tohono O'odham, Pascua Yaqui, Hopi Sue to Stop Rosemont Mine

The tribes say the area for the proposed mine is sacred.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

Farmers in Central Arizona Prepare for a Future with Less Water

The declaration of a shortage in Lake Mead would impact farmers first.

Study to Look at Options for Summerhaven's Main Road

Pima transportation official says traffic congestion can be an issue during snow storms, summer weekends.

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