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Tucson's new conservation program aims to save water by removing ornamental grass

Apartment complexes and commercial buildings are being urged to remove grass landscaping and conserve water — in exchange for a rebate from the city.

Biden says 'everybody must condemn' attack on Trump, hopes to speak with ex-president soon

Addressing the nation about two hours after the shooting, Biden said he was relieved that Trump is reportedly “doing well.”

USDA Under Secretary visits Tucson to assist Tribal agribusinesses promote their products

The visit highlighted the need for increased utilization of USDA programs by tribal businesses and showcased successful initiatives such as a recent trade mission to Canada.

The Buzz: Re-using finite resources in Southern Arizona

People go to notable lengths to get as much as they can out of some of the area's limited resources

Lunar surface science literally hit-or-miss in 2024

But scientists expect more high profile attempts to land on the moon later this year.

Monsoon storm activity picking up late in the week

Some areas in Southeastern Arizona could see wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour.

Sierra Vista to take over struggling golf course

The now-former owners Castle and Cooke announced they were walking away from the property last fall.

Judge closes door to new trial for Arizona rancher in fatal shooting of Mexican man

The judge said justice would not be served by letting prosecutors wait for a tactical advantage to retry Kelly.

Arizona election worker accused of stealing a security fob also charged with other crimes

Ringfield also is charged with theft after prosecutors say he stole $9,500 in vintage jewelry from mannequins at the Phoenix Art Museum on May 20.

Arizona congressional delegation introduces $5 billion tribal water rights legislation

The legislation would ratify a settlement agreement that was approved by each of the tribes in May.

Public meeting will discuss new Sabino Canyon visitor center

The Thursday meeting will include a first look at initial plans for the redesign

Taking the camel to the drive-in: David Leighton's history of the Reid Park Zoo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Word of Mouth Print Space; celebrate imagination at the Library's Megamania!! Festival; and meet the founder of the Naco Wellness Initiative.

Local businesses set up community water stations in the face of extreme heat

The new community partnership is an effort to keep unhoused Tucsonans safe.

Persistent heat wave in the US expected to shatter new records as it bakes West and swelters in East

Phoenix topped out at 114 F, just shy of the record of 116 F dating to 1942.

NASA map shows temperatures up to 160 degrees on Phoenix streets, sidewalks

Surface temperatures that hot can cause severe contact burns within minutes or seconds.

International athletes watch from sidelines as U.S. peers cash in on NIL deals

In July 2021, the NCAA approved a policy that allows college athletes to monetize their NIL.

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