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UA-led effort seeks valley fever diagnoses

Most doctors obtaining licenses to practice in Arizona have not been trained to diagnose valley fever, a vicious and potentially fatal disease.

February 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Emissions rose 22 percent in 2011, EPA report details

Emissions rose 22 percent in 2011, EPA report details

Mining companies are trying to manage the problems with tailings, such as these at the Asarco mine near Green Valley. Among the procedures Asarco is using to control dust is spraying additives onto tailings to create a crust that's less likely to blow off.

February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Toxic releases by Arizona mines increasing

Toxic releases by Arizona mines increasing

Activity at Arizona's mines is surging, and so is the release of toxic materials.

February 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Democratic National Conventions: A look back

Police rout big throng of hippies and yippies as they try to clear Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago on Aug. 28, 1968. One demonstrator fell at left as another lies on the ground at right while others huddle in the foreground. (AP Photo)

September 01, 2012 4:28 pmLoading…
Tucson monsoon: ADOT wants your 'haboob haiku'

Tucson monsoon: ADOT wants your 'haboob haiku'

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced today that it's launching a contest to discover the most creative haiku about Arizona's dust storms. Dubbed the "haboob haiku" challenge, ADOT wants to combine Monsoon Safety Awareness Week information with a little bit of fun.

June 12, 2012 12:00 pm Related Loading…

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