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West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

Cindy Bennett, a sanitarian assistant with the Pima County Health Department, tosses dissolvable packets of a larvicide over a wall into an unattended "green pool," a potential breeding area for mosquitoes. The home was vacant at the time.

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West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

County sanitarian assistant Bennett readies dissolvable packets of a larvicide, which she'll lob into an unmaintained swimming pool at a vacant home.

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West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

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West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

West Nile watch ramps up as the mosquitoes fly

Arizona is in the midst of its monsoon, but it's also in the beginning of the West Nile virus season as well, which for Pima County usually runs from late July to October.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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UA prof gets grant to study how to halt spread of malaria

A University of Arizona professor has received a $376,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to research ways to control the spread of malaria in Kenya.

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3 courses with unpaid bills shut; 1 said to owe workers

3 courses with unpaid bills shut; 1 said to owe workers

This photo shows the parched 10th hole of the San Ignacio Golf Club in Green Valley on Wednesday. The water was turned off in June.

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Dry times for some Southern Arizona golf operations

Dry times for some Southern Arizona golf operations

Four Tucson-area golf courses under the same ownership are showing financial strains, with two closed, the third having had its water shut off and the fourth drawing complaints of unpaid wages.

September 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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3 courses with unpaid bills shut; 1 said to owe workers

3 courses with unpaid bills shut; 1 said to owe workers

Dry reeds and cattails line a lake on the 13th hole on the San Ignacio Golf Club in Green Valley. The 13th is a signature hole that's pictured in brochures for the course. San Ignacio has been closed since midsummer, when its water was cut off.

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Official: Rain boosts mosquitoes, West Nile risk

Official: Rain boosts mosquitoes, West Nile risk

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Official: Monsoon rains boosts mosquitoes, West Nile risk

Official: Monsoon rains boosts mosquitoes, West Nile risk

Monsoon rains bring not only welcome moisture but some unwelcome visitors: mosquitoes.

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