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Native Seeds promotes plants for an arid climate

Native Seeds promotes plants for an arid climate

Repository for seeds of Southwest heritage crops also sells other seeds for arid climates.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson named a top Southwest city for millennials

Tucson named a top Southwest city for millennials

Survey participants cited Tucson's culture, history and values as appealing.

July 13, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Plan would put grizzlies in Grand Canyon

Petition cites 110,000 square miles of potential bear habitat in four Western states.

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Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Report: Southwest faces increased threat from drought, wildfires and heat

Temperatures in the Southwest are rising faster compared to those of the U.S. as a whole, a new White House report ion climate shows.

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U.S. sues Tucson-area trucking firm, alleging discrimination

A Southwest regional trucking company based in Rillito, which fired two employees after they took medical leave, is facing a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. government.

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Oceans absorbing more global heat, UA researcher says

Much of the heat that was supposed to fire up the globe’s air in the past 15 years — but didn’t — has gone into the ocean, a University of Arizona oceanographer said Friday.

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Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

There is not enough water. Supplies are decreasing due to drought conditions and demand is increasing.

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Tucson vegetarian restaurant returns to Southwest roots

Tucson vegetarian restaurant returns to Southwest roots

When it comes off summer break next week, the Tasteful Kitchen will have a menu that borrows influences from the Southwest.

September 04, 2013 1:19 pm Photos

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Guest opinion: Tucson Grammy nominee takes on Academy

Guest opinion: Tucson Grammy nominee takes on Academy

2012 nominee for Best Americana Album says Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences changed the rules after her.

February 10, 2013 7:00 am Video Related Loading…

Chance of rain in Tucson today: 60 percent

This morning's forecast from the National Weather Service in Tucson predicts a good chance of rain throughout the day, with diminishing storms tonight.

July 04, 2012 7:38 am

Take a little "Art in the Park"

Art in the Park — Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Visit a 1937 adobe home on the grounds of the 49-acre Tohono Chul Park and Botanical Gardens, and get an in-depth look at the changing art and cultural exhibits featuring work by local and Southwest artists. 11 a.m.-noon Tuesdays a…

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Fire danger may be less this year, say forecasters

Fire danger may be less this year, say forecasters

Fire danger is high this spring, as it is every year of the continuing Southwest drought, but there are some hopeful signs that this year will not repeat last year's record burns in New Mexico and Arizona, according to U.S. Forest Service meteorologists.

April 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Fire danger may be less this year, say forecasters

Fire danger may be less this year, say forecasters

A fire that broke out at Fort Huachuca in June 2011 sent authorities patrolling nearby neighborhoods in Sierra Vista. Fires burned more than 1 million acres in Arizona last year.

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Fire danger may be less this year, say forecasters

Fire danger may be less this year, say forecasters

Even without persistent winds this year, forest fuels will continue to dry until the area gets significant rainfall, which likely won't happen until the monsoon comes, usually in early to mid-July.

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Higher ed elsewhere

Higher ed elsewhere

Frogs go to community college, UNM approves alcohol, lots of universities in the West need new presidents, and tuition hikes are everywhere.

July 14, 2011 12:00 pmLoading…

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