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

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

What Lifting a Uranium Mining Ban Could Mean for Northern Arizona

Trump considering lifting Obama-era restrictions.

State of the Union; Revisiting the Women's March; Uranium Mining in Northern Arizona

Also, a look at the interplay between political rhetoric on social media and in speeches.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Team Creates 'Canary in the Mine' Sensor to Make Worksites Safer

UA faculty's high-tech system can warn of impending health dangers and hazards.

Tucson Economy Ready to Grow Behind Manufacturing Sector

Good economic times come as federal spending begins to increase again.

Groups Sue Forest Service Over Rosemont Copper Mine Decision

Environmental groups say Coronado NF Supervisor's Record of Decision came prematurely.

Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval

Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.

Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

Episode 142: TUSD Searches for Next Superintendent

Also, Rosemont mine gets US environmental OK; opponents say they'll continue resisting.

Wulfenite Joins Other State Symbols as Official Mineral

The colorful mineral is found in few places outside Arizona.

Next Step for Rosemont Mine Approval Could Come in June

Coronado National Forest supervisor expected to sign record of decision in June.

Douglas Mayor Sees Bright Prospects in Port of Entry

The town's history is in copper, but its future may be in border trade.

State Mining, Energy Industries: Little Effect in Clean Energy Rollback

Coal plays small role in the industries in Arizona; 22% of electricity generated from it.

Uranium Mine Near Grand Canyon Deals With Excess Water

Environmental group, two tribes concerned that the water might affect forest, sacred site.

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