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Major Mining Conference Coming to Hermosillo

More than 300 companies from all over the world will have a presence at the 13th International Mining Congress.

Attempt to Block Funding for Ironwood Forest Falls Short

Conservationists said the amendment would have paved the way to roll back its national-monument protections.

Mining Tops Sonora's Agenda at Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit

The commission started in the late 1950s as a way to promote economic development in the border region.

Hundreds Rally in Phoenix to Save Navajo Coal Plant

More than 300 people gathered to ask for more time to arrange the purchase of the Navajo Generating Station.

Environmental Groups Plan to Sue to Protect Moth Found in Arizona

Group claims the Patagonia eyed silkmoth's lone U.S. habitat is a site near Patagonia.

Mexico's Supreme Court To Hear Sonora Acid Spill Cases

Cases revolve around management of money for victims and extent of impact.

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.

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