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Governor signs $1.2B water plan as Arizona faces cutbacks

A $1 billion fund will help get new water supplies into Arizona, including a possible desalination plant Ducey has touted.

Bacterial outbreak found at Arizona's largest state hatchery

Officials say some of the sick fish may have been released.

Some fire restrictions ease ahead of the holiday weekend

Officials warn to always check restriction status before starting a fire.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

ASU online water tool updates help Arizonans learn about waterways

The project covers shortages, farmland data, pollution levels and other aspects of water usage.

Court allows Resolution Copper Mine to continue

Apache Stronghold did not prove its religious concerns were enough to stop the mine.

Contreras Fire listed as 100% contained

Local management team will hand over control Saturday.

Preventing and fighting human-caused wildfire

Fires started by people have long been a part of our ecosystem, but they're increasingly damaging today.

Officials expect wet weather as Contreras Fire passes 20,000 acres

Fire continues to spread toward the northeast

Contreras Fire burns more than 18,000 acres

Fire managers say the fire is more than 40% contained.

A grassroots Tucson baker wins a national award for excellence.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Renowned author Tom Miller reads from "Where Was I? A Travel Writer's Memoir"; Adiba Nelson shares truth about her first day on the job as a new mother; and remembering cowboy poet & philosopher Baxter Black.

Northern Arizona watches winds as Western wildfires blaze

Three fires are burning near Flagstaff.

Rare Arizona plant now on endangered list

The plant depends on wetlands for survival

Summer heat arrives

Experts talk about increasing heat in urban heat islands and the history of air conditioning.

Residents in Cochise County organize vote to establish water regulation

Many in the Douglas and Willcox Basins say their wells are going dry as big business moves in around them

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