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What an archaeological dig near the Santa Cruz River may unearth about the past

The site was discovered during preliminary work on a new interchange near I-10 and Ruthrauff Road.

"Wise Bodies, Beautiful Elders" - photographer Jade Beall confronts ageism in the raw.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The facts regarding mental illness and gun violence; and mushroom hunters go on a monsoon quest.

UA research farm using automation to innovate industry

The Maricopa Agricultural Center is a testing ground for precision agriculture.

UA scientist analyzing how well farming techniques travel

The researcher asks why a conservation agriculture method used in North America hasn't caught on in Zimbabwe.

Florida 'appreciates' new tomato proposal; Nogales growers concerned

A produce distributor based in Nogales says proposed changes are "logistically impossible."

500 Gila Topminnows make a splash at The Mission Garden

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Kimi Eisele on "The Lightest Object in the Universe"; singer Natalie Douglas returns to Tucson with the songs of Nat King Cole; and "A Love Letter to the Library" about MegaMania.

Southwest members of Congress decry produce protection measures

Critics say provisions could mean higher prices for consumers and endanger approval of the renegotiated NAFTA.

Tucson reviving a stretch of the Santa Cruz River

Tucson Water is putting water back into the Santa Cruz River near downtown.

Dams could protect ranchers from climate change's drought, but could they also contribute to it?

Wyoming is moving forward on building or expanding several reservoirs on the Green River, a main branch of the Colorado River.

Walking in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon

The story of a botanist and artist who had a mountain named after her.

Mexican tomato growers make new offer; florida growers unmoved

With negotiations at an apparent impasse, Southern Arizona’s massive produce import industry is on edge.

Discussion Looks to Future Colorado River Negotiations

With the drought contingency plan on the books, water leaders are starting to think about what's next.

Arizona Lawmakers Wade Into Tomato Fight

State lawmakers are defending Arizona's agriculture industry

Finding Common Ground with "One Small Step"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free speech debate on campus; "I Dream in Widescreen Returns"; and thoughts on kindness from the Mission Garden.

Drought, Mudslides Drive Central American Migrants North

Climate change impacts are exacerbating pre-existing crises that lead to out-migration, a Tucson-based journalist says.

Challenges Facing Arizona Farmers as Need to Conserve Water Intensifies

A discussion with UA Cooperative Extension's Jeff Silvertooth.

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