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Arizona Spotlight for January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

Arizona utility regulators again reject clean energy rules

The rules would have required the state’s utilities to get 50% of their power from sources that do not emit carbon dioxide by 2035.

University of Arizona officials sticking with in-person classes

University testing shows a COVID positivity rate of close to 11%.

Bill would turn Chiricahua monument into national park

A popular national monument in southern Arizona could become a national park under a new bill introduced in Congress.

Facing vacancies, police departments seek to hire officers

Recruiters are looking for qualified applicants.

Pima County Assessor's office heads to the library

Staff will be available at libraries across the county.

How A.J. Croce connected with his father through the music they loved.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Michelle Ross on her story collection "Shapeshifting"; and Heather Massie's solo show "HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr" comes to Arizona.

Treasury: Arizona risks relief funds over anti-mandate rules

At issue are two state programs that are meant to help schools and students but that direct funding away from jurisdictions with mask requirements.

PFAS water pollution pilot project opens in Tucson

State funded project is designed to combat ground water pollution north of Air Force base.

Adia Barnes on Teamwork and Motherhood.

Also on Arizona Spotlight:Can new technology save water on farms? Plus Chris Dashiell remembers Peter Bogdanovich, and a short story read by author Michelle Ross.

Arizona reports 14,160 new COVID-19 cases, 213 deaths

State's biggest hospital system expects disruptions to surgical schedule as it faces staffing shortages.

Arizona is number 5 growth state in U-Haul rentals

The state saw a spike of in-bound U-Haul trucks over both years of the pandemic.

The Dave Stryker Quartet kicks off the 2022 Tucson Jazz Festival.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Cocopah Indian Tribe work to restore the Colorado River Delta; How Maryanne Chisholm's artistic vision guided her through difficult times; and the Sonoran Plein Air Painters share "A Brush with the Desert".

From painting in prison to professional artist

Tucson resident makes a life-changing transformation with her talents.

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground?

Some experts say aquifers are overtaxed and shouldn’t be seen as a long-term solution for a region where the water supply is expected to shrink in the decades to come.

Arizona reports another big jump of COVID cases, 125 deaths

More than 8,000 cases reported in a single day.

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