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Water needs grow beyond farms vs. cities

YUMA — The water in the Colorado River could fill the needs of all the homes and offices in Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas and much of Southern California, but much of it irrigates vast fields of wheat, alfalfa, cotton and vegetables.

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San Joaquin River revival starts with a splash

San Joaquin River revival starts with a splash

FRESNO, Calif. — When Darrell Imperatrice was a boy, California's San Joaquin River teemed with so many king salmon his father could catch 40-pound fish using only a pitchfork.

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Giant reed choking Sabino; you can be its worst nightmare

Here's your chance to be a predator.

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State in talks to end fight over shady wire transfers

PHOENIX — Western Union, which has been in a long-running legal battle with the attorney general over seizing money transfers to Mexico, is negotiating to fund an unspecified state program as a way to end the dispute.

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US being left behind in the solar industry

Applied Materials is one of the most important U.S. companies you've probably never heard of. It makes the machines that make the microchips inside your computer.

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W. Lane Rogers: Newsman, author, radio broadcaster were roles relished by 'myth buster'

W. Lane Rogers: Newsman, author, radio broadcaster were roles relished by 'myth buster'

W. Lane Rogers liked to mingle with scoundrels, miscreants and murderers.

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Our water supply is drying up

Our water supply is drying up

In the United States, we constantly fret about running out of oil. But we should be paying more attention to another limited natural resource: water.

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Our water supply is drying up

Our water supply is drying up

 

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More than a mere bare-bones park

More than a mere bare-bones park

VERNAL, Utah — Local legend has it that cowboys, sheepherders and trappers long knew about the huge, fossilized bones that regularly surfaced from the ancient rock underlying Utah's dinosaur country.

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More than a mere bare-bones park

More than a mere bare-bones park

 

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More than a mere bare-bones park

More than a mere bare-bones park

 

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More than a mere bare-bones park

More than a mere bare-bones park

 

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More than a mere bare-bones park

More than a mere bare-bones park

 

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More than a mere bare-bones park

More than a mere bare-bones park

 

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Russian hydroelectric disaster deaths at 12; hopes fade for 64

Russian hydroelectric disaster deaths at 12; hopes fade for 64

MOSCOW — Divers scoured the near-freezing waters flooding the cavernous rooms of Russia's largest hydroelectric plant on Tuesday, but the owner said it was doubtful that any of the 64 workers missing after an accident would be found alive.

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FBI agent in civil-rights cases dies

JACKSON, Miss. — Retired FBI agent Jim Ingram, who helped state and federal officials reopen long-dormant investigations of killings from Mississippi's violent civil-rights era, has died. He was 77.

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