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‘Somebody’s going to have to use less’: Colorado River managers grapple with drought plans

PAGE - The seven states along the Colorado River are trying to find a solution to preserve the declining river, which provides water to 40 million people.

In Focus, episode 10: Arizona’s new detection system for wrong-way driving

On this episode of In Focus, we discuss wrong-way driving and the new technology that the Arizona Department of Transportation is installing on the Interstate 17. Digital Producer Alexis Kuhbander speaks to someone who barely avoided a wrong-way collision, along with a public safety official and vehicle-detection system expert, who highlight the importance of the thermal enhancements.

Verde River ranchers worry about safety in Arizona’s newest state park

VERDE RIVER – State officials plan to open Arizona’s newest state park along the Verde River but neighboring landowners fear crowds will compromise safety.

Arizona taxpayers could pay more as pension costs continue to rise

FLAGSTAFF – Pension costs for Arizona police officers and firefighters are rising to the point they are overburdening taxpayers, according to a legislative committee that is seeking reforms.

Tucson utility proposes $6 million cut to energy conservation programs

TUCSON – Tucson Electric Power proposes to slice $6 million from energy efficiency programs, a move an Arizona consumer-interest group said would hurt residents, small businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Parched by drought, Lake Mead water levels could lead to statewide water limits

LAKE MEAD – Arizona risks losing water rights because of a lingering, nearly two-decade long drought in the Colorado River that could restrict water use ranging from farmers’ crops to how many households receive water, state water experts say.