By Kirsten Kraklio
State officials regularly monitor hundreds of water wells in five "active management areas" in the state. But those areas cover just part of the state, and experts worry that wells outside those areas, public and private, are drawing water from the aquifer at unsustainable rates.
With medical marijuana legal in Arizona, animal emergency rooms are seeing more dogs that have eaten marijuana in brownies, cookies, oils and other forms.
Arizona’s exports of merchandise to Mexico totaled $19.4 billion in 2013. That makes Arizona the nation’s fifth-largest exporter to Mexico, trailing only Texas, California, Michigan and Illinois. Officials and advocates say increasing foreign trade would boost the state's economy.
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