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Officials in Mexico, U.S. collaborate on flood to boost Colorado River’s delta

Officials in Mexico, U.S. collaborate on flood to boost Colorado River’s delta

By Kirsten Kraklio

The experiment stems from an agreement that allows Mexico to store water in U.S. reservoirs on the condition that some of its Colorado River allotment be saved and used to stimulate the environment. Making it happen were officials, scientists and activists in both countries.

Wells around Arizona may be drawing water at ‘unsustainable’ rates

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.  Watch video

Dogs winding up at vets’ offices after gobbling up marijuana edibles

Dogs winding up at vets’ offices after gobbling up marijuana edibles

With medical marijuana legal in Arizona, animal emergency rooms are seeing more dogs that have eaten marijuana in brownies, cookies, oils and other forms.

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International exports seen as key to Arizona’s economic future

International exports seen as key to Arizona’s economic future

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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