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Interviews with Sen. Linda Lopez, Dr. Keith Boesen of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center, Tucson Weekly's Jim Nintzel, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, Bill Carnegie of the Community Food Bank of Arizona and Dan Turrentine of the Letter Carriers Association, plus Councilman Paul Cunningham Read more»

Jan Brewer may think she knows scorpions, but who could know more about scorpions than a guy who grew up in Indonesia? Read more»

A newsmaker interview with Leslie Boyer, Director of the UA-based VIPER Institute. Read more»

The Food and Drug Administration approved a scorpion antivenom medication that was tested at the University of Arizona and produced in Mexico to treat people stung by the insect commonly found in the desert, UA researchers announced Wednesday. Read more» 1

Summer in Southern Arizona means things shake and buzz. From monsoon clouds with their thunder and lightning, to rattlesnake tails, nature can reach out and grab you. But there's another, more silent sting that awaits the unwary: summer heat also brings out Arizona's scorpions. Read more»