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Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are immigrant children in custody being housed in Phoenix?; Tucson's refugee community faces uncertain future together.

Group Wants Route 66 on List of National Historic Trails

If the national nonprofit is successful, the historic highway would join 19 other designated National Historic Trails.

Prescott Cancels July 4 Fireworks Show Amid Fire Danger

Dry conditions cause concern for public safety, according to city's fire chief

A Love Triangle Becomes an "Invitation to a Bonfire"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: an overview of the political landscape heading into the midterms; how Tucsonans celebrate Juneteenth; and Adiba Nelson on her family's legacy of domestic violence.

Infinite Lifetimes

Renowned Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman, translator of the "Tibetan Book of the Dead", talks about rebirth, space aliens, and lucid dying.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

UA Researchers Link Smiling Faces With 'Coolness'

Study has implications for marketing strategies focused on facial expressions.

A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Elephant Dies at Reid Park Zoo

Officials say sudden death caused by fatal condition rarely seen in elephants.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

Mexico Hopes Mezcal Will Flow in Arizona for Cinco de Mayo

The Mexican government is sending producers of the agave-distilled spirit to the Southwest.

Landwhale: Jes Baker Spreads Message of Body Liberation

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson responds to the #MeToo movement; how Title IX is changing the way sexual violence reported on campus; and music from the Arnold / Klingenfus Ensemble.

UA Film Students Dream in Widescreen

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Teachers take their message to the Capitol; an exclusive interview with Linda Ronstadt; and the Center for Creative Photography celebrates Ansel Adams.

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