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City Gets $1.3 Million for Tucson House, Oracle Neighborhood

HUD "planning grant" could lead to $30 million for neighborhood improvements

Pima College Expanding Manufacturing Focus With New Center

The college will replace a closed hotel with an applied technology center.

"Any Act of Violence Has Many Victims."

Arizona Spotlight examines the impact of gun violence in the Tucson community, and domestic assault shooting victim Heather and her mother Carey share their story of survival and hope.

Fight Your Fear of the Future with a "100 Year Plan"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Is Arizona ready for wildfires on the scale of those ravaging California?, how to help hummingbirds beat the peak summer heat, and stories of kindness in action.

The Secret Life of Spiders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a new dust detection system on I-10; cumbia rhythm energizes downtown Tucson; and a story about the perils of being a king.

A Bright Touch: Harpist Christine Vivona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Voices of protesters in Nogales; and a conversation with NASA nurse Dee O'Hara on the birth of the space program.

Downtown Redevelopment: A Look at Rio Nuevo's Past and Future

The state has extended the development district through 2035; how is downtown doing and what's next?

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

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Tucson Teachers Demand Better Pay During Downtown March

Hundreds marched from two schools and plan weekly demonstrations to get lawmakers' attention.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Old Pima Courthouse to Get New Tenants

Leases were approved for Visit Tucson and university mineral museum are market rate.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

Arizona House Approves Rio Nuevo Extension

The downtown Tucson redevelopment board is closer to getting 10 more years.

Fourth Avenue Development Stirs Opposition

Retail and apartments would replace Flycatcher bar at Fourth Avenue and Sixth Street.

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