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Stories from the 2019 All Souls Procession

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A daughter takes her father north on U.S. Highway 89, celebrating his 90th birthday by revisiting the memories of a lifetime; and Clive D.L. Wynne talks about his book "Dog is Love".

US House OKs protections near Chaco park in New Mexico

The park is at the center of a debate over oil and gas development in an area dotted by historical sites.

The 12th Annual Haunted Halloween Show

Don't be afraid - it's a seasonal collection of stories designed to thrill and chill!

A New Mexico icon, Spanish conquistador faces attacks

A new generation of activists criticize the use of the figure because of its connection to colonialism and genocide.

Archive Tucson: Growing up next to the university

Georgiana Boyer talks creepy taxidermy and more, sharing stories from her childhood in the '30s and '40s.

"Everyone has a coming-of-gender story." - Jacob Tobia

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Modernism Week honors the legacy of architect Judith Chafee; and three films that expose realities of the immigrant experience.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Market-style development could threaten historic buildings on Broadway

A group is calling for two buildings to be designated historic landmarks to protect them amid development.

Archive Tucson: Jazz on Meyer Avenue

Cass Preston talks segregation, music on Meyer Avenue and growing up in the '30s and '40s.

Project to restore murals at Grand Canyon watchtower done

Crews have been working over the past four years to conserve murals created in the 1930s.

Exploring the future through the past: Tucson's Sunshine Mile.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A preview of Film Fest Tucson 2019, and how one woman's dream of helping wildlife is making a big difference in the Sonoran Desert.

Archive Tucson: Moving into a white neighborhood

Joel Turner describes the interactions he experienced moving into a white neighborhood in midtown Tucson in the 1960s.

Archive Tucson: Life in a 1930s mining camp

Today, Ruby is a ghost town, but Tallia Cahoon remembers community, pastimes and the occasional knife fight.

What an archaeological dig near the Santa Cruz River may unearth about the past

The site was discovered during preliminary work on a new interchange near I-10 and Ruthrauff Road.

Archive Tucson: Eating the brined jackrabbit

Jackrabbits and riding the rails to school — growing up in Sasco, Arizona, now a ghost town.

It's always bat night at the Mission Garden.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Climbing Mt. Lemmon in the bootprints of Sara Plummer Lemmon; and food writer Jane Stern's love affair with American diners.

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