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Southern Arizona's Titan Missile Museum: Cold War History

Staff sees one-of-a-kind site as a chance to ensure future generations learn of nuclear war threat.

Bestselling authors unite to oppose book banning through an intriguing collaboration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water in Utah is draining Laker Powell; How Ehrenberg, Arizona got its name; and seeing color for the first time.

A Show about Healing

Spiritually, Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally.

What it is to see, and be seen... ArtWorks explores the portrait in "Face 2 Face".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The inspiring story of Shirley Chisholm on stage; and an ambitious new musical called "Alice by Heart".

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times; and, how do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?

Dickens for Christmas? Listen to Rogue Theatre's adaptation of "The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton"!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Family & friends hold a unique memorial for a loved one; and the musical bond shared by Emma & Martha Peterson.

The Buzz: Why a 32-year-old federal law has failed to bring Native American remains home

A federal law was supposed to ensure returns of most remains by 1995. So why are thousands of Arizona tribal remains still not back with their people?

"Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teachers are dealing with AI in classrooms; and a story of survival in plain sight from Children of the Holocaust.

An unprecedented water line in an unprecedented place

In this Tapped episode, Danyelle Khmara delves into the Grand Canyon's water infrastructure challenges and the extraordinary Transcanyon Waterline upgrade, highlighting the complexities of delivering clean water in this iconic natural wonder.

NPR's Steve Inskeep on Abraham Lincoln

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Chinese Chorizo Festival returns to Tucson; A conversation with Nabil Ayers on his debut novel; And, a look into this year's Film Fest Tucson.

Water and Copper: How mining's history follows Arizona's feelings about water use in the state

Mining was Arizona's first billion-dollar industry. As we consider our state's economic drivers and their water use, we ask not only how much water goes into mining but what its aftermath does to water.

Cochise College Launches Archiving Project

The college is seeking to build a collection of past commencement programs

Art is Rachel Ivanyi's first language.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?, and a profile of Brad Lancaster, water harvester.

The musical passion of Kid Congo Powers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Carlone on his new film exploring Tucson's punk rock past; and how the community of Bisbee is working to support wildlife in cooperation with the Arizona Wildlife Federation.

Buffalo Soldier Day celebration at Camp Naco

The day celebrates the history of the Buffalo Soldiers

The Tucson Jewish Museum and Holocaust Center - A source of strength, not sorrow.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the local 1960s peace movement with Archive Tucson; Poet and author Linda D. Addison on crafting stories from darkness and light; and "Stories That Soar!" presents "Andrew the Rapper".

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