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Tucson YMCA, Boys and Girls Club offering child care for essential workers

A director at the YMCA said they're hoping to address the need created by school closures.

Diversity and desegregation in TUSD

After decades of legal battles and diversification efforts, the Tucson Unified School District wants to be released from court supervision.

Here comes the boom: Arizona girls high school wrestling participation nearly doubles

While boys wrestling numbers are dropping, girls' participation has grown rapidly in two seasons.

Arizona Spotlight Special: Arizona Addicted

Tearing down the stigma that surrounds opioid addiction with stories from Arizonans who have lived the experience, and found the road to recovery.

Getting "Anti-Social" with author Andrew Marantz.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The conclusion of Youth Crossing Gender Borders: "The Roots of Transphobia".

Hispanic children less often diagnosed with autism, CDC says

Behavioral health experts say that's due in part to cultural barriers and lack of awareness.

Finding perspective on race and privilege: "Master Harold"... and the Boys

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with James D. Diamond about his book "After the Blood Bath", and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

The great white whale, sighted in Tucson!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with ecologist Brad Lancaster; and the series "Youth Crossing Gender Borders" begins.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

Study: Arizona among states with highest rates of uninsured children

Researchers put the state at more than 3 percentage points above the national average

Tucson raises minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21

The 6-1 vote makes Tucson the fifth city in the state to adopt such an ordinance.

Ocean & Space

Learn about UA scientists in the Southern Ocean measuring climate change; and celebrating the past and future of space exploration at Spacefest X.

Arizona drops one spot to 46th in report on children's well-being

The annual National Kids Count grades Arizona poorly on children's health, education and security.

Feds cut services to unaccompanied migrant kids in shelters

The agency overseeing shelters is slashing education, legal aid and recreation for migrant kids.

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