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How mariachi builds bridges between generations.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; The history of Rukin Jelks and the Rillito Park Racetrack; memories of being a Tucson teen in the 1970s; and a teenager in Hermosillo who is an emerging film composer.

The Buzz: USMCA turns 2

How are Arizona's importers & exporters doing under the new trade deal?

Housing options limited for migrants forced to wait in southern Mexico

Sleeping outside for some is seen as better than staying in a shelter.

Arizona Spotlight for August 11th, 2022

Native plants return to Hermosillo's urban landscape; Tucsonan John Rhodes tells about his family's rodeo history; Meet the new CEO of The Western National Parks Association; and a short story by Aurelie Sheehan.

Providing a future for sea turtles in Kino Bay.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A roundtable with Young Muslims about maintaining their faith in a secular culture; and the difficult reality of living with aphasia.

Sonora governor: Desalination will have to be part of state water supply

With at least a dozen neighborhoods in Hermosillo already experiencing water shortages this summer, the state is confronting a future without enough water for residents.

Sonora governor continues to push to reroute Nogales rail line

Gov. Alfonso Durazo said even with only a few trains crossing daily, the location of the tracks is inconvenient and dangerous for residents of Ambos Nogales.

Inbreeding won’t doom the endangered vaquita marina — but fishing nets might

Research now finds that, genetically speaking, there is still hope the vaquita population can recover.

$2.1 billion natural gas facility planned in Guaymas, Sonora

The $2.1 billion natural gas liquefaction plant will be built on roughly 250 acres of state-owned land.

Comcaac Nation in Sonora renews historic march to ancestral site

An Indigenous nation in Sonora held a historic gathering last year to demand water for their communities on the Sea of Cortez. Now, they’re meeting again. This time in honor of their ancestors.

Conservation group says waters less risky for endangered vaquita porpoise

The group partnered with the Mexican Navy to bring down the number of fishing nets in Mexico's Vaquita Refuge

Sonoran tourist destinations will be fully open for Semana Santa

Sonoran officials are preparing for large crowds at the state’s beaches and tourist destinations.

Mexican wildlife managers release 2 pairs of wolves

The wolves came from the Ladder Ranch in southern New Mexico and were placed in two areas in the state of Chihuahua.

6th Mexico journalist killed this year; leaders push back on U.S. concerns

Another journalist has been killed in Mexico, marking the sixth such murder so far this year. Now, the United States is calling for greater protections for journalists in Mexico.

AMLO: Roughly $250M in port, road projects on tap to aid Guaymas

Mexico’s president recently detailed major infrastructure investments that will help the Sonoran port city of Guaymas.

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