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Young musicians embrace heritage through Mexico’s Independence Day

In a concert celebrating Mexico’s Independence Day, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra brings Mariachi Aztlán to the stage.

As it recruits, Tucson Police look to diversify its force

A recent event showcases effort to double the number of female officers by 2030.

Water managers see promise in recycling sewage

It could be a solution for the shrinking Colorado River

Lanterns fill the sky over Benson

The annual festival is a time of joy and rememberance.

Willcox Flyer celebrates 10 years

The annual bike event celebrates life and raises money for charity.

We should go where the water is

Arizona’s economy runs on growth. But as the state is forced to make cuts in its water usage, it will have to reconsider what the housing developments built to accommodate that growth look like and even how many more people it can realistically handle.

The water diplomats

Many communities along the U.S.-Mexico border share aquifers, and that works better for some states and cities than others. In this collaboration with the Texas Water Resources Institute, we compare how those relationships work in Texas and Arizona.

The Southwest is running out of fresh water. Could the ocean provide a cure?

Arizona and other states are looking at the use of desalination plants.

James Webb Telescope scientists dive into interstellar study

Astronomers are beginning to settle into a routine of regular research assignments.

Pima Community College opens early learning center

New facility will provide services to the children of PCC students

Sunnyside School District town hall highlights the need for school safety

Following the school shootings in Uvalde, Texas, the district is looking to close gaps

Strong sense of place

Tucson made big changes that had big impacts on its water consumption.

Cochise Democrats ready for the general election

The party wants to focus on issues.

Open Mic Night opens opportunities and cooperation in Sierra Vista

Monthly gathering welcomes artists to showcase their talent.

Southern Arizona schools upgrade security and active-shooter training as schools prepare to open

School shootings around the country have made this a summer of preparation for school districts

The water came back

Poor water practices made the Santa Cruz River practically disappear, but new efforts have some water flowing again. And when there’s water in the desert, life follows quickly.

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