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Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

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This Tucsonan Was 'Saved By Standup'

An interest in comedy leads to life-changing chapters for Nancy Stanley.

Preservation Group Picks Mission San Xavier for Grant Program

The "incredible significance" of the 221-year-old landmark earned it a place on a list of 13 locations targeted by the funding.

"The War of the Worlds" Returns to the Silver Screen in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Celebrating sobriety with members of the Tohono O'odham nation; why a high school senior in Tucson wrote a book that explores his family's Indian heritage; Nostalgia for the kind of foods you just can't get anymore.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

The 11th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

Light the jack-o-lantern, turn up the radio, and grab a few pieces of trick-r-treat candy to enjoy a collection of seasonal stories designed to thrill and chill!

Sandra Day O'Connor Withdraws From Public Life

The 88-year-old O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, is now fully retired.

Barbara Kingsolver on Creating "Unsheltered"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hosts of "Boom Goddess Radio" tell about creating a podcast designed for their generation; and travel writer Jane Stern on exploring the very best American "Roadfood".

Latino Voter Turnout a Focus in the Upcoming Election

Despite influential role in upcoming elections many Latino voters say they have yet to be contacted.

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

Women Migrate Across More Than Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Borderlands Theater explores"Sanctuary"; Pima County's Master Gardener program celebrates 35 years; and Tu Nidito presents an art show by youth coping with grief.

'Nothing Will Deter' Catholic Pilgrims Walking to Magdalena, Mexico

Thousands make the October journey to the small town in Sonora to honor a revered saint, despite a highway made dangerous by construction.

The Conversation That America is Not Having Over "The S Word"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tips from Tucsonans on boosting your mental wellness; and critic David Bianculli talks about the evolution that helped make today's TV terrific.

Tom Bailey's Return to Pop

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Origins of Tucson street names; walking The Arizona Trail inspires poetry; and "The Great American Read" in Saddlebrooke.

Hiking and Poetry on the Arizona National Scenic Trail

Author writes 43 passages on more than 800 miles

Will Water Return to Tucson's Washes?

A group hopes to restore running water to the city's watershed.

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