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The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

A Celebration of "Dia de los Muertos"...from the Afterlife

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An investigation into the success of BASIS Schools concludes; and a personal essay about what hurricanes can leave behind.

Arizona Rep. Bolding to Keynote NAACP Freedom Dinner

Thoughts on standing 'Steadfast and Immovable' will be given in address.

Anniversary Celebration Brings Marching Band's Past and Present In Step

Catalina Foothills High School reunites current and former band members for its 25th year.

Diocese of Tucson Introduces New Bishop

Edward Joseph Weisenburger comes to Tucson after serving as Bishop of Salina, Kansas.

Flowing Wells Library to Expand Footprint, Services

The branch closes on Saturday, Sept. 30 for what is expected to be a year-long renovation project.

Documentary Follows Andy Warhol Sculpture from Family Living Room to $3 Million Dollar Auction

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why many Arizona missing persons cases may be getting a new look; Meet the woman behind the voice of Tucson's transit system; Two volunteers who help keep Arizona's parks & trails in shape.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DACA Phase Out Could Affect 28,000 Arizonans; "The Rainbow 17" Seek Asylum in the US; and Arizona veteran Keith Connolly shares his Vietnam experience...

The Future of a Link to the Past

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Local hip hop dance team scores at national contest; Pink Martini brings swanky sounds to Tucson; "Love Letters to the Library" returns; and a profile of an Arizonan who fought in the Vietnam War.

Tucson Turns 242, Though Some Put Age at 4,000

Community celebration to include native foods, cannon fire on the presidio grounds.

Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Edward Abbey's Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.

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