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Sonia Manzano created a neighborhood of her own for "Alma's Way".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson literary pioneers Alva B. Torres and Lydia Otero share stories and friendship; and author Larry Dane Brimner

City of Tucson adds five new electric buses to fleet

City officials said it is part of a push to cut carbon emissions.

Tucson gets new flight to Los Angeles area via budget airline

The new flights will start this coming holiday season.

Tucson Fire Department receives $5 million from FEMA

The department said it plans to use the money to update equipment and hire more EMTs and firefighters

Chasing legends in the desert.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Some history about Jesuit missionaries in the time of Padre Kino; "Looped", a play about Tallulah Bankhead at Invisible Theatre; and the unique film "A Shape of Things to Come" catches Chris Dashiell's eye.

The intersection of mental health and crime

A recent shooting raises questions about missed warning signs and the mental health safety net in Pima County.

Brnovich says City of Tucson can’t require COVID-19 vaccines

The Attorney General says the requirement violates state bans on vaccine mandates.

Banner UMC opens new exam site for survivors of sexual violence

The new site increases access to forensic exam sites, which were previously only available at Tucson Medical Center.

The Desert Blooms in a Bountiful Monsoon.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why the music of the rock group Fanny is rocking a whole new generation!

Award recognizes Tucson Water's sustainability

Twenty years ago, Tucson was the largest American city entirely reliant on groundwater.

The Rogue Theatre presents "A White Heron".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Bisbee Bloomers' annual garden tour returns; and remembering drumming legend Charlie Watts.

UA welcomes largest incoming class yet

Monday is the first day of the semester from UA students and with it comes a few record breaking statistics.

Tucson vaccination mandate upheld by county judge

Police officers association argued the new policy is against state law and that Tucson violated its contract with the union.

Legal settlement is a win for Pascua Yaqui voting rights.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Understanding Lewy Body Dementia; and remembering NPR broadcaster Neal Conan through his love of comic books.

Tucson police union challenges city’s vaccine requirement

The Tucson Police Officers Association alleges the policy breaches its labor contract.

Romero pushes back on latest Ducey order banning vaccine mandates

The mayor of Tucson has clashed with the governor's office on COVID-19 protocols for months.

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