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Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are immigrant children in custody being housed in Phoenix?; Tucson's refugee community faces uncertain future together.

Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions

Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.

City Annexes Tucson International Airport

Annexation provides tax dollars to the city, assistance to the airport.

TUSD Approves Property Tax Increase for Transportation Fixes, Safety

The tax will pay for road improvements around certain schools that pose potential threats for students.

City Council Sets Details For November Parks Bond

Financial oversight mechanisms put in place by a 5-1 vote.

Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers

Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.

Apollo 8 Flight Controller Recalls Landmark Mission 50 Years Ago

Charles Dietrich is among NASA heroes attending Tucson Spacefest this year.

Tucson City Council Prepares Next Step for Parks Bond Election

The council plans to establish an oversight committee to monitor bond funds if voters OK spending.

A Bright Touch: Harpist Christine Vivona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Voices of protesters in Nogales; and a conversation with NASA nurse Dee O'Hara on the birth of the space program.

Sheriff Napier: Illegal Immigration and Border Security Are Separate Issues

The Pima County sheriff also said Operation Stonegarden and other federal grants are held up for political reasons.

Grijalva Adds Voice to Call to End ICE

The Southern Arizona Democrat said border enforcement won't go away, but that the agency should be broken up.

Supes Sending Road Repairs Bond to November Ballot

Pima County will ask voters to okay $430 million to fix bonds.

Given the Choice, Some School Districts Opting Out of AzMerit

A new law leaves it up to districts to choose which standardized assessment they use.

TEP Exploring Possibility of Biomass Electricity

The company issued a request for information from the biomass industry.

Fireworks for the 4th? A Few Tips Can Help Prevent Fires

Drought conditions continue as people prepare to celebrate Independence Day.

New Commander at Davis-Monthan

The 355th wing commander returns home

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