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Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico

Newman was one of hundreds of Navajos who used their language to create a code to help win World War II.

New Dinosaur Species Found South of Tucson

The previously undiscovered species is similar to a triceratops.

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Signs of Life and Death Along Southwestern Highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Commemorating the Powell Expedition 150 years later; The Kindred launch "One Book, One Community", and Rollies Mexican Patio's homegrown cuisine.

Mission Garden Builds Kitchen to Share Tucson's Food History

The agricultural heritage museum's new kitchen passed its first inspection.

Climate Change Could Drive Vegetation Changes

Tucson-based scientist charting similar changes from Ice Age.

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.

UA Tree-Ring Researchers Add to Climate Study

Tracked expansion of the tropics; linked it to Sonoran drought

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

Arizona's US Route 80 Gets Historic Designation

It's the first such designation in more than decade and a half.

A Helping Hand for Nature

Friends of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge volunteer time and effort.

Listening Beyond the Wall

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Cleopatra - No Submissive Woman"; bobcats in the backyard; and how Film Tucson is bringing Hollywood back to The Old Pueblo.

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.

Group Wants Route 66 on List of National Historic Trails

If the national nonprofit is successful, the historic highway would join 19 other designated National Historic Trails.

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