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100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

US, Mexican Archaeologists Unearth Sonoran Desert’s Past and Present

Researcher says findings could touch on present-day issue of political border crossing Tohono O'odham land.

Tucson Developer Facing Neighborhood Ire Over Monastery Proposal

Community leaders say plans do not fit historic landmark's surroundings.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Fighting Hate with Love

An Interview with Civil Rights Pioneer Bernard Lafayette

$500K Grant to Aid Restoration of Historic Officers Club

One of few structures from the era still in existance, the building at Fort Huachuca was designated as the black officers club.

Rillito Race Track Owes Future to the Past

The Jelks Stables gave birth to the Rillito Racetrack and are helping to keep the track alive.

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Miracle Mile Recognized on National Register of Historic Places

Retro hotels and neon signs recall a bygone era.

New Life for Historic Nogales Castro Home

A youth leadership program will be launched in the home Spring 2018.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

Episode 166: Nurturing Mt. Graham's Red Squirrel Population after the Frye Fire

Also, the WWII black officers club at Fort Huachuca, an open office downtown, Tugo bike share and a new bishop for Tucson.

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