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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.

Nonprofit Hosting Party to Write Holiday Cards to Prisoners

Attendees at the annual event will also learn how to draft a letter to state legislators.

Making "Cloud Soup"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How changing your address may impact your voting status; What is AVATAR, and how might it change the science of telling truth from fiction?; and Pima County Gardeners mark 35 years of helping Arizona grow.

Return to Rio Bravo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How the Kino Border Initiative is aiding migrant families; Tucson mystery writer bases novel around opioid addiction; and remembering filmmaker Nicolas Roeg.

Ed Pastor, Arizona's 1st Hispanic Congressman, Dies

Pastor, a Democrat, served 23 years in Congress.

Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The secret life of spiders, and Tucsonans share tips for coping with difficult emotions.

Playing Tag with Hummingbirds

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Luis Alberto Urrea on "The House of Broken Angels"; flutist Gary Stroutsos on playing music in sacred places; and Nancy Stanley on founding the stand-up comedy "Estrogen Hour".

This Tucsonan Was 'Saved By Standup'

An interest in comedy leads to life-changing chapters for Nancy Stanley.

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.

Coffee or Mimosa? Understanding Your Ballot Over Brunch

A Tucson resident hosts a "Ballot Brunch" at home to explore the issues before Election Day.

The 11th Annual Haunted Halloween Arizona Spotlight

Light the jack-o-lantern, turn up the radio, and grab a few pieces of trick-r-treat candy to enjoy a collection of seasonal stories designed to thrill and chill!

Sandra Day O'Connor Withdraws From Public Life

The 88-year-old O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, is now fully retired.

Barbara Kingsolver on Creating "Unsheltered"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hosts of "Boom Goddess Radio" tell about creating a podcast designed for their generation; and travel writer Jane Stern on exploring the very best American "Roadfood".

Latino Voter Turnout a Focus in the Upcoming Election

Despite influential role in upcoming elections many Latino voters say they have yet to be contacted.

Master Gardeners Celebrate 35 Years in Pima County

Volunteers have been "planting knowledge" since 1983.

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