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Will Water Return to Tucson's Washes?

A group hopes to restore running water to the city's watershed.

"Every Brilliant Thing"

On a special Arizona Spotlight, Tucsonans share how they cope, and suggestions for making better choices when dealing with anxiety, depression and stress.

The Ronny Chieng Explosion

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why candidates may be changing messaging before the general election; kindness in action on the UA campus; and helping hands for nature.

A Helping Hand for Nature

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

Backyard Bobcats Delight Tucson Residents

The visiting native cats became a learning and teaching opportunity.

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.

Sen. John McCain's Farewell Statement

Campaign manager and spokesperson reads letter from the late senator addressed to the American people.

"Any Act of Violence Has Many Victims."

Arizona Spotlight examines the impact of gun violence in the Tucson community, and domestic assault shooting victim Heather and her mother Carey share their story of survival and hope.

Former Arizona State Treasurer Carol Springer Dead at 81

Springer was one of 5 women who won the highest state offices in 1998.

Sounding The Alarm in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Banking water for when the Colorado River goes dry; a neighborhood movie star makes epic films in his own backyard.

Fight Your Fear of the Future with a "100 Year Plan"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Is Arizona ready for wildfires on the scale of those ravaging California?, how to help hummingbirds beat the peak summer heat, and stories of kindness in action.

The Heart of Loveland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Independent brewers on both side of the U.S. - Mexico border team up; and a roundtable talk on how Tucson arts presenters can survive and thrive during the hot summer months.

The Secret Life of Spiders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a new dust detection system on I-10; cumbia rhythm energizes downtown Tucson; and a story about the perils of being a king.

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.

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.

Separated & Reunited on the Border

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on the poaching of a male jaguar sighted in the Huachuca Mountains; meet Ciara Peterson, a Tucson girl who is a national champion at using braille.

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