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Flowing Wells Unified School District to put emergency alert system in classrooms

System will allow teachers and staff to call for help or trigger a lockdown.

Crisis stabilization: What happens after the call?

A look at possible next steps for Arizonans in crisis

DPS: Crash that closed I-10 likely caused by issue with truck driver

Officials also say toxic gas released in the crash has likely dissipated.

Interstate 10 open after 26-hour closure due to HAZMAT situation

Leaking nitric acid from a commercial truck caused toxic fumes to spread through the area.

"Citizen / Enemy" at the Tucson Desert Art Museum looks at the legacy of Japanese incarcerations during World War II.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Yume Japanese Garden is a dream come true for founder Patricia Deridder; and director Natalia Almada on the connections between humanity, technology & nature in her film "Users."

Health officials warn of prolonged exposure to gas from recent acid spill on I-10

The gas released from the nitric acid can cause some lung issues if exposure lasts longer than 15 minutes.

I-10 remains closed Wednesday morning due to deadly crash. Air quality remains an issue in the area

The incident involves a crashed commercial truck that was carrying nitric acid.

Crash involving hazardous material fire closes Interstate 10 east of Tucson

I-10 is closed in both directions between Kolb and Rita roads. People warned to avoid the area.

Cullen withdraws from nomination to head AZ Dept. of Health Services

Pima County says Dr. Theresa Cullen is returning to her previous job heading its health department.

TUSD students fundraise to save annual HBCU trip through music

The event is in partnership with the African American Museum of Southern Arizona.

Report reveals Super Bowl scale economic impact from UA Space Sciences

Astronomy, optical sciences and space exploration generate significant money and jobs for Southern Arizona.

Tucson man sentenced for case related to shooting death of Pima County constable, 3 others

Josue Lope Quintana will serve time for lying to federal authorities about where the shooter got parts of his gun.

Children of the Holocaust: The survival story of Pawel Lichter.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An upcoming benefit looks to bring peace back to Sonoran Desert skies; and a new song from Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

The Buzz: UA Faculty Senate report details events that led to deadly shooting on campus

The report examines harassing behaviors of the suspected gunman from early in his time at the UA up to the shooting.

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Interim faculty report denounces UA's response ahead of deadly on-campus shooting

The Committee's 30-page report says that the university’s response was a reaction from a “systemic oversight failure” and did not “address a known chronic trust problem.”

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