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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.

Super Bowl draws epic air show of private planes to Phoenix

Private jets drive air traffic during NFL championship each year.

The Buzz: Arizona and snow

While non-rain precipitation is rare in the deserts, it's not uncommon for the mountains to get feet of snow each year.

Tucson International Airport expects 210,000 passengers during holiday period

This year's total travelers is a 25 percent increase over last year's total.

The Buzz takes a trip down the Verde River

Meet a man who has made saving this unique waterway his life's work

Crews remove invasive plants from Arizona waterways to conserve water, better ecosystem

Efforts along the Verde River and its tributaries to remove introduced plants can prevent monocultures while also getting water to a Phoenix-area reservoir.

Out of this world: space tourism expected to launch in 2024

World View, based in Tucson, is now in their preliminary design stage.

The Buzz: How the short-term rental market is changing in Arizona

The state's hold on regulations has loosened, but some municipalities want more control.

Travel Route 66 with "The Great Muslim American Road Trip."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Archive Tucson features Cesar Aguirre; the Longfin dace's return to the Santa Cruz river; and the fantastical story of a "Mythical Creature of the Southwest."

Sewage crisis hits Mexico beach community

Sonora's governor promises aid

El Tour de Tucson Returns

The popular event is Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 after the pandemic forced a cancellation last year.

Tucson gets new flight to Los Angeles area via budget airline

The new flights will start this coming holiday season.

Exploring new horizons with "I Dream in Widescreen 2021".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet two Tucsonans who took unconventional journeys to find healing; and The NPR Podcast Challenge seeks the voices of tomorrow.

Economic impacts felt in Arizona from border travel restrictions

Visitors from Mexico pay sales taxes in retail hubs like the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas.

Passenger totals plunge at Arizona’s major airports

Tucson International Airport recorded its lowest numbers since 1982.

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