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Ozone goes over EPA standard in Pima County for first time this year

The county has breached the federal levels 22 times since 2013. Maricopa County has exceeded the standard 20 times this year.

Trump signs Sinema bill to protect vets from predatory mortgages

The new law targets the period before certain VA loans can be resold.

Lost pelican lands in Tucson

The seabird is being treated by wildlife specialists.

TUSD takes steps to update its sex ed curriculum

The proposed update will have a more evidence- and research-based focus.

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

Arizona seeing record numbers for tourism, state office says

Tucson's UNESCO gastronomy designation was a game changer, according to the deputy director.

Arizona Spotlight for July 18th, 2019

Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival presents indigenous stories for all to see; Retired astronaut Mark Kelly reflects on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; and a Spotlight Session from Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine.

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick joins call for Trump impeachment

Grijalva, Gallego and Stanton already support impeachment inquiry.

Davis-Monthan airmen rescue injured fishermen

Pararescue jumpers flew nearly 2,000 miles to help.

National report says Arizona has made steady progress in education

More needs to be done, and the pace of improvement is too slow, education advocates say.

Legislation could send federal judges to Yuma and Flagstaff

A bill in Congress allows federal court hearings in two more Arizona cities.

A town faces ghosts from its past in "Bisbee '17"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking for a new shelter arrangement for asylum seekers in Tucson; and Aurelie Sheehan talks about her new short story collection "Once Into the Night".

Green Party gets back on the Tucson ballot

The party's leader blames a clerical error for the decision to disqualify the party.

Arizona senators propose drought bill

The bipartisan bill aims to help water utilities plan for dry future

Border Patrol agent with long list of complaints heads to trial in Arizona

Prosecutors said they would introduce evidence Matthew Bowen had injured immigrants in custody on at least four different occasions.

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