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Two At A Time: Cleanup Of Navajo Uranium Mines Slow

Incidence of kidney failure and cancer, linked to uranium contamination, increased; tribe has banned any mining activity.

Navajo Allocate $3 Million to Area Stuck in Poverty for Decades

Bennett Freeze area was frozen in time due to restrictions arising from a land dispute.

Report: Rate of Native American Uninsured Fell Under Obamacare

Still, the uninsured rate remains high and will rise if Medicaid is cut, an author of the study said.

Episode 146: Inside the New Sister Jose Women's Center

Also, Pima Community College after probation; Arizona Daily Star journalist Tom Beal retires; and climate change on Native American lands.

On Health Care, Crowd Asks Grijalva: 'What can we do?'

Health care town hall draws more than 250 people.

Fry Bread Nation: A Tragic Necessity

The staple food on the Navajo Nation simultaneously calls up historical trauma, perseverance, pride and public health issues.

Navajo President: We Will Embrace Renewable Energy

Move will help transition from coal-fired generating station and find job sources.

Navajo Nation To Negotiate Power Plant Lease

If the tribe doesn’t approve a lease extension in the next week, the plant will have to close at the end of this year.

Community Support Gives Día de San Juan Festival New Life

When organizers announced its cancellation earlier this year, the community rallied.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

That Time Andy Warhol Tried to Shoot a Western in Tucson...

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Tucson voters approve the half cent sales tax increase?; local handyman shares stories of working across America; and a new twist on basket weaving traditions.

Electricity Restored to Tohono O'odham Nation after 2 Days

Weather-related outage started Monday evening; power was restored Wednesday evening.

Electrical Power Out on Tohono O'odham Nation

Outage occurred at 8:30 pm Tuesday; expected to be restored Wednesday

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

O'odham Dances: 'This Is The Way We Begin and End Things'

A creative collaboration combining film, poetry and Southwestern flavor debuts Tuesday in Tucson.

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