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Tucson reviving a stretch of the Santa Cruz River

Tucson Water is putting water back into the Santa Cruz River near downtown.

Roots of housing discrimination in Tucson

In the first of three shows on housing, we look at the origin of discriminatory practices and the Fair Housing Act.

Tucson Juneteenth Celebration 2019

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A cross-cultural program inspires Native students in the UA College of Medicine; and, is it a piece of cake for the brain to interpret a metaphor?

UA researchers dating ancient volcanic eruption using tree rings

The tree rings can help them understand more about the explosion of a volcano thousands of years ago.

Drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford and the final tour of Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Also: The latest on the trial of Scott Warren, and what it means for humanitarian aid on the U.S. / Mexico border; and two Hollywood versions of the story of Judge Roy Bean.

Walking in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon

The story of a botanist and artist who had a mountain named after her.

Spotlight Session: Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Community healthcare in action in Pima County; and animator Ron Campbell on more than 50 years of making people smile with cartoons.

Untold Stories of Autism

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson points out a conversation more parents should have with their kids; and Vanessa Bell Calloway brings "Letters from Zora" to The Invisible Theatre.

Last Grants Coming for Endangered Route 66 Program

A preservation program is set to end in the fall, and no agreement has been reached to keep it going.

Fence First Built Along Arizona Border 100 Years Ago

In 1919, after a deadly clash between military forces, a two-mile fence was built between Ambos Nogales.

Preview Tucson Cine Mexico 2019!

Also: March is National Kidney Month, hear the story of a Tucson woman whose family is coping with a serious hereditary kidney disease; and how Edie Jarolim found family history next door to Sigmund Freud.

Dunbar Programs to Help Communities of Color Reclaim Health Practices

The grant-funded educational project focuses on historical black and indigenous plant-based health care practices.

Sephardic Jews and Their Language Inspire Mexican Writer

Myriam Moscona focuses on her heritage and the language of her elders: Ladino, also called Judeo-Spanish.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico

Newman was one of hundreds of Navajos who used their language to create a code to help win World War II.

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