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Nearly 40 Percent of Registered Voters Took Part in Primary Election

Pima County had the largest increase of any county when compared to the 2016 primary.

A Helping Hand for Nature

Friends of Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge volunteer time and effort.

Grant Funds Research to Fight Deadly Lung Disease

The University of Arizona College of Medicine seeks a cure for excessive scar tissue.

Immigrant Spending Power Adds Billions of Dollars to Pima County Economy

Entrepreneurs not born in the U.S. outpace U.S.-born residents starting businesses by a 2-to-1 margin.

Construction on $35M West-Side Development Could Start in October

Rio Nuevo chair says the project would have died without the district's support.

4 More Weeks of Monsoon, Tucson Has Beaten Normal Rain Totals

Tucson has received more than six inches of rain since the monsoon began, and much of Southern Arizona has surpassed normal totals.

Classes to Teach Mexican Cooking

Sharing the tie of food and family, Tucson Botanical Gardens offers classes this week.

Backyard Bobcats Delight Tucson Residents

The visiting native cats became a learning and teaching opportunity.

Listening Beyond the Wall

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Cleopatra - No Submissive Woman"; bobcats in the backyard; and how Film Tucson is bringing Hollywood back to The Old Pueblo.

TUSD to Start Review of Controversial Textbook at Teachers' Request

The economics course was canceled at TUSD last year. It could be back in front of the board for approval in November.

Thousands of Mail-In, Provisional Ballots Remain Uncounted in Pima County

Ballot counting will resume Thursday. State law requires counting to be done by next Wednesday.

Tucson Court Aiming to Keep Vets Out of Jail Receives $400,000 Grant

Program diverts veterans with misdemeanors and connects them with services.

Reaction to Sen. McCain's Death Comes From Around the Globe

From Tucson, to offices of high power, people McCain interacted with share their memories and respect.

TUSD Opens Survey Over Language Used for Days Off for Rodeo

A group called on the district to change the term, which they say glorifies the abuse of animals.

Engineering Firm Opening Tucson Office

The multinational Axiscades, a contractor for Caterpillar, promises hundreds of jobs.

TPD Program Offers Drug Offenders Treatment Instead of Arrest

Officers have referred nearly 50 people for treatment since July.

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