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Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Arizona Spotlight for August 1st, 2019

Looking back at a 1979 radioactive contamination in Tucson, and citizens working together; exploring the history of Harvey Houses in Arizona; and a couple finds common ground with "One Small Step".

Electric buses to join Tucson city fleet

A Tucson City Council member said the switch to electric buses will save the city money.

Lost pelican lands in Tucson

The seabird is being treated by wildlife specialists.

What should you do when you see a mountain lion

Arizona Game and Fish suggests ways Tucsonans can safely share a space with the wild animals.

Tucson streetcar pulling into 5-year anniversary

Free rides and events will be held all day July 27 along the streetcar route.

Journalists roundtable: Shelter for asylum seekers moving

Plus, growing opposition to the proposed Interstate 11 corridor.

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.

'Ghost sign' revealed as Flycatcher is demolished

The decades-old sign advertises a photography studio.

Tucson picks 2 companies for rental scooters pilot program

Each company will be permitted to launch up to 500 e-scooters.

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.

Sanctuary city effort approved for Tucson November ballot

The Pima County Recorder's office certified signatures that exceeded the minimum requirement by about 3,100.

Arizona 360 interviews Tucson mayoral candidate Ed Ackerley

The longtime advertising executive is running as an independent.

Sanctuary city initiative organizer on the movement's goals

A discussion with Zaira Livier, who leads the group spearheading the initiative in Tucson.

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