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UA Economist: Tucson's Housing Market is Affordable

An Arizona 360 discussion assessing if you can afford your home.

TUSD: Teacher Vacancies Down; Retaining Bus Drivers Still An Issue

Funding from the state after the teacher walkout is helping TUSD retain teachers, the superintendent says.

The Secret Life of Spiders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: a new dust detection system on I-10; cumbia rhythm energizes downtown Tucson; and a story about the perils of being a king.

Pima County: Solar Savings $220,000 Since 2015

Most of the privately owned solar arrays operating on county property are lowering the county's electric bill.

TUSD Sends Out Notifications of School Letter Grades

More than a quarter of TUSD schools received a letter grade of D or F.

Entrepreneurship Program Aims to Help Kids Bring Ideas to Life

The after-school program helps young people create their own businesses and nonprofits.

School Resource Officers Train Public for Active Shooter

The Pima County Sheriff's Department has trained more than 600 people in two years.

Strong Sales, Low Inventory Keep Tucson Housing Prices Growing

Tariffs are disincentivizing home builders, keeping inventory low in a high-demand market.

Spotlight Session: Rebekah Rolland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are immigrant children in custody being housed in Phoenix?; Tucson's refugee community faces uncertain future together.

Monsoon Moisture Leads to Drop in Fire Restrictions

Various agencies will lift the restrictions starting on Friday, thanks to seasonal precipitation.

City Annexes Tucson International Airport

Annexation provides tax dollars to the city, assistance to the airport.

TUSD Approves Property Tax Increase for Transportation Fixes, Safety

The tax will pay for road improvements around certain schools that pose potential threats for students.

City Council Sets Details For November Parks Bond

Financial oversight mechanisms put in place by a 5-1 vote.

Lightning-Sparked Blazes Mean Decisions for Fire Managers

Naturally occurring fires can be managed for some benefit, but often must be extinguished for safety concerns.

Apollo 8 Flight Controller Recalls Landmark Mission 50 Years Ago

Charles Dietrich is among NASA heroes attending Tucson Spacefest this year.

Tucson City Council Prepares Next Step for Parks Bond Election

The council plans to establish an oversight committee to monitor bond funds if voters OK spending.

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