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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.

"Any Act of Violence Has Many Victims."

Arizona Spotlight examines the impact of gun violence in the Tucson community, and domestic assault shooting victim Heather and her mother Carey share their story of survival and hope.

Report: Tucson No. 3 Big City for Number of Community Pools

The annual report from Trust for Public Lands put Tucson near the top of the list for pools per capita, while overall park spending has seen a decrease.

Allegiant Air Coming to Tucson Airport

The low-cost airline will bring two new destinations to TIA.

Campaigns Underway for TUSD, SUSD Boards

Incumbents seek to defend their seats against challengers.

UA Tech Park to Mentor Companies in Solar Competition

Participants could win portion of $3 million. Will receive help from UA and other 'Connector' organizations.

Sounding The Alarm in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Banking water for when the Colorado River goes dry; a neighborhood movie star makes epic films in his own backyard.

TUSD OKs Suing County or State Over Desegregation Funding

Legal action was approved by the governing board unanimously Tuesday night to protect district taxpayers.

TUSD Asking if it Should Stop Using the Term 'Rodeo Days'

The board has called for a survey after an activist group said the name glorifies the mistreatment of animals.

Superintendent Recommends TUSD Provide Education for Kids at Migrant Facility

Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo says the district is working with its lawyers, Southwest Key and the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Judge Sides With Pima County On Part 2 of World View Case

Ruling says the county properly entered into no-bid contracts with builders so it could meet World View's needs.

Fight Your Fear of the Future with a "100 Year Plan"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Is Arizona ready for wildfires on the scale of those ravaging California?, how to help hummingbirds beat the peak summer heat, and stories of kindness in action.

City Council Takes Initial Step in Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age

The council has asked the city manager's office to prepare an ordinance that would raise the age to 21.

Frontier Airlines Returning to Tucson Airport

The airline left in 2012 amid financial troubles.

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