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A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

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The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

Growing the Ties Between Farmers and Restaurants

Also: Get to know traveling music and community service group Up With People, formed right here in Tucson.
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From state and local news to in-depth interviews with artists, authors, and the people behind the headlines, Arizona Spotlight keeps you informed about what's going on in Tucson and around the state.

Arizona Spotlight is hosted and produced by Mark McLemore and features music from the critically-acclaimed Tucson band Calexico.

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