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Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Education funding changed by Prop 123; meet library writer-in-residence Adrienne Celt, former UA student goes for gold at the Olympics.

Aug 4, 2016
Karen Schaffner has been waiting for her graduation day for a very long time.

Four Decades of Perseverance Rewarded with College Degree

An education for Tucsonan Karen Schaffner was a long time coming.

May 20, 2016

One Woman's Fight for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The vote on Prop 123; help for women entrepreneurs in Tucson; and a dream fulfilled after four decades of ambition.

May 19, 2016

William Shatner Brings his World to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Pros & Cons of Prop 123; the latest on the state budget dealmaking; and a Tucson man plans to work his way across all 50 states.

Apr 28, 2016
Sunnyside Education Association President Mary Martinez paints her car in support of Proposition 123 on April 4, 2016.

Prop 123: Teachers See Relief; Opponents See Challenges

Arguments from those who support and oppose Arizona's school funding proposal.

Apr 25, 2016
A quote from Walter Benjamin displayed in the open-air courtyard at the Holocaust History Center.

A History of the Holocaust for the Tucson Community

New center honors victims and survivors, and explores the social and political legacy of the 20th Century's greatest tragedy.

Apr 14, 2016
Ariana King photographs Marvin Fortman. “Oh I just love her, it’s been such a pleasure, she asks the questions in the right way and she just listens," Fortman said.

Inspiration for Young, Catharsis for Old in Shared Stories

Vail students learn to document lives through photos and interviews at senior center.

Apr 1, 2016

How One Doctor Helps Patients Face Death; and Another Finds Music Instrumental to Happiness.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DImelo goes to Tumamoc Hill; and Beth Surdut puts hummingbird etiquette to use.

Feb 18, 2016
After living in Europe and Asia, Patricia Deridder settled in the United States where she eventually opened Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson.

Tucson's Japanese Gardens is a "Dream Come True."

The transcontinental journey behind the gardens' founder and director.

Nov 20, 2015
Leslie Bromberg, ARCE AZ Board Member, at Karnak temple complex in Luxor, Egypt

A Love for Egypt from Arizona

Decades-old group focuses on ancient Egypt and its architecture.

Oct 8, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for October 2nd, 2015

Remembering "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore" with stars Ellen Burstyn and Diane Ladd; the challenges of being the first in your family to attend college, Chris Dashiell previews the first Tucson Festival of Films.

Oct 1, 2015
The Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse in Tucson provides a safe place for women and children who need help escaping violence at home.

Raising Awareness About Verbal and Physical Aggression

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is in October

Sep 18, 2015
German students David Sipple, Milan Daus, Stefan Zins and Davis Rösch have been riding bicycles all around Tucson during their visit.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Sep 4, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for August 14, 2015

Looking for bighorn sheep along the Colorado River; restoring two centuries of history at the San Xavier Mission; what it means to be the first college graduate in your family.

Aug 14, 2015
Jeffrey Silvertooth, PhD, addresses people who are learning more about agriculture.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Aug 7, 2015
David Forster and his mom celebrate his graduation.

Graduating Forster

Find out how a knock at the door changed the life of a young man who dropped out of high school.

Jun 12, 2015

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