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Volunteer tutor Kathy Zuodar teaches a group of students the difference between "could" and "would."

Tucson Program Hopes to Break Language Barriers, Help Immigrants Thrive

Literacy Connects' English Acquisition for Adults has been around for decades helping people transition into a new life on American soil.

Nov 20, 2014
Tyler (second from left) celebrating his adoption into the Woelfle family with his new parents and siblings.

Foster Teen Officially Joins a Family

Teenagers like 15-year-old Tyler often overlooked when it comes to adoption 'but they still need love,' says his new dad, Ben Woelfle.

Nov 14, 2014
Authors of Repose: The Potent Pause, Victoria Shamas, Ph.D. and Jhan Kold.

Repose - The Potent Pause

Tucson residents' new book recommends lying on your back for a surprising number of mental and physical health benefits.

Nov 6, 2014

Who Funds Tucson's All Souls Procession?

Globally known annual commemoration of life, death marks 25th anniversary; will receive financial aid from city for first time in 2014.

Oct 23, 2014

Flowing Wells Latest to Add Gender Identity to Non-Discrimination Policy

School district hopes to equip teachers, counselors, others with tools to best accommodate transgender, gender creative students.

Oct 2, 2014
In the summer monsoon, grass carpets the Chiricahua foothills.

Fire Prevention in the Chiricahuas

Chiricahua Mountains assist fire ecology research; they're the largest most biodiverse of Arizona's 'Sky Islands.'

Sep 18, 2014
One of the Camp Born This Way children at this year's camp's fashion show.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

Sep 4, 2014
C-130s at AMARG.

C-130 Aircraft Celebrates 60th Anniversary

In August 1954, the first C-130 rolled off the Lockheed assembly line; now is still being used in every branch of the military.

Sep 4, 2014
Salvador Duran performs in the back patio of the Hotel Congress every Thursday evening.

Salvador Duran: I Sing My Paintings, I Paint My Music

The exuberant art, music of this Mexican troubadour draw upon diverse traditions and lingering tragedy.

Aug 22, 2014

Legacy of Educator Inspires Mariachi Aztlán

Mariachi director of Pueblo High Magnet School inspires students to embrace culture of music.

Aug 21, 2014
Entrance of Colossal Cave.

Long-Time Colossal Cave Director Uncertain About Her Future at Park

Pima County Supervisor Carroll called for performance audit last summer to assess management of park amid mountain lion shooting.

Aug 14, 2014

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Jul 31, 2014

Tucson Streetcar Voices

AZPM's Vanessa Barchfield joined thousands of riders on its first day for a portrait of the city welcoming this new mode of transportation.

Jul 31, 2014
Volunteers sorting through donations at Catholic Community Services drop off site.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Jul 24, 2014
Clark, coaches, campers end day two

Christine Clark Holds Court at Basketball Camp for Girls

Before launching her professional career, 21-year-old Tucsonan returns home.

Jul 24, 2014
Mountain lion in the mountains west of Tucson.

Project Hopes to Photograph Jaguars, Ocelots Near Tucson

Camera traps set up at more than 200 places in mountains surrounding the city.

Jul 18, 2014

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