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Arizona Spotlight for June 12, 2015

From drop out to graduate thanks to support and compassion; sharing stories with strangers about real life; positive body image vs. media representation; how and why cicadas make such a racket.

Jun 11, 2015

Raising the Flag Again

Police officers hope to see more United States flags throughout Arizona and the country.

Jun 9, 2015
Frank Kalbaugh's 1957 Ford Country Squire woody station wagon.

Old, Eccentric, Classic– Street Rod Has Broad Definition

Rodders Days brings car lovers together

Jun 5, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Jun 4, 2015
Cross section of nerve bundles entering the brain of a sand worm (Nereis virens), stained with fluorescent dyes (three colors merged on right).

About Bugs & Brains

Visit a UA lab where research into the learning and memory of insects and fish is being conducted.

May 28, 2015
Greg Cogoli donates platelets at the American Red Cross, Tucson.

Giving Blood

Learn about the importance of blood donations from both sides of the story.

May 28, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 29th, 2015

A veteran graduates college despite challenges from a traumatic brain injury; what blood donation can mean to someone in need; groundbreaking UA research into how memory and learning work for animals like insects and fish.

May 28, 2015
Army veteran Erik Castillo holds a plastic model of his skull. Shrapnel from a bomb blast shattered approximately 40 percent of his skull.

A Veteran's Story

Told he would never recover from his traumatic brain injury, Erik Castillo set out to beat the odds

May 28, 2015
A different pair of Big / Little Brothers, Ian and John, in front of the BBS sign at the group's Tucson headquarters.

How Big Brothers Makes a Difference

Meet fifteen-year old Mike and his Big Brother Elliot, a friendship that started with help from a non-profit organization.

May 21, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 22nd, 2015

Tucson Audubon Society director discusses goals; meet fifteen-year-old Mike and his Big Brother; three "art moms" discuss sharing creativity with their kids; Nancy McCallion sings "He's Gone".

May 21, 2015
Woodpeckers are only one of the local species of birds that nest during the month of March.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

May 21, 2015
"Wyatt Earp Horse Thief?" by Bob Boze Bell

Exploring the "True West" with Bob Boze Bell

Learn why research taught him "nothing changes more than the past" regarding legends like Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid.

May 15, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for May 15th, 2015

Truckers compete in state driving championship; visit a class that teaches laughter yoga; Bob Boze Bell talks about Billy the Kid and tall tales from Arizona history; plus the music of Nive Neilsen.

May 15, 2015

Laughter Yoga Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary in Tucson

Atypical exercise class is part of an international movement.

May 15, 2015
James Stewart and Kim Novak share in the paranoid thrills of "Vertigo" (1958).

Three Great Film Scores

Chris Dashiell shares his admiration for the music from "Vertigo", "Lawrence of Arabia", and "To Kill a Mockingbird", and discusses what each added to their respective films.

May 8, 2015

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance is growing in Tucson

SAGA works on advocacy, awareness and services.

May 8, 2015

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