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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jan 2014

Chinese-Americans Commemorate Lunar New Year in Old Pueblo

Year of the horse signifies success and prosperity they say; a 15-day celebration begins Friday.

Jan 30, 2014

One, Dos, Drei: Tucson Girl Growing Up Trilingual

Thanks to parents who come from Germany, Mexico and school where 7-year-old learns English.

Jan 24, 2014

New Doc Looks at Turbulent Debate Over Immigration in AZ

State of Arizona looks at controversial law SB 1070, its effects, the opinion of people on both sides of the spectrum.

Jan 23, 2014

Horseback Riding as Therapy for Special Needs

Since 1974, TROT has used method for children, adults who are challenged with everything from blindness, PTSD and autism.

Jan 9, 2014

Tucson Fire Department Aims to Ease Firefighters’ Trauma

Firefighters and researchers collaborate to develop peer-based program that helps first responders deal with their work’s emotional toll

Jan 3, 2014

The Hypocrisy Footprint

Author Chris Cokinos tries to explain the logic behind what he calls the 'hypocrisy footprint' left by backyard pools in the arid Southwest

Dec 12, 2013
Eloy Detention Center

Siblings Apart For Years, One US Citizen, Other Faces Deportation

Brother and sister are part of nationwide effort to fix "a broken immigration system;" born to same parents but in different countries.

Dec 6, 2013

Planet Rabbit

Learn about one artist's inspiration to take art out of the gallery and into local communities.

Dec 6, 2013

After 31 Years El Tour de Tucson is Without Title Sponsor

UAMC's six-year title sponsorship contract expired, leaving budget with a $250K hole, but things are looking up, tradition carries on.

Nov 22, 2013

Patagonia Group Hopes to Restore Water Flow, Wildlife

They have introduced more than 2,600 plants this last year, all grown from seed, member of Borderlands Restoration.

Nov 22, 2013

Q & A With John Sebastian

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will perform at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix Nov. 17, 18.

Nov 15, 2013

Tucsonan Struggles to Find a Kidney, Turns to Facebook

Don Do, a 23-year-old former UA student, created an event page to reach out to people, hoping to find a donor.

Nov 15, 2013

NAU Student Housing May Result in Eviction of Area's Residents

Proposed project by Georgia-based company could force about 50 families to move out from their homes.

Nov 8, 2013

Local Junk Shop May Be Home to Friendly Ghosts

Betty Blues Junk Shop has been experiencing paranormal activities recently.

Nov 1, 2013

Learning Physics by Launching Pumpkins

For the past 3 years, the Tucson Pumpkin Toss has taught local middle school, high school students about science.

Nov 1, 2013

Pima County Library's Ghost in Tucson List Investigated

Laura Palmisano reports on the origins of the list and visits one of the "haunted" locations.

Nov 1, 2013

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