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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jan 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

Pueblo High Builds Community Strength Through Gardening

High school students build relationships through intergenerational project in South Tucson.

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

Borrowed Time - A Musical Journey

Find out why successful film composer Brad Fiedel decided to leave Hollywood behind in a quest to rekindle his artistic inspiration.

Dec 13, 2013

Effects of Common Core Adoption at Presidio Schools

Method has forced teachers to allow students to think more independently, says Scott Whitlock, head of curriculum and instruction.

Dec 12, 2013

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

Local Homeless Women's Shelter Offers Sense of Community

A 1,200-square-foot house stands near south downtown Tucson, where women in need can eat, rest, feel support.

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

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

Noel Paul Stookey

Best known as the tallest member of folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary, Noel Paul reflects on fifty years of music and memories

Nov 7, 2013

Do Souls Recognize Borders?

Anna Augustowska shares her observations about how two different places honor All Souls Day.

Nov 3, 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

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