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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Sep 2013

Ajo Celebrates International Day of Peace

For 10 years people from Mexican, Native American and Anglo cultures have gathered in AZ town to commemorate UN holiday.

Sep 27, 2013

Tucson Students Traveling to China for Competition

The two are preparing to be tested on their knowledge of the Chinese language, culture this Oct.

Sep 19, 2013

AZ Insect Festival Entice Public to Explore Creatures' Wonders

Third annual event highlights insect-related research, teach about their role in ecosystem, feature guest speakers.

Sep 13, 2013

New Study: Warfare May Not Be Part of Human Nature

An adjunct research scientists at the UA led investigation, says group-on-group violence is relatively new.

Aug 22, 2013
Lizbeth Mateo and Luis Leon, two of the DREAM 9.

Members of 'DREAM9' Speak About Time in Detention, Asylum

After release they asked for humanitarian parole, say despite hardships detention was worth it.

Aug 16, 2013

Border National Monument is Center of Conflict

Organ Pipe Cactus Park has sparked issues among Border Patrol, ecologists, visitors.

Aug 8, 2013

Veterans Make Up 16% of Homeless Adults, US officials say

Tucson nonprofit focuses on helping, hoping to decrease that number; Gus Hasdorff's story.

Aug 2, 2013

Genetic Testing Measures Risks, Offers Few Certainties

New gene-based tests and treatments provide patients with choices but no easy answers.

Aug 1, 2013

Museum Launches Historical Textile Databases

The organized collections of data include pieces from the Pueblo, Navajo and Spanish-American cultures.

Jul 30, 2013

Mental Illness, Poverty Form Vicious Circle

Tucson organization helps people facing challenges of illness and limited resources find hope and purpose.

Jul 25, 2013
Teresa Ramsey, formerly homeless veteran.

Tucson Goal: House Hundreds of Homeless Vets in 2.5 Years

Mayor Rothschild, city stepping up to national challenge, hopes to lead example for other communities.

Jul 19, 2013

Arizona Spotlight for July 19, 2013

Ending veteran homelessness, rural area healthcare issues, reactions to same-sex marriage ruling, Pima County Library's "MangaMania!!"

Jul 18, 2013

Q & A with TUSD's New Superintendent

H.T. Sanchez talks about his first impressions and expectations after two weeks on the job

Jul 11, 2013

Tucson Establishes Domestic Violence Court

$400K project will centralize, improve communication for services

Apr 25, 2013

Virtual Generation Grows Up

New film explores effects of childhood spent behind computer screen

Apr 25, 2013

Working for Equal Rights

Tucson group tries to raise awaress, education and opportunity for often-marginalized residents

Mar 21, 2013

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