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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Aug 2011

The Tucson Weekly's 2011 TAMMIES

An annual opportunity to celebrate the best music that our city has to offer.

Aug 25, 2011

Back to the Homeland

After escaping civil war and making temporary homes in Tucson, find out why some of the Sudanese "Lost Boys" plan to return to the recently established nation of South Sudan.

Aug 5, 2011

Fady and Dalya Sarkees, New Americans

A brother and sister, both refugees from Iraq, face the challenge of starting new lives in Tucson. Even with an education and professional skills, good jobs are hard to find.

Aug 4, 2011

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Aug 4, 2011

Two Vails, a Single Future

In the rapidly growing Rincon Valley, some new residents seek more than "the rural life"

Jul 28, 2011

Danger in the Wind

Dust storms, like the haboob that recently struck Maricopa County, may drive an increase in this summer's number of Valley Fever cases

Jul 21, 2011

Flor de Muertos

A new documentary examines the cross-cultural collisions regarding death along the U.S.-Mexico border

Jul 21, 2011

Monsoon Driving

When do you turn around and go another way?

Jul 7, 2011

University of Arizona President Robert Shelton Resigns

The UA community ponders a future with new leadership.

Jun 16, 2011

Beautifying Barrio Centro

Tucson Arts Brigade sets out to create a mural arts program that makes more than pretty walls.

Jun 16, 2011

Supportive Care

At the Arizona Cancer Center, doctors and patients are exploring the psychological and social aspects of healing.

Jun 9, 2011

Dr. Carolyn Porco

One of America's leading planetary scientists talks about the ongoing exploration of Saturn and its moons. She'll be in Tucson to present at SPACEFEST III (June 2nd - 5th, 2011).

Jun 2, 2011

Meet Tucson's Muslim Diaspora

The local Muslim community boasts a broad diversity, and seeks to redress misconceptions about Islam.

May 19, 2011

Savannah Guthrie

The U of A welcomes home a prominent alumna to give the 2011 commencement speech. Hear how Savannah's successful career started, and about the big change in her future.

May 12, 2011

American Experience: Freedom Riders

The inspiring story of a courageous band of young civil-rights activists who journeyed through the Deep South in 1961. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS-HD 6.

May 12, 2011

Johnny Clegg

A legend in his native South Africa, Clegg's own brand of Zulu music crosses racial and cultural boundaries with the goal of making people smile and dance.

May 5, 2011

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