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Samantha Felix and Jesse Pablo run TOCA's Project Oidag, which means "garden." Click to listen to them describe their work teaching youth about traditional foods.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

Sep 22, 2016

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Jul 14, 2016

The Owl & Panther Project Supports Tucson Refugees of Torture

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona woman faces death on her own terms; Legal and emotional issues surrounding choosing to die.

Jun 23, 2016

One Woman's Fight for Mental Health Care in Rural Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The vote on Prop 123; help for women entrepreneurs in Tucson; and a dream fulfilled after four decades of ambition.

May 19, 2016

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

Feb 4, 2016

State Has First Instance of Dual Mosquito-Disease Outbreak

West Nile and St. Louis Encephalitis viruses found together in Arizona for first time ever.

Dec 28, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for June 26, 2015

Eating "Unprocesssed" for a full year; National Independents Week stresses importance of buying local; Chris Dashiell reviews "Desert Bloom" from 1986; and foibles of would-be Arizona outlaws Cyclone Bill & Climax Jim.

Jun 25, 2015

Rural Hospitals Connecting With TMC Specialists

New alliance helps smaller towns access expertise, improve care

Jun 15, 2015
Sunset at Monument Valley, Arizona

Drug Cartels Target Indian Country and Vulnerable People

Addiction high among Native Americans, where unemployment can lead them to drug trade.

May 12, 2015
Ed Mercurio-Sakwa, CEO of Emerge! Center Against Domestic Violence in Tucson.

Part 2: Domestic Violence Issue 'Huge,' Head of Shelter Says

1 in 4 women will be victims; 12,000 calls annually in Pima County, yet incidents are under-reported.

Apr 15, 2015

Arizona Healthcare Signups Nearly Doubled in Last Open Enrollment

Total statewide enrollment is now more than 200,000

Mar 11, 2015

New Safety Methods Sprout in Fields After E.coli Outbreak

California spinach problem in 2006 led to measures now in effect there and in Southern Arizona.

Feb 25, 2015

Missed Insurance Deadline? Maybe Not.

Federal gov. extends window to buy health insurance to end of April to avoid tax penalty

Feb 23, 2015

72,000 More Arizonans Sign up for Affordable Care Act Insurance

Federal marktplace opened Nov. 15, remains open until Feb. 15 for health coverage; 77% of signups are subsidized.

Jan 5, 2015

Arizona Improves Newborn Health Screening

Testing for 28 diseases now exemplary for other states, March of Dimes says.

Sep 23, 2014
Children sleep on mattresses without pillows, covered with foil blankets.

Detention, Trek North May Have Mental Effects On Young Migrants

Thousands of unaccompanied children at border experience trauma, experts say.

Jul 10, 2014

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