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Tropical Bird is Treating Admirers in Arizona

The elegant trogon, a prize for many birdwatchers, is breeding in various mountain ranges around the state.

Overcoming Aphasia: "A River is Made Drop by Drop"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Where Arizona stands after a tumultuous week for U.S. border policy; and an alternative to sunscreen developed at the University of Arizona.

Appeal of Sabino Canyon Tram Change Could Mean Lapse in Service

A pending appeal of the new contract award could delay the start of operations by the new operator.

Annual Count Shows Steady Decrease in Area Homelessness

Volunteers found 1,380 people experiencing homelessness the night before the January survey.

Pima Supervisors Reject Taxes for Road Repairs, Plan to Ask Voters

After voting down a property and a sales tax, the board asked county staff to prepare language for a bond issue for the November ballot.

Pima Supervisors to Vote on Grants Targeting Illegal Immigration, Drug Trafficking

The board is considering more than $2 million in federal funding for the sheriff's department, including Operation Stonegarden.

A Love Triangle Becomes an "Invitation to a Bonfire"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: an overview of the political landscape heading into the midterms; how Tucsonans celebrate Juneteenth; and Adiba Nelson on her family's legacy of domestic violence.

Pima Community College Dropping Football, May Cut Golf and Tennis

The football program was never self-supporting, as originally hoped.

Local Officials Condemn Policy Separating Undocumented Families

Office holders from six different government bodies gathered to voice opposition to the Trump administration policy.

Tropical Storm Bud Likely to End Area's Dry Streak of 100+ Days

The storm is traveling up the Gulf of California, and outer bands are expected to bring rain in the coming days.

Pima County Supervisors OK TUSD Desegregation Tax Plan, Defying Legislature

County plans to leave tax as a part of its primary property tax, bucking recently passed law.

Infinite Lifetimes

Renowned Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman, translator of the "Tibetan Book of the Dead", talks about rebirth, space aliens, and lucid dying.

Taking a Trip to "Bundyville"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legal battles on the border over the separation of families; and Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman talks about life, death, and having fun in between.

Ducey Warns of High Wildfire Danger in Arizona This Summer

The Arizona governor said the federal government needs to step up fire prevention to lessen need for firefighting.

Cicadas Tune Up for Long, Hot Summer

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teens & seniors are working together to navigate the perils of the internet; Chris Dashiell looks back at a classic Arizona western called "Broken Arrow"; and why "shape note singing" has a loyal following.

Congressional Panel Offers Mixed News on Arizona's Opioid Crisis

Prescribing of opioids is down, but smuggling from Mexico is up.

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