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"A Twist of Lemmon" - A Son's Heartfelt Tribute to his Famous Father

Also: Preview Governor Ducey's 2018 "State of the State" address; explore black holes with Tucson astronomers featured on NOVA; and why the 1976 Mexican film "Canoa: A Shameful Memory" remains relevant.

Tucson Helping Kids Get Calls From Santa Claus

Last day for parents to request a call from St. Nick is Nov. 30.

Facing Loss of State Funding, Bisbee to Roll Back Bag Ban

Version of resolution being drafted would make the ban voluntary, but reserve the city's right to challenge the state in court.

Officials Gather to Raise Domestic-Violence Awareness

Emerge Center Against Domestic Violence brought together public safety, elected officials to 'Paint Pima Purple.'

State Funding Dropped, January 8 Memorial Turns to Public

GoFundMe campaign launched to raise $1.5 million.

Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

Tucsonans Seek Civility: Engage with Those in Disagreement

Efforts ongoing to bridge divisive election cycle; 'don't depend on our leaders.'

New Citizens To Be Sworn In on Independence Day in Tucson

20 take oath of citizenship at Saguaro National Park on national holiday.

AZ WEEK: 'Discrimination, Prejudice Pushed Me to Succeed'

Arizona's first governor of Mexican descent Raul H. Castro shares his story during a recent visit to Tucson.

Arizona's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Gets Tucson Recognition

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will honor Raul H. Castro with its Legacy Award; Castro was in office from 1975-77.

Neighbors Question Plan to Raze Historic Downtown Motor Hotel

Developer will build low-income housing, housing for homeless veterans; opponents call an important part of Tucson's architectural history.

Arts Council Searches for Jan. 8 Memorial Designers

Individual artists or teams have until end of month to submit ideas; winner will also contribute to renovation of El Presidio Park.

AZ Week: Film Explores Whether Real 'El Chapo' Captured

Recent poll in Mexico shows country nearly split on believing drug lord was apprehended in February.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

Local Cyclists Want City to Increase Safety on Roads

Tucson could see separated bike lanes in near future thanks to $5.5M grant from state transit agency.

AZ's Only Governor of Mexican Descent Receives Award

The Consular Corps of Arizona gives Raul H. Castro the Global Diplomat Award; "I feel honored," he says.

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