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Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

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Tucson Developer Facing Neighborhood Ire Over Monastery Proposal

Community leaders say plans do not fit historic landmark's surroundings.

Lifeblood of the Desert: Restoration Brings New Life to Santa Cruz River

The river has supported four millennia of agriculture and growth in Tucson.

Fighting Hate with Love

An Interview with Civil Rights Pioneer Bernard Lafayette

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Honoring Dunbar School's Past, Reshaping its Future

Groups have plans for former segregated Tucson school buildings.

Demolition Starts on Downtown Tucson's La Placita

The landmark is being torn down to make way for residences and retail space.

A Desert Museum for Art and History

Tucson has two different attractions with "desert museum" in their names.

Miracle Mile Recognized on National Register of Historic Places

Retro hotels and neon signs recall a bygone era.

A century of family history helped create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

Hydra, Iconic Downtown Tucson Business, Is Shutting Down

The store opened on Congress Street more than 20 years ago and was known for creative window displays.

Colorful Canary Lights Up a Home With Music

The "Spanish Timbrado" is known for its plumage and songs.

Episode 161: A Trip to Tucson's West Side

Big changes have been happening on the other side of the Santa Cruz River, with more to come.

A 1960s Documentary Hidden for Decades - Now Revealed in Tucson.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Should honorably discharged veterans be able to get their citizenship and military benefits restored after trouble with the law? And, a local artist's adventures canoeing with alligators in a Florida river.

Anniversary Celebration Brings Marching Band's Past and Present In Step

Catalina Foothills High School reunites current and former band members for its 25th year.

Tucson Turns 242, Though Some Put Age at 4,000

Community celebration to include native foods, cannon fire on the presidio grounds.

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