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Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

Funding Opens Next Phase of Project to Digitize Arizona's Historic Newspapers

The effort aims to increase the accessibility of newspapers that provide a window to the transition to early statehood and beyond.

Episode 333: A Lawsuit Over Rising Education Costs

Attorney General Brnovich sues the Board of Regents for increasing tuition at Arizona universities.

The Art of Paying Attention: HoHum, The Great Horned Owl

How the odd tastes of this urban owl sent author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut hunting for answers.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

State Park Benefits from Summer Monsoon

Rain adds welcome water to the popular destination.

Episode 332: STEM Education For Blind Students

Exploring methods to enrich education for those with visual impairments. Plus, DACA expires in 6 months.

Episode 154: Tucson Helps Harvey Victims

Plus, a visit to a research site on Tumamoc Hill, and a city decision about guns seized in investigations.

Survey: Construction Firms in AZ Struggle to Find Skilled Workers

Retiring baby boomers, an emphasis on college, and local economic factors play a role.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DACA Phase Out Could Affect 28,000 Arizonans; "The Rainbow 17" Seek Asylum in the US; and Arizona veteran Keith Connolly shares his Vietnam experience...

Arizona's Obesity Rate Flattens, Still Concerning

Nearly one-third of state's population is heavy enough that it affects their health.

18.4 Percent of Tucson Mortgages Cosigned by a Second Party

Practice is on the rise in Tucson, but still below national average.

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