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Training Tucson's Next Generation of Leaders

Greater Tucson Leadership focuses on ensuring they are up for the job.

Proposal Pitches A New National Park in Arizona

Residents hope to turn Chiricahua National Monument into national park.

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

Tools and Trade In All 50 States

Tucson resident plans to travel across the country to "get gigs" and meet new people.

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

Tucson, an Urban Classroom for German Students

University students visit the city to learn about global conditions

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

Religious Conventions Bring Welcome Summer Revenue to Tucson

Jehovah's Witnesses meetings pump millions of dollars to the regional economy.

Independents and Independence

Tucson residents join national celebration to support local businesses.

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Tucson Fast Food Workers Continue to Demand Better Pay

Local, nationwide protests happening Thursday; movement began two years ago.

From Chiapas, Mexico: More Than Just Coffee

Co-op selling coffee in Tucson helps Mexican families stay together and avoid dangerous illegal immigration.

Monthly Employment Workshops Aim to Empower Women

YWCA of Tucson provide seek to help unemployed, underemployed women through a 4-day training program.

Ranching's Risky Business in Southern Arizona

Local ranchers say they want more resources and protection on the border to cope with illegal immigration.

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Seeking Safety North of the Border

Wealthy Mexicans are investing time and money in Arizona, concerned about violence in their country.

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