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Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Former Arizona Gov. Napolitano Hospitalized for Cancer

A statement did not identify the type of cancer, but said the 59 year old was diagnosed in August.

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".

Pascua Yaqui Youth Get Involved

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American portrayals in film; profile of Tucson author Ethel Lee Miller; and young love at a long distance.

Welcoming New Americans

Attend a naturalization ceremony at the DeConcini Federal Courthouse in Tucson, where 46 candidates from 17 countries take their oaths of allegiance.

Life-changing Experiences While Serving Overseas

Peace Corps volunteers say life abroad opens new horizons, and is unforgettable.

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.

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.

Davis-Monthan Opens Gates for Special Air Show

Make-a Wish Arizona families, wounded warriors and World War II veterans were given a sneak peak of the show, presented by the Air Force's Thunderbirds.

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.

Catholic Leaders Celebrate Mass Along Border, Pray for Reform

Several hundred people attended ceremony Tues. and a few dozen people peered through the border fence from Mexico.

Ranching's Risky Business in Southern Arizona

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

Web Feature: Saving the Mountain View

On Ft. Huachuca, one community group fights to preserve a long-forgotten piece of black history

Pinal population center, San Tan Valley considers incorporation.

Pinal county wears the label of the second fastest growing county in the country. At 80,000 residents, San Tan Valley has the largest population center.

D-M Change of Command

Life in the military involves moving every few years, usually that is not accompanied by the full ceremony that the military can muster, unless the move involves a change of command

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