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Paralympian Jen Poist Brings Home the Gold!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Counting the youth vote; RinCon 16 invites Arizonans to get their game on; and how a school garden has transformed a west-side Tucson elementary school on “Feeding Our Future".

Meet Marshall Flippo, an 89-Year-Old Square Dance Caller Who Still Loves His Work

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Results from the state primary; the impending launch of OSIRIS-REx; and Gene Wilder remembered.

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.

Music Without Borders

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson couple celebrates their 80th anniversary; A Book I Love, and a look at a Tucson neighborhood through the eyes of a lifelong resident.

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.

Students Tell Elders' Stories; and UAMA Showcases Sincerity and Creativity

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Mayor Responds to Pre-Emptive Legislation; and "Dímelo" asks about changes.

Nest building for architecturally challenged doves of the Sonoran Desert; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Results from the 2016 presidential primary, and a Tucson artist follows her dreams to Berlin.

Polyester, rainwater & pinhole cameras

Arizona Spotlight seeks moments of inspiration with guest host Sophia Paliza-Carre

Author: Right to Vote Still One of the Most Contested

Ari Berman will discuss 'Give Us the Ballot' at Tucson Festival of Books.

Finding the Soul of an Octopus; and Who Killed Vincent Van Gogh?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking ahead to the Arizona legislative session's second half; The Department of Child Safety deals with backlog of cases.

Cuba as a Classroom

Annual summer trips educate University of Arizona students about the culture, politics and daily life of an isolated island nation.

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Causey about a new documentary that examines America's financial woes and the dwindling size of the middle class.

Somali Survivor Seeks to Give Back

His life transformed by Doctors Without Borders, a Somali student now strives to become a doctor himself

One Year Later, Tucson Prepares to Honor a Tragedy

On the first anniversary of the January 8, 2011 shooting, Arizonans gather for vigils, memorials

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

Arts and the Economy

Some local artists are using their creativity to to keep the arts alive during tough economic times and that's attracting the interest of the Tucson City Council. Laura Markowitz reports.

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