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Pulling Back the Curtain on "Oaf"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Conserving water today to prevent a crisis in two years; Tucson readers share their best-loved novels for "The Great American Read"; the harmonious sounds created by Tibetan singing bowls.

100 Years of Stories: Arizona Centenarians

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are raises for Arizona teachers guaranteed?; how a little bird provided a clue about Arizona's changing climate; and visit "Saxorcism", an immersive music experience.

UA Researchers Link Smiling Faces With 'Coolness'

Study has implications for marketing strategies focused on facial expressions.

A Taste of Tucson History

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An update on Central American asylum seekers at the U.S. / Mexico border; using music to build community for America's homeless; learn about the traditions of Ramadan from a Tucson Muslim family

Elephant Dies at Reid Park Zoo

Officials say sudden death caused by fatal condition rarely seen in elephants.

UA Study: Sharing Music Can Bring Parents and Kids Closer

Researchers find they get along better during teenage years.

Mexico Hopes Mezcal Will Flow in Arizona for Cinco de Mayo

The Mexican government is sending producers of the agave-distilled spirit to the Southwest.

Landwhale: Jes Baker Spreads Message of Body Liberation

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson responds to the #MeToo movement; how Title IX is changing the way sexual violence reported on campus; and music from the Arnold / Klingenfus Ensemble.

UA Film Students Dream in Widescreen

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Teachers take their message to the Capitol; an exclusive interview with Linda Ronstadt; and the Center for Creative Photography celebrates Ansel Adams.

Understanding Autism From the Inside Out

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Are National Guard troops really needed at the US-Mexico border? And, remembering radio legend Carl Kasell.

Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List

The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

UA Journalism School Signs Letter Critical of Broadcast Group

Among more than 20 schools protesting the Sinclair media corporation's political scripts.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Museum Series Supports Emerging Native American Artists

Pairs emerging artists with experienced potters and basket weavers from all over the Southwest.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

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