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Pima County health officials outline holiday weekend precautions

Face masks and social distancing are a must for July 4 gatherings.

Rogue Radio presents: Virginia Woolf's "The Mark on the Wall"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Samaritans' 18 year mission continues; and how the border wall endangers the future of the Sonoyta mud turtle.

You may know how you feel about a social issue, but have you asked yourself why?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson nurse on being a coronavirus survivor; the stage lights are back on at Invisible Theatre; and a look back at the cinematic paradox of "La Jetée".

AZ Indigenous Peoples' Caucus urges state to rename Columbus Day

The group said the move would contribute to other movements fighting for racial, social and historical justice.

Celebrating Juneteenth during a pandemic

Though Tucson had to cancel its event, an organizer says the day is still an opportunity to honor Black independence, culture and family.

Behind the Mask

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A plea on behalf of sacred lands threatened by border wall construction; and a "thank you" to comic book legend Dennis O'Neil.

Adiba Nelson asks “What will it take for America to understand the pain of Black women?”

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Preserving the hidden history of one of Tucson's oldest Black communities; SpaceX launches a new era in space travel; and - was Speedway Boulevard ever really the ugliest street in America?

"At the Center of All Beauty": Author Fenton Johnson on the connection between solitude and creativity

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a DNA test revealed a sensitive family secret; and essays from two young women about the changes the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to their lives.

DUSTWUN - A film about life, death & trust on the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Imago Dei Middle School is building community with food; and - can a borderlands hotel that has survived a century endure the COVID-19 pandemic?

Pandemic increases need for youth emergency shelter

Staff say more kids need a safe place as stress, unemployment and domestic violence increase during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Spotlight Session: The Django Shredders take classic Gypsy jazz to the next level.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a food bank in Phoenix is offering assistance to as many as 8 families every 90 seconds.

“'Rona needs to stay away!”: How a single mother stays resilient.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free meals for our community; and an interview with César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, author of "Migrating to Prison: America's Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants".

Funeral home adapts, scales back ceremonies amid COVID-19 outbreak

How the pandemic is changing long-held traditions and rituals.

Tucsonans hear Banner Health's call for homemade masks

The Banner Health Foundation hopes to receive 100,000 "social comfort masks" for employees not working with COVID-19 patients.

Tucson homeless shelter for women adapts services during outbreak

Sister Jose Women's Center has suspended some activities and closed its shelter to new residents but is still providing food.

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