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"Missing in Brooks County" captures perseverance and tragedy from the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Live Theater Worksop's outdoor drive-in stage experience "Having Our Say"; and some intricate acoustic swing from The Django Shredders.

Overcoming Post-Election Partisan Hostility

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The VOTE Program uses conversation to defuse political conflict, and a pair of personal reflections on Election 2020 from Adiba Nelson and Fenton Johnson.

The TusCon Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention goes virtual.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Stories That Soar!" brings a 2nd grade writer's story to life; and author Benjamin Lorr talks about his book "The Secret Life of Groceries: The Dark Miracle of the American Supermarket".

Dia de los Muertos altar honors COVID-19 victims in Pima County

Almost 6,000 have died of the disease statewide, including more than 600 in Pima County.

Mission Library renamed in honor of Richard Elías

The longtime Pima County supervisor died in March.

Saguaros destroyed at national park

The vandalism happened around Oct. 3, rangers say.

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

NPS closes route to Quitobaquito Springs

Closure comes a day after O'odham leaders held a cross-border ceremony at the spring.

"My voice pouring from me with all the soul a rainstorm has..." Teen poets are ready to change the world.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Susan Miner on creating "Peace Inside, Beauty Outside"; and some happy chaos from The Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

Stand off with Border Patrol, National Park Service ends in scuffle with Indigenous-led demonstrators

O'odham organizers and their supporters stopped construction for over five hours at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument.

Author Craig Johnson talks about Sheriff Walt Longmire's "Next to Last Stand".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Real talk about living with autism, from some folks in our community who have first-hand experience.

"What I want the world to know about how I feel..." - young Tucson poets speak out.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet the ascending Tucson band Taco Sauce; and the conclusion of "Youth Crossing Gender Borders": understanding the roots of transphobia.

Young Tucson poets share their feelings about life in the year 2020.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The lifelong connection between a UA educator and the American Western; and part 4 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders: “Riding the Ambiguity Train”.

Arizona Spotlight for August 27, 2020

How a Tucson middle school is approaching the new school year; a remembrance of community builder André Newman; and “Trans-Generational Advice”.

Living with Alzheimer's, during a pandemic.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How a Tucson artist's meticulous style brings solace; and Part 2 of Youth Crossing Gender Borders, "Changing Expectations".

Voices for change represent Arizona in "Arts Across America"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Black in America - A Lived Experience" by Adiba Nelson; and Youth Crossing Gender Borders, Episode 1: Parents Taking Pride.

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