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The Buzz: Revisiting an historic Arizona labor dispute

A look back 107 years to the deportation of pro-union miners from Arizona mines.

Understanding men's mental health, and overcoming depression

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe welcome new leadership; and the legacy of screen actor Donald Sutherland.

Monument Valley's important role in the classic westerns of John Ford & John Wayne.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A local librarian is recognized for his dedication to youth mental health; and a personal story about what the U.S. flag can represent.

Ten-Minute Dramas presents "Chemistry".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A program called "Red, White & Blue" wants veterans, first responders and their loved ones to get the mental and emotional help they need.

The 54th annual Tucson Juneteenth Festival: "It's a movement, not a moment."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Richard Davis remembes growing up in Tucson's Black community; learn about Aphasia, and a place in Tucson offering friendship and support for those living with it; and go storm chasing with "Stories That Soar!"

Remembering Movie Legend Roger Corman.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Macro photographer Jillian Cowles peers into the private life of spiders; and Chris Dashiell visits "The Tomb of Ligeia".

The Buzz: Helping those who would otherwise be homeless

We highlight two efforts aimed at getting people off the streets in southern Arizona

Craig T. Nelson delivers commencement address to the UA graduating class of 2024.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The documentary "Fair Play" gives visibility to the unending work of new mothers; and explore the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.

The documentary "The Happiest Country in the World: Finland" explores the reasons why.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What "Bad Art Night" at the Arizona Science Center offers the creatively curious; "I Dream in Widescreen 2024" showcases a new class of film makers; and "Stories That Soar!" offers a 4th grader's perspective on "Self Love".

One of the greatest: UA's unsung wheelchair basketball hero, Rudy Gallego

We meet Rudy Gallego, the man who started the University of Arizona's first adaptive sports team, wheelchair basketball.

"It's either too late, or too early." Arizona Theatre Company presents Sam Shepard's "True West".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A preview of the upcoming Tucson International Mariachi Conference; the peace and sisterhood of the Hamrah Arts Club; and the work of a largely forgotten female composer from the 18th century has a 21st century debut.

Ancient farmers dug canals that shaped Phoenix's modern water system

Those ancient farmers have been referred to as the "Hohokam" but it’s not the name of a tribe or a people, and their O'Odham, Hopi, and Zuni descendants do not call them that.

The Buzz: Historic Markers Around the State

We wrap up a series of stories from around the state by telling three historic stories.

See - and hear - Chaplin's "City Lights", presented by The Fox Tucson Theatre and the Tucson Symphony Orchestra.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: NPR's Sarah McCammon on her autobiographical memoir "Ex-vangelicals"; and a story about lessons in Little league and life from Steve Braun.

Two planes collided over the Grand Canyon and forever changed aviation

In the back of Flagstaff Citizen’s Cemetery hides a memorial for what was once the deadliest commercial airline disaster in U.S. history.

Yuma Quartermaster Depot home to iconic Arizona history

The building housed the U.S. Army and Customs Service.

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