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50 years later, moon rocks are still yielding secrets

A Tucson lunar researcher says samples from the moon helped shape understanding of planetary development.

UA Special Collections opening lunar mapping exhibit

Hosting collection of rare documents and maps from university's moon researchers

Arizona Spotlight for July 18th, 2019

Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival presents indigenous stories for all to see; Retired astronaut Mark Kelly reflects on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; and a Spotlight Session from Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine.

UA scientists mark moon landing's 50th anniversary

The university's lunar lab played key role in Apollo 11 mission planning.

A town faces ghosts from its past in "Bisbee '17"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking for a new shelter arrangement for asylum seekers in Tucson; and Aurelie Sheehan talks about her new short story collection "Once Into the Night".

Initial flow for Santa Cruz River project goes beyond expectations

The project pumping reclaimed water into a section of river near downtown saw water reach farther downriver than predicted.

Tucson reviving a stretch of the Santa Cruz River

Tucson Water is putting water back into the Santa Cruz River near downtown.

Roots of housing discrimination in Tucson

In the first of three shows on housing, we look at the origin of discriminatory practices and the Fair Housing Act.

Tucson Juneteenth Celebration 2019

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A cross-cultural program inspires Native students in the UA College of Medicine; and, is it a piece of cake for the brain to interpret a metaphor?

UA researchers dating ancient volcanic eruption using tree rings

The tree rings can help them understand more about the explosion of a volcano thousands of years ago.

Drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford and the final tour of Creedence Clearwater Revisited

Also: The latest on the trial of Scott Warren, and what it means for humanitarian aid on the U.S. / Mexico border; and two Hollywood versions of the story of Judge Roy Bean.

Walking in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon

The story of a botanist and artist who had a mountain named after her.

Spotlight Session: Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Community healthcare in action in Pima County; and animator Ron Campbell on more than 50 years of making people smile with cartoons.

Untold Stories of Autism

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson points out a conversation more parents should have with their kids; and Vanessa Bell Calloway brings "Letters from Zora" to The Invisible Theatre.

Last Grants Coming for Endangered Route 66 Program

A preservation program is set to end in the fall, and no agreement has been reached to keep it going.

Fence First Built Along Arizona Border 100 Years Ago

In 1919, after a deadly clash between military forces, a two-mile fence was built between Ambos Nogales.

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