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Arizona Spotlight for June 26, 2015

Eating "Unprocesssed" for a full year; National Independents Week stresses importance of buying local; Chris Dashiell reviews "Desert Bloom" from 1986; and foibles of would-be Arizona outlaws Cyclone Bill & Climax Jim.

New Data Helps African-Americans Trace Ancestry

LDS Church offers national digital index to reveal ancestral information.

Historic Carrillo House Celebrates Reopening

The first new exhibit since 2008 opens Saturday

Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Exploring the "True West" with Bob Boze Bell

Learn why research taught him "nothing changes more than the past" regarding legends like Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid.

Laughter Yoga Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary in Tucson

Atypical exercise class is part of an international movement.

Rio Nuevo Considers 'Sunshine Mile' Preservation

Effort would preserve Broadway between Euclid Avenue and Country Club Road

Former News Correspondent Recalls Evacuation of Saigon

“Many of the Vietnamese that were left felt that we had betrayed them," Jim Laurie remembers

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en Español" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

Group Seeks Funding to Restore San Xavier East Tower

Nonprofit 'Patronato' has $800,000, hopes to raise $3 million, finish project in five years.

Hubble Space Telescope Marks 25 Years in Space

University of Arizona scientists mark historic launch of groundbreaking telescope

Insect Experts Report Active Season of Africanized Honeybees in Arizona

Abundant blooms are providing growing opportunities for the aggressive bees.

MacArthur Fellow Ofelia Zepeda

A native Arizonan who received the MacArthur Fellowship in 1999 for the study and preservation of Tohono O'odham using linguistics and poetry..

Remembering the Women of Arizona History

A look at an Navajo advocate, a scientist and a children's crusader's work to better the lives of Arizonans

The Figure Examined

A tour of masterpieces from the Kasser Mochary Art Foundation that are on display at the Tucson Museum of Art.

Arizona Westerns

Film writer Chris Dashiell looks back at two classic films made in Arizona that were influenced by the flavor of the Southwest in different ways.

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