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Dillinger Days Will Close Roads in Downtown Tucson

The event commemorates the capture of the notorious bank robber in Tucson.

Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum Open Next 3 Months

Exhibit, Jan. 2 - April 8, features fringe-top surreys from "Oklahoma!"

Tucsonan Helps Gather African-American Genealogies

Volunteer was among thousands who worked on Civil War-era records for database.

George Takei's "Allegiance" Has a Message for America

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson organic farm with a mission; and the harmonious sound of The Reveille Men's Chorus.

Presidio Museum to Ring in the Holidays with Living History Day

Volunteers in period costumes will be making things with colonial techniques.

75 Years Later, USS Arizona Sailor Recalls Attack on Pearl Harbor

One of few remaining survivors from the attack shares his story.

Tucson's Membrillo Fest to Celebrate Long Journey, History

Event-goers can taste and learn traditional recipes at the Mission Garden.

Tucson's Historic "Sunshine Mile" Threatened by Redevelopment

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Feeding Our Future" looks at turning garbage into gardens; Chris Dashiell explores the Hollywood "star system"; and a poetic essay from playwright Robert Beverly.

'Bear Down' and Outlaw Baseball

The young man who coined UA motto spent summer before he died playing outlaw baseball in Douglas.

In Tucson, 9/11 Attacks Remembered with Unity Efforts

Plus, OSIRIS-REx mission launches; what's next? And raising grandkids on Grandparent's Day.

The Improbable Tale of Lake Havasu's London Bridge

"Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Sydney has the opera house, Pisa has the leaning tower and we have the London Bridge."

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Hidden History: Records Help Tucsonans Find Ancestry

Freedmen's Bureau data made available with help from Mormon Church.

A Holocaust History for Tucson; and SACASA's Mission During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Dashiell reviews "The Thin Yellow Line"; and a woman realizes her Japanese garden dreams in Tucson.

Tucson Road Project Unearths Ancient Human Footprints

2,500- to 3,000-year-old community beneath site of proposed Pima County roadway.

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

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