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VAUD: UA theater students bring new stories to light from shadows of the past.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; How Owl & Panther builds community through art; author Gianlucca Russo on "The Power of Plus" in fashion; and explore the differences between day and night in a story by a local 3rd grader.

TUSD improves individual school ratings

The Tucson Unified School District increased their A-B rated schools by 20%.

Children see unusual rise in respiratory virus

Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is seeing higher rates of cases in Arizona.

TUSD proposed revision allows parents to review books borrowed by students

If passed, it would also allow the public to review books purchased after Jan. 1, 2023.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A young Arizona filmmaker who makes epics in miniature, and Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing".

MacKenzie Scott gives Girl Scouts $84.5 million, largest in history

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona was one of the 29 councils that received funding.

Fact Check Arizona: Ep. 2 Examining the allegations made by schools superintendent candidates

Both candidates have attacked the other over certain claims. Here's a look at how true they are.

The Buzz: How Arizona's lack of school mental health staff affects students

Arizona has some of the worst student-to-mental-health-professional ratios in the US.

As Lake Powell's water level declines, what is emerging in Glen Canyon?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The King of Sting" talks monsoons and insects; Author and illustrator Adam Rex on being "Writer in Residence" at the library; and a Medieval marital dispute -- over a video game -- from "Stories That Soar!".

Pima County increases preschool and childcare assistance

Help available for people making up to 300% of federal poverty level

Travel Route 66 with "The Great Muslim American Road Trip."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Archive Tucson features Cesar Aguirre; the Longfin dace's return to the Santa Cruz river; and the fantastical story of a "Mythical Creature of the Southwest."

Where's the new money in the state budget going?

We look at a handful of areas that will see a notable increase in funds this fiscal year

Young Arizona filmmaker makes epics in miniature.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Making Tucson more accessible for those with visual impairments; Neighbors come together and transform their alleyway as a means of coping with grief; and a look at the rarely enforced "Stupid motorist" law.

Arizona Spotlight for January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

Celebrating Diwali, the Hindu "Festival of Lights".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Molly of Denali" begins a second season on PBS Kids; and Chris Dashiell looks back at the cinematic history of Judge Roy Bean.

The 13th Annual Haunted Halloween Show

On this year's show: A Tucson teen reads from the young adult classic "The Westing Game"; paranormal investigator Debe Branning on her book "Arizona's Haunted Route 66", and The Rogue Theatre presents Oscar Wilde's "The Canterbury Ghost"!

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