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A century of family history helps create "The Journal of Sedona Schnebly"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Advice on healthier, happier sleep; and at age 100, a real Tucson original still surrounds herself with the things she loves -- motorcycles.

#metoo: Empowerment Through Empathy

Also on Arizona Spotlight: John Waters brings his love for Christmas to Tucson; astronomical photographs celebrate the beauty of the planet Mars.

Tucson Teacher Receives $5,000 Surprise

José Salcido plans to buy equipment to teach physics with money from grant.

The Art of Paying Attention: Alligators

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares her adventures paddling with the Myakka River's most famous inhabitants.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

Pie Party Celebrates Tucson's Sweet Side

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A wrap on the 2017 State Budget; a doctor from Pakistan makes a difference in Marana; new book details UA role in space exploration.

Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science

The Bard's work references natural world

"The Soul of an Octopus"

A conversation with naturalist and author Sy Montgomery about her ongoing quest to better understand the consciousness and emotions of animals.

Comet Catalina Makes Brief Appearance

Discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 2013

Arizona Spotlight for November 27, 2015

A tale of love and dedication from StoryCorp's Tucson visit; what it takes to live for a full year without processed food; exploring the true reason for flowers.

Arizona Spotlight for September 4, 2015

The psychology of everyday sounds; "That Desert Sound" celebrates the Tucson music scene of the 1980s; using Tucson to study the geography of global change; capturing the beauty and intensity of monsoon lightning on film.

Group Helps Grow Interest in Agriculture, Gardening and Nutrition

Cooperative Extension offers many programs in Arizona.

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