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TUSD Names Interim Superintendent, Begins Search

Assistant Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo named to run district until permanent hire.

Tucson Symphony Promotes CEO from Within

Thomas McKinney joined the orchestra in 2015 as VP of development.

Some UA Students Speak Against $100 Athletics Fee

Tuition hearing draws mixed reaction to overall 3.9% in-state undergrad increase.

State Mining, Energy Industries: Little Effect in Clean Energy Rollback

Coal plays small role in the industries in Arizona; 22% of electricity generated from it.

Native American Superheroes Get a Chance to Fly!

Tucson writer creates first all Native American superhero comic book "for us."

Pima County Flu Cases See Late-Season Jump

People shouldn't give up preventive practices just because the weather is warming.

Episode 130: Feeding Tucson With Greenhouse Tomatoes, Greens, Herbs

Plus, hate crimes ordinance, reaction to Islamic Center vandalism, Jewish Center bomb threats.

Remembrance for Those Who Died in the Desert

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The American Friends Service Committee marks 100 years working for justice; Celebrating growth at the Mission Garden Project; and the US Poet Laureate Herrera visits a Tucson elementary school.

CEO of Tucson Metro Chamber Announces Retirement

He will step down after nearly six years heading 1,500-member organization.

Arizona Unemployment Rate Nudges Up in February

More people enter labor market, driving joblessness from 5.0% to 5.1%, state report shows.

Street Fair Brings Visitors, Closes Streets in Midtown This Weekend

Event draws nearly 300,000 people to the shopping district twice each year.

Census: Tucson Grew By 8,000 People in 2016

Population growth hit its highest since 2009 thanks to a wave of people relocating here.

Wildcat Fever: Police Want Revelry, Not Rowdiness

Tournament game aftermaths have brought rioting, destruction in the past.

Festival Aims for Nuanced Representation of Mexican Cinema

Tucson Cine Mexico is in its 14th edition, the longest-running festival of its kind in the US.

3 Tucson Groups to Receive Funding to Fight Homelessness

Money comes from a lawsuit filed by Arizona Attorney General's office.

US Supreme Court Upholds Validity of Tucson Election System

Court rejects Republican appeal that system violates one person, one vote provision.

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