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Using basketball to raise the academic game of Pima County's 'forgotten' students

Students in Pima County's juvenile detention system have to earn the right to play through grades and behavior.

TPD Chief Magnus on sanctuary city initiative on ballot

The City Council recently approved the initiative appearing on the ballot.

Twenty-story county building is losing its bricks

Contractors will inspect and repair the 50-year-old tower.

Ocean & Space

Learn about UA scientists in the Southern Ocean measuring climate change; and celebrating the past and future of space exploration at Spacefest X.

TUSD moves closer toward approving new sex education curriculum

The district's sex ed policies have not been updated since 2006.

"Wise Bodies, Beautiful Elders" - photographer Jade Beall confronts ageism in the raw.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The facts regarding mental illness and gun violence; and mushroom hunters go on a monsoon quest.

Teacher vacancies hit a new low in Tucson Unified School District

The district says vacancies are now down to fewer than one per school.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Arizona Spotlight for August 1st, 2019

Looking back at a 1979 radioactive contamination in Tucson, and citizens working together; exploring the history of Harvey Houses in Arizona; and a couple finds common ground with "One Small Step".

Electric buses to join Tucson city fleet

A Tucson City Council member said the switch to electric buses will save the city money.

Lost pelican lands in Tucson

The seabird is being treated by wildlife specialists.

What should you do when you see a mountain lion

Arizona Game and Fish suggests ways Tucsonans can safely share a space with the wild animals.

Tucson streetcar pulling into 5-year anniversary

Free rides and events will be held all day July 27 along the streetcar route.

Journalists roundtable: Shelter for asylum seekers moving

Plus, growing opposition to the proposed Interstate 11 corridor.

TUSD takes steps to update its sex ed curriculum

The proposed update will have a more evidence- and research-based focus.

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

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