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Multiple people shot in series of attacks in Tucson, Arizona

35-year-old man accused of separate shootings of first-responders

Tucson International Airport getting $18.5M federal grant

The grant will fund infrastructure and security upgrades.

Priorities laid out in Tucson’s new spending plan

Plus, how the city plans to continue addressing challenges brought on by the pandemic.

Raising awareness of aphasia, one stone at a time.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The plans to create a Tucson Gastronomy Collective to celebrate the unique flavors of Tucson; and a 5th grader and her family embark on a road trip from Sheboygan to Tucson.

The trailblazing 1970s band "Fanny" is rocking a whole new generation.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Explore the landscapes of emotion created by multi-media artist Anh-Thuy Nguyen, part of the Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4".

Council approves water rate hike for non-city users

Conservation, equity are cited as reasons

Tucson International Airport wants steady money

Airport Authority head tells Congress to keep funding steady.

TPD gets more AEDs

The police department now has 100 of the lifesaving devices.

State pays to restart PFA treatment

Water will be recharged in the Santa Cruz riverbed.

Growing infrastructure in the Tucson metro and the RTA’s role

Voters approved the Regional Transportation Authority in 2006.

Jillian Cowles: A Keen Eye for Spiders!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Juneteenth Festival returns with renewed energy; and the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Alejandro Macias.

Beat the heat at a cooling center

City, private groups offer cooling locations.

Patio extensions pop up at Tucson restaurants

A popular program is providing an economic boost during the Pandemic

The Continuum of Chella Man.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Nasfarian Lotfi; and "Archive Tucson" shares the story of a family who resettled in Tucson in 1948.

Shock after swastika painted on door of Tucson synagogue

Rabbi says synagogue has been vandalized in the past but has never before been the target of antisemitic graffiti

"Good Food Finder" wants to build roots between growers and consumers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit a place in the desert with more than a century of aviation history; current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Willie J. Bonner; more entries by 5th graders from The NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

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