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Pack Rats for Dinner, Anyone?

New cookbook encourages people to try out the rodent as a food source.

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Edward Abbey's Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.

Parks Raising Price of Lifetime Pass for Seniors

The National Parks service will increase the fee from $10 to $80 in August.

Solitary Thoughts

A special edition of Arizona Spotlight focused on solitary confinement - and its cause and effects.

Skateboarders See Park Potential in Shady Underpass

A space under Interstate 10 could become the area's first free shaded facility for skateboarders.

Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.

A Woman from Syria Shares Flavors of her Homeland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A public forum at TMC examines the future of Arizona health care; how this week's Supreme Court ruling affects immigration; and join some of the estimated 1,500 people who walk and run on Tumamoc Hill every day.

'Play Together, Love Together, Do Whatever You Can Together': Secrets to 80-year Marriage

Jim and Noni Saunders met on a blind date and married less than a year later.

A Salute to Arizona's Eldest Residents

Did you know that every year, "Happy 100th Birthday" cards are being sold in larger numbers? Meet and hear stories from women and men aged 99 years and older.

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.

An Unexpected Connection Between Sunny Tucson and Arctic Norway

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Missing in America Project honors departed veterans; a mother's hopes for her daughter's future; and author Ron Carlson on the inspiration for "News of the World".

'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.

'From My Heart to Theirs,' Handmade Flowers for Tucson Mothers

Mother of three begins a new tradition by handing out flowers as presents each year.

That Time Andy Warhol Tried to Shoot a Western in Tucson...

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Tucson voters approve the half cent sales tax increase?; local handyman shares stories of working across America; and a new twist on basket weaving traditions.

Building a Journey Across America

Tucson man returns from an arduous, year-long research project visiting all 50 states.

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