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Broadway expansion work expected to speed up

The city of Tucson wrapped up installing new drainage systems beneath the roadway

Exploring new horizons with "I Dream in Widescreen 2021".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet two Tucsonans who took unconventional journeys to find healing; and The NPR Podcast Challenge seeks the voices of tomorrow.

The vision of Sama Alshaibi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two American Muslim teens share the practice and meaning of Ramadan; and a mother and son talk about applying positive autism strategies during the pandemic.

Border Patrol's soft-sided facility for migrants readies for operation in Tucson

A similar structure became operational in Yuma earlier this month.

Independent federal labor agency issues new complaint against Asarco

The new charges relate to unfair labor practices, such as bad faith bargaining and failure to rehire employees who went on strike.

Understanding walls: "The barrier that we create in our hearts must be broken to heal and grow".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering the first space shuttle launch, 40 years ago; the uncertain state of the film industry reflected at the 93rd annual Academy Awards; and the tale of a very silly man.

U.S. Border Patrol's new migrant facility in Tucson takes form

The agency told city officials a tent-like facility to house asylum seekers is slated for a plot just outside Tucson.

Painting on Shadows - The music of To-Ree-Nee Wolf.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Find out what one local community wants to say with the podcast “Autism Talks”; and celebrating the legendary history of the Rialto Theatre through the lens of one of its most ardent admirers, C. Elliot.

Magnus's history with transparency under scrutiny amid CBP nomination

Advocates say the TPD head's views on Trump-era policies are encouraging, but questions remain.

Zoo survey ends Tuesday night

Residents are asked to evaluate 8 options.

TPD Chief Chris Magnus to be nominated to lead Customs and Border Protection

Magnus is a known critic of former President Trump's border policies

Tucson officials learn more about planned migrant facility near airport

The planned facility likely will hold 150-200 unaccompanied minors

TMC COVID-19 vaccination site moving to Udall Park

With the temperatures increasing, TMC's outdoor COVID-19 vaccination clinic moves inside.

Low saguaro reproduction numbers at national park in Tucson

Drought cycle that dates to the mid-1990s thought to be responsible

"Mapping Q" and the art of identity.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Asian community in Southern Arizona stands together; and parents of color discuss the need to prepare their kids for something that could mean the difference between life and death.

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