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Circus Tradition Continues for 7 Generations

What's it like to grow up in the circus? Find out from Giovanni Zoppé how the Zoppé Family Circus is honoring and preserving their family's colorful history.

Frida Kahlo Photo Exhibit at Tucson Museum of Art

Famed Mexican artist 'presents her persona,' curator says of intimate shots

UA Student Visits Libya, His Father's Homeland

He vows to reconnect with Libyan roots and family after fall of Qaddafi

GOP Presidential Candidates Argue Border Enforcement

The top four Republican contenders came to Mesa to plead their case one more time before Arizona's primary

Ex-Gov. Castro: Mexican-Americans on the Rise

But more progress needed, especially on profiling and 'timidity'

Arizona 100: A Celebration Through the Lens of Time

Find out about a cross-college collaboration between U of A arts and sciences that honors a century of Arizona statehood.

AZ Illustrated: MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 16, 2012

MLK Day of Service grant for Tucson's Nonviolent Legacy Project

Tucson Unified Ends Mexican American Studies

Under threat of lost funding, program ends immediately

Billy the Kid

Filmmaker John Maggio talks about his new documentary on one of the Old West's most famous outlaws, airing on the PBS series American Experience January 10th.

'Some Thrived, Some Died'

New book chronicles the history of Arizona mining towns past and present.

On Board Historic Steam Engine No. 844

Large crowds greeted the locomotive in Tucson, as it made a whistle stop for Arizona's centennial celebration.

Top Secret Rosies

A documentary tells the true story of how a select group of civilian female mathematicians helped the U.S. achieve victory during World War II.

Exhibit Tunes In to Guitarmaking History

"Good Vibrations" offers glimpse at the instrument and its construction, from 16th-century Europe to present-day Tucson

The Dry Run: Prohibition in Arizona

Arizona's 18-year ban on alcohol had unintended consequences

Ken Burns

A conversation with the acclaimed documentarian reveals some of the reasons why he found the story of "Prohibition" so compelling.

"Not a Single Day Without a Job"

Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps left an indelible legacy in Southern Arizona

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