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Neighbors Question Plan to Raze Historic Downtown Motor Hotel

Developer will build low-income housing, housing for homeless veterans; opponents call an important part of Tucson's architectural history.

The Aquabat Way

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AZ Underground Film Festival Celebrates Cult Movies for 7th Year

Tucson gets to enjoy low budget, edgy cinema for 9 days at The Screening Room; creator excited to see event grow.

In Memory of Writer Charles Bowden

Bowden chronicled life in the American Southwest with a unique and acclaimed style.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

Maria Bamford Hears Voices

Telling stories from life's darker places gives Bamford's comedy a poignant edge; performing standup at Tucson's Rialto Theatre on September 6th.

Creating Music from the Heart

A grassroots group joins together to share love for ancient instrument; they say anyone can learn to play.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

Randy Newman: 'Going to Arizona, Like a Rider in the Rain'

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Tales of Tucson: Legends of the Lost Loot

Colossal Cave is rumored to be the hiding place of a loot that was never recovered from a train robbery back in 1887.

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Christine Clark Holds Court at Basketball Camp for Girls

Before launching her professional career, 21-year-old Tucsonan returns home.

Found in Translation

Singer Jessica Fichot and her band explore world music's past and present to create new sounds that are distinctly her own.

10 Years Since Team of Young Immigrants Beat MIT in Competition

Doc depicts story of Phoenix high school students who won in an underwater robotic contest; 3 still undocumented.

Central American Women, Kids Still Arriving at Tucson Greyhound

Migrants dropped off by Border Patrol get aid from volunteers before riding bus to relatives in U.S.

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