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Tucson's Membrillo Fest to Celebrate Long Journey, History

Event-goers can taste and learn traditional recipes at the Mission Garden.

Tucson's Historic "Sunshine Mile" Threatened by Redevelopment

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "Feeding Our Future" looks at turning garbage into gardens; Chris Dashiell explores the Hollywood "star system"; and a poetic essay from playwright Robert Beverly.

'Bear Down' and Outlaw Baseball

The young man who coined UA motto spent summer before he died playing outlaw baseball in Douglas.

Feeding Our Future: Putting Native Foods Back on the Plate

Why did the Tohono O'odham stop eating and growing their Native foods?

In Tucson, 9/11 Attacks Remembered with Unity Efforts

Plus, OSIRIS-REx mission launches; what's next? And raising grandkids on Grandparent's Day.

Female WWII Pilot Gets Her Due: Burial at Arlington

Remembering Tucson aviator, as another laid to rest in site of honor.

The Monkees and The Zombies Bring the Spirit of 1966 to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Remembering a Tucson woman who flew in WWII; and finding healing on the Arizona Trail.

The Improbable Tale of Lake Havasu's London Bridge

"Paris has the Eiffel Tower, Sydney has the opera house, Pisa has the leaning tower and we have the London Bridge."

"The King of Sting" Talks Arizona Insects

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The future of "Right to Try" for the terminally ill; Tucson street names often stir debate; the swingin' nighlife of Arizona's bats.

Hidden History: Records Help Tucsonans Find Ancestry

Freedmen's Bureau data made available with help from Mormon Church.

Native American Portrayals in Film History

Film essayist Chris Dashiell takes a closer look at one of Hollywood's biggest blindspots.

Pascua Yaqui Youth Get Involved

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Native American portrayals in film; profile of Tucson author Ethel Lee Miller; and young love at a long distance.

Remembering Tucson Female WWII Pilot, As Another Laid To Rest in Site of Honor

The WASP once again can be interred at Arlington National Cemetery

History of Davis-Monthan: Empty Fields to Wartime Prep

Former municipal airport has seen famous flyers, been base for generations of military planes.

A Holocaust History for Tucson; and SACASA's Mission During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Chris Dashiell reviews "The Thin Yellow Line"; and a woman realizes her Japanese garden dreams in Tucson.

Garcia Cleaners: 'Loads' of History After 107 Years

Tucson business started by Mexican immigrant was first a tailor shop

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