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"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

Shakespeare's Works Influenced by Science

The Bard's work references natural world

Century After New Mexico Raid, Pancho Villa Still Controversial

His statue in downtown Tucson draws praise, scorn; was gift of Mexico in 1981.

Tucson Road Project Unearths Ancient Human Footprints

2,500- to 3,000-year-old community beneath site of proposed Pima County roadway.

Iconic 'A' West of Downtown Tucson Marks Centennial

Construction of letter on Sentinel Peak began in 1914 and ended in 1916.

First Air Force One Being Prepared for Flight from Marana

Eisenhower-era plane almost became a crop duster before it was rediscovered.

UA Hosts William Shakespeare's First Folio

Scholar says that without this almost 400 year old book, only half of Shakespeare's plays would be known today.

Tucson Latina finds purpose in politics, and the history of Shakespeare's First Folio.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show with an avid shopper, and Beth Surdut pays attention to her desert neighbors, the coyote.

Arizona Spotlight for February 5, 2016

Research at ASU to better understand concussions; Fort Lowell Day celebrates Tucson history; a woman shares her bi-cultural world on "Dímelo"; "Old Jews Telling Jokes" brings laughter to The Live Theatre Workshop.

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