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Incivility After Elections; Ray Carroll On Years as Supervisor

Plus, USS Arizona memorial exhibits and events.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

Century After New Mexico Raid, Pancho Villa Still Controversial

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

Iconic 'A' West of Downtown Tucson Marks Centennial

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

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.

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.

Postal History in Tucson: Letter That Fell Into the Sea

Central Tucson is home to 100-plus-year-old post office, countless stamps.

Pima County Road Work Leads To Archaeological Discovery

Human footprints dating back as much as 3,000 years discovered near I-10.

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