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Flowing Wells Library to Expand Footprint, Services

The branch closes on Saturday, Sept. 30 for what is expected to be a year-long renovation project.

Environmental Group Sues Federal Agencies Over Rosemont Copper Approval

Center for Biological Diversity claims US Fish and Wildlife Service did not fully consider impact on endangered species and water.

OSIRIS-REx on its Way to Asteroid Bennu

Close-Earth encounter lets team test instruments, take pictures of Earth.

Dry End Bringing a Close to Above-Average Monsoon

Months that proceeded a record-breaking July have brought below-average rain.

Visit Tucson Estimates it Had $213 Million Impact in 2016

Report by the tourism office measured only directly attributable travel to the area.

Documentary Follows Andy Warhol Sculpture from Family Living Room to $3 Million Dollar Auction

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Why many Arizona missing persons cases may be getting a new look; Meet the woman behind the voice of Tucson's transit system; Two volunteers who help keep Arizona's parks & trails in shape.

Census Bureau: Arizona's Imports, Exports Drop in 2016

Dollar value of goods moving in and out of the state decreased slightly year-over-year.

Tucson Construction Students Heading to Texas for Hurricane-Recovery Efforts

A group of Pima JTED students will travel to Houston to help with recovery efforts from Hurricane Harvey.

Rep. Raúl Grijalva Arrested in New York

Congressman joined pro-immigrant protest outside Trump Tower.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

The Art of Paying Attention: HoHum, The Great Horned Owl

How the odd tastes of this urban owl sent author & wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut hunting for answers.

The Rogue Theatre Pulls Back the Curtain on Racism with New Play

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson & "the deep and heavy knapsack" of interracial dating; an owl with unusual taste sends Beth Surdut hunting for answers; and an Arizona Vietnam vet shares his story.

Pima County to Get Regular Air-Quality Forecasts

State environmental department to provide a 5-day outlook for the county.

Tucson Nonprofit Mobilizes Groups for Hurricane Relief

The group is gathering supplies to send to Texas and Florida.

TUSD Approves Contract for Superintendent Trujillo

Final approval comes around 6 months after Trujillo was appointed interim superintendent.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

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