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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.

Some Employers Refusing to Pay Undocumented Workers

Federal officials say they will sue employers that don't pay workers, regardless of immigration status.

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.

Rare Arizona Turtle to Join Endangered Species List

US Fish and Wildlife says the reptile is in danger of extinction.

Interior Recommendation: No Reductions to Arizona Monuments

Conservationists condemned Zinke's suggested reductions to other sites, saying it could set troubling precedent.

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.

Funding Opens Next Phase of Project to Digitize Arizona's Historic Newspapers

The effort aims to increase the accessibility of newspapers that provide a window to the transition to early statehood and beyond.

Episode 333: A Lawsuit Over Rising Education Costs

Attorney General Brnovich sues the Board of Regents for increasing tuition at Arizona universities.

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.

UA Telescope Gets First Look at OSIRIS-REx

Spacecraft passing Earth soon for slingshot to asteroid Bennu.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

USGS: Wildfire-Caused Erosion Endangers Western Watersheds

Denuded landscapes allow sediment to soak up or contaminate run-off.

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