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Bat Key to Tequila Trade Gets Off US Endangered Species List

The announcement was good news to both wildlife conservationists and drinkers of tequila, as the bats are important pollinators of agave.

Are "Dark Skies" Good for Tucson?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Democratic candidates for governor talk education funding; Michael F. Blake on "The Cowboy President", and a backstage visit with "The Hunchback of Notre Dame".

UA Journalism School Signs Letter Critical of Broadcast Group

Among more than 20 schools protesting the Sinclair media corporation's political scripts.

Gary Stroutsos: Living a Dream of Music

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Arizona teachers rally to improve education funding; an old sport gains new popularity among women & girls of the Tohono O'odham nation; and a love letter to the Pima County Library Book Bike.

Museum Series Supports Emerging Native American Artists

Pairs emerging artists with experienced potters and basket weavers from all over the Southwest.

One Woman's Journey Through Border Patrol Detention

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Campaign finance curiosities in the 2018 Governor's race; and the co-founder of Cyclovia talks about building better communities for all.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

El Santo Makes a Triumphant Return to the Silver Screen

Also on Arizona Spotlight: More about Tucson Cine Mexico 2018; and Tucson students join national protest against gun violence.

Tucson's 3.6 Percent: Reflections on Being Black in a Majority-White City

Members of Tucson's black community discuss the complex and often difficult nature of calling the city home.

Writing the River: A Conversation with New Yorker Writer David Owen

Owen will appear at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend, his latest book investigating the past and future of the Colorado River.

'Where the Water Goes': David Owen Looks at the Past, Present & Future of the Colorado River

Also on Arizona Spotlight: members of Tucson's black community share and contrast their experiences; author Victor Shamas explores 'Deep Creativity'.

Searching for What Turquoise Tells Us About Ourselves

Researchers look into the significance of the stone for cultures, past and present.

"Black Pearl Sings" Builds Bridges with Song

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How politics in China evolved in the 20th century; and meet author Larry Dane Brimner, dedicated to writing about civil rights for young readers.

Spotlight Session: Calexico

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The legacy - and future - of uranium mining in Northern Arizona; and Robert Beverly's poetic tale of what happened when Lady Melody met Mister Intensity.

Tohono O'odham Rodeo Returns for 80th Year

Events include cultural performances and activities alongside classic rodeo events.

Shaping Sound with Steve Roach

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Following the money that powers Arizona politicians; and world-renowned curator Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett on "Museums of Identity".

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