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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.

Flu Season Off to an Early Start on UA Campus

Almost 40 cases diagnosed; exact origin unknown.

Tucsonan Ranks Among Nation's Best STEM Students

Selected for honor by science education non-profit

Episode 154: Tucson Helps Harvey Victims

Plus, a visit to a research site on Tumamoc Hill, and a city decision about guns seized in investigations.

Survey: Construction Firms in AZ Struggle to Find Skilled Workers

Retiring baby boomers, an emphasis on college, and local economic factors play a role.

Houston Wildlife After the Flood

Also on Arizona Spotlight: DACA Phase Out Could Affect 28,000 Arizonans; "The Rainbow 17" Seek Asylum in the US; and Arizona veteran Keith Connolly shares his Vietnam experience...

18.4 Percent of Tucson Mortgages Cosigned by a Second Party

Practice is on the rise in Tucson, but still below national average.

Arizona Releases Plan to Fight Opioid Epidemic

A Department of Health Services report outlines 12 actions to fight the opioid crisis.

Forums to Explore Community Impact of Mental Illness

Public events to foster discussion about mental health-related issues, including incarceration, law enforcement, and treatment.

UA's DACA Students Rally After Trump Ends Program

Students and supporters gathered in a show of solidarity for those whose legal status is now in limbo.

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