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Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

Tucson's Oldest Businesses

Tucson is home to at least one business that existed when the area was part of Mexico

Religious Conventions Bring Welcome Summer Revenue to Tucson

Jehovah's Witnesses meetings pump millions of dollars to the regional economy.

Pluto-Palooza

Find out why the dwarf planet Pluto casts a historical shadow over the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, where NASA's July 14th Pluto flyby is big news.

Arizona Spotlight for July 3rd, 2015

Exploring the planet Pluto as never before; land and sea survival training tests Air Force pilots' mettle; monsoon love for toads, tarantulas, and tortoises; and A Book I Love.

Arizona Spotlight for June 26, 2015

Eating "Unprocesssed" for a full year; National Independents Week stresses importance of buying local; Chris Dashiell reviews "Desert Bloom" from 1986; and foibles of would-be Arizona outlaws Cyclone Bill & Climax Jim.

New Data Helps African-Americans Trace Ancestry

LDS Church offers national digital index to reveal ancestral information.

Historic Carrillo House Celebrates Reopening

The first new exhibit since 2008 opens Saturday

Arizona Spotlight for June 5, 2015

Non-profit "Flags for the Flagless" honors veterans; book details author's personal quest to better understand the life of Edward Abbey; Tucson car show draws diverse crowd; Molly McCloy shares a story about growing up.

Exploring the "True West" with Bob Boze Bell

Learn why research taught him "nothing changes more than the past" regarding legends like Wyatt Earp and Billy the Kid.

Laughter Yoga Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary in Tucson

Atypical exercise class is part of an international movement.

Rio Nuevo Considers 'Sunshine Mile' Preservation

Effort would preserve Broadway between Euclid Avenue and Country Club Road

Former News Correspondent Recalls Evacuation of Saigon

“Many of the Vietnamese that were left felt that we had betrayed them," Jim Laurie remembers

Arizona Spotlight for May 1st, 2015

"Now en Español" tells how five Latina actresses became "Desperate Housewives" in Spanish; MacArthur Fellow Olivier Guyon searches the stars for distant planets; "I Dream in Widescreen" showcases student films; San Ysidro Festival revives old traditions.

Group Seeks Funding to Restore San Xavier East Tower

Nonprofit 'Patronato' has $800,000, hopes to raise $3 million, finish project in five years.

Hubble Space Telescope Marks 25 Years in Space

University of Arizona scientists mark historic launch of groundbreaking telescope

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