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Tucson Residents Recall Recent Visit to Cuba

Island nation, now opening more to Americans' visits, is worthwhile, educational destination, they say.

A War On Grass

Residents in southern Arizona are fighting an invasive, resilient species that threatens the Sonoran Desert way of life.

Winterhaven Festival of Lights Celebrates 65 Years

Spectacle costs residents hundreds annually in new bulbs, decor, electricity; it also helps with Food Bank donations.

Insuring Arizona's Past Plays a Role in Its Future

Withs its arid climate, vast amount of open land, diverse mix of native cultures, state has everything for a 'recipe of success' in archeology, Arizona State Museum director says.

San Ysidro Festival

The Friends of Tucson's Birthplace invite the community to celebrate more than 4,000 years of local history.

Culinary History of Ft. Lowell Military on Display

Exhibit offers a window into the lives and culture of the military through food; museum was US Army post from 1873 to 1891.

Tales of Tucson: Dillinger's Last Love

A story about something that might have happened in Tucson more than 80 years ago, and kept secret ever since...

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

Photo Exhibit Provides Window Into Civil Rights Movement Legacy

"Danny Lyon was the only person photographing what he was photographing," says exhibit curator.

Tucson Drive-In History

Film writer Chris Dashiell takes a fond look back at the golden age of the Old Pueblo's outdoor movie theaters

Tucson Architectural History in 2-Mile Stretch

Broadway from Euclid to Country Club a 'really important corridor' displaying mid-century modernism.

Buildings That Changed Tucson, 1783 to 2002

Tucson architect explains why four buildings encapsulate area's history

Focusing on Planet Earth

Biosphere 2, annual Earth Day raising awareness

Some Hope During Immeasurable Grief

Children's Memorial Parks provide comfort, solace and memories

Working for Equal Rights

Tucson group tries to raise awaress, education and opportunity for often-marginalized residents

Memphis Belle Lands in Tucson

A movie star aircraft is in Tucson to help educate people about World War Two.

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