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Summer Camp Fosters Inclusion, Understanding

Triangle Y is nestled on the north side of Catalinas; half of its counselors come from abroad.

AZ Week: Year Since Yarnell Fire, 'Support's Been Overwhelming'

Town slowly recovers from deaths of 19 firefighters, property destruction, hopes to see community thrive anew.

Tucson Second-Grader Wins National Braille Challenge

Ciara Peterson won first place in her category at 14th annual competition; 'It felt surprising,' she says.

US, State Teen Pregnancy Rates Trend Down, Remain High

Story of a teen mom working hard to graduate high school despite getting pregnant at the age of 15.

LGBT Global Persecution Leads to Asylum Seekers in Southern AZ

Marco Antonio Galdino left São Paulo in 1995, lives in Tucson while he awaits appeal of refugee rejection.

AZ's Vintage Baseball League Wraps Up Season in Historic Park

Game played with original rules, uniforms, songs and traditions at Bisbee's Warren Ballpark.

Doc Pieces Together Story of Migrant Found Dead in AZ Desert

“Who is Dayani Cristal?” puts Pima County on international map as it premiers across the world.

Young Musicians Prepare for 'World Series of High School Bands'

Tucson Jazz Institute students will be traveling to New York City to perform at the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band competition.

Confronting Suicide Part 4: Reporters' Notebook

3 AZPM producers discuss their findings in researching suicide prevention efforts for teens, college students, elderly.

Davis-Monthan Opens Gates for Special Air Show

Make-a Wish Arizona families, wounded warriors and World War II veterans were given a sneak peak of the show, presented by the Air Force's Thunderbirds.

Confronting Suicide Part 3: Suicide Among Elderly

In Arizona and across U.S., people 55 and older have highest suicide rate—but deaths underreported and often ignored.

Confronting Suicide Part 2: Prevention Top Focus for Colleges

8% of UA students say they've seriously thought about suicide. National prevention effort started by parents of UA student who took his life in 1998.

Confronting Suicide Part 1: Teen Suicides

In Arizona, percentage of high school students injured or poisoned in suicide attempt almost doubled from 2003 to 2013.

Celebrating Five Years of 'Meeting' in Downtown Tucson

Meet Me at Maynards has attracted tens of thousands of people to weekly event where visitors can walk, run and enjoy other activities.

Local Cyclists Want City to Increase Safety on Roads

Tucson could see separated bike lanes in near future thanks to $5.5M grant from state transit agency.

Catholic Leaders Celebrate Mass Along Border, Pray for Reform

Several hundred people attended ceremony Tues. and a few dozen people peered through the border fence from Mexico.

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