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Neighbors Question Plan to Raze Historic Downtown Motor Hotel

Developer will build low-income housing, housing for homeless veterans; opponents call an important part of Tucson's architectural history.

AZ Underground Film Festival Celebrates Cult Movies for 7th Year

Tucson gets to enjoy low budget, edgy cinema for 9 days at The Screening Room; creator excited to see event grow.

In Memory of Writer Charles Bowden

Bowden chronicled life in the American Southwest with a unique and acclaimed style.

Camp Brings Support to Transgender, Gender Creative Kids

Freely expressing gender identity is at center of Camp Born This Way; children, families build a supportive community.

NAU Among Friendliest Universities for LGBT Students

Annual report puts university in top 50 thanks to programs, services it provides inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community.

A Mezcal's Clandestine Origin, Migration to Old Pueblo

This brand of smoky agave spirit has humble, law bending beginnings - from Oaxaca, Mexico to the colonial Guatemalan city of Antigua.

Tucsonans Step Up to Help Central American Women, Children

One volunteer calls it 'a moral imperative to help suffering humanity;' he, his partner, take in two for one night.

Christine Clark Holds Court at Basketball Camp for Girls

Before launching her professional career, 21-year-old Tucsonan returns home.

10 Years Since Team of Young Immigrants Beat MIT in Competition

Doc depicts story of Phoenix high school students who won in an underwater robotic contest; 3 still undocumented.

Central American Women, Kids Still Arriving at Tucson Greyhound

Migrants dropped off by Border Patrol get aid from volunteers before riding bus to relatives in U.S.

Kids, Animals Bond at Humane Society's Dog Days in Desert Camp

Camp teaches responsible pet ownership, compassion

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.

"Dorothy Parker's Last Call"

Actress and writer Lesley Abrams explores the woman behind many sassy quotes in Live Theater Workshop production.

Juneteenth

Though not recognized as a state holiday, Arizonans have celebrated an important date in the history of freedom for 44 consecutive years.

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