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Episode 138: Sales Tax Passes - Tucson's Plans to Spend on Roads, Safety

Plus: decriminalizing mental illness, the end of the Legislative session and the state of the city budget.

'Mars is Beautiful,' UA Scientists Enthuse Over Book of HiRISE Images

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Finding a future for historic Tucson places to become community art spaces; tune in with the UA amateur radio club; and new music from the Weiss / Soflin duo.

Tucson Police to Take Mental Health 'First Aid' Training

Goal is to keep people in crisis out of jail and get services.

$100M Road Repair Plan Floated for Pima County

County chief proposes 25 cents of property tax be dedicated funding source.

Tucson Voters Approve Sales Tax for Public Safety, Roads

Nearly 62% of voters OK half-cent increase that will raise $250 million in 5 years.

Pima Animal Care Center Facing Overcrowding Crisis

The shelter has no space for incoming dogs.

Special Election Day: Tucsonans Decide on Sales Tax

Increase of half-cent would raise $250 million for public safety, street repairs.

Traffic Flowing Despite Work on Grant Road, Official Says

Project expands road but aims to minimize lane restrictions and intersection closures.

Tucson Sales Tax Election Count Tuesday; Turn in Ballots

City seeks half-cent increase in tax to pay for public safety equipment, street repairs.

Tucson Jazz Institute Wins National Title for 3rd Time

High school musicians take top prize in 'Essentially Ellington' competition in NYC.

'From My Heart to Theirs,' Handmade Flowers for Tucson Mothers

Mother of three begins a new tradition by handing out flowers as presents each year.

Contaminated Baby Formula Found in Tucson, Police Say

East-side stores were victims of product tampering, according to officials.

That Time Andy Warhol Tried to Shoot a Western in Tucson...

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Will Tucson voters approve the half cent sales tax increase?; local handyman shares stories of working across America; and a new twist on basket weaving traditions.

Turnout at 24.6% So Far in Tucson Tax Election

Nearly 63,000 ballots received, with four days to go on Proposition 101.

Flu Cases Remain High in Pima County, Statewide

More than 100 cases in Pima County, and nearly 500 cases across Arizona.

Tucson Housing Market Cools in April

Sales and sales volume went down as the market heads into its traditional busy season.

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