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Arizona Spotlight for July 10, 2015

A community finds common ground in a local park; Sun Sounds of Arizona reads print media for those who can't; author Janni Lee Simner talks about creating fantasy fiction; unusual style of yoga offers "Authentic Movement".

Independents and Independence

Tucson residents join national celebration to support local businesses.

Arizona Spotlight for June 12, 2015

From drop out to graduate thanks to support and compassion; sharing stories with strangers about real life; positive body image vs. media representation; how and why cicadas make such a racket.

Old, Eccentric, Classic– Street Rod Has Broad Definition

Rodders Days brings car lovers together

Finding Abbey

Sean Prentiss' book explores the complicated legacy of Edward Abbey, and follows his footsteps through the Sonoran Desert region.

Raising the Flag Again

Police officers hope to see more United States flags throughout Arizona and the country.

Giving Blood

Learn about the importance of blood donations from both sides of the story.

How Big Brothers Makes a Difference

Meet fifteen-year old Mike and his Big Brother Elliot, a friendship that started with help from a non-profit organization.

Arizona Spotlight for May 22nd, 2015

Tucson Audubon Society director discusses goals; meet fifteen-year-old Mike and his Big Brother; three "art moms" discuss sharing creativity with their kids; Nancy McCallion sings "He's Gone".

It's Not Just for the Birds

Tucson Audubon Society's New Executive Director

Laughter Yoga Celebrates Its Fifth Anniversary in Tucson

Atypical exercise class is part of an international movement.

Arizona Spotlight for May 8th, 2015

A gathering of Arizona's eldest citizens; non-profit group SAGA helping Arizona's transgender community; Chris Dashiell spotlights three great film scores; Bob Boze Bell says "nothing changes more than the past", including the legend of Wyatt Earp.

Southern Arizona Gender Alliance is growing in Tucson

SAGA works on advocacy, awareness and services.

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.

Cyclovia Crowds To Take Over Downtown Streets

Twice-a-year free event boosts people-powered transportation

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