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Hydra, Iconic Downtown Tucson Business, Is Shutting Down

The store opened on Congress Street more than 20 years ago and was known for creative window displays.

Mandatory or Voluntary, Bisbee Community to Keep Bag Ban Alive

Shop owners and residents would prefer not to fight the state in court over mandatory ban.

Tuesday is Election Day in Pima County

Ballots include Tucson City Council races, property and sales taxes in various municipalities.

Border Patrol Adopts New Policy for First-Time Border Crossers

In the past, crossing the border illegally for the first time likely meant a court date and release.

Tucson Police Ask City to Fund School Resource Officers

Having officers in some schools helps mentor and teach students.

As Opioid Crisis Deepens, UA Group Seeks Nonaddictive Pain Treatment

Alternative therapies could replace opioids.

UA Casts 5th Mirror for Giant Magellan Telescope

Mirror Lab celebrates 20th mirror made for instruments around the world.

Nova: Killer Floods

Scientists uncover geologic fingerprints of colossal floods that ripped through ancient landscapes.

Bipartisan Alliance in Santa Cruz County is Growing

Washington lawmakers could learn a lesson from rural Arizona.

Episode 104: Conquering Pain

New research into green light exposure is showing promising results for pain reversal

Nature: The Cheetah Children

Follow a wild cheetah mother and her cubs in Zimbabwe as they fight against the odds to stay alive.

Rob Paulsen: What Doing Voices for Cartoons is Really Like

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Arizona sales taxes are implemented; an interview with musician A.J. Croce; and the harmonious bond between a Tucson man and his pet canary.

Finding Your Roots: Black Like Me

Watch as Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux discover unexpected ancestry.

Independent Lens: Chasing Trane

Explore the life of jazz great John Coltrane; Denzel Washington speaks the words of Coltrane.

Colorful Canary Lights Up a Home With Music

The "Spanish Timbrado" is known for its plumage and songs.

Episode 340: Southern Arizona Settles in For Warm, Dry Winter

A look at the effect of the climate on wildlife and communities.

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