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Museum Houses AZ's Natural, Scientific, Cultural History

Arizona Museum of Natural History is located in Mesa and has multiple opportunities for education.

Locals Explore Ironwood Forest Natl Monument

Located in Tucson, place named after trees native to the area; executive director recommends people to visit.

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

Tucson Founder Was Irish, 11% of Pima Now Claims Irish Heritage

City's Irish history dates back at least 238 years to when the presidio was built and Old Pueblo established.

Photo Exhibit Provides Window Into Civil Rights Movement Legacy

"Danny Lyon was the only person photographing what he was photographing," says exhibit curator.

AZ Landscape As Old As 30 Million Years, Geologist Says

The geology of Arizona has changed dramatically over time; state geologist discusses details.

UA Holds Mineral Exhibit As Tucson Gem Shows Rolls In

Showcase at UA's Flandrau kicked off Feb. 1, ends weekend of annual gem show, which is marking 60th anniversary.

Annual Winter Event Welcomes Birds, Revenue to S. AZ

Wings Over Willcox Birding and Nature Festival is celebrating 21 years; pumps tens of thousands of dollars into Southern Arizona economy.

Bisbee's Warren Ballpark is Major Component of Town's History

Built in the early 1900s, stadium has housed minor league games, as well as relics of baseball’s bygone past, such as outlaw leagues, barnstorming games.

Doc Explores '60s Activism Through Family Experience

"It's a film about the tragedy of idealism," says director of Tatanka, one of the films featured at the Loft Film Festival.

WWII Veterans Remembered

Tucson musician, poet performs at city's new World War II Memorial.

"Salt of the Earth"

Film writer Chris Dashiell says that this little-known 1954 film dealt with modern political themes revolving around work and marriage

AZ Week: Still a Dream, But Progress Has Been Made

Arizonans recall 50th anniversary of March on Washington with reflections on race relations, search for equality.

New Study: Warfare May Not Be Part of Human Nature

An adjunct research scientists at the UA led investigation, says group-on-group violence is relatively new.

Tucson Drive-In History

Film writer Chris Dashiell takes a fond look back at the golden age of the Old Pueblo's outdoor movie theaters

Clean Water Agreement, Through Congress, Signed for AZ Tribe

Under $200M federal allocation, White Mountain Apaches will get 'clean water for another 100 years.'

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