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A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

Jun 23, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A summer insect forecast from "The King of Sting", and Beth Surdut's close encounter with a highly specialized desert denizen.

The Art of Paying Attention: Zebra-Tailed Lizards

Jun 22, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut shares a surprisingly close encounter in midtown Tucson with one of the fastest sprinters in the desert.

Right in Your Backyard: Foraging for Food in the Sonoran Desert

Jun 16, 2017 This week we learn to harvest cholla buds, speak with expert Gary Nabhan and visit an urban farm that's doing a lot more than growing vegetables.

Special Coverage of Jeff Sessions' Testimony

Jun 13, 2017 Watch live video or listen to NPR hosted audio of the proceedings beginning Tuesday, June 13 at 11:30 a.m.

Growing the Ties Between Farmers and Restaurants

Jun 9, 2017 Also: Get to know traveling music and community service group Up With People, formed right here in Tucson.

NPR Special Coverage of Director James Comey's Testimony

Jun 7, 2017 Watch live video and read an annotated analysis of the proceedings beginning Thursday at 7 a.m.

Greetings From Norway: Tucson Radio Waves Travel to the Arctic

May 30, 2017 Radio enthusiasts in Nordic countries picked up on AZPM's signal, and got in touch.

An Unexpected Connection Between Sunny Tucson and Arctic Norway

May 25, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Missing in America Project honors departed veterans; a mother's hopes for her daughter's future; and author Ron Carlson on the inspiration for "News of the World".

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

May 19, 2017 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.

Building a Journey Across America

May 12, 2017 Tucson man returns from an arduous, year-long research project visiting all 50 states.

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

May 12, 2017 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.

'Woven Through Time' Reveals Cultural Fabric of the Southwest

May 5, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A state budget update; Dr. David Alberts retires from the UA Cancer Center; and "A Book I Love" returns.

Annie Laos, A Tucson Original, Remembered by Friends and Family

Apr 27, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: A look at alternatives to a physical border wall; how genome research helps science to understand epilepsy; "I Dream in Widescreen" brings new film makers' work to light.

Maria Bamford Brightens Up Tucson

Apr 21, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: History & music combine at Mission San Xavier del Bac; an Air Force officer deploys, leaving his family behind.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Apr 14, 2017 Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Apr 13, 2017 Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

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