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Pima County Wants Major League Baseball Back

Letter to MLB's Milwaukee Brewers pushes Kino Stadium for 2018 spring training.

Man Who Found Stolen Masterpiece Tells His Tale in Tucson

Willem de Kooning's Woman-Ochre found behind the door of a bedroom in a Silver City ranch house.

De Kooning Painting Found, More Than 30 Years After Heist

'Woman - Ochre' was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art in 1985, a baffling mystery for police and art historians.

Farewell to The King of the Monsters

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Opioid addicts struggle to get their recovery covered; astronomical events in the works of William Shakespeare; and a folktale from India in "The Drum & The Story".

Tucson 'Hungry' for a Festival Like Chick Magnet

In its second year, the event creates a space and fills a gap in a sometimes male-dominated art scene, an organizer said.

Edward Abbey's Southwest

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The latest on the sewage pipe break in Nogales; and a UA project to return lost dog tags from the Vietnam War unites two generations of veterans.

Ann Hampton Callaway Brings "The Ella Century" to Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: water conservation today vs. water crisis tomorrow; Digna Theatre combines activism and art; and Tucsonans share simple stories about kindness.

MOCA Opens Search for Artists-in-Residence

Program will run October through December.

A Woman from Syria Shares Flavors of her Homeland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A public forum at TMC examines the future of Arizona health care; how this week's Supreme Court ruling affects immigration; and join some of the estimated 1,500 people who walk and run on Tumamoc Hill every day.

A Tucson Family Observes Ramadan

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

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

Growing the Ties Between Farmers and Restaurants

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

Tucson Awaits New Catholic Bishop; Kicanas to Retire

'Mysterious' process kept under wraps until the pope selects the next bishop.

An Unexpected Connection Between Sunny Tucson and Arctic Norway

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

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 Jazz Institute Wins National Title for 3rd Time

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

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