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Fourth Avenue businesses feeling pinch of coronavirus-related closures

A discussion with North Fourth Avenue Merchants Association's Fred Ronstadt.

Rio Nuevo steps in to save Fox Tucson Theatre, but other downtown projects uncertain

A drop in sales tax due to the novel coronavirus could hamstring downtown redevelopment, the board chairman said.

Groups say development incentives are gentrifying Tucson

Activists say GPLET agreements drive up rents. The reality is more complicated.

Rio Nuevo starts prepping lawsuit against Tucson Gem Show site developer

Allan Norville has until Sept. 2020 to start construction on a permanent home for the Tucson Gem Show.

The great white whale, sighted in Tucson!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A conversation with ecologist Brad Lancaster; and the series "Youth Crossing Gender Borders" begins.

Spotlight Session: Gabrielle Pietrangelo

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A Tucson artist shares why his yearly trek to California is "life changing", and "The 89-90 Trip" continues in Montana.

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The 89-90 Trip" spends a day in Yellowstone National Park; and the legacy of ecologist Aldo Leopold.

Stories from the 2019 All Souls Procession

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A daughter takes her father north on U.S. Highway 89, celebrating his 90th birthday by revisiting the memories of a lifetime; and Clive D.L. Wynne talks about his book "Dog is Love".

Ann Hampton Callaway sings "The Linda Ronstadt Songbook".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Handweavers & Spinners Guild; Arizona Theatre Company's "Silent Sky"; and Adiba Nelson on "The Trick That is Halloween".

Exploring the future through the past: Tucson's Sunshine Mile.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A preview of Film Fest Tucson 2019, and how one woman's dream of helping wildlife is making a big difference in the Sonoran Desert.

Ray Manley's Arizona

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "From Grief to Acceptance" with Misty Proffitt-Thompson; HOCO Fest 2019 is the biggest yet; and a visit to the Vegan restaurant Tumerico.

"Never again, para nadie."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: New state law that may provide justice for greater numbers of Indigenous women and girls; A reaction to the Trump administration changing the Endangered Species Act; and a very short story from Aurelie Sheehan.

'Ghost sign' revealed as Flycatcher is demolished

The decades-old sign advertises a photography studio.

World Refugee Day in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The youth photography program "Parks in Focus" in action, and The Southwest Fair Housing Council observes the 50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act.

Democrats Running for Mayor of Tucson Kick Off Campaigns

Three longtime Tucsonans laid out their experience and connection to the city as part of the race to replace outgoing Mayor Rothschild.

Kino Sports Complex Expansion Draws National, International Attention

The facility is still under construction, but is already booking space for January.

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