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Redistricting Advisory Committee approves three maps to be sent to Tucson city council

The new ward boundaries will be in effect for the 2023 municipal election.

The Buzz: Sunshine Mile project complete after years of work

Renovation to downtown's eastern gateway has been a topic since the 1990s.

Pima Supervisors take "baby steps" on homelessness

Drug paraphernalia and human waste among the problems.

Fox Theatre/Rio Nuevo deal helps pave the way for expansion

The revitalization district is selling the property for $100 and offering matching funds for the project.

Film Fest Tucson presents a weekend of cinematic treasures.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Legendary auteur John Waters brings his show "End of the World" to the Fox Theatre.

A grassroots Tucson baker wins a national award for excellence.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Renowned author Tom Miller reads from "Where Was I? A Travel Writer's Memoir"; Adiba Nelson shares truth about her first day on the job as a new mother; and remembering cowboy poet & philosopher Baxter Black.

Tucson public transit to remain free

Teamsters claimed without fares, vehicles become refuge for the homeless.

"We Are Prone To Accidents Close to Home..." The songs of Oceanography.

Also on ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT: How UA recipients of the Mellon Foundation's "Fronteridades" grant are exploring the border experience; and author Jodie Hollander talks about leading a free series of "Poetry in the Parks" workshops.

Arizona Spotlight for February 10th, 2022

On Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Regina N. Bradley on the greater influence of Southern hip hop; members of Tucson's Jewish Community react to the Tennessee banning of the graphic novel "Maus: A Survivor's Tale"; and explore the dream history of Downtown Tucson.

Thousands of people return to Southern Arizona for gem shows

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is attracting national and international crowds.

El Tour de Tucson Returns

The popular event is Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 after the pandemic forced a cancellation last year.

Pima County administrator suffered 'serious head injury,' broken ribs in crash

The county said Chuck Huckelberry was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

Sonia Manzano created a neighborhood of her own for "Alma's Way".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson literary pioneers Alva B. Torres and Lydia Otero share stories and friendship; and author Larry Dane Brimner

Downtown Tucson gets boost for TV and film projects

The Rio Nuevo District board said it wants to encourage more major TV and film production downtown.

The Rogue Theatre presents "A White Heron".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Bisbee Bloomers' annual garden tour returns; and remembering drumming legend Charlie Watts.

Raising awareness of aphasia, one stone at a time.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The plans to create a Tucson Gastronomy Collective to celebrate the unique flavors of Tucson; and a 5th grader and her family embark on a road trip from Sheboygan to Tucson.

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