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What Americans need to talk about.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet 1A's new host Jenn White; voices from the Tucson March for Justice; and Doug 'Cosmo' Clifford rediscovers a "Magic Window".

Rio Nuevo remains 'bullish' on downtown development despite revenue loss

The economic development district is planning for a nearly 40% loss in revenue.

Statewide curfew delays restaurant reopenings

Tucson's Downtown Kitchen and Cocktails reopens Friday — one week later than planned.

DUSTWUN - A film about life, death & trust on the U.S. / Mexico border.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How Imago Dei Middle School is building community with food; and - can a borderlands hotel that has survived a century endure the COVID-19 pandemic?

Tucson and Rio Nuevo providing aid as federal help grinds to a halt

Zero-interest loans and grants are available for immediate needs.

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.

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