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Spotlight Session: Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Community healthcare in action in Pima County; and animator Ron Campbell on more than 50 years of making people smile with cartoons.

Untold Stories of Autism

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Adiba Nelson points out a conversation more parents should have with their kids; and Vanessa Bell Calloway brings "Letters from Zora" to The Invisible Theatre.

Last Grants Coming for Endangered Route 66 Program

A preservation program is set to end in the fall, and no agreement has been reached to keep it going.

Fence First Built Along Arizona Border 100 Years Ago

In 1919, after a deadly clash between military forces, a two-mile fence was built between Ambos Nogales.

Preview Tucson Cine Mexico 2019!

Also: March is National Kidney Month, hear the story of a Tucson woman whose family is coping with a serious hereditary kidney disease; and how Edie Jarolim found family history next door to Sigmund Freud.

Dunbar Programs to Help Communities of Color Reclaim Health Practices

The grant-funded educational project focuses on historical black and indigenous plant-based health care practices.

Sephardic Jews and Their Language Inspire Mexican Writer

Myriam Moscona focuses on her heritage and the language of her elders: Ladino, also called Judeo-Spanish.

"Call Him Mac": The Political Legacy of Ernest W. McFarland

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Bobcats in the Backyard; Making Music in the Name of Literacy; and a Taste of Vegan Mexican Food

Becoming a Goat?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Trials begin for "No More Deaths" volunteers; How photographing Bears Ears National Monument became a passion for a retired astronomer; and remembering when Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Tucson.

Navajo Code Talker Alfred K. Newman dies at 94 in New Mexico

Newman was one of hundreds of Navajos who used their language to create a code to help win World War II.

New Dinosaur Species Found South of Tucson

The previously undiscovered species is similar to a triceratops.

Tucson Youth Put National Parks in Focus

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit the Center for Compassion Studies; NASA pioneer Dee O'Hara interview; Adiba Nelson talks "From Period to Postpartum"; holiday traditions old and new.

Signs of Life and Death Along Southwestern Highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Commemorating the Powell Expedition 150 years later; The Kindred launch "One Book, One Community", and Rollies Mexican Patio's homegrown cuisine.

Mission Garden Builds Kitchen to Share Tucson's Food History

The agricultural heritage museum's new kitchen passed its first inspection.

Climate Change Could Drive Vegetation Changes

Tucson-based scientist charting similar changes from Ice Age.

Preservation Group Picks Mission San Xavier for Grant Program

The "incredible significance" of the 221-year-old landmark earned it a place on a list of 13 locations targeted by the funding.

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