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Wildfire Near Madera Canyon Out of control at 4,500 Acres

200 firefighters battle fire on state and national forest land south of Green Valley.

Thousands Rally in Tucson to Support Science

Earth Day event aimed at promoting, defending fact-based research.

Maria Bamford Brightens Up Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: History & music combine at Mission San Xavier del Bac; an Air Force officer deploys, leaving his family behind.

Episode 134: Earth Week - From Climate Science to Corporate Science

Politics, wildfire danger, corporate environmentalism and a solar wall.

National Weather Service Wants Help Spotting Storms

Program helps meteorologists get view of incoming storms to make monsoon safer.

TUSD Holds Job Fair, Seeking More Than 250 Teachers

Most vacancies for next school year as teacher shortages continue over low pay.

UA Honors College Dorm Proposal Stirs Controversy

Neighbors north of University of Arizona feel public input not valued as plans proceed.

Sewer Rates Rising 3% for Pima County Residents

Increase adds to earlier approval of higher rates for water, electricity, trash collection.

2018 Congressional Races Already Taking Shape

Candidates in three Southern Arizona districts begin work to qualify for ballot.

Rare Meeting Between Tucson Rights Groups, Border Patrol

Interim Border Patrol Sector Chief seeks common ground, promises more meetings.

Mexican Holiday, Rising Peso Have Tucson Malls Busy

'Semana Santa' gives Mexicans a chance to vacation and shop in Southern Arizona.

Be Registered to Vote to Weigh in on Tucson Sales Tax

Registration deadline is Monday for city of Tucson's half-cent tax increase proposal.

Tucson Science Rally Gains Momentum as Earth Day Approaches

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Attorney General Sessions gives speech in Nogales; artist Lex Gjurasic stamps out reality; and Arizona's round-tailed ground squirrels get the attention they deserve.

Episode 133: Reaction to Immigration Crackdown

Plus, controversy over proposed UA Honors College dorms, interring indigent vets, more.

The Art of Paying Attention: Round-tailed Ground Squirrels

Author and wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut focuses on the round-tailed ground squirrel, a species one expert refers to as "the neighbor we know so little about".

Pima County Groups Granted $2 Million to Fight Homelessness

Program focuses on finding people a home and then turn to other issues.

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