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Pati Jinich explores the food - and stories - of the borderlands.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 6th annual Arizona Palooza is a free event supporting better mental health; Student directors discuss their short films for "I Dream in Widescreen 2023"; and "Stories That Soar!" features our youngest author yet.

"All In for Autism" celebrates a unique part of our community.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet Ashly Burch, the voice of a new Disney animated character; how Creative Narrations helps people tell their personal stories; and the tale of a princess who doesn't need to be rescued or married from "Stories That Soar!".

What If We Let Kids Get Bored?

Boredom leads kids to flex their creative muscles. It gives them time to think a little bit, to breathe, explore, and figure things out their own.

"Pru Payne" stars Mimi Kennedy & Gordon Clapp on finding love in the shadow of memory loss.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: New water conservation plan finds opposition; meet the women who founded Borderlands Brewing Co.; and a cautionary tale from Stories that Soar!

Stories about finding - and making - peace.

On Arizona Spotlight: Safos Dance Theatre premiers "Stories from Home"; harvesting citrus with the Iskashitaa Refugee Network; "What Peace Means to Me", an essay by Eri of Owl & Panther; and thoughts on making a peaceful place from Stories that Soar!

Bill that restricts student's pronouns moves past committee

The bill would require teachers to gain parental permission to use a pronouns that are different from a student's biological sex.

Arizona schools plan major budget cuts, if spending limit is not lifted

The state has until March 1, 2023 to override the spending cap.

Tucson City Council: dispensaries, fare-free transit, childcare and redistricting

Mayor and council rounded out the year in their final city council meeting of 2022.

Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre takes you back to the Hundred Acre Wood.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; Meet Malea Chavez, the new CEO of The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona; and a conversation with Bianca Vivion about "Generational Anxiety."

VAUD: UA theater students bring new stories to light from shadows of the past.

Also on Arizona Spotlight; How Owl & Panther builds community through art; author Gianluca Russo on "The Power of Plus" in fashion; and explore the differences between day and night in a story by a local 3rd grader.

TUSD improves individual school ratings

The Tucson Unified School District increased their A-B rated schools by 20%.

Children see unusual rise in respiratory virus

Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is seeing higher rates of cases in Arizona.

TUSD proposed revision allows parents to review books borrowed by students

If passed, it would also allow the public to review books purchased after Jan. 1, 2023.

"Chasing the Ghost Bear: On the Trail of America’s Lost Super Beast" with author Mike Stark.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A young Arizona filmmaker who makes epics in miniature, and Susan Cummins Miller on "Making Silent Stones Sing".

MacKenzie Scott gives Girl Scouts $84.5 million, largest in history

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona was one of the 29 councils that received funding.

Fact Check Arizona: Ep. 2 Examining the allegations made by schools superintendent candidates

Both candidates have attacked the other over certain claims. Here's a look at how true they are.

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