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Rail between Tucson and Phoenix not on the table, despite growth projections

A study looking at the widening of I-10 does not include the possibility of a passenger rail.

Lawmakers prepping punishment for Tucson if voters approve sanctuary city law

Two Arizona legislators are readying bills that experts say would likely end up in court if passed.

Arizona miners strike against Asarco

Strikers are calling for better pay and benefits.

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle point to data suggesting immersion doesn't ease students' struggles.

Project links river parks on Pima County Loop

Pedestrian bridges were just one part of the project to reinforce riverbanks to protect a gravel pit and I-10.

"Everyone has a coming-of-gender story." - Jacob Tobia

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Modernism Week honors the legacy of architect Judith Chafee; and three films that expose realities of the immigrant experience.

Douglas is turning to tourism for an economic boost

The city is conducting tours twice a month in the community.

Arizona now has misgivings about Purdue opioid settlement

The attorney general says the maker of OxyContin has worked to undermine terms of the settlement.

Border Patrol agent dies during search in remote area

The FBI is leading the investigation into the agent's death south of Patagonia.

TUSD begins search to replace resigning board member

Mark Stegeman's replacement will serve through the end of 2020.

TUSD governing board member Mark Stegeman resigns

He says radical reform is needed for the district.

TUSD sees improvement in student retention

Fewer students left the district in 2019 than the previous year.

Pence pushes new NAFTA in Green Valley

In a visit Thursday, the Vice President urged locals to push for passage of the USMCA agreement.

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.

Missile-maker Raytheon says it will hire 1,000 new employees in Tucson

The defense contractor says it has an economic impact on Arizona of $2.6 billion.

Judge rules against Arizona education plan drawing on land trust funds

The ruling says Arizona violated federal law with the voter-approved Proposition 123.

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