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State pays to restart PFA treatment

Water will be recharged in the Santa Cruz riverbed.

Growing infrastructure in the Tucson metro and the RTA’s role

Voters approved the Regional Transportation Authority in 2006.

Jillian Cowles: A Keen Eye for Spiders!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Tucson Juneteenth Festival returns with renewed energy; and the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Alejandro Macias.

Beat the heat at a cooling center

City, private groups offer cooling locations.

Patio extensions pop up at Tucson restaurants

A popular program is providing an economic boost during the Pandemic

The Continuum of Chella Man

Also on Arizona Spotlight: the current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Nasfarian Lotfi; and "Archive Tucson" shares the story of a family who resettled in Tucson in 1948.

Shock after swastika painted on door of Tucson synagogue

Rabbi says synagogue has been vandalized in the past but has never before been the target of antisemitic graffiti

"Good Food Finder" wants to build roots between growers and consumers.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit a place in the desert with more than a century of aviation history; current Tucson Museum of Art exhibition "4 x 4" celebrates Willie J. Bonner; more entries by 5th graders from The NPR Student Podcast Challenge.

Duo Chinoiserie and the best of many musical worlds.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The largely forgotten history of Tucson's first city zoo; and a reading from "Grow: A Novel in Verse" about friendship between a woman and a girl.

Campaign to discuss COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy launching in Tucson

A group of community organizers will soon be reaching out to Tucsonans to answer questions or help register people for the vaccine.

Part of Sunshine Mile to become restaurant with a rotation of local chefs

Rio Nuevo awarded the bungalow project to a local pair who plans to center the block around Tucson's City of Gastronomy status.

Susan Miner on finding acceptance and growth in times of difficult transition.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The NPR Student Podcast Challenge continues; and "Stories That Soar!" celebrates the boundless creativity of youth during a difficult year.

The NPR Student Podcast Challenge searches for the voices of tomorrow.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Brenna Wynn Greer follows the history of Black image makers in her book "Represented"; and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks reflects on her novel of life during the bubonic plague, called "Year of Wonders".

Broadway expansion work expected to speed up

The city of Tucson wrapped up installing new drainage systems beneath the roadway

Exploring new horizons with "I Dream in Widescreen 2021".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Meet two Tucsonans who took unconventional journeys to find healing; and The NPR Podcast Challenge seeks the voices of tomorrow.

The vision of Sama Alshaibi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Two American Muslim teens share the practice and meaning of Ramadan; and a mother and son talk about applying positive autism strategies during the pandemic.

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