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The Buzz heads back to school

With classes back in session, we speak to educators about the coming school year.

Foreclosures in AZ up but still well below pre-pandemic normals

Numbers take notable jump as pre-moratorium cases resume and more expected cases join.

Bankruptcies in AZ dropped in 2022

Fiscal year saw filings drop by 23 percent

Pima County tourism saw strong rebound in 2021

Report commissioned by local tourism bureau says visitor spending up 77 percent

What will Arizona do as its share of Colorado River water diminishes?

We hear about efforts to reassess state allocations and what may come of a billion-dollar fund established this summer.

Pima County increases preschool and childcare assistance

Help available for people making up to 300% of federal poverty level

Pima County Issues Ground-Level Ozone Advisory

Thursday marks the second consecutive day of an advisory.

The Buzz previews AZPM's new water podcast Tapped

Join us for a look at a new series that tells the stories of how we use water.

Where's the new money in the state budget going?

We look at a handful of areas that will see a notable increase in funds this fiscal year

Some fire restrictions ease ahead of the holiday weekend

Officials warn to always check restriction status before starting a fire.

Real estate, rents continue to climb as housing crunch continues

Prices around Tucson continue to go up, leaving some unable to buy or going through eviction.

Contreras Fire listed as 100% contained

Local management team will hand over control Saturday.

Preventing and fighting human-caused wildfire

Fires started by people have long been a part of our ecosystem, but they're increasingly damaging today.

Officials expect wet weather as Contreras Fire passes 20,000 acres

Fire continues to spread toward the northeast

How Rancho Feliz uses volunteer power to break the cycle of poverty in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Marquez Price on his debut poetry collection; meet the new executive director for the Tucson Audubon Society; and "Stories That Soar!" shares a story written by a 5th grade student who is a Bengali immigrant.

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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