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Allegiant Air Coming to Tucson's Airport

The low-cost airline will bring two new destinations to TIA.

Campaigns Underway for TUSD, SUSD Boards

Incumbents seek to defend their seats against challengers.

UA Tech Park to Mentor Companies in Solar Competition

Participants could win portion of $3 million. Will receive help from UA and other 'Connector' organizations.

Sounding The Alarm in Tucson

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Banking water for when the Colorado River goes dry; a neighborhood movie star makes epic films in his own backyard.

TUSD OKs Suing County or State Over Desegregation Funding

Legal action was approved by the governing board unanimously Tuesday night to protect district taxpayers.

TUSD Asking if it Should Stop Using the Term 'Rodeo Days'

The board has called for a survey after an activist group said the name glorifies the mistreatment of animals.

Superintendent Recommends TUSD Provide Education for Kids at Migrant Facility

Superintendent Gabriel Trujillo says the district is working with its lawyers, Southwest Key and the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Judge Sides With Pima County On Part 2 of World View Case

Ruling says the county properly entered into no-bid contracts with builders so it could meet World View's needs.

Fight Your Fear of the Future with a "100 Year Plan"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Is Arizona ready for wildfires on the scale of those ravaging California?, how to help hummingbirds beat the peak summer heat, and stories of kindness in action.

City Council Takes Initial Step in Raising Tobacco-Purchase Age

The council has asked the city manager's office to prepare an ordinance that would raise the age to 21.

Frontier Airlines Returning to Tucson Airport

The airline left in 2012 amid financial troubles.

Federal Law Enforcement Grants Appear on Supervisors' Agenda Again

Operation Stonegarden grant debate began in February and has been put off numerous times.

Tucson Council to Consider Raising Age to Buy Tobacco

Members to explore options for increasing minimum purchasing age to 21.

No Controversial Economics Class at TUSD This Year; Board Opts for Review

The board may face the same questions, and controversy, for the 2019-20 school year.

TUSD Supe: Teacher Vacancies Down, Fewer Than 1 Per School

Superintendent Trujillo says the increase in teacher pay from the state funding helped the district hire more people.

Southern Arizona Firefighters on the Fire Lines in California

Carr Fire has claimed at least six lives, including two firefighters.

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