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Arizona Spotlight for August 11th, 2022

Native plants return to Hermosillo's urban landscape; Tucsonan John Rhodes tells about his family's rodeo history; Meet the new CEO of The Western National Parks Association; and a short story by Aurelie Sheehan.

Pima Community College opens early learning center

New facility will provide services to the children of PCC students

Buttigieg says feds will help pay to rebuild 22nd Street bridge

In visit to Tucson, transportation secretary highlights long-discussed plan to upgrade route where buses and trucks are prohibited.

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.

Artist Michael Moore and the natural world in charcoal.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Visit a nearly century-old bowling alley in a Mexican mining town; find out why an open mic night in Sierra Vista has a dedicated audience; and Nichelle Nichols remembered.

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

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Rodeo champion Sherry Cervi honored with Marana street names; and actor Jon Proudstar talks about "Reservation Dogs" as season 2 arrives.

Pima County tourism saw strong rebound in 2021

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

Express bus ridership still below pre-pandemic levels

That’s despite high fuel prices and companies returning to in-person work.

“Gabby Giffords: Won’t Back Down” is a journey of healing from gun violence.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The mission of Homicide Survivors Inc.; and exploring meaning & purpose at the 39th International Dream Convention.

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.

Travel Route 66 with "The Great Muslim American Road Trip."

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Archive Tucson features Cesar Aguirre; the Longfin dace's return to the Santa Cruz river; and the fantastical story of a "Mythical Creature of the Southwest."

Tucson one of the deadliest cities in the U.S. for pedestrians, study finds

The Tucson metropolitan area has the 13th highest rate of pedestrian fatalities in the country.

Tucson organizations hold rally to demand more action on housing affordability

The eight groups are led by the Casa Maria Soup Kitchen

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