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Pima County tourism saw strong rebound in 2021

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

“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.

Take a Peep at The Tucson Erotica Art Show.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The history of Rukin Jelks and the Rillito Park Racetrack; memories of being a Tucson teen in the 1970s; and a teenager in Hermosillo who is an emerging film composer.

Canada-based Flair adds flights to Tucson

Discount airline aims to bring snowbirds to Tucson, and take skiers to Canada

Arizona Spotlight for February 10th, 2022

On Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Regina N. Bradley on the greater influence of Southern hip hop; members of Tucson's Jewish Community react to the Tennessee banning of the graphic novel "Maus: A Survivor's Tale"; and explore the dream history of Downtown Tucson.

Thousands of people return to Southern Arizona for gem shows

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is attracting national and international crowds.

Sewage crisis hits Mexico beach community

Sonora's governor promises aid

El Tour de Tucson Returns

The popular event is Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 after the pandemic forced a cancellation last year.

Full Tourism Rebound Could Take Years in Arizona

The governor recently announced a new tourism initiative that will be funded with over $100 million in federal aid.

Raising awareness of aphasia, one stone at a time.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The plans to create a Tucson Gastronomy Collective to celebrate the unique flavors of Tucson; and a 5th grader and her family embark on a road trip from Sheboygan to Tucson.

AZ Chamber: state’s economic recovery uneven, but promising

A discussion with outgoing Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry President Glenn Hamer.

Lauren Redniss on "Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The hidden history of Tucson's Barnum Hill; living with dementia during the pandemic; and a short story read by Aurelie Sheehan.

Tucson snowbird trend slows in 2020

The annual migration to Southern Arizona is being impacted by COVID-19.

US-Mexico border closure extended through late December

Mexico's foreign ministry announced nonessential travel restrictions would stay in place through at least Dec. 21.

Saguaros destroyed at national park

The vandalism happened around Oct. 3, rangers say.

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