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#RedForEd advocates say Arizona budget plan ignores schools

The teacher-backed organization says a $1 billion surplus should be used to help restore previous education funding levels.

Signs of life and death along southwestern highways

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson restaurant history, becoming a goat, and looking back at Dr. Martin Luther King's visits to Tucson.

Weather system brings 'unusual' temperatures to Tucson

The chilly weather also meant light snow, hail and freeze warnings in parts of state.

'Bike Ranch' Proposed Across From Saguaro National Park East

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will vote later this month whether to approve the development in the park's buffer zone.

Dr. Mae C. Jemison: "Living Deeply and Looking Up"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Artists wish UA students good luck during finals week; Exploring Persian fairy tales and women in mythology; Adiba Nelson on the challenges of being a mom.

Nurses Network Boosting Care for Migrants at Tucson Shelter

The Registered Nurse Response Network has been helping treat migrants in Tucson on weekends for more than three months.

Tucson Joins Food Tourism Network

Tucson is the second city in the U.S. to join an international network of cities united by their focus on local food and culinary tourism.

County 'Housing First' Project Aims to Get Tucsonans Into Homes

The project will provide 150 housing vouchers and 15 temporary homes to qualified participants experiencing homelessness.

TUSD Mulls Plan to Keep Sixth Graders in Elementary School

The idea presented by the superintendent is still in the works, but would mean dismantling non-magnet middle schools and establishing junior highs.

Can 1,000 Empty Backpacks Save Lives?

Also: How Pima County could pay for newly opened migrant shelters; Bridging cultural divides with the Persian language; Tucson author Janni Lee Simner reads from her new book.

Former Tucson City Councilman Roy Laos Dies at 65

The Tucson native served from 1977-1988

Democrats Running for Mayor of Tucson Kick Off Campaigns

Three longtime Tucsonans laid out their experience and connection to the city as part of the race to replace outgoing Mayor Rothschild.

The City of Tucson Offers Hope to Migrants in Need

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Go backstage at Tucson High Magnet School to preview "Our Border Town"; Tucson poet laureate TC Tolbert receives grant from the Academy of American Poets; And, what would you do with the blessing of extra time to be alive?

Living Each Day to the Fullest After 'Miraculous' Recovery From Bike Crash

A University of Arizona student relishes each day, trying out different activities.

Finding Common Ground with "One Small Step"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Free speech debate on campus; "I Dream in Widescreen Returns"; and thoughts on kindness from the Mission Garden.

VA Aims to Provide One-Stop Shop for Homeless Veterans

The program at the local VA is designed to connect vets with services.

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