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The Buzz: Bidding farewell to the A-10

As the longtime Air Force planes move from Davis Monthan to the Boneyard, we look at their legacy.

We take the risk because we love what we do: From rodeo to fandom heartbreak

Rodeo in Arizona, from its roots to its place as a collegiate sport. Plus a trip to the Pac 12 basketball tournament.

Ten-Minute Dramas returns with "Daughter Putting On Airs".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: UA receives a historic donation of WWII memorabilia; visitors to the 2024 Tucson Festival of Books share "A Book I Love"; and an essay about the beauty of Agua Caliente Hill.

USS Arizona collection grows at UA

The public can get a first-hand look at life on-board.

The life and loves of virtuoso Maria Callas explored in the play "Master Class".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The International Uranium Film Festival returns to Tucson; the comedy of Elliot Glicksman; and "Stories That Soar!" looks at how children cope with depression.

They have a passion for it: Meet a pair of Tucson-born professional athletes

Different sports, different generation, but both Alex Bowman and Eddie Leon are among the top athletes Tucson has ever produced.

Bestselling authors unite to oppose book banning through an intriguing collaboration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Water in Utah is draining Laker Powell; How Ehrenberg, Arizona got its name; and seeing color for the first time.

A Show about Healing

Spiritually, Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally.

What it is to see, and be seen... ArtWorks explores the portrait in "Face 2 Face".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The inspiring story of Shirley Chisholm on stage; and an ambitious new musical called "Alice by Heart".

Atascosa Borderlands: Connecting the land, the wildlife, and the people.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Jasleen Chhatwal on helping loved ones survive dark times; and, how do YOU pronounce "Sahuarita"?

Dickens for Christmas? Listen to Rogue Theatre's adaptation of "The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton"!

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Family & friends hold a unique memorial for a loved one; and the musical bond shared by Emma & Martha Peterson.

The Buzz: Why a 32-year-old federal law has failed to bring Native American remains home

A federal law was supposed to ensure returns of most remains by 1995. So why are thousands of Arizona tribal remains still not back with their people?

"Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty"

Also on Arizona Spotlight: How teachers are dealing with AI in classrooms; and a story of survival in plain sight from Children of the Holocaust.

An unprecedented water line in an unprecedented place

In this Tapped episode, Danyelle Khmara delves into the Grand Canyon's water infrastructure challenges and the extraordinary Transcanyon Waterline upgrade, highlighting the complexities of delivering clean water in this iconic natural wonder.

NPR's Steve Inskeep on Abraham Lincoln

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The Chinese Chorizo Festival returns to Tucson; A conversation with Nabil Ayers on his debut novel; And, a look into this year's Film Fest Tucson.

Water and Copper: How mining's history follows Arizona's feelings about water use in the state

Mining was Arizona's first billion-dollar industry. As we consider our state's economic drivers and their water use, we ask not only how much water goes into mining but what its aftermath does to water.

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