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Planning for a future with less Colorado River water

A new book sheds light on mistakes of the past while Arizona gears up for the next round of negotiations.

The 89-90 Trip: Canada at Last

The road trip draws to a close with the final destination just around the bend.

4 Navajo Code Talkers die in 2019, 5 remain

The four men who died last year were known for more than their military service, which helped end World War II.

"The 89-90 Trip" reaches its destination.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Exploring the historic hospitality of the Harvey Houses in Arizona; and Clive D.L. Wynne explores the emotional lives of canines in his book "Dog is Love".

A beacon of hope in a war-torn country

The story of an American who traveled to Syria to fight the Islamic State.

Celebrate Christmas the John Waters way.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: "The 89-90 Trip" spends a day in Yellowstone National Park; and the legacy of ecologist Aldo Leopold.

How to ID a Bee.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A closer look at how Tucson neighborhoods voted in the last local election; The 89-90 Trip: Day Three begins in Panguitch, Utah; and "Tilly the Trickster" at the Live Theatre Workshop.

UA's special connection with the second moon landing

The Apollo 12 mission relied on pinpoint calculations from a UA lunar scientist 50 years ago.

Yaqui, O'odham history and sovereignty in the borderlands

Federal recognition can be a complicated subject for Indigenous people whose land spans political borders.

Getting "Down to Eartha".

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Hear a "StoryCorps: One Small Step" conversation from Kansas City; "The 89-90 Trip" heads to Flagstaff; and learning to read the secrets of the trees.

Stories from the 2019 All Souls Procession

Also on Arizona Spotlight: A daughter takes her father north on U.S. Highway 89, celebrating his 90th birthday by revisiting the memories of a lifetime; and Clive D.L. Wynne talks about his book "Dog is Love".

US House OKs protections near Chaco park in New Mexico

The park is at the center of a debate over oil and gas development in an area dotted by historical sites.

The 12th Annual Haunted Halloween Show

Don't be afraid - it's a seasonal collection of stories designed to thrill and chill!

A New Mexico icon, Spanish conquistador faces attacks

A new generation of activists criticize the use of the figure because of its connection to colonialism and genocide.

Archive Tucson: Growing up next to the university

Georgiana Boyer talks creepy taxidermy and more, sharing stories from her childhood in the '30s and '40s.

"Everyone has a coming-of-gender story." - Jacob Tobia

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson Modernism Week honors the legacy of architect Judith Chafee; and three films that expose realities of the immigrant experience.

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