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Arizona Spotlight for May 30th, 2019

Also: Climbing Mt. Lemmon in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon; TIHAN celebrates 25 years of helping Tucson's HIV-positive community live better; and an artist who finds creative satisfaction in millions of tiny hand drawn lines.

Walking in the footsteps of Sara Plummer Lemmon

The story of a botanist and artist who had a mountain named after her.

State superintendent of public instruction says state budget gives education short shrift

Superintendent Kathy Hoffman says the Legislature missed an opportunity to make a much-needed investment in the state's struggling education system.

Fire danger high in southeast Arizona this weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch.

Sole rest area between Tucson and Nogales reopens

The Canoa Ranch Rest Area on I-19 received plumbing and other updates.

#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.

Arizona prisons urged to end ban on book about black men

The book "Chokehold: Policing Black Men," examines law enforcement and mass incarceration through its treatment of African American men.

Poll: A majority of Arizonans support the Equal Rights Amendment

The new survey puts voters at odds with lawmakers.

McSally Files Military Sexual Assault Bill

The bill is designed to reduce sexual assault in the ranks.

Border Wall to Go Up in National Monument, Wildlife Refuge

DHS has again waived environmental laws to build more barriers along the southern border.

Arizona Schools Chief Hoffman to Develop School Safety Plans

The superintendent of public instruction says she'll create a task force aimed at preventing violence on campuses.

Law Makes Lemonade the Arizona State Drink

The bill faced unusual resistance for feel-good legislation.

Federal Budget Could Mean More Help for Homeless Veterans

The new budget puts aside billions of dollars for housing.

Early Poll Shows Kelly and McSally in a Tie

A polling firm looked at how voters are leaning more than a year before the election.

'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.

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