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County puts off vote to raise tobacco age to 21

The delay caused the city to postpone its vote, and council members say they may try to pass an ordinance on their own.

Teacher vacancies hit a new low in Tucson Unified School District

The district says vacancies are now down to fewer than one per school.

Food bank teaches nutrition and effective food shopping

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona trains families to save money and eat nutritiously.

Arizona Spotlight for August 1st, 2019

Looking back at a 1979 radioactive contamination in Tucson, and citizens working together; exploring the history of Harvey Houses in Arizona; and a couple finds common ground with "One Small Step".

Arizona files suit against family behind OxyContin

The suit alleges the family made it more difficult for parties suing it to get money.

Arizona sees nearly 50,000 new voters in last four months

The report says the state currently has 3.8 million active, registered voters.

Ozone goes over EPA standard in Pima County for first time this year

The county has breached the federal levels 22 times since 2013. Maricopa County has exceeded the standard 20 times this year.

Trump signs Sinema bill to protect vets from predatory mortgages

The new law targets the period before certain VA loans can be resold.

Lost pelican lands in Tucson

The seabird is being treated by wildlife specialists.

TUSD takes steps to update its sex ed curriculum

The proposed update will have a more evidence- and research-based focus.

Geoff Notkin on the past - and future - of space exploration.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Mexican rock stars sing out about immigration; and a party to celebrate the "The Queen of the Night" at Tohono Chul.

Arizona seeing record numbers for tourism, state office says

Tucson's UNESCO gastronomy designation was a game changer, according to the deputy director.

Arizona Spotlight for July 18th, 2019

Flagstaff Red Screen Film Festival presents indigenous stories for all to see; Retired astronaut Mark Kelly reflects on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing; and a Spotlight Session from Heather Hardy & Alvin Blaine.

Pima County looks local to fund high-quality universal preschool

Success will take time, education officials say, likely beginning with a pilot program.

Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick joins call for Trump impeachment

Grijalva, Gallego and Stanton already support impeachment inquiry.

Davis-Monthan airmen rescue injured fishermen

Pararescue jumpers flew nearly 2,000 miles to help.

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