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More Arizona Spotlight Teases from Jul 2009

Warehouse District Dowtown

Warehouse District Update

The future of Downtown Tucson's historic warehouse district is an uncertain one. Sooyeon Lee talks to some local artists who are hoping they'll have a say in what happens next.

Jul 31, 2009
Darla Sidles, Superintendent of Saguaro National Park

Saguaro National Park Superintendent

Meet Darla Sidles, the new superintendent of Saguaro National Park, and hear about the qualities she brings to the position.

Jul 31, 2009
Giant reed

Invasive Desert Plants

Tony Paniagua looks at the ongoing struggle in the Sabino Canyon ecosystem against invasive plant species like giant reed and buffelgrass.

Jul 31, 2009
Karen Lieneke (left) and her daughter Sarah Lieneke-Nickle

StoryCorps - Tucson

Hear a conversation between mother and daughter, Karen and Sarah Lieneke, recorded at the StoryCorps mobile booth in Tucson.

Jul 31, 2009
El Rio Community Health Center Pharmacy

El Rio Wins Award

Christopher Conover visits the El Rio Community Health Center, which has received some national attention for the help it's providing to diabetes patients.

Jul 24, 2009
Fox Theatre

Saturday Matinees at the Fox Theatre

The Fox is celebrating its own history by bringing back classic movie serials and cartoons on Saturdays. Kimberly Craft goes to the movies to tell us more.

Jul 24, 2009
Billy Collins

Poet Billy Collins

"Arizona Spotlight" presents a reading from acclaimed poet Billy Collins. It's called "The Flying Notebook"

Jul 24, 2009
Scales of Justice

Domestic Violence Law Changes

Christopher Conover tells us about an upcoming change to the laws concerning domestic abuse in Arizona.

Jul 17, 2009
Corp. Henry Bahe, Jr. (left) and PFC George H. Kirk (right), Navajo Code Talkers.

Navajo Code Talkers

The Arizona State Museum presents an exhibit this month about the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. Mark McLemore talks with Zonnie Gorman, daughter of one of the Code Talkers.

Jul 17, 2009
I10

I-10 Construction Nears Completion

Laura Markowitz explores the ingenuity that has gone into the biggest transportation construction project in Arizona history - the widening of I-10.

Jul 17, 2009
Buzz Aldrin on Moon

Apollo 11 Anniversary

A look back at the 40th anniversary of the moon landing with Dr. Spencer Titley, a UA professor who was part of a team that helped NASA find the best landing spot.

Jul 17, 2009
Arizona State Capitol building

Special Session Progress

Arizona lawmakers this week began a third special session to work on the budget this week. Christopher Conover brings us up to date.

Jul 10, 2009
Equine

Race Horse Rescue

Pam White introduces us to horse trainer Patti Shirley, who founded the Equine Encore Foundation to take care of racehorses who have been injured, or are too old to run.

Jul 10, 2009
Felix Valencia

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear the thoughts of Felix Valencia, as he prepares to leave the reservation where he lives to attend his first year of college.

Jul 10, 2009
Gabriel Ayala

Gabriel Ayala

Listen to the music of Gabriel Ayala, a classical guitarist of Yaqui Indian descent, as he shares what drives him to seek excellence in his art.

Jul 10, 2009
Arizona State Capitol building

State Budget Status

The Arizona Legislature this week finally passed a budget for the new fiscal year, but Governor Brewer vetoed much of its. Christopher Conover reports on what's next in the process.

Jul 3, 2009

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