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Candela Restaurant

Candela Restaurant

Luis Carrion visits Candela Restaurant in Tucson, which offers Peruvian cuisine with a family recipe touch.

Sep 25, 2009
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Health Care Costs

Christopher Conover looks at how rising insurance premiums are changing what local businesses are offering to their employees.

Sep 18, 2009
Yar Petryszyn

Southwestern Gems

Retired professor and biologist Yar Petryszyn works with desert wildife and is featured in AZPM's special "Southwestern Gems: Our Desert National Parks". He speaks with Mark McLemore.

Sep 18, 2009
Penny Clifford Mazer


Tony Paniagua introduces us to the founding member of the Tucson chapter of the American Research Center In Egypt. The group is sharing its love of Egyptology with a lecture next Tuesday.

Sep 18, 2009
Rod Serling

"The Twilight Zone" Anniversary

Fifty years ago, the series' creator, the late Rod Serling, created an enduring phenomenon. His brother Robert lives in Tucson and spoke to Mark Andrews about Rod's life and legacy.

Sep 18, 2009
Pima County Bonds

Pima County Bond Election

The tough economy forced Pima County to cancel plans for a bond election last year, but work is underway to study the feasibility of holding one in 2010. Robert Rappaport updates us on the process.

Sep 11, 2009


The University of Arizona's Muslim Student Association is hosting an interfaith "Fast-a-thon," hoping to build bridges between Tucson's diverse cultural groups. Luis CarriĆ³n reports.

Sep 11, 2009
Matthew Spangler

"The Kite Runner"

The story of two boys from Afghanistan, "The Kite Runner" has seen success as a book and a film. Mark McLemore talks with the playwright, Matthew Spangler, about the local production.

Sep 11, 2009
Albert Elias Sr.

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hear a commentary from Albert Elias, Sr. about the commencement of this year's National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Sep 11, 2009
Poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming.

Alison Hawthorne Deming

Meet poet, essayist, and teacher Alison Hawthorne Deming. She talks with Mark McLemore about the places where art and science intersect, and the concept of an ecosystem for the human mind.

Sep 4, 2009
Voices Tiny

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

Hear Katie Tarter express her love for playing the cymbals in the Tucson High marching band, and how much she's going to miss it after graduation.

Sep 4, 2009
Old Main

University of Arizona Fall Semester

Kimberly Craft looks at the start of the fall 2009 semester at the University of Arizona, and how recent budget cuts are being felt across campus.

Aug 28, 2009
University of Arizona students

UA Students

Mark McLemore talks to some U of A students to find out what changes they're noticing as the new school year begins.

Aug 28, 2009
Arizona State Treasurer Dean Martin

State Treasurer Dean Martin

In a conversation with Christopher Conover, Treasurer Dean Martin talks about his concern over the state's current fiscal crisis, as Arizona has "maxed out its credit cards"

Aug 28, 2009
Richard Evans and his daughter Jane Evans

StoryCorps in Tucson

Hear how Richard Evans returned home following his service during World War II...on a ship full of dogs headed for the United States to be reunited with the soldiers who had adopted the pets.

Aug 28, 2009
Kid at the Grand Canyon

Parks in Focus

Meet some of the kids who spent a week camping at the Grand Canyon, as part of a program called "Parks in Focus," a collaboration between the Morris K. Udall Foundation and the Boys & Girls Club.

Aug 27, 2009

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