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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jul 2010

South Tucson

Learn about the history of South Tucson and how its citizens are facing today's challenges, in a story from Kimberly Craft.

Jul 23, 2010
Child studying

Transformative Education

HB 2281 and concern for future of Raza Studies in TUSD lends urgency to week-long conference.

Jul 16, 2010

Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Anniversary

The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year. Mark McLemore speaks with their director, Dr. Julian Ackerley, and two members of the chorus about their upcoming tour to Japan and South Korea.

Jul 9, 2010
solar panel

Solar Energy and Water Concerns

Solar energy is a natural for Arizona, but is there a drawback? Some people say generating power from the sun can use too much water and Arizona can't afford that.

Jun 11, 2010

Voices Community Stories Past and Present, Inc.

Fabian De Le Pena Montero discusses his computer skills and an error he thought doomed him to failure.

May 28, 2010
Maisa Taha

Maisa Taha Essay

Hear an essay about immigration and Spain from University of Arizona graduate student Maisa Taha.

Dec 23, 2009
Flowing Wells

Flowing Wells Activist

Ellie Towne takes Laura Markowitz on a tour of the Flowing Wells Revitalization Area and discusses how her crime-and-drug-ridden neighborhood was transformed into an "All-American City"

Nov 27, 2009
Corky Poster

Downtown Redevelopment

Architect Corky Poster talks with Laura Markowitz about why the redevelopment plans for downtown Tucson always seem to take two steps backward with every step forward.

Nov 6, 2009
Old Downtown Tucson

Downtown History

Laura Markowitz tells us about some of the plans for downtown Tucson that have been hatched over the last 100 years, from building a ten-million-gallon-hat Wild West museum to a Greek amphitheater.

Oct 23, 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
Bill Estes Jr.

Bill Estes Jr.

Peter Michaels talks to Bill Estes III about the life of his father, the late Tucson home builder Bill Estes Jr., who was a strong supporter of education in Arizona.

Aug 14, 2009
Robin Soliz

VOICES: Community Stories Past & Present Inc.

High school student Robin Soliz talks about practicing transcendental meditation, even amidst the chaos of her family's busy home.

Aug 7, 2009
Solar House

Solar House Update

Christopher Conover looks at the University of Arizona's entry in an international contest to design the future of solar housing.

Jul 31, 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
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
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

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