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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Dec 2011

Abdi Farah, New American

Hear the story of how Abdi escaped a bloody civil war in his native Somalia to make a new life for himself and his family in Tucson.

Dec 15, 2011

Revenge of the Electric Car

In 2006, director Chris Paine made the film "Who Killed the Electric Car?". Now, he's back with a new film which documents what he calls an "industry revolution in progress".

Dec 9, 2011

The Changing Face of the Public Library

The Pima County Public Library is relying more on digital media every day, but what does that mean for the future of paper books? Even librarians differ on the answer to that question.

Nov 23, 2011

On Board Historic Steam Engine No. 844

Large crowds greeted the locomotive in Tucson, as it made a whistle stop for Arizona's centennial celebration.

Nov 17, 2011

Tucson-Based Toy Company Makes Toys for Special Needs Children

PlayAbility Toys differs from mainstream toy companies, which try to sell to the masses.

Nov 17, 2011

Patricia Briggs

The best-selling fantasy author will be the guest of honor at TusCon 38, November 11th - 13th in Tucson.

Nov 10, 2011

Amanuel Gebremariam, New American

For seventeen years, Amanuel has been sharing his mother's Ethiopian recipes with diners at his restaurant, Zemams.

Nov 3, 2011

SPECIAL REPORT: PACs Send Money to Arizona Candidates

Incumbents Giffords, Grijalva, Flake bring in special-interest donations

Oct 20, 2011
Brian Lopez at AZPM

Spotlight Session: Brian Lopez

Meet Brian Lopez, a free-spirited Tucson musician who blends a diverse set of influences to create a sound that's all his own.

Oct 6, 2011

Managing City Managers for the Long Haul

Tucson's unique system of government is a factor in finding a new chief administrator

Sep 15, 2011

Jash Ranamunger, New American

Listen to the story of what inspired this math student and musician from Nepal to re-settle in Tucson.

Sep 15, 2011

The Tucson Weekly's 2011 TAMMIES

An annual opportunity to celebrate the best music that our city has to offer.

Aug 25, 2011

Back to the Homeland

After escaping civil war and making temporary homes in Tucson, find out why some of the Sudanese "Lost Boys" plan to return to the recently established nation of South Sudan.

Aug 5, 2011

Fady and Dalya Sarkees, New Americans

A brother and sister, both refugees from Iraq, face the challenge of starting new lives in Tucson. Even with an education and professional skills, good jobs are hard to find.

Aug 4, 2011

Restoring Miracle Mile

After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Aug 4, 2011

Two Vails, a Single Future

In the rapidly growing Rincon Valley, some new residents seek more than "the rural life"

Jul 28, 2011

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