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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Apr 2012

Web Feature: Bearing the Burden

Mental health budget cuts leave state agencies, community centers and patients struggling

Apr 26, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Adrienne Capone and Kevin Lopez

Meet a Baboquivari Middle School student who decided that since her school couldn't provide a poetry club, she'd start one herself

Apr 26, 2012

'Some Thrived, Some Died'

New book chronicles the history of Arizona mining towns past and present.

Apr 26, 2012

Teller Speaks!

In a rare interview, the quieter half of Penn & Teller shares secrets from his life of danger as one of the world's greatest illusionists.

Apr 23, 2012

Author Jean M. Auel

The creator of the prehistoric world of The Clan of the Cave Bear series talks about the inspiration for her work.

Apr 23, 2012

Patterson Remains in Office, For Now

Democrats say they fear for safety at state Capitol over his behavior

Apr 6, 2012

The Battle Of Picacho Pass, Brought Back To Life

Re-enactors stage western Civil War battles at Picacho Peak State Park.

Apr 6, 2012

Circus Tradition Continues for 7 Generations

What's it like to grow up in the circus? Find out from Giovanni Zoppé how the Zoppé Family Circus is honoring and preserving their family's colorful history.

Apr 5, 2012

Heist: Who Stole the American Dream?

A conversation with filmmaker Frances Causey about a new documentary that examines America's financial woes and the dwindling size of the middle class.

Mar 29, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Sandy Jordan and Jill Rosenzweig

A closer look at Treasures4Teachers, a local resource that provides teachers with the classroom supplies they need, but which are no longer part of most school's budgets.

Mar 29, 2012

Drunk at the Funeral

A conversation with Tucson-based musician and composer Chris Black about the unique vision behind his latest work, an illustrated album of music for piano and percussion.

Mar 29, 2012

Border Crossing for an Education

Take a closer look at the issue of students who live in Mexico, but who cross the international border daily to attend U.S. schools in Douglas, Arizona.

Mar 22, 2012

Teachers' Voices with Noah Mickey-Colman and Jackie Nichols

Two educators tell how a take-home laptop program at Lauffer Middle School has helped the students get involved with their learning in new ways.

Mar 22, 2012

Forest Watchers Forecast Above Average Wildfire Season

At midwinter, a surplus of dry fuels and little moisture have forest officials worried.

Mar 22, 2012

Movies vs. Cinema

Film reviewer Chris Dashiell discusses the aesthetic differences between the two, while pointing out that Tucson film fans have a choice of both.

Mar 22, 2012

Shirley MacLaine

The legendary actress, dancer, author and spiritualist talks about her new role on "Downton Abbey"

Mar 20, 2012

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