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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Jun 2010

Border Patrol check

Border Communities React to Immigration Law

Tony Paniagua visits two communities on the border, Douglas and Nogales, to get some reactions to Arizona's new immigration law.

Jun 25, 2010
Naco Mammoth

Naco Mammoth

The ancient remains of a mammoth discovered in 1951 near Naco, Arizona tell a fascinating story. Mark McLemore visits the Arizona State Museum to find out what it says about the humans who lived and hunted in this region more than 12,000 years ago.

Jun 25, 2010

"In Tune" Preview

A new episode of the local music scene program In Tune debuts this weekend on PBS-HD Channel 6. Hear a profile of Tucson musical legends Calexico, including some of the band's new music.

Jun 25, 2010

Teachers' Voices with Lea Marquez Peterson and Monique Perez

The CEO of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce talks to one of their Foundation's scholarship recipients.

Jun 25, 2010
"Take Back the Night"

Teen Sexual Assault Prevention

Laura Markowitz talks with a group of Rincon High School students who are working to prevent sexual violence among their peers and dispel the myths surrounding rape.

Jun 18, 2010
Rebecca Lipson on the left and Victoria Miranda

Teachers' Voices with Rebecca Lipson and Victoria Miranda

A teacher and a U of A grad student discuss their partnership through the BioME Project.

Jun 18, 2010
"Haunt Me Still," by Jennifer Lee Carrell

Author Jennifer Lee Carrell

Mark McLemore talks with best-selling author Jennifer Lee Carrell about her new novel _Haunt Me Still_. It's a thriller that explores the legends and superstitions that surround Shakespeare's _MacBeth_.

Jun 18, 2010
Bark Beetle

Young Bark Beetles in Love

What spells romance for the average bark beetle? Mark Duggan looks at the research being done to better understand the world of these insects, information that can help to control the threat they pose as pests.

Jun 18, 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
Meyers Boyce

Teachers' Voices with Fred Boice and Rick Myers pt 2

A discussion about ways that Arizona can make education funding sustainable.

Jun 11, 2010

Johnny Gibson Remembered

Hear Johnny Gibson tell the story of his heroism during World War II.

Jun 11, 2010
Jim Nintzel

Looking Ahead to November Elections

The elections aren't until November, but Arizona political campaigns have officially kicked into high gear. Christopher Conover talks with Jim Nintzel, the senior writer at the "Tucson Weekly," about what voters can expect over this long, hot summer.

Jun 4, 2010

Medical Care for Female Veterans

The number of women in the U.S. military who are returning from Iraq and Afghanistan is steadily increasing, but many are unaware of the medical care that's available to them. Pam White reports on how Arizona is caring for its female veterans.

Jun 4, 2010

Mt. Lemmon Science Projects

A recent event on the summit of Mount Lemmon gave visitors a chance to find out more about the many scientific projects that go on there year round. Mark Andrews was there and brought back an Audio Postcard.

Jun 4, 2010
Meyers Boyce

Teachers' Voices with Fred Boice and Rick Myers pt 1

"Teachers' Voices" brings together Fred Boice, who is retiring from the Arizona Board of Regents, with his successor, Rick Myers. They discuss ways that our state can improve education and keep students engaged from kindergarten to college.

Jun 4, 2010
Immigration protest

Immigration and Elections

Now more than ever, the border is a hot potato for Arizona politicians to handle. Christopher Conover looks at several developments that arose this week from having a controversial issue precede an election season.

May 28, 2010

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