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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Mar 2010


Arthritis Drug

Pam White tells us about a new drug for treating rheumatoid arthritis which was tested locally, and the hope it has brought to a Tucson woman who suffers from the disease.

Mar 26, 2010
Mark Evans

Spring Training: A Commentary

Mark Evans of says the loss of Major League Baseball in Tucson was inevitable because Tucson can not compete with Phoenix-area communities willing to spend big bucks on new stadiums.

Mar 26, 2010
Tucson Electric Park

Sounds of Spring Training

Mark Andrews visits Tucson Electric Park for an Arizona Diamondbacks game, bringing back some sounds of the final days of Major League Baseball Spring Training in Tucson.

Mar 26, 2010
Arizona State Capitol building

Arizona Passes a Budget

Christopher Conover looks at some of the details of the newly-passed state budget.

Mar 19, 2010
Bill Ganz

Bill Ganz Western Band

The Tucson Symphony teams up with the Bill Ganz Western Band Mar. 26-28 to celebrate cowboy music of the American Southwest. Mark McLemore talks with Ganz about the local inspiration behind songs like "Tumblin' Tumbleweeds" and "Riders in the Sky."

Mar 19, 2010
Bark Beetle

Young Bark Beetles in Love

What spells romance for the average bark beetle? Mark Duggan looks at the research to better understand the world of these insects and control the threat they pose as pests.

Mar 19, 2010
Liza Porter

Liza Porter

Hear a poem from Liza Porter, the 2010 Mary Ann Campau Fellowship recipient, as presented by the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Mar 19, 2010
Arizona State Capitol building

Arizona's Budget Crisis

This week, Arizona lawmakers were back in session for the seventh time in two years, trying to solve our state's continuing budget crisis. Christopher Conover gets an update from Arizona Republic legislative reporter Mary Jo Pitzl.

Mar 12, 2010

KSDB Radio

Robert Rappaport takes us for a visit inside KSDB, a radio news station staffed by students at the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind.

Mar 12, 2010
Sabina Berman

Sabina Berman

Luis Carrión talks with Sabina Berman, one of Mexico's leading journalists and playwrights.

Mar 12, 2010
NPR's Scott Simon

Scott Simon

Mark McLemore talks with longtime NPR correspondent Scott Simon. His most recent book is the political comedy/thriller "Windy City", and he'll be in town this weekend at the Tucson Festival of Books.

Mar 12, 2010
Santa Cruz Bridge

Santa Cruz River

Hear how the Santa Cruz River is bringing together people from both sides of the immigration debate, in a special report from "The World" producer Lorne Matalon.

Mar 5, 2010
Bill Viner, Tucson Festival of the Book Chair

Tucson Festival of Books

The 2nd annual festival is March 13-14 on the University of Arizona campus. Tony Paniagua talks with Bill Viner, the chief organizer, and authors Ann Wills and Thomas Wiewandt.

Mar 5, 2010
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Caregivers Conference

Mark McLemore talks with two of the participants in an upcoming Tucson conference that aims to give caregivers a much needed boost, and help them gain access to the help that's available in our community.

Mar 5, 2010
5 Dias

Tucson Cine Mexico 2010

The film festival is bringing some of the most noteworthy contemporary Mexican films to Tucson audiences. Luis Carrion talks with Mariana Chenillo, the filmmaker behind "Cinco Días Sin Nora" ("Nora's Will").

Mar 5, 2010
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Racist Images Exhibit

The traveling exhibit is on loan from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia. Laura Markowitz speaks with Professor Patrick Williams about why it's important to preserve artifacts of racism, homophobia, sexism and Anti-Semitism.

Feb 26, 2010

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