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More Arizona Spotlight Stories from Mar 2009

Billy Collins

Poet Billy Collins

The widely-acclaimed poet will be at the "Festival of Books," as a guest of the UA's Poetry Center. Billy Collins shares some of his poetry, and humor, in a conversation with Mark McLemore.

Mar 13, 2009
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Caregivers

As Arizona's population ages, the role of the caregiver has become more important than ever, as we hear in a story from Kimberly Craft.

Mar 13, 2009
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Arts and the Economy

Some local artists are using their creativity to to keep the arts alive during tough economic times and that's attracting the interest of the Tucson City Council. Laura Markowitz reports.

Mar 13, 2009
StoryCorps

StoryCorps

Two humanitarians talk to each other during a story recorded in Tucson.

Mar 6, 2009
Margo Mesch

Reading Rainbow

Mark McLemore speaks with Margo Mesch, a multi-time winner of the writing contest.

Mar 6, 2009
Arizona State Capitol building

Crafting a Budget

The financial crisis may affect other legislation at the State Capitol. Christopher Conover reports.

Mar 6, 2009
Galaxy

Extra-Terrestrial Life?

Laura Markowitz talks with University of Arizona astronomer Chris Impey about the science of astrobiology, and the ongoing search for signs of alien life.

Mar 6, 2009
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Education Tax Credits

Christopher Conover reports on how they've helped Tucson's Maldonado Elementary School.

Mar 4, 2009
Tucson weekly 25th

Tucson Weekly

The alternative newspaper is 25 years old. Mark McLemore talks to the paper's Jim Nintzel about the journey.

Mar 4, 2009
UA Channel

Listen to February 20, 2009 Edition with host Mark McLemore

Animal Blood Bank - poet Ofelia Zepeda - musician Howe Gelb - Candela Peruvian restaurant

Mar 4, 2009
Sun

Solar Energy

Who's using it and how does it benefit the local economy? Laura Markowitz reports.

Mar 4, 2009
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The Nightbeats

Burt Schneider talks to former Tucson Police Chief Pete Ronstadt about his career, when he was the lead singer of the rock 'n' roll band The Nightbeats.

Mar 4, 2009

Dr. Scar

It has been more than 40 years since Jack Jacobson last donned the makeup of Tucson's "Kindly, Lovable" TV horror movie host. The broadcast icon died Monday. Hear him reflect on the past, in a 2007 interview with Robert Rappaport.

Jan 1, 2009

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