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This American Life

The Problem We All Live With - Part Two. Saturday at Noon and Sunday at 7:00 p.m. on NPR 89.1.

Aug 6, 2015
Mexican pesos

Mexican Peso at Historic Low, Could Hurt Tucson's Economy

One US dollar trading at 16 pesos, weakening Mexican shoppers' buying power north of border.

Aug 6, 2015

Rothschild Offers Help Hiring Customs Officers for Border

Tucson mayor lobbied federal officials last week for the city, offered help to one department

Aug 5, 2015

Sun Tran Drivers, Mechanics Contract To Expire Wednesday

Bus operator and Teamsters union continue negotiations, strike possible

Aug 5, 2015
Mission San Xavier del Bac

Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower

'White Dove Campaign' aims for $3 million for Arizona's oldest European-influenced structure.

Aug 3, 2015
Carolyn J. Lukensmeyer is executive director of the Institute for Civil Discourse.

METRO WEEK: Civil Discourse Programs Get Out Young Vote

Tucson-based national institute says its efforts are making measurable difference

Jul 31, 2015
Outside by Noora, artist in "Museum as Sanctuary: Perspectives of Resilience".

Perspectives of Resilience

Visit an exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art created by global refugee artists of all ages from The Owl and Panther Project.

Jul 31, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for July 31, 2015

The Tucson Museum of Art displays work from refugee artists who are part of The Owl and Panther Project; space scientist Chris Impey looks "Beyond"; and Beth Surdut faces off with an angry raptor in "The Art of Paying Attention".

Jul 31, 2015
Arizona Border Recon members Pete Lanteri and Tim Foley.

Armed Vets Camping Near Border to Stop Drugs

Participants say they took oath to protect country; Border Patrol calls effort dangerous.

Jul 31, 2015

The Art of Paying Attention: Harris' Hawks

After wildlife illustrator Beth Surdut comes face to face with an angry raptor, she meets the hawks that rule the sky in her Tucson neighborhood.

Jul 30, 2015
Norman Rockwell's painting "The Problem We All Live With" depicting Ruby Bridges – the first black child to attend an all white elementary school in the South. Image from the website of the Norman Rockwell Museum.

This American Life

"The Problem We All Live With," first in a two part series. Saturday at Noon and Sunday at 7:00 p.m. on NPR 89.1.

Jul 30, 2015
The control room where a Titan II missile would have been launched from. The room was staffed by at least two people at all times from when the site went online until it was decommissioned, but had spots for all four crew members to work from.

Southern Arizona's Titan Missile Museum: Cold War History

Staff sees one-of-a-kind site as a chance to ensure future generations learn of nuclear war threat.

Jul 28, 2015
A Border Patrol vehicle parked near the US / Mexico border fence.

Enforcement Priorities May Reduce Deportations

Report by Migration Policy Institute says changes could 'transform the U.S. deportation system.'

Jul 27, 2015
Tucson City Manager Michael Ortega, pictured on his first month in the job, July 2015.

METRO WEEK: New Tucson Manager Focuses on Long-Term Budget Fixes

Michael Ortega says he has a lot to learn, but wants to focus on financial stability

Jul 24, 2015

Business Report: Tucson's Oldest Businesses

Tucson is home to at least one business that existed when the area was part of Mexico

Jul 24, 2015

Arizona Spotlight for July 24, 2015

Author and scientist Stephen Buchmann discusses "The Reason for Flowers"; three film scores that added dimension to their classic films; how one man overcame illiteracy; paying attention to stink bugs in love.

Jul 23, 2015

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