Arizona Spotlight - Episodes

Author Says Global Appetites Fueling New West Boom

Sep 16, 2011 The "old west" economy roars back as the "new west" economy of tourism suffers from recession.

Jash Ranamunger, New American

Sep 15, 2011 Listen to the story of what inspired this math student and musician from Nepal to re-settle in Tucson.

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Sep 15, 2011 Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

Silence and Devotion at Diamond Mountain

Sep 2, 2011 Stories from volunteers supporting a group of 39 people in a three-year silent retreat.

Tracking the Chupacabra

Sep 1, 2011 Author Benjamin Radford explores the history and the reality of the famous bloodsucking monster. Is it more than just a modern myth?

New Book Separates Truth From Myth In The Shootout At The O.K. Corral

Aug 25, 2011 “The Last Gunfight” author finds it wasn't a shootout, but it did help create our enduring image of the old west.

Inside The National Weather Service's Tucson Operations Center

Aug 18, 2011 A team of forecasters work around the clock to turn local weather data into accurate forecasts and timely advisories.

Tucson Baseball: Troubled History, Questionable Future

Aug 12, 2011 Professional baseball's future in Tucson is still cloudy, even as teams build new fan bases and move to old stadiums.

Restoring Miracle Mile

Aug 5, 2011 After years of neglect, one of Tucson's most historic roadways is experiencing renewal thanks to some local vision and hard work.

Spotlight Session: The music and stories of Roger McGuinn

Jul 28, 2011 The legendary leader of The Byrds plays a set of some of his most famous tunes, exclusively for Arizona Spotlight.

Roger McGuinn, A True Rock Legend

Jul 28, 2011 Eclectic musical influences find common ground in folk tradition

SPECIAL REPORT: Giffords, Other Candidates Still Spending

Jul 22, 2011 Latest federal reports for Giffords, Grijalva and Flake show campaign season is underway

Tucson 'Bloomsday' A Celebration of Irish Culture

Jul 21, 2011 Annual gathering honoring Joyce's book 'Ulysses' mixes oration, song and Irish pride.

Marijuana’s Effects on the Brain

Jul 15, 2011 Part 5 of AZPM's Controversy over Cannabis series seeks expert opinions on marijuana's long-term effects on those who smoke it.

Arizona Budget 2012: How It Affects You

Jul 1, 2011 The state budget goes into effect July 1 with plenty of local impacts.

Spotlight Session: Jairo Zavala

Jun 23, 2011 Listen to the vibrant and romantic music of Jairo Zavala, playing both solo and in duet with Joey Burns of Calexico.

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