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'Fearless' student podcasters explore big issues

Aug 16, 2019 A profile of some of the students and the teacher behind Tucson's City High Radio.

TEP firing up new engines to integrate more renewable power

Aug 8, 2019 The utility is adding more renewables, but some say not fast enough.

Gentrification and changing neighborhoods in Tucson

Aug 1, 2019 We continue our housing series with a live community discussion.

Conservation, law enforcement and ranching: Weighing in on a proposed border fence

Jul 25, 2019 The majority of new bollard-style wall would run through protected areas in Pima and Cochise counties.

Four Democrats running for open city council seat

Jul 18, 2019 The candidates will face off in the August primary for Ward 1, on the city's west side.

A new effort to deal with a leaky cross-border sewage pipe

Jul 11, 2019 For years, Nogales residents have suffered from water contamination that stems from the wastewater line.

Addressing Tucson's housing challenges

Jun 28, 2019 Three local housing groups discuss today's housing challenges and ideas to help solve them.

Roots of housing discrimination in Tucson

Jun 20, 2019 In the first of three shows on housing, we look at the origin of discriminatory practices and the Fair Housing Act.

Three Democrats, one independent in the running to be mayor of Tucson

Jun 13, 2019 The race for Tucson mayor is heating up. This week The Buzz talked with the candidates vying to lead the city.

Pizza, hamburgers and ... local broccoli? School lunch in Tucson

Jun 6, 2019 70 years on, a WWII-era program to combat malnutrition is healthier than ever.

Support and opposition for two mines in Southern Arizona

May 30, 2019 As the Rosemont Copper mine plans to start construction, we talk with those for and against the project.

Vaccines and public health in Pima County

May 23, 2019 A historic outbreak of measles is bringing the debate over childhood immunizations back to top of the news.

Sustaining the San Pedro River

May 16, 2019 A panel in Bisbee discusses the present and future of Southern Arizona's last large, free-flowing river.

Tucson Community Prepares for Monastery Shelter Closure

May 9, 2019 The Benedictine Monastery has become the largest city shelter, but will close in July.

Local Water Utilities Fight Unregulated Contaminants

May 3, 2019 While the EPA weighs regulating the chemicals, Tucson and Marana Water are moving ahead with treatment.

Debating Free Speech

Apr 25, 2019 A protest and arrest on the University of Arizona campus has raised questions about free speech.

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