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Listen to April 4, 2008 edition

Visas, Conservation, Birds, Tohono O'Odham education

April 4, 2008 edition of Arizona Spotlight, with host Mark McLemore.

This week, the United States made more than 60,000 new H-1B visas available to technical workers around the world, but some local employers are saying that isn't enough. Christopher Conover reports.

Breault Research

Arizona Optics Industry Association

H-1B Visa Bill

Tucson conservationist Brad Lancaster talks to Mark McLemore about harvesting alternative sources of water, from rain to gray water, to live in better harmony with our desert environment.

Brad Lancaster's Harvesting Rainwater homepage

Desert Harvester's homepage

The Tohono O'odham Nation is raising $18 million to build a new community college campus that will bring with it many new education possibilities, as we hear from Kimberly Craft...

Tohono O'odham Community College

Robert Rappaport tell us about some of the reasons why Tucson's bird population is on the decline.

Tucson Audubon Society

Plus, a guest commentary from Ron K. Sable, about what he and some of his friends found laying around while trying to keep a Tucson roadside clean from litter.

Ron Sable's guest opinion piece from the Arizona Daily Star

Arizona Spotllight is heard every Friday morning at 9:30 and evening at 6:00 on KUAZ radio 89.1 FM / 1550 AM

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