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Listen to April 25, 2008 Edition

University Stimulus Plan - western author J.P.S. Brown - Juvenile Crime - Hispanic Stereotypes in the Media - Tucson Remembers: Jim DeCook

April 25, 2008 edition of Arizona Spotlight, with host Mark McLemore.

Christopher Conover has the details of a $1.4 billion stimulus plan for construction at Arizona's three universities, which is headed to the state legislature for approval.

Claudine LoMonaco travels to Patagonia, to talk with acclaimed western author J.P.S. Brown, about his latest book, and life on the border as a cowboy, boxer, and former whiskey smuggler.

Based on population numbers, Latinos are under-represented in the media in the United States and many say they are being depicted unfairly. Luis CarriĆ³n talks to Dana Mastro, a PhD at the University of Arizona, about her research on Hispanic stereotypes on television.

According to the results of a recent study, there is less juvenile crime being committed in Pima County than in years past. Bill Buckmaster talks with Juvenile Court Presiding Judge Patricia Escher about some of the reasons.

Read the study.

Hear the remembrances of Tucson veteran Jim DeCook, about serving his country on board an aircraft carrier during World War II. KUAT Channel 6 will begin showing the 10-hour PBS series "Carrier" this Sunday evening at 9:00 pm.

See video of Jim DeCook's story

Arizona Spotllight is heard every Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on KUAZ Radio 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.

Listen to April 18th Edition - Rosemont Copper mine debate, NPR's Scott Simon

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