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Listen to May 16, 2008 Edition

Clean Air in Arizona - Nadine Basha / First Things First - Mandarin Language Center - George Chambers Exhibition

May 16, 2008 edition of Arizona Spotlight, with host Mark McLemore.

Greenhouse gas emissions in Arizona grew by 56% between the years 1990 and 2005, the fastest rate of growth for any state. Christopher Conover tells us how cleaning the air is turning into a political power struggle.

HB 2017 HB 2017 Veto Letter

We learn about Arizona's new early education initiative called First Things First from the organization's chairwoman, Nadine Basha, in a conversation with Mark McLemore.

Tucson Regional Town Hall
Southern Arizona Leadership Council
United Way of Tucson & Southern Arizona

The Town Hall meeting, "Community Conversation on Early Childhood Education" is Tuesday, May 20th, from 8:00 a.m. until noon at the Tucson Convention Center, Copper Ballroom.

Sooyeon Lee tells us about an exhibit of some treasures of local history from the collection of the late George Chambers, which is now on display at the Arizona Historical Society.

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Burt Schneider interviews Professor Jun Liu, head of the English department at the University of Arizona, about the sudden surge to learn English in China as Beijing prepares to host the 2008 Summer Olympics.

The Confucius Institute Project

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

Listen to May 9 Edition - E-Verify, poverty, artificial heart, bike story

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