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Listen to May 23, 2008 Edition

Phoenix Mars Landing - Regent Fred Boice - Depression Special preview - Al's Barber Shop

May 23, 2008 edition of Arizona Spotlight, with host Mark McLemore.

After a voyage of 422 million miles, The University of Arizona-led Phoenix Mars mission will soon make its landing on the red planet. Christopher Conover talks to the principal investigator, Peter Smith, and former astronaut Frank Borman about this historic event.

Phoenix Mars Mission: Ashes to Ice
PBS Mars Page

More than 15,000 students graduated from Arizona's three universities this month. Mark McLemore talks with Fred Boice, the president of the Arizona Board of Regents, about the $1.4 billion stimulus package that the board has asked for, and what can be done to double the number of successful graduates.

Solutions Through Higher Graduation

Next week, Channel 6 is airing a special on mental depression, featuring interviews with Arizonans who struggle everyday to overcome its crippling effects. Kimberly Craft tells us more about what treatments are available, and the national effort to raise awareness of depression as a serious threat to our national health.

PBS's "Depression: Out of the Shadows" KUAT-TV's "Depression: Out of the Shadows" schedule

Luis Carrion visits Al's Barber Shop here in Tucson, to show us what makes it more than just a place to get a haircut.

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