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Vanishing Sand at the Grand Canyon

Also on Arizona Spotlight: The 2017 Arizona legislature starts work; exploring diction with Anna Risley; and film & stage stars Renèe Taylor & Joseph Bologna visit Tucson with "My Life on a Diet".

renee taylor & joe bologna spotlight Partners in life, love & art for more than five decades, Joseph Bologna and Renèe Taylor (in 1974) (PHOTO: CBS Television)

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Featured on the January 6th, 2017 edition of ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT with host Mark McLemore:

  • The 2017 Arizona legislature begins its work on Monday, and Christopher Conover says education funding and the effect of the minimum wage increase will be among the first topics discussed...

  • From Flagstaff, Melissa Sevigny reports on how scientists are tracking the vanishing sand that used to be found at the Grand Canyon...

  • Language is said to be power – but are too many modern Americans giving that power away with sloppy pronunciation, and poor word choices? Bryn Bailer talks with film actor Anna Risley, a former Saturday Night Live cast member who teaches improv, drama and diction in her Tucson studio...

  • And, Mark has a conversation with actress Renèe Taylor, who brings a lifetime of showbiz experience to Tucson this weekend in an original play called My Life on a Diet, directed by her creative partner and husband of more than five decades, actor Joseph Bologna...

ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs every Friday at 8:30 am and 6:00 pm and every Saturday at 5:00 pm on NPR 89.1 FM / 1550 AM.

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