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Downtown Update: Is a New Convention Center Hotel in the Cards?

Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup discusses prospects for a new hotel and the latest flaps between the city and the Rio Nuevo Board and The Regional Transportation Authority.

The Obama Victory

The real story behind President Obama's win in 2008 as reported by Dr. Kate Kenski, an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Arizona.

Tucson's 235th Birthday

A number of events are being held this month, as part of the anniversary of the founding of Tucson, on August 20, 1775, when Hugo O'Connor established the new presidio.

Craving Cooler Climes

Many seek homes on Mount Lemmon to get away from summer's scorching heat, but buying there can be expensive.

Pictures of the Floating World:

Life in 19th century Japan as depicted through woodblock prints

South Tucson

Learn about the history of South Tucson and how its citizens are facing today's challenges, in a story from Kimberly Craft.

"Treasures of the Queen" - Bisbee Mineral Exhibit

Mark McLemore visits the Flandrau Science Center to tour an exhibition of rare minerals and cultural artifacts from Bisbee's golden age of mining.

New Exhibit Looks At Both Sides Of The Geronimo Story

Arizona History Museum opens new, permanent Geronimo exhibit to explore the history and myths surrounding the legendary Apache warrior.

MIM

New Museum Explores Music Around the World.

Naco Mammoth

The ancient remains of a mammoth discovered in 1951 near Naco, Arizona tell a fascinating story. Mark McLemore visits the Arizona State Museum to find out what it says about the humans who lived and hunted in this region more than 12,000 years ago.

Afghanistan War Update

Former Army Chief of Staff explores question of how long the American public will support ongoing wars in Asia.

Johnny Gibson Remembered

Hear Johnny Gibson tell the story of his heroism during World War II.

Supreme Court Puts Clean Elections on Hold

The nation's highest court has issued a ruling keeping the state from distributing matching funds to Clean Elections candidates.

White House Border Meeting

Governor Brewer sits down with the President

Navajo Code Talkers

The Arizona State Museum presents an exhibit this month about the Navajo Code Talkers of World War II. Mark McLemore talks with Zonnie Gorman, daughter of one of the Code Talkers.

Dr. Bernard LaFayette

June 19th is Juneteenth, a commemoration of the announcement of the end of slavery. Laura Markowitz brings us a conversation with civil rights pioneer Dr. Bernard LaFayette.

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