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An interview with Richard Shelton, UA Emeritus Professor and author who taught English for many years and has been volunteering in the prison system for more than three decades, working with multiple inmates.

The Prisoners' Poet

Former university professor has been volunteering in the state prison system for more than three decades

An interview with Eileen Warshaw, the executive director of the Jewish History Museum in Tucson.  She talks about a new exhibit that opens on August 14th. It's called "History and Nostalgia -- The Southern Arizona Jewish Experience 1850-1950."

A Taste of Tucson's Jewish History

Museum celebrates Southern Arizona's Jewish community

We speak to Laurie Mazerbo about the adolescent homeless population in Pima County. Mazerbo works for Our Family Services as the Department Manager of Homeless Youth Services. She is joined by Andrea Beltran-Del Rio, one of the group's clients.

Agency Offers Hope for Homeless Youth

'Everything from housing, to case management to counseling' at Our Family Services

Back to the Homeland

After escaping civil war and making temporary homes in Tucson, find out why some of the Sudanese "Lost Boys" plan to return to the recently established nation of South Sudan.

Fady and Dalya Sarkees, New Americans

A brother and sister, both refugees from Iraq, face the challenge of starting new lives in Tucson. Even with an education and professional skills, good jobs are hard to find.

Members of the South Sudanese community in Tucson, including Abraham Ater and Bior Keechare, are celebrating the creation of the newest country in the world.  South Sudan was inaugurated as an independent state on 9 July 2011 as a result of a peace agreement which ended a two-decade civil war in 2005.

Tucson's South Sudanese Celebrate

Tucsonans with ties to the world's newest country plan celebration

Lisa Napoli wrote the book "Radio Shangri-la" about her experience in Bhutan and now she is visiting Tucson to do what she can to help refugees adjust to their new lives in America.

From "Radio Shangri-La" to Refugee Aid

After finding herself in the kingdom of Bhutan, Lisa Napoli is helping Bhutanese refugees find their way in the U.S.

Daniela Diamente, the Director of El Grupo Youth Cycling, and Donna Lewandowski, a Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner, discuss the future of the Pima County Urban Loop project.

The Urban Loop to Recreational Connections

Once completed, this shared-use path will offer a 55-mile continuous loop that links many recreational spots

Two Vails, a Single Future

In the rapidly growing Rincon Valley, some new residents seek more than "the rural life"

A Familiar Voice Says "Goodbye for Now"...

Journalist Ann Taylor has decided to leave the radio microphone behind after 22 years of newscasts for NPR.

University of Arizona President Robert Shelton Resigns

The UA community ponders a future with new leadership.

Supportive Care

At the Arizona Cancer Center, doctors and patients are exploring the psychological and social aspects of healing.

To Build a Village

Hear the story of Kate Tirion, a Patagonia woman who is hoping to help rebuild Haiti using the environmentally sustainable principles of permaculture.

We speak to Casey Chimneystar Condit about independent lens documentary "Two Spirits" which tells the story of a Navajo boy who was also a girl and the victim of a hate crime. CCC is the Youth and Family Programs Manager for Wingspan, which works on behalf of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender community in Southern Arizona.

Helping the GLBT Community Find Strength

Wingspan's Youth and Family Programs manager says violence and discrimination against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community persist

Studio interview with Nancy Ledeboer, Library Director of the Pima County Public Library System

Libraries Offer Training, Seek Centenarians

In this follow-up to "Locals Unite for Literacy," Pima County Library Director Nancy Ledeboer addresses the library's summer offerings

A Tour of Kartchner Caverns with Gary Tenen

The cave's co-discoverer revisits Kartchner often, and finds it still amazes him 40 years later. A tireless evangelist for the cave he still refers to as "Xanadu", Gary Tenen invited Mark Duggan to accompany him on a recent trip underground.

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