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NewThe Buzz

Airs Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 3:30 p.m. on NPR 89.1

The Buzz is an interview-focused show to give listeners in Southern Arizona a deeper understanding of news, politics, science, current events and more.
Arizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin

Arizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin

September 20, 2018 Lawsuit claims Purdue Pharma violated a judicial order regarding claims made in advertisements.
Addiction in Cochise County

Addiction in Cochise County

September 13, 2018 Episode 1: A look at the county's most recent effort to counteract overdose and addiction.
TMC Sues Opioid Industry

TMC Sues Opioid Industry

September 7, 2018 The hospital is the first in Arizona to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Primary Election Breakdown

Primary Election Breakdown

August 31, 2018 Pima County Republicans and Democrats look back at the primary and forward to the general election.
Development and the San Pedro

Development and the San Pedro

August 24, 2018 The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a homebuilder in Sierra Vista despite concerns about the San Pedro River.
Raising the Age of Tobacco Purchase

Raising the Age of Tobacco Purchase

August 17, 2018 Tucson is preparing legislation to up the minimum age to buy cigarettes and other tobacco products. Officials say it's all about access.
Pima County Sheriff on Operation Stonegarden

Pima County Sheriff on Operation Stonegarden

August 10, 2018 Sheriff Mark Napier argues for controversial federal funds based on border enforcement
Back to School in Southern Arizona

Back to School in Southern Arizona

August 3, 2018 The school year in Southern Arizona started with too few teachers but more money.

Show Details

WHEN TO LISTEN: Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. / Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.WHAT CHANNEL: NPR 89.1 or 1550 AMWHERE ELSE CAN I LISTEN: The Buzz is available on iTunes and NPR One. Subscribe today and don't miss an episode!
Christopher Conover

About the Show

The half-hour show focuses on conversations about current topics in Southern Arizona that deserve a deeper look. Each episode of The Buzz addresses a single theme, using studio interviews to delve into what you really need to know to understand a complex topic, one you may have heard mentioned in the news, or something new.

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