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Refugees in Tucson: Lives as Immigrants Contribute to Our Community.

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives.

Solar Energy and Water Concerns

Solar energy is a natural for Arizona, but is there a drawback? Some people say generating power from the sun can use too much water and Arizona can't afford that.

Spotlight Session: Marianne Dissard

Marianne sings new songs in the KUAZ Studio, with accompaniment from guitarist Connor Gallaher.

Women War Veterans

Women War Veterans & Health Care

Immigration: War of Words

Christopher Conover reports on the national reaction to Arizona's controversial new immigration law.

Arthritis Drug

Pam White tells us about a new drug for treating rheumatoid arthritis which was tested locally, and the hope it has brought to a Tucson woman who suffers from the disease.

Nogales Drug Tunnels

Mark Duggan visits the smuggling tunnels underneath Nogales and talks with a 15-year veteran of the Border Patrol’s “Tunnel Rat” team, Sept. 4 on "Arizona Spotlight."

Traces of the Trade

Laura Markowitz interviews descendants of a U.S. slave-trading dynasty. This Friday, they talk about coming to terms with their troubling family history and healing the wounds of racism.

"Dr. Scar" Remembered

It has been more than 40 years since Jack Jacobson last donned the makeup of Tucson's "Kindly, Lovable" TV horror movie host. The broadcast icon died Monday. Hear him reflect on the past, in a 2007 interview with Robert Rappaport.

2009 Cine Mexico Film Festival

The festival will present many movies, including the U.S. debut of three early 1960's-era Mexican science fiction films. Hear about "The Future South of the Border" when Mark McLemore talks with film historian Carlos Guttiérez, Friday, March 27th.

This Week's Show

Sewer archaeology, Mexican poverty and a StoryCorps interview are featured on this week's "Arizona Spotlight." Tune in Friday on KUAZ, or experience the show by segment online.

Are Beer Sales Recession Proof?

Find out this Friday, March 20th, as Christopher Conover discusses the economy with some local breweries. Hear the story on KUAZ or online.

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