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Summer heat arrives

Experts talk about increasing heat in urban heat islands and the history of air conditioning.

Frank Lloyd Wright's vision for Arizona's capitol

When Arizona set about designing its current capitol, the star architect had some of his own ideas.

Residents in Cochise County organize vote to establish water regulation

Many in the Douglas and Willcox Basins say their wells are going dry as big business moves in around them

Arizona lawmakers consider changing regulations for school buses

Backers argue it will allow more flexibility in student transportation. Opponents say the proposal cuts corners on student safety.

Traffic fatalities climbed in 2021. What can lawmakers do about it?

Tara Gill at Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety says Arizona gets poor marks for its traffic safety laws.

The past and future of Tucson's film industry

As lawmakers consider an incentive program to draw more film productions to Arizona, The Buzz examines the industry's role in Tucson.

Pandemic in pajamas while birding for blog.

Bisbee author turns to nature and photographs to write new chapters.

Tucson willing to give up some Colorado River water

The Mayor and Council are looking at how to take stress off Lake Powell and Lake Mead.

The future of the death penalty in Arizona

AZPM spoke with Jimmy Jenkins, criminal justice reporter for The Arizona Republic, as the state resumes executions.

Title IX continues its evolution at 50

The statute's five-decade anniversary this summer highlights successes and shortcomings.

For this summer's water forecast, climate experts are looking back to winter

Snow is the key to water in Arizona and other the Colorado River Basin states.

Making the most of water in Tucson

As the monsoon approaches, The Buzz focuses on rainwater harvesting.

Arizona after Roe

Gavel to Gavel speaks with The 19th's Shefali Luthra about the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade on Arizona, where an old abortion ban remains in law.

It's one of the five Cs of Arizona's economy. But what role does mining really play in Arizona today?

This week, The Buzz examines the longtime economic driver in the state and its environmental impacts.

Arizona's declining childhood vaccination rates

"A half a percent doesn't sound like a lot but after 10 years, that's 5%, which is a lot," says Will Humble, executive director of the Arizona Public Health Association.

Arizona lawmakers at loggerheads over budget

This week, The Buzz examines the state's surplus and the debate over how to use it.

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