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Teachers' Voices with Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum

Hear a father and daughter, Ron Shoopman and Brandi Dignum, talk about the business side of education.

A closer look at Arizona's 2010 Primary Elections

Jim Nintzel and Christopher Conover discuss the candidates and the issues that Arizona voters will decide on Tuesday, August 24th.

Examining the Gulf Oil Spill

Kierán Suckling, Executive Director of the Center for Biological Diversity just completed a fact-finding mission to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill region. While he was in New Orleans, he spoke with Robert Rappaport.

Spotlight Session: Andrew Collberg

Listen to an interview with critically-acclaimed Tucson artist Andrew Collberg, including music from his forthcoming album.

1070 Appeal Filed

The state is continuing the fight on 1070, hoping that an Appeals Court will reinstate much of the law.

Transformative Education

HB 2281 and concern for future of Raza Studies in TUSD lends urgency to week-long conference.

Experimental Asphalt

A new cheaper and greener asphalt that could revolutionize street maintenance is being tested by city workers.

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.

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