November 3, 2017 / Modified nov 4, 2017 4:59 a.m.

Episode 162: All Souls Returns to Tucson

Also, A-F school letter grades, a birthday for a cemetery, and a trip to the boneyard.

On this week's show, a conversation with Vail Unified School District Superintendent and Arizona Board of Education member Calvin Baker about the bumpy rollout of the state’s new rating system for public schools.

Tucson’s Evergreen Cemetery is turning 110 years old, making it one of the oldest businesses in the community. We go for a visit and take a deep dive into its history.

The All Souls Procession has become one of the city’s biggest annual events and takes place on Sunday Nov. 5. We went to Creative Director Nadia Hagen’s workshop recently to learn about the history of this uniquely Tucson tradition and what it means for the community.

Tucson’s airplane "Boneyard" is no longer just a place where planes go to die. Some land here to come back to life. We pay a visit to the repair shop.

The Boneyard also recently hosted its annual 5k run, which has taken place since 2013. We take a look back at the event when it was just two years old.

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