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Fabian De Le Pena Montero discusses his computer skills and an error he thought doomed him to failure.

"Unforgettable: The Korean War"

In observance of Memorial Day, hear the memories of some of our state's Korean War veterans. Arizona Public Media's new documentary "Unforgettable: The Korean War" will air on PBS-HD Channel 6 next Monday, May 31st, at 9 pm..

Experimental Asphalt

Pam White tells us about a new kind of non-petroleum based asphalt that is being used to repair some of Tucson's many potholes.

Immigration and Elections

Now more than ever, the border is a hot potato for Arizona politicians to handle. Christopher Conover looks at several developments that arose this week from having a controversial issue precede an election season.

Brian Lopez

Hear Brian Lopez and his band perform the song "Pinprick", recorded live in the KUAZ Studios

Teachers' Voices with Jennifer Burns and Wade McLean

This week's "Teachers' Voices" brings us a nostalgic conversation between a student and her former principal.

Laynie Browne, Poet and Teacher

Mark McLemore talks with poet and teacher Laynie Browne about her latest work, "The Desires of Letters", and what it's like to introduce children to poetry for the first time.

State Sales Tax Hike Reaction

This week's vote on Proposition 100 has determined the future of education funding in Arizona. Christopher Conover looks at where the state goes from here.

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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