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Episode 160: Schools to Zoos — What's On the Ballot

A look at the initiatives up for approval; and the reintroduction of prairie dogs in Arizona grasslands.

Episode 159: Tucson Nears Vote for City Council Seats

Also, the January 8th Memorial Foundation is making a final fundraising push to start construction.

Episode 157: A Gift Gives Biosphere 2 Another Decade

Also, zooming out on the tourism industry, and the opening of a new hotel downtown.

Episode 156: Working To Keep Teens Out of Lockup

Also, upgrades to wastewater facilities, an Oro Valley tax to develop a park, and the Kino Sports Complex.

Episode 155: Getting Healthy Food into Tucson Schools

Also, a landmark designation for Barrio Viejo, a device offering hope to those with macular degeneration, and a changing downtown.

Episode 154: Tucson Helps Harvey Victims

Plus, a visit to a research site on Tumamoc Hill, and a city decision about guns seized in investigations.

Episode 153: Mentoring and Caring For Tucson's Kids

Exploring the different organizations and efforts working to serve youth in Southern Arizona.

Episode 152: The Return of Students, and a Lively Events Calendar

The UA has a new president. See what's new as the school year gets started.

Episode 151: Confronting Racism in Tucson After Charlottesville

Also, rediscovering "Woman-Ochre, conversing with an 'umbraphile,' and memorializing lives taken by Mexico's drug violence.

Episode 150: Back to School — Leadership, Teachers and Enrollment at TUSD

Also, Tucson crosswalks honor the LGBTQ community, and a conversation with a climate scientist about the future of water in Arizona.

Episode 149: Who's on the Ballot for Tucson City Council Primaries?

Interviews with Ward 3 Democrats and Ward 6 Greens.

Episode 148: Companies Sign on for Planned Sahuarita Tech Center

Plus: Startup Tucson shifts direction after loss of funding to mentor entrepreneurs.

Episode 147: Making the Grade - Success in High School and Beyond

Plus: an update on the state school board, why the sheriff asked the state to investigate his department.

Episode 146: Inside the New Sister Jose Women's Center

Also, Pima Community College after probation; Arizona Daily Star journalist Tom Beal retires; and climate change on Native American lands.

Episode 145: Grijalva and McSally Weigh in on Health Care, NAFTA

Plus, how they're working on their other legislative priorities.

Episode 144: Sick Leave Takes Effect in Arizona

Plus: local reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's travel ban changes and the U.S. Senate health care bill.

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