Metro Week

Season 4, Episode 8 of 25

On the next episode of Metro Week: Tucson Unified School District leadership: A new Tucson Unified School Board member proposed firing Superintendent H.T. Sanchez, but the board delayed a decision on the matter. We ask Tucson Sentinel editor Dylan Smith what led up to this point. Law enforcement budget: Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier and Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus talk about budget cuts in both departments, and why they say they won’t affect public safety. Lead poisoning: Zac Ziegler interviews UA Dr. Mazda Shirazi about why there’s a high risk of lead poisoning in Southern Arizona, and why children are at higher risk of lead poisoning than adults. Law enforcement collaboration: Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier and Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus discuss how they are collaborating on mental health and combating the opioid overdose epidemic.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
2/24/2017
6:30 p.m.
2/24/2017
11 p.m.
2/25/2017
2/25/2017
7 p.m.
2/26/2017
10:30 a.m.
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