Metro Week

Ua's Controversial New Construction Project

Season 4, Episode 40 of 25

On this week’s show: -UA will start work on a controversial honors complex by the end of the year. We chat with neighborhood representative Dianna Lett, who still opposes the project, and with UA Assistant VP for Planning, Design & Construction Peter Dourlein. -US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is winding down Obama-era programs that help local police departments reform after controversial events like police shootings. We speak with Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus and Independent Police Auditor Liana Perez about what those changes mean for local police departments. -After months of negotiations, the US and Mexico have signed an agreement on managing water shortages on the Colorado River…and aimed at shoring up water levels on Lake Mead. A chat with the UA’s Sharon Megdal and Tucson Water’s Fernando Molina about the agreement and what it could mean for Tucson. -Tucson Meet Yourself will take over the El Presidio Park from October 13-15 for the 44th year in a row. We head downtown for a preview from director Maribel Alvarez, musician José Luis Puerta and logistics man Rodrigo Ortega.

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