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Arizona Week

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8-World - Fridays, 7:30 p.m.


PBS-6 - Fridays, 8:30 p.m.; Sundays, 10:30 a.m.



Latest Episode

Episode 171: Solar Energy in Arizona, From Thermal Plants to Local Schools
The community of Gila Bend is home to the world's largest solar thermal energy plant; TUSD installing solar panels in more than 40 of its schools; insight from Arizona Corporation Commission.

Recent Stories

AZ Week: TUSD Solar Panels Expected to Save Money
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Project may be largest of its kind, aiming to reduce carbon footprint; energy costs down $11M in 20 years.

AZ Week: District Charter Schools Struggle with Unstable Funds
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Gov. Jan Brewer had asked for $33 million to fund public school district sponsored charter schools; state Legislature came up with about 75% of that.

AZ Week: Public Caution Needed This Fire Season, Officials Say
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Park and forest services launch campaign urging people to keep an eye out for what they do outdoors, participate in fire prevention efforts.

AZ Week: Once Ground Zero, Border Sees Improvements
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Number of apprehensions, drug seizures getting better with more agents, infrastructure in area, BP agents say.

AZ Week: Yuma Unemployment Rate High, Some Say Not Accurate
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Economic, labor, tourism experts in area argue city's opportunities are growing despite 'unflattering' stats that may stem from having various seasonal work industries.

AZ Week: El Rio Feels Effects of Medicaid Expansion
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Since law was established, the community health center has helped patients apply for and enroll in affordable care.

AZ Week: Forced to Cut $5M, Sunnyside Makes Changes
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After a failed budget override last Nov. school district has cut dozens of jobs including in its art, music programs; came up with plan to still offer these courses to its students.