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Metro Week

Metro Week is a regionally focused, news and public affairs program produced and hosted by AZPM’s Andrea Kelly. Every Friday evening we’ll delve deep into a key story of the week, in the field and through newsmaker interviews, and then discuss that and other top stories of the week with our journalists’ roundtable.

About the Host

Andrea Kelly

Andrea Kelly's 10 years of journalistic work at newspapers, on radio and television and in new media give her the knowledge and experience needed to help make Metro Week's audience members informed participants in our democracy. Andrea covered government and transportation at the Arizona Daily Star, and with Arizona Public Media, she has focused on local government and politics. As producer and host of Metro Week, she keeps her audience current on local government, sheds light on how and why elected officials make decisions, and gives voters what they need to make informed decisions, even when it's not election season.

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Latest Episode

Episode 34: Should Tucson Charter Be Changed?

Committee's recommendations getting public airing, could be on ballot in November.

Recent Articles

METRO WEEK: Changes Ahead for Tucson City Government?
Feb 27, 2015

Affect of city changes: 'It would be very difficult to have failing Tucson and a prosperous region.'

METRO WEEK: Tucson Beer Brewing Becoming Big Business
Feb 20, 2015

Craft beverages continue growing in popularity; one brewmaster's search for all local products.

METRO WEEK EXTRA: In Search of Local Brewing Products
Feb 20, 2015

All components needed to make craft beers truly Tucson products are falling into place.

METRO WEEK: Gem Shows Big Contributors to Economy, UA Research
Feb 13, 2015

$120 million economic impact, international research collaboration opportunities from big winter event.

METRO WEEK: Analyzing Downtown Tucson Redevelopment Progress
Feb 6, 2015

Experts help define how to know when central city's revitalization has reached success.

METRO WEEK: Behavioral Health Changes Coming to Southern Arizona
Jan 30, 2015

New company will distribute state, federal funding to local service providers; service effects unknown.

METRO WEEK: State Budget May Cost Pima County $10M
Jan 23, 2015

Ducey budget proposal impacts counties, cities to balance state budget

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