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Decoding "The FBI Way" with author Frank Figliuzzi.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: What the library’s “#READBLACK” initiative wants to share with the world, and True Concord Voices & Orchestra present a new composition called "Earth Symphony", a song for our planet.

Tucson wants to hear arguments for and against extending road improvement sales tax

Proposition 411 uses revenue from a temporary, half-cent sales tax to improve roadways and other infrastructure in Tucson and expires this year.

Arizona Spotlight for February 10th, 2022

On Arizona Spotlight: Dr. Regina N. Bradley on the greater influence of Southern hip hop; members of Tucson's Jewish Community react to the Tennessee banning of the graphic novel "Maus: A Survivor's Tale"; and explore the dream history of Downtown Tucson.

Former Tucson legislator Olivia Cajero Bedford dies at age 83

The Tucson native served continuously in either the state house or senate from 2003 to 2019.

Respite and reflection outdoors during the pandemic

Agua Caliente Park, described as 'desert oasis,' is rich in scenery and history.

Thousands of people return to Southern Arizona for gem shows

The Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase is attracting national and international crowds.

How Rancho Feliz uses volunteer power to break the cycle of poverty in Agua Prieta, Sonora.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Author Marquez Price on his debut poetry collection; meet the new executive director for the Tucson Audubon Society; and "Stories That Soar!" shares a story written by a 5th grade student who is a Bengali immigrant.

Tucson voters will decide on sales tax for road improvements

The proposal, called Proposition 411, earmarks 80% of the money raised for neighborhood streets, with the remaining 20% spent on safety improvements for bicyclists and pedestrians.

The future of trains, infrastructure and the RTA in Southern Arizona

This week, The Buzz is all about transportation.

Arizona Spotlight for January 27th, 2022

With less water on the surface, how long can Arizona rely on what's underground? And, the Pima County Public Library's "Welcome to America Team" is helping Afghan immigrants to find their new home.

Tucson weighs future with RTA over representation disputes and claims of underfunded projects

The city will decide whether or not to participate in the next phase of the RTA next week

Tucson's new police chief on rising homicide rates, traffic safety and transparency

Kasmar talked with AZPM about his first few months on the job.

Tucson city council weighs extending half-cent tax increase

Prop 101, approved in 2017, expires this year.

Pima County homelessness count canceled for second year due to COVID-19

The count usually determines how much federal funding the county receives to address homelessness.

Facing vacancies, police departments seek to hire officers

Recruiters are looking for qualified applicants.

University of Arizona students adjust to new school mask requirements

The January change in school policy requires UA students to ditch cloth masks in favor of higher-grade alternatives

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