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The Buzz

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The Buzz is an interview-focused show to give listeners in Southern Arizona a deeper understanding of news, politics, science, current events and more.
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The Buzz: Helping those who would otherwise be homeless
May 17, 2024

The Buzz: Helping those who would otherwise be homeless

We highlight two efforts aimed at getting people off the streets in southern Arizona
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The Buzz: Large corporate homeownership and housing prices
May 10, 2024

The Buzz: Large corporate homeownership and housing prices

As the cost to rent or buy a home in Southern Arizona skyrockets, corporate ownership can receive blame.
The Buzz: Protests at Arizona's universities
May 3, 2024

The Buzz: Protests at Arizona's universities

Clashes on campus have lead to arrests, changes in policy around on-campus gatherings.
The Buzz: Where do campaigns get their money?
April 26, 2024

The Buzz: Where do campaigns get their money?

We look at two top-of-the-ballot races for their Arizona donations
The Buzz: Historic Markers Around the State
April 19, 2024

The Buzz: Historic Markers Around the State

We wrap up a series of stories from around the state by telling three historic stories.
The Buzz: Invasive plants and wildfire danger
April 12, 2024

The Buzz: Invasive plants and wildfire danger

Arizona's increasing risk of wildfire and encroaching invasive plants are putting native plants in peril.
The Buzz: What happens with Arizona's opioid settlement money?
April 5, 2024

The Buzz: What happens with Arizona's opioid settlement money?

The state will receive more than $1.1 billion in the coming years. Where will it go?
The Buzz: A longtime City Council member steps down
March 29, 2024

The Buzz: A longtime City Council member steps down

Steve Kozachik has been a known quantity on the council for more than a decade. He now leaves for a job that mirrors his past career.
The Buzz: Bidding farewell to the A-10
March 22, 2024

The Buzz: Bidding farewell to the A-10

As the longtime Air Force planes move from Davis Monthan to the Boneyard, we look at their legacy.
The Buzz: Previewing Season 2 of More Than a Game
March 15, 2024

The Buzz: Previewing Season 2 of More Than a Game

AZPM's sports podcast returns with more of the greatest sports stories you've never heard.
The Buzz: The Legacy and impact of Land Grant Institutions
March 8, 2024

The Buzz: The Legacy and impact of Land Grant Institutions

A look at how an 1862 act impacted Native lands and eventually led to UA's fossil fuel use despite climate pledges.
The Buzz: What can states do at the US-Mexico border?
March 1, 2024

The Buzz: What can states do at the US-Mexico border?

Federal law rules the land when it comes to border enforcement, but local governments can help.

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WHEN TO LISTEN: Fridays at 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. / Saturdays at 3:30 p.m.WHAT CHANNEL: NPR 89.1 or 1550 AMWHERE ELSE CAN I LISTEN: The Buzz is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon, and the NPR app. Subscribe today and don't miss an episode!
Christopher Conover

About the Show

The half-hour show focuses on conversations about current topics in Southern Arizona that deserve a deeper look. Each episode of The Buzz addresses a single theme, using studio interviews to delve into what you really need to know to understand a complex topic, one you may have heard mentioned in the news, or something new.

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