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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.
||CleanClimate Change and Adaptation in the Southwest||New climate reports paint a dire picture for the globe. Scientists in AZ look at what it means for the area.||12/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMusic of the Borderlands||A look into the history and culture of three popular styles of border music: norteño, corridos and mariachi.||11/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaising the Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21||Originally aired Aug 2018. The Tucson City Council is thinking about raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21. We talk with experts about what that means.||11/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPedaling Your Way To Work||Tucson is a bike friendly city but when it comes to pedaling to work what is the city doing to help?||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElection Recap: The 2018 Midterms||Voting is finished. Who won? Who lost? Now what? Local journalists and NPR’s Ron Elving try and explain what happened on Election Day.||11/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrowing Tucson's Tech Industry||Starting a new company is hard--but a local group is training entrepreneurs looking to market the next best idea in tech.||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArizona Senate Race in the Spotlight||Arizona's Senate race is one of the hottest and nastiest in the country. This week we take a close look at the race to the Senate.||10/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBallot Propositions Explained||Arizona voters are faced with a number of ballot questions this year. This week we break them down.||10/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 2018 Latino Vote||In 2016, the "sleeping giant" of the Latino vote was supposed to awake, but it didn't will 2018 be different?||10/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPolice Chiefs Discuss Serving Tucson and the University||This week on The Buzz we learn about local policing from dealing with a rising murder rate to 60 thousand people in less than a square mile.||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFinal Season for Pima College Football||The Pima Community College football team is playing its final season. The head coach isn't giving up, he is getting his team ready for a championship.||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArizona Sues Maker of Oxycontin||The Arizona Attorney General's office has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, the maker of the opioid-based painkiller Oxycontin.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAddiction in Cochise County||Cochise County is battling opioid addiction with a new program that gets anyone seeking help into a recovery program immediately.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTucson Medical Center Suing Opioid Manufacturers||Tucson Medical Center is suing a group of opioid manufacturers and distributors, claiming the industry knowingly pushed inaccurate information.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWater in Sierra Vista||The AZ Supreme Court says a 7,000-home development in Sierra Vista is ok. Opponents say there isn't enough water.||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaising the Tobacco Purchasing Age to 21||The Tucson City Council is thinking about raising the age to purchase tobacco to 21. We talk with experts about what that means.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFunding Controversy for the Pima County Sheriff's Office||The Pima County Sheriff's Office is in the middle of a funding controversy. Should it take funds for border enforcement? We talk with Sheriff Mark Napier.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA New School Year in Arizona||The Buzz asks teachers how they prepare; and asks the superintendent of Tucson Unified about a number of issues the district is facing.||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe 2018 Arizona Election||The primary election is over and the sprint to the general is underway. The heads of the Pima County Republican and Democratic parties discuss what's next.||8/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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