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  • Arizona Spotlight for August 7, 2015 - Arizona Public Media
    Cooperative Extension makes available to residents of Pima County And from pulp magazines to radio film and television the heroic character of Zorro has been interpreted many ways since first appearing in 1919 Film writer Chris Dashiell looks how these versions have differed in their portrayal of Mexican stereotypes and class division on the border Listen Media Player Error Update your browser or Flash plugin ARIZONA SPOTLIGHT airs Fridays at 8 30 am and 6 00 pm and Saturdays at 5 00 pm on NPR 89 1 FM 1550 AM MORE Arizona Arts and Life Books Culture Entertainment Environment Immigration People and Places Tucson Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Share This f g k t Connect with Mark McLemore Contact Mark McLemore Mark McLemore Host of Arizona Spotlight Reporter Producer NPR 89 1 Related Stories Arizona Spotlight for August 28 2015 Visit a barber school in Tucson where students learn from a master of the trade explore the legacy of Mexican women in journalism and more Arizona Spotlight for August 21 2015 What does Mapping Q say about Tucson s social landscape and LGBTQ youth a look back to Tucson in 1776 The Friends of Tucson s Birthplace celebrates the city s 240th birthday blues

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/7/69676-arizona-spotlight-for-august-7-2015/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Business Report: Why Do Unusual Businesses Thrive? - Arizona Public Media
    devoted customer base MORE Arizona Business Pima County Economy Jobs News Tucson U S Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Share This f g k t Connect with Zachary Ziegler Contact Zachary Ziegler Zac Ziegler Radio News Public Affairs Reporter Related Stories Business Report Tucson s Biggest Employers What do the city s top employers tell us about the local economy Business Report The Economic Impact of Education School districts are some of the area s largest employers and support many other businesses locally Business Report Tucson s Oldest Businesses Tucson is home to at least one business that existed when the area was part of

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/7/69619-business-report-operating-unusual-businesses/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Immigrant in Sanctuary One Year; When Will It End? - Arizona Public Media
    with them and seeing them every day has been tough She often cooks in the church s kitchen and sends food home to her family One of the most difficult things has been missing her sons baseball games she said The 42 year old Mexican immigrant received a deportation order shortly before going into sanctuary She has been in the U S for about 15 years and her undocumented status surfaced during a routine traffic stop a couple years ago Robles Loreto s lawyer Margo Cowan has said because of Robles Loreto s lack of criminal record ICE should follow the president s executive order on immigration and close her case because it is not a priority U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement continues to exercise prosecutorial discretion in the matter of Ms Robles Loreto s immigration case by not taking action to enforce her removal order at this time ICE said in a statement Across town there are about 10 000 yard signs that have a photo of the family and the words We Stand With Rosa Tucson is this beautiful light in the midst of the darkness of our state that has continuously upheld the sanctity of families the sanctity of the community and the dignity of each and every person said Alison Harrington pastor at Southside Presbyterian Robles Loreto is one of nine people given sanctuary since May 2014 Three people including Robles Loreto are currently living at churches to avoid deportation Robles Loreto said although it has been difficult she will continue to live in sanctuary until her deportation order is removed MORE Arizona Immigration News Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/7/69583-mexican-immigrants-sanctuary-case-one-year-later/ (2016-02-12)
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  • This American Life - Arizona Public Media
    a city going all out to integrate its schools Plus a girl who comes up with her own one woman integration plan This American Life Saturday at Noon and Sunday at 7 00 p m on NPR 89 1 MORE Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Share This f g k t Related Stories The Art of Paying Attention Coyote Author illustrator Beth Surdut shares true stories about sharing the desert with the noisiest of neighbors NPR Tiny Desk Concert Contest NPR music is looking for the next great undiscovered artist NOW OPEN FOR ENTRIES through February 2 NPR Special Primary Coverage Tune in for NPR

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/6/69565-this-american-life/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Mexican Peso at Historic Low, Could Hurt Tucson's Economy - Arizona Public Media
    of Wednesday one U S dollar was at 16 36 Mexican pesos Last year it fluctuated between 13 14 and two years ago one U S dollar was about 12 pesos In 2014 economist attributed the devaluation of the peso mostly to drop in oil prices political unrest and tighter monetary policy in the U S The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the Mexican peso is the most traded emerging market currency that has taken a hit in recent months from the expected Fed rates move as higher returns in the U S would make the dollar more attractive for investors than riskier currencies Mexico s inflation hit a new historic low in early July a NASDAQ news article reported Garcia said businesses and retailers in southern Arizona will have to entice Mexican shoppers to continue to shop here For American tourists traveling to Mexico this means more money for their U S dollars MORE Arizona Economy Immigration News Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Share This f g k t Connect with Fernanda Echavarri Contact Fernanda Echavarri Related Stories Mexican Peso Drops in Value Could Hurt Arizona Retailers With U S dollar at 15 pesos experts say Mexican visitors are spending less when

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/6/69526-strong-us-dollar-puts-mexican-peso-at-historical-low-could-hurt-local-economy/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Rothschild Offers Help Hiring Customs Officers for Border - Arizona Public Media
    ports along the border They re going to go where they can get through quickest and that s why those 24 lanes were so important but they lose some of their effectiveness he said If you come there and you re still waiting two or three hours because there s nobody there to process you He said fully staffing the Mariposa port of entry is a national priority because what comes through the border goes to Los Angeles and other big cities The Tucson mayor also talked with Sen John McCain and members of the Arizona House delegation about othercurrent political issues One of his frustrations is the stalled funding for transportation projects Rothschild stressed to transportation officials and politicians that a long term funding plan must be approved he said Last week the house passed a three month bridge and you just can t plan anything for that he said That s because it takes years to plan road projects and those plans are based on how much funding the city expects to have including federal funding Rothschild also visited several federal departments to give updates on Tucson s progress as one of 25 cities in the country trying to end homelessness among military veterans this year Tucson is on track to meet that goal he said MORE Arizona Davis Monthan Air Force Base Government Immigration News Politics Tucson U S Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/5/69535-rothschild-offers-help-hiring-customs-officers-for-border/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Sun Tran Drivers, Mechanics Contract To Expire Wednesday - Arizona Public Media
    do have information on our website and posted at the transit centers providing numerous other transportation options said Young the Sun Tran marketing and communications director The negotiations affect Sun Tran drivers mechanics and fuel operators she said They do not affect administrators or other services such as the Sun Link Streetcar Sun Van service or Sun Shuttles If there is no agreement and a work stoppage is ordered Young said former drivers who are now administrators will drive some of the routes during shorter hours than normal We will be able to provide limited service Young said At this point we re looking at approximately 6 a m to 6 p m Monday through Friday we would be able to provide service on routes 8 serving Broadway 11 on Avernon route 16 on Oracle and Ina and route 18 serving South Sixth Avenue The last Sun Tran driver strike was in 2010 MORE Government News Transportation Tucson Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting of comments that violate this policy will result in the commenter being banned from the site By submitting your comments you hereby give AZPM the right to post your comments and potentially use them in any other form of media operated by this institution Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus Share This f g k t Connect with Andrea Kelly Contact Andrea Kelly Andrea Kelly Reporter Producer Metro Week Host Related Stories Tucsonans Expect Another Weekend Without Bus Service Sun Tran officials say they see no change in status since Teamsters Union

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/5/69478-sun-tran-drivers-mechanics-contract-to-expire-wednesday/ (2016-02-12)
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  • Restoration of San Xavier Mission Moves to East Tower - Arizona Public Media
    putting it on the wall Vint said I believe what it does is it slows the drying time of the lime plaster if it drys to quickly it doesn t fully cure I ve visited other lime projects around the southwest that have failed because the lime didn t cure and it fell off the wall I think cactus glue helps us with that it s very widely practiced throughout Mexico PHOTO Mitchell Riley The east tower at San Xavier Mission Restoration efforts are being funded through The White Dove Campaign Architect Bob Vint learned of the technique from Jorge Olvera the renowned Mexican scholar and architect who helped find the remains of Father Francisco Kino the Jesuit priest who founded Mission San Xavier del Bac Restoration of the west tower was completed in December 2008 Now plans are focusing on the east tower For the past two decades funding for work at the Mission has come from donations to Patronato San Xavier a non sectarian non profit organization founded by Southern Arizona community leaders Their mission is promote the preservation and restoration of Mission San Xavier del Bac Patronato members estimated restoration of the east tower will cost 3 million They ve dubbed this funding effort The White Dove Campaign Click here to donate Radio news story about The White Dove Campaign Media Player Error Update your browser or Flash plugin PHOTO Mitchell Riley Mission San Xavier del Bac MORE Arizona Arts and Life Pima County Culture History Native American News Religion Tucson Comment AZPM encourages comments but comments that contain profanity unrelated information threats libel defamatory statements obscenities pornography or that violate the law are not allowed Comments that promote commercial products or services are not allowed Comments in violation of this policy will be removed Continued posting

    Original URL path: https://www.azpm.org/p/radio/2015/8/3/69340-restoration-continues-at-mission-san-xavier-del-bac/ (2016-02-12)
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