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May 21, 2012

  • Aired: 05/21/2012
  • 27:44
  • Rating: NR
Arizona's wildfire season is well underway, ahead of the normal pace. That has land management and forestry officials worried about the hot, dry months ahead. Laila Abou-Saif, Ph.D. an Arab Media Expert talks about the elections, debates and "turmoils" associated with the important social and political transformations since the Arab spring in 2011. Sunday's eclipse created a "crescent sun".
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Sunday's annular solar eclipse appeared 87% covered in Tucson, creating a "crescent sun".
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