NewsNet 01-21-15

BBC POP UP GETTING A GLIMPSE OF TUCSON - The BBC's first mobile bureau is spending a month in Tucson, housed at the offices of the Arizona Daily Star. The BBC is asking Americans to tell it what local stories it should share with a global audience. Tucson is one of six cities the Pop Up team is visiting in the United States. The team is capturing images on its blog, including the desert fog we experienced last week. While the Pop Up website mentions topics such as immigration, water, art, poverty, and issues around Native American land, there is also plenty of talk about the Wild West (in Tombstone).

STREETCAR SITE OF OPERA SERENADE - Tucson's streetcar became a concert venue yesterday, as approximately 20 University of Arizona School of Music voice students began singing to passengers. Several times during a trip that started near the UA and wound its way downtown and south of Interstate 10 and back, the students burst into song. The performance was a lead-up to a fundraising event next month. Read more from the Arizona Daily Star (video included).

ARIZONA WILDCAT HOCKEY BACK AT TCC THIS WEEKEND - Arizona Wildcat Hockey takes to the ice at the Tucson Convention Center (TCC) Arena this Friday and Saturday. Following two wins last weekend at the TCC, the Wildcats will play eighth-ranked Stony Brook University on both days at 7:30 p.m. Saturday is “Pink the Rink” to support breast cancer. Tickets are available at the TCC Ticket Office and Ticketmaster. Read more from the Arizona Daily Wildcat.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR - Tucson Water is recruiting three operators to be part of the Water Operations Treatment Instrumentation & Control Section. The section is responsible for central control operations of the potable and reclaimed water system. Rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays are mandatory, and experience and certifications are required. Applications are due Jan. 31.

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