We begin with our contributor on Health, Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director of the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine. She will be talking about what we know about diet soda’s link to heart disease, stroke and early death. Also we talk with Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman. How is her mission going to raise school funding in Arizona?
We begin with Award-winning Writer Alice Hatcher, Pima County Public Library’s newest Writer-in-Residence. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also claiming a tax credit for donations to Tucson area non-profits like the Tucson Jewish Center. Joining us from the “J” are Marketing Director Nichole Wiley and Josh Shenker, director of youth and camping services. Plus Visit Tucson’s Dan Gibson has the Fox Tucson Theatre Arts Report.
Our Friday Focus interview is with United States Representative Tom O’Halleran (D-CD 1). Then we talk about the week’s top stories in Arizona on the Roundtable with Joe Ferguson, political writer, and Tim Steller, columnist, The Arizona Daily Star. Plus Weekend Watch with the just back from Maui-Matt Russell food and beverage columnist for Inside Tucson Business.
Tucson City Councilwoman and Mayoral Hopeful Regina Romero (D-Ward 1). Also, we explore walking in love not just on Valentine’s Day but everyday with Buckmaster contributor on faith and spirituality Father Robert Hendrickson of St. Philips in the Hills Episcopal Church. Plus Dr. Diane Thompson who is leading the Biosphere 2 Ocean Research Initiative.
Dr. Zack Guido, University of Arizona climate scientist discusses the implications of Southern Arizona relatively cool and wet winter. Then Eric Holtan, music director for True Concord Voices & Orchestra which will be staging Bach’s St. Matthew Passion February 22-24. Plus, a preview of the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, presented this weekend by the Tucson Gem and Mineral Society at the Tucson Convention Center.
Greg Wilson, Dean of Applied Technology at Pima Community College. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Also, do bigger brains equal smarter dogs? A new study from the University of Arizona offers some surprising answers. Our guest is Daniel Horschler of the UA’S Arizona Canine Cognition Center. Plus Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson – based Planetary Science Institute discussing why the North Pole is on the move these days.
The Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then it’s the monthly consumer scam alert with Susann Miller of the Better Business Bureau. Plus we talk with Tony Penn, president and chief executive office of United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona.
The Friday Focus interview is with State House Assistant Minority Leader Dr. Randy Friese (D-District 9). The Friday Roundtable features Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com, and Joe Ferguson, political writer for the Arizona Daily Star. Plus Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson will have Weekend Watch this week.
Is the sea of razor wire a bit over the top in the City of Nogales? We discuss that with Keith Rosenblum who has covered the border area for decades. Then at about 12:20pm, Comet Discoverer and former Parade Magazine Science Editor Dr. David Levy. Also, we talk with Dr. Clint Kuntz, Doctor of Behavior Health and Chief Executive Officer at MHC Healthcare. Plus the Buckmaster Legal Contributor Attorney Don Loose joins us.
A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham (D-Ward 2). Then Travel Talk with Ryan Hansen, President and Chief Operating Officer of Bon Voyage Travel. Plus a preview of this Saturday’s 39th Annual Fort Lowell Day.