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Buckmaster Show 7/23/2014: Tucson animal welfare groups move to control cat overpopulation

Today on Buckmaster – We’ve got a newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisors Chair Sharon Bronson. Then, Barbara Brown, vice president of program services and community initiatives at the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona. Plus, Buckmaster education contributor Dr. Robert … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/22/2014: Arizona tourism struggles with image problem

Today on Buckmaster – We get things rolling with a newsmaker interview with State Representative Victoria Steele. Also, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then, we preview the 2014 UA Wildcat Football season with Anthony … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/21/2014: Preparing for a Colorado River shortage

Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-Off features commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Then, a newsmaker interview with David Modeer, general manager of the Central Arizona Project. Plus, Tom Collier and Betty Villegas preview the upcoming 50th Anniversary … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/18/2014: Tucson prepares to launch the Modern Streetcar

Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus newsmaker interview is with State Senator Steve Farley (D-District 9). The Roundtable features commentators Miguel Ortega and Dylan Smith, editor/publisher of TucsonSentinel.com. Plus, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage columnist Matt Russell hosts … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/17/2014: Will the Rosemont mine ever be built?

Today on Buckmaster – Rick Grinnell, Vice President of the Southern Arizona Business Coalition. Also, comet discoverer Dr. David Levy. Plus, Jack Challem, the Nutrition Reporter.

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Buckmaster Show 7/16/2014: Recyled water may be a future drinking water resource

Today on Buckmaster – We get things rolling with Priscilla Cornelio,┬áDirector of the Pima County Department of Transportation. Also, Jeff Biggs, Tucson Water interim deputy director, articulates plans to begin a recycled water program. Plus, Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik.

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Buckmaster Show 7/15/2014: The controversy over Common Core educational standards

Today on Buckmaster – Diane Douglas, Republican candidate for Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction. Then, the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Shelly Fishman, Certified Financial Planner. Also, The monthly Cox Business Tech Report features Keith McIntosh, Vice Chancellor for IT … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/14/2014: Tucson Tech jobs going unfilled

Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-Off features commentators Vince Rabago and John Munger. Also, our monthly Your Meds segment hosted by Dr. Ray Woosley, former dean of University of Arizona Medical School and creator of CredibleMeds.org. Plus, Alex … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/11/2014: Rio Nuevo looks to boost tax receipts

Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview is with Fletcher McCusker, Rio Nuevo chairman. The Friday Roundtable features Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial writer and columnist for The Arizona Daily Star, and Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 7/10/2014: 50 years after Civil Rights Act, does color of skin still matter?

Today on Buckmaster – A conversation with former Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup. Then, 50 years after the signing of the Civil Rights Law, does color still matter? That is this month’s topic on the Showdown featuring commentators David Morales and … Continue reading

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