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Buckmaster Show 4/24/2015: Gauging the business climate in Tucson

Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview is with Mike Varney, President & CEO of the Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce, Southern Arizona’s largest business organization. The Friday Roundtable features Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial writer and columnist for The … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 4/23/2015: Pima County voters will decide on seven bond questions

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller (R-District 1). Also, a conversation with Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs (R-Gilbert).

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Buckmaster Show 4/22/2015: City of Tucson budget plan is $1.4 billion

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Francisco Garcia, MD, director, Pima County Health Department. Then we talk with Jason Jacobs, director of Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo. Also, Tucson Councilman Paul Cunningham (D-Ward 2).

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Buckmaster Show 4/21/2015: Tucson water rates going up

Today on Buckmaster – Fernando Molina of Tucson Water joins us. Then, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report on the LiveLine from Milan, Italy. Also, Michelle Conklin, executive director of the Tucson Botanical Garden. Plus, Dan … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 4/20/2015: Tucson council elections look to be competitive

Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off features commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Then, a conversation with Tucson-based author Elizabeth Evans, talking about her new novel “As Good As Dead.” Plus, Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 4/17/2015: “Caught on Camera” is the new norm for law enforcement

Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview is with Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor. The Friday Roundtable features Mari Herreras, editor of the Tucson Weekly and Dylan Smith, editor/publisher of the TucsonSentinel.com. Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson hosts Weekend … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 4/16/2015: The push to improve Tucson air service

Today on Buckmaster – Our quarterly Tucson air service update with Richard Gruentzal, V.P. Administration & Finance/CFO, Tucson Airport Authority. Also, Lisa Lovallo, Vice President, Cox Communications. Plus, Buckmaster educator contributor Dr. Robert Hendricks.

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Buckmaster Show 4/15/2015: Managing your seasonal allergies

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilwoman Karin Uhlich (D-Ward 3). Also, Kathy Bollinger, Executive Vice President of Academic Delivery for Banner Health. Plus, Dr. Mark Sneller, founder of Aero Allergen Research and author of Greener … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 4/14/2015: Our national parks are in danger

Today on Buckmaster – Brent DeRaad, president and CEO, Visit Tucson. Also, on the LiveLine from Rome, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday Money Maker. Then, State Senator David Bradley (D-District 10). Plus, Kevin Dahl, senior program manager … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 4/13/2015: Marana named All-American City Award finalist

Today on Buckmaster – The Monday Political Face-off features commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then, a newsmaker interview with Marana Mayor Ed Honea. Plus, a conversation with Pima Community College Chancellor Lee Lambert.

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