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Buckmaster Show 2/14/2019: Taking the Valentine’s Day message year round

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 … Continue reading

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Why the world’s most popular coffee species are going extinct

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. … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 2/12/2019: Do bigger brains mean to smarter dogs?

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 … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 2/11/2019: Clock is ticking on another government shutdown

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 … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 2/8/2019: AZ taxpayers in limbo as lawmakers struggle with tax questions

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 … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 2/7/2019: Nogales tells Feds stop the razor wire

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 … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 2/6/2019: First look at City of Tucson spending plan

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.

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Buckmaster Show 2/5/2019: America’s growing income disparity

Terry Bracy, Buckmaster Contributor on Washington joins us with some thoughts on the State of the Union. Then it’s the Tuesday Money Maker Report with Shelly Fishman, Certified Financial Planner. Also, our Your Meds segment with former UA College of … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 2/4/2019: Should the US consider a military intervention in Venezuela?

The Monday Political Face-off with Commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Then our monthly visit with retired United States Army Chief of Staff General John A. Wickham, Jr.

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Buckmaster Show 2/1/2019: State lawmakers at odds over state cuts

Our Friday Focus interview will be with State Senator JD Mesnard, head of the Senate Finance Committee. Our Friday Roundtable features Jim Nintzel, executive editor of the Tucson Weekly, and Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita … Continue reading

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