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Buckmaster Show 9/3/15: Tucson is one of the top places for business meetings

Today on Buckmaster – Visit Tucson’s Dan Gibson talks about tourism and events we’re looking forward to in the fall of 2015. A revealing look at the heroin epidemic in Arizona with Art Brooks, President and CEO of The Arizona … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 9/1/15: The lives of professional musicians

Today on Buckmaster – guest host certified financial planner Sheldon A. Fishman, introduces us to two ‘musical couples’.  Michael Becker and Shawn Campbell are classical musicians who both play in the Tucson Symphony Orchestra (among other places).  Mike is the principle trombone for the orchestra … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 9/4/15: UA looks at future of journalism

Today on Buckmaster – David Cuillier, the director of the University of Arizona’s School of Journalism, joins guest host Dan Shearer to talk about the industry and the next generation of reporters and editors. Also,  Dylan Smith, editor and publisher of TucsonSentinel.com joins … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 8/31/15: Rotary’s microcredit program for Mexico

Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off features commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom, along with guest host Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun. Then Rotary International’s Terry Lubsen talks about their microcredit program and how it’s changing … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 8/28/15: Pima County’s controversial upcoming bond election

Today on Buckmaster –  Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll (R-District 4) is our Friday Focus guest. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun and Jim Nintzel, senior writer for the Tucson Weekly. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 8/27/15: Mega-Wildfires become the new norm in the West

Today on Buckmaster –  A newsmaker interview with Dr. H.T. Sanchez, superintendent of the Tucson Unified School District. Then a conversation with one of the nation’s foremost authorities on wildfires. We talk with Dr. Stephen Pyne, ASU Regents Professor in the School of … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 8/26/15: Previewing a new season of UA football

Today on Buckmaster – Tucson City Councilwoman Shirley Scott (D-Ward 4). Also, Joe Snell, President and CEO of Sun Corridor, Inc. formerly known as TREO. Plus, Buckmaster Wildcat Sports Contributor Anthony Gimino previews a new season of UA Football.

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Buckmaster Show 8/25/15: Riding out the turbulence on Wall Street

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with Tom O’Halleran, Democratic candidate for Congress in Arizona’s 1st District. Shelly Fishman, certified financial planner hosts the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then Andrew Duy, business development manager and John Jackson, Sr., GM and CEO of Grafted … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 8/24/15: Allergy sufferers dread start of Fall pollen season

Today on Buckmaster – the Monday Political Face-off features commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then Ellen Jimenez, a spokesperson for the upcoming Airmen Appreciation Event previews this tribute to the personnel at Tucson’s Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. Plus Dr. Mark Sneller previews … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 8/21/15: Tucson’s fight to keep its postal processing center

Today on Buckmaster – A newsmaker interview with United States Representative Raul Grijalva (D-District 3). The Friday Roundtable features Mari Herreras, editor for the Tucson Weekly and Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial writer and columnist of The Arizona Daily Star. Weekend Watch is hosted … Continue reading

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