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Buckmaster Show 6/10/2019: Was Trump’s Mexico tariff threat avoidable?

We launch into the week with the Monday Political Face-off with Commentators John Munger and Jeff Rogers. Then the Better Business Bureau’s Myriam Cruz tells us about the epidemic of counterfeit goods sold online. Plus Tucson City Council Democratic Hopeful … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/7/2019: Arizona once again owns its capitol building

The Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier. The Friday Roundtable features Sarah Garrecht Gassen, editorial page editor and columnist, The Arizona Daily Star and Jim Nintzel, executive editor, The Tucson Weekly. Weekend Watch previews weekend highlight … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/6/2019: Will the City of Tucson become a “Sanctuary City”?

A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik (D-Ward 6). Also, curious about how the street where you live was named? We will try to get some answers from David Leighton who writes the Street Smarts column at the … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/5/2019: Why processed foods make you fat

Victoria Maizes, MD, executive director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Topic will be “Why Processed Foods Make You Fat. Then Karen Novak Cesare, board member, Central Arizona Water Conservation District. Plus, former … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/4/2019: Is it time for “phone-free” schools?

Terry Bracy, Buckmaster Washington contributor joins us. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report. Also, former University of Arizona College of Medicine Dean and C-PATH Founder Dr. Ray Woosley has the monthly Your Meds segment. Dr. … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/3/2019: The political gamble of Trump’s tariffs

Are you ready for the first week of June? The red “on air” light goes hot at Noon today with the Monday Political Face-off featuring Commentators Aaron Rottenstein, former treasurer of the Pima County Democratic Party and Bob Westerman, former … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 5/31/2019: Does recycling have a future in the City of Tucson?

The Friday Focus interview is with Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild. Joining me in the conversation will be Tim Steller, columnist for the Arizona Daily Star. Then a preview of this weekend’s happenings on Weekend Watch with Matt Russell, food and … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 5/30/2019: The strange spring weather of 2019

University of Arizona Climate Scientist Dr. Zack Guido will try to make some sense out of the crazy Spring weather that brought us one of the coolest May’s in decades. The state budget is now in the books. How did … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 5/29/2019: UA gets significant investments from new state budget

Our newsmaker interview is with University of Arizona President Dr. Robert Robbins. Also we talk with Sierra Tucson CEO Jaime Vinck and Susann Miller, brand management director. Plus, Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute reflects on … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 5/28/2019: The new season at the Fox Tucson Theatre

We begin with Emily Yetman, executive director of Tucson-based Living Streets Alliance. Then Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report. Also, Bill Doelle, president and CEO of the Tucson-based Archaeology Southwest. Plus, Craig Sumberg, executive director of … Continue reading

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