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Buckmaster Show 7/3/2020: When will COVID-19 cases peak in Arizona?

Our Friday Focus interview is with former Arizona Director of Health Will Humble. Joining me in the conversation with Mr. Humble is Tim Steller, columnist for the Arizona Daily Star. Then Weekend Watch with Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson.

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Buckmaster Show 7/2/2020: Early voting begins next week for Arizona Primary

A newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy (R-District 4). Then we talk with Pima County Recorder F. Ann Rodriquez about early voting starting next week for Arizona’s August 4th primary election. Plus, Buckmaster Legal Contributor Attorney Don Loose.

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Buckmaster Show 7/1/2020: Is Tucson on a path to defunding police?

A newsmaker interview with Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik (D-Ward 6). Then, we visit with George H. Amos III, CEO of Tucson Realty & Trust.

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Buckmaster Show 6/30/2020: Will there be college football this Fall?

We continue with our “2020 Your Vote, Your Voice” candidate interview series with Lea Marquez Peterson, Republican candidate for Arizona Corporation Commission. Then our weekly series “The Tuesday MoneyMaker Report” with Financial Consultant Shelly Fishman. Also, Dr. Mark Sykes, CEO … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/29/2020: America reconsiders its monuments and statues

We begin as we do each Monday afternoon with the Political Face-off featuring Commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Bruce Ash. Then our monthly visit with retired United States Army Chief of Staff, Four-Star General John A. Wickham, Jr. Plus the … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/26/2020: Green Valley is figuring out its future

Guest host Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News/Sahuarita Sun welcomes Don Weaver, past president of the Green Valley Council and a member of the Green Valley Rec board to talk about the future of the 56-year-old community. Then Dan … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/25/2020: Big Horn Fire Update

Ben Buehler Garcia guest hosts. Forest Service Public Affairs Officer Heidi Schewel and pilot RJ Estes provide updates on the Big Horn fire and importance of air units in modern firefighting. Attorney Andrew Meshel of RPM Law provides insights into … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/24/2020: The future of Arizona tourism

Dan Gibson guest hosts, kicking off the show with a conversation with Debbie Johnson, Executive Director of the Arizona Office of Tourism. Next, Ray Flores of Flores Concepts talks about the Tucson culinary scene. To close out the show, local … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 6/23/2020: Popular Music, a Measure of the Times

Shelly Fishman hosts with guest James Reel, the program director of KUAT-FM. They discuss American music during times of crisis, looking at popular music from the Civil War, WWI, the Great Depression and WWII. 

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Buckmaster Show 6/22/2020: Documentary takes on race, slavery

The Monday Political Face-off features commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger join guest host Dan Shearer of the Green Valley News & Sahuarita Sun. Documentary filmmaker Frances Causey of Tubac joins us for our newsmaker interview. Her latest work, “The … Continue reading

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