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Buckmaster Show 9/30/2021: How a giant cactus became the symbol of the Southwest

A newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Rex Scott (D-District 1). Also, William Lawrence “Larry” Bird, Curator Emeritus of the Political History Collection at the National Museum of American History – Smithsonian Institution talks about his new book “In the … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 9/29/2021: Tucson tourism begins to rebound

Dr. Floyd “Ski” Chilton, UA professor of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness discusses what may be the key molecular mechanism responsible for COVID-19 mortality. Then, s Deborah Carr previews ZOOcson 2021, a wild night benefiting the Reid Park Zoo. Plus, our … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 9/28/2021: 2022 expected to be a big year for travel

We hear about exciting new research into Alzheimer’s Disease from Dr. Roberta Diaz Brinton, director of the UArizona Health Sciences Center for Innovation in Brain Science. Also, the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report with Financial Consultant Shelly Fishman. Plus Travel Talk with … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 9/27/2021: A crucial week for the Biden presidency

We begin with the Monday Political Face-off at Noon with Commentators Jeff Rogers and John Munger. Plus, a newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor Dr. Matt Heinz (D-District 2).

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Buckmaster Show 9/24/2021: Another challenging school year for Pima County students

The Friday Focus interview is with Dustin Williams, Pima County School Superintendent. Joining in the interview will be Danyelle Khmara, education writer for the Arizona Daily Star. Also, Weekend Watch with Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business/Tucson Weekly food and beverage … Continue reading

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Buckmaster Show 9/23/2021: The disappointing start for UA Wildcat Football

A newsmaker interview with Pima County Supervisor and TUSD Board Chair Adelita Grijalva. Also, Bill Doelle, president/CEO of Tucson – based Archaeology Southwest. Plus Anthony Gimino of All Sports Tucson on where Wildcat Football goes from here.

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Buckmaster Show 9/22/2021: City-County water fight heats up

Our quarterly Tucson Air Service Report with Dave Hatfield, senior director of air service development and marketing for the Tucson Airport Authority. Also, a newsmaker interview with Tucson Mayor Regina Romero.

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Buckmaster Show 9/21/2021: Why financial markets are so shaky

Republican AZ Gubernatorial Hopeful Matt Salmon. Then Financial Consultant Shelly Fishman with the Tuesday MoneyMaker Report plus Dr. Victoria Maizes, executive director of the University of Arizona based Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.

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Buckmaster Show 9/20/2021: AZ farmers brace for water cuts

The Monday Political Face-off with Commentators Dr. Don Jorgensen and Shelley Kais. Also, Arizona farmers prepare for water cuts. We talk with UA Agronomy and Soil Professor Dr. Jeff Silvertooth.

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Buckmaster Show 9/17/2021: What’s next for downtown Tucson?

The Friday Focus interview features Fletcher McCusker, chair of the Rio Nuevo, downtown Tucson’s revitalization board. Also, Sarah Garrecht Gassen, opinion page editor and columnist, The Arizona Daily Star. Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business/Tucson Weekly food and beverage columnist has … Continue reading

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