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Columbus Library re-opening Sunday

After $1.9 million in renovations, the Eckstrom-Columbus Library will reopen with additional study rooms, a new meeting room and space for 51 public computers, along with an expanded children’s section.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Pima supervisors divided over Medicaid expansion

An interview with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias. Also, Tucson writer Catherine Harris talks about her new book, “Finding Frances ... Love Letters from a Flight Lieutenant.” Plus, TUSD Governing Boardmember Mark Stegeman.... Read more»

Chile plans to exhume famed poet Pablo Neruda

Authorities hope to determine if the literary figure died of prostate cancer, or was killed by the Pinochet regime.... Read more»

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Buckmaster: Why traditional democratic governance has become almost impossible

Terry Bracy, Buckmaster Washington, D.C. contributor, leads off the show with an update from the capital. Then, financial planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker report. Also, Mark V. Sykes, head of the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, and Margaret Regan, Tucson Weekly Arts Editor.... Read more»

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Buckmaster: Best-selling author J.A. Jance

The Monday Face-Off featured commentators John Munger and Vince Rabago. Then, New York Times bestselling author J.A. Jance talks about her new book “Deadly Stakes,” and Barbara Stahura, author of “After Brain Injury: Telling Your Story.”... Read more»

No books burned in Flowing Wells library fire

The Flowing Wells Branch Library will be closed until Tuesday, following a Wednesday night fire that burned in storage areas. No books were burned in the fire, which caused $4,000-6,000 in damage, said library spokeswoman Kenya Johnson.... Read more»

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Buckmaster: Tucson considers crackdown on yard sales

An interview with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cummingham, plus comet discoverer Dr. David Levy, local writer Ron Swager talks about his book “Day of the Elephants,” along with Roland Deah, whose story is depicted in the book.... Read more»

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Buckmaster: Elias says Pima County investing in soccer

An interview with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias, plus, a conversation with Pima County’s new health director, Dr. Francisco Garcia, and Tucson writer Judith Knight talks about her new cookbook, “The Knights at the Round Table.”... Read more»

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Buckmaster:2012 Southwest Books of the Year

t’s the Monday Political Face-Off with commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Also, Bruce Dinges of the Arizona Historical Society and writer Bill Broyles of the University of Arizona’s Southwest Center discuss the 2012 Southwest Books of the Year.... Read more»

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Buckmaster: Territorial Cup showdown

Anthony Gimino, TucsonCitizen.com sports reporter, previews the coming UA-ASU game, plus: Pima County Library Director Melinda Cervantes; author Patty Valance on her her new children’s book, “Born to Wear Blue” with Mike McKendrick of the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation; and Dr. Robert Hendricks on education.... Read more»

Think again

Why were pundits all in on 'All In'?

If you click on the Amazon.com page for the unfortunately titled Paula Broadwell/Vernon Loeb tome “All In: The Education of General David Petraeus,” you’ll see an interesting disjunction. Overall, the book receives an average of fewer stars from its readers than the four that adorned the general’s uniform.... Read more»1

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Buckmaster: Coming tsunami of Latino voters

Interviews with Joseph Garcia, director of ASU’s Morrison Institute Latino Public Policy Center, financial planner Shelly Fishman, and historian Ken Scoville previewed the upcoming Tucson Modernism Week.... Read more»

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Buckmaster: Tucson poet laureate aims for more literacy

Interviews with Joan Lionetti, Executive Director of Tucson Clean and Beautiful; Tucson’s new poet laureate Rebecca Seiferle; LD 10 state House candidate Stefanie Mach (D); and Tom Collier, Buckmaster contributor on consumer affairs.

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Out of town events to entertain all

This weekends events feature festivals and performance that encourage the family to hop in the car and get out of town for a day to experience something new that’s not far outside of Tucson.... Read more»

Goodman talk to benefit KXCI, Access Tucson

Journalist Amy Goodman is on a 100-city tour in support of her book, “The Silenced Majority: Stories of Uprising, Occupations, Resistance and Hope,” with co-author Denis Moynihan. The Tucson stop will support public access TV and community radio.... Read more»

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