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John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Kirkpatrick on business backing for immigration reform

Interviews with U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer, Tucson Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce President Lea Marquez Peterson, Vail School District Superintendent Calvin Baker, and Washington D.C. commentator Jimmy Zuma.... Read more»

Health dep't offers vaccines to uninsured adults

The Pima County Health Department is offering vaccinations such as flu shots to adults who are uninsured, or who have insurance that does not cover vaccinations. Immunizations are also available for children.... Read more»

YWCA to help bundle up women, children with free winter coats

While the mercury may still be hovering in the mid-80s, the Tucson branch of the YWCA is looking ahead to chillier times. The group will offer free winter coats next week for women and children. ... Read more»

Missing autistic woman located after search on Northwest Side

A 27-year-old woman missing from her Northwest Side home was located and is in good health Monday night, a Pima County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman said. ... Read more»

J.C. Scott: Huckelberry on extortion accusations

Interviews with Sunnyside Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo and spokeswoman Mary Veres, attorney Bill Risner, mortgage banker Chuck Byler, developer Richard Studwell, sportswriter Anthony Gimino, and Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: 40 years later, Endangered Species Act still controversial

The Monday Political Face-off featured John Munger and Vince Rabago. Also, it's the 40th anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. We talked with Randy Serraglio of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity. Plus, Keith Rosenblum, Buckmaster contributor on Mexico.... Read more»

Missing elderly woman found after desert search

An 80-year-old woman who walked away from her home on Sunday night was found in good condition after a search. Phyllis Fredona was last seen around 6:30 p.m., when she left her home near Ina Road and La Canada Drive.... Read more»

Park Service recommends Phoenix site as part of park honoring César Chávez

A National Park Service recommendation could bring federal designation to the building near downtown where farm labor leader César Chávez is said to have first uttered “Sí se puede.”... Read more»

Could name change spur Texas voter ID issue? Officials say no

While most of the focus on the recently implemented Texas voter ID law has been related to allegations of racial discrimination, some online reports have recently raised concerns that the law could disenfranchise a different demographic: people who have legally changed their names, particularly women. But election officials say the concerns are unwarranted.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: New RTA director lays out roadwork agenda

An interview with Farhad Moghimi, executive director of PAG and the RTA. Then the Reporters' Roundtable featured Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News and Sahuarita Sun, and Mari Herreras, staff writer for The Tucson Weekly. Plus, Dan Gibson, editor of The Tucson Weekly, sits in for regular Weekend Watch host Matt Russell.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Republican CD2 candidate Ed Martin interviewed

Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, DUI defense attorney Jim Nesci, Republican CD2 candidate Ed Martin, Ward 6 Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik... Read more»

Immigration backers keep pressure on House with rallies, conferences

Phoenix resident Hassan Quiz had passed all the tests toward his dream of being in the military when he ran up against one he couldn’t pass. Quiz was brought to this country illegally as a child, making him ineligible to serve in the U.S. military. So Wednesday, he and eight other illegal immigrants who had been turned away from the service did military-style drills in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, hoping to get a message to Congress.... Read more»

Az advocates try to take immigration appeal directly to Boehner

They rode for 43 hours in a bus from Phoenix, hoping to appeal to House Speaker John Boehner on immigration reform, but when they arrived at his office in Washington they were turned away. So the group of 44 Arizonans gathered in the hallway outside Boehner’s district office Tuesday, singing and praying and vowing to wait – for a week or for a meeting with the speaker, whichever comes first.... Read more»

Lawmaker: Personal finance instruction will lead to better choices

When Mitch Ruttenberg teaches economics at Trevor G. Browne High School, he ends each semester with lessons on credit cards, taxes, budgeting and other aspects of personal finance. “It’s last thing they get from me because I know that’s what they need the most,” he said.... Read more»

Sheriff warns of health care phone scam

Pima County Sheriff's Department detectives are investigating a report of a telephone identity theft scam involving requesting personal information under the guise of the Affordable Care Act or Medicare.... Read more»

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