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John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: President Obama reflects on 'The Dream'

President Barack Obama's speech on the anniversary of the March on Washington, along with financial advisor Shelly Fishman, Martha McSally, Community Food Bank CEO Bill Carnegie and event coordinator Kris French, plus Middle East expert Stephen Zunes... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: The changing face of journalism

Arizona Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred DuVal, TucsonSentinel.com's Dylan Smith, KVOI talk show hosts Emil Franzi and Joe Dreyfuss, Arizona Capitol Times Editor Jim Small.... Read more»

John C. Scott

J.C. Scott: Comments on Pima County bonds rolling in

On the issues: Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik, Arizona Education Association President Andrew Morrill, Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry, developer Richard Studwell... Read more»


J.C. Scott: Dems say HB 2305 is GOP voter suppression

Interviews with Tucson Weekly Editor Dan Gibson, Pima County Democratic Party Chairman Don Jorgensen, TUSD Governing Boardmember Mark Stegeman, KVOI GM Doug Martin, Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hand Stephenson.... Read more»

Air Force's largest solar project planned for Davis-Monthan

Construction of the largest solar energy array in the U.S. Air Force will begin at the end of June on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The project is expected to save the base $500,000 per year in energy costs.... Read more»


D-M pays tribute to pararescueman killed in Afghanistan

Over the weekend, the 943rd Rescue Group memorialized the life of a fallen pararescueman who was killed in Afghanistan on April 6 while working as a civilian security contractor. The memorial Saturday included family and friends of Chief Master Sgt. Nicholas L. McCaskill, 306th Rescue Squadron PJ.... Read more»


Weds. night bump was sonic boom from F-16

A large chunk of Tucson - stretching from Midtown across the mountains to Three Points and northwest to Marana - was rattled Wednesday evening by a loud, deep boom and shaking ground. Late Thursday afternoon, Air Force officials confirmed the noise was a sonic boom from a Luke AFB F-16.... Read more»2

Az defense industry looks warily toward ‘fiscal cliff’

Those depending on Arizona’s defense contractors and subcontractors, as well as its military installations, are looking warily toward year’s end, when automatic spending cuts will occur unless the White House and Congress agree on an alternative plan for reducing the federal deficit.... Read more»

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McCain: F-35 basing 'critical' for Az economy, nat'l security

Arizonans recognize the criticality of supporting F-35 basing as part of a continued strong military presence in Arizona, not just for the economic benefit to our constituents, but also for the strategic benefits our state provides to the security of our nation.... Read more»


D-M captain killed in Kabul shooting

A Tucson-based Air Force captain was among the nine Americans killed in a shooting Wednesday in Afghanistan, his family said. Capt. Nathan Nylander, 35, was killed when an Afghan military pilot opened fire in Kabul.... Read more»