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Local Dems fire back at Koch bros. Obamacare ads

Local Democratic leaders, bristling at new attack ads aimed at convincing the Affordable Care Act was bad for their community, came out to defend the law and and two of Arizona’s congressional representatives, Ron Barber and Ann Kirkpatrick, for their support of Obamacare.... Read more»

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Clinco appointed to Legislature

Demion Clinco was appointed to the state House of Representatives by the Pima County Board of Supervisors on a 3-2 vote Tuesday, filling a seat left vacant when former. Rep. Andrea Dalessandro resigned on being appointed to the Senate to fill another vacant seat.... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Pima County speed cams not gone yet

An interview with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias (D-District 5), plus the Tuesday Money Maker Report with financial planner Shelly Fishman, and an interview with Tucson City Councilman Paul Cunningham (D - Ward 2). Plus, attorney Don Loose, the Buckmaster legal contributor.... 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»

Buckmaster Show

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»

FC Tucson announces new soccer stadium

FC Tucson and Pima County announced plans Wednesday for a 2,000-seat stadium to be built by 2014 on the site of Field #1 at Kino Sports Complex North. In addition to the new stadium, which will become the new home for the professional soccer team, the county also plans to add a sixth field at the site.... Read more»

'Action' focus of Beyond Tucson remembrances of Jan. 8

A day of smiles and sunshine is how many Tucsonans spent Saturday, in a moving memorial to the victims of the Jan. 8, 2011 shootings meant to lift both feet and spirits. The mayor Zumba’d up a sweat, thousands wrote messages to be delivered to Newtown, Conn., and U.S. Rep. Ron Barber said he recalls the attack like clockwork every Saturday. (with video)... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Tucson area housing picture brightens

An interview with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias, plus an update on Tucson’s real estate market from housing specialist Raj Kohli, and Tom Collier, Buckmaster Show contributor on consumer affairs.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: America's space program at crossroads

Interviews with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias, plus LD 2 candidate Andrea Dalessandro, UA Prof. Albrecht Classen — who discusses his new book on the early history of our region, and Dr. Mark Sykes, head of the Planetary Science Institute.... Read more»

Labor Day

Union families swing at piñatas, reflect on struggles

Members of local labor unions and their families gathered at Reid Park on Monday to celebrate Labor Day. Organizers estimate that about 1,200 people enjoyed food, music and the occasional speech from a local politician.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Rosemont air quality application going back to Pima County

Wednesday on Buckmaster- Bill talked with Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias about the latest developments concerning the proposed Rosemont Mine. Plus, Republican LD9 state Senate hopeful Tyler Mott, and a conversation with Pima County’s new library director, Melinda Cervantes.... Read more»

John C. Scott Show

JC Scott: McClusky & Knipe guest host

Shaun McClusky, a Republican who tried to run for mayor, and Luke Knipe, a blogger at PocoBravo.com and a Democratic activist, guest host.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Supervisors poised to pick new lawmaker

Today on Buckmaster - Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias, Thomas Lindell about St. Philips In the Hills transition to solar, and consumer affairs contributor Tom Collier.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Ground broken on new FC Tucson home

After the Board of Supervisors voted for modifications to Kino to accommodate soccer, work has started on making it ready for FC Tucson’s first home match.... Read more»

FC Tucson

Supes give Tucson soccer club home-field advantage

The Pima County Board of Supervisors voted 5 – 0 to convert fields at the Kino Sports Complex from baseball to soccer.... Read more»

Marchers echo King's message of peace, justice

More than 400 people marched from the University of Arizona Mall to Reid Park on Monday to remember and celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.... Read more»

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