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  • Supervisors Ray Carroll and Ally Miller to Debate Bond Election

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    On Wednesday September 16th, Pima County Supervisors Ally Miller (R-District 1) and Ray Carroll (R-District 4) will take to the airwaves and debate the issue of the upcoming Pima County Bond election. The debate will be hosted by AM-1030 KVOI “The Voice” leading into exclusive all-day coverage of the second…

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  • TMWL, Your Time is Now!

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    It’s hard for me to believe that just a few months ago I was 45 pounds heavier than I am now. I was overweight and not feeling great for years. I knew I had to do something about it, but I was having trouble finding the motivation. Enter Tucson Medical…

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  • Tucson Leaders to Residents: Speak Up about Postal Impacts

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      Tucson, AZ– May 18, 2015–  Tucson Vice Mayor Richard Fimbres and numerous elected and business officials have launched a set of open surveys in an effort to provide the residents of Tucson a platform to share opinions about, and impacts of, the consolidation plans for the Tucson Postal Processing…

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  • Ms. Grijalva, Time to Fess Up

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    Adelita Grijalva and her TUSD education wrecking crew are at it again. What is their latest foul act? The evisceration of the all volunteer audit committee, after one of it’s members wrote a Star editorial a month ago critical of the TUSD board. This guarantees the audit committee and all…

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  • We’ve been telling you about the government manufactured…

    We've been telling you about the government manufactured crisis over the desk toy Buckyballs for more than a year. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has put Maxfield & Oberton, the company who manufactures Buckyballs and Buckycubes, out of business, and now they're going after founder Craig Zucker…to the tune…

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  • ‘Fact-checking’ memories

    Professor Elizabeth Loftus of the University of California, Irvine, is one of the country's recognized experts on memory. Her Ted Talk on false memories is a must-watch for every analyst trying to chart the public's reactions to both Donald Trump's recollections of the aftermath of 9/11 and to former Secretary…

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  • Leroy Chiao – Rebecca Costa

    Leroy Chiao – Rebecca Costa

    Leroy Chiao is a former NASA astronaut, International Space Station commander, and engineering consultant. Dr. Chiao is a veteran of four space missions and has logged over 200 days in space, 37 of which were spent in extra vehicular activity (EVA, or spacewalks). In 2009, he served as a member…

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  • Iowa Proves It: Dems More Divided Than GOP

    Iowa Proves It: Dems More Divided Than GOP

    Contrary to conventional wisdom, the Democrats are more ideologically divided than Republicans—and the Iowa Caucuses proved it. Entrance Polls showed Republican voters expressing near unanimous support for conservative principles: a full 85% described themselves as “conservative” while only 15% saw themselves as “moderate or liberal.” Among Democrats who participated in…

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  • Hillary’s Dangerous Vulnerability on Personal Integrity

    Hillary’s Dangerous Vulnerability on Personal Integrity

    Despite Bernie Sanders' strong showing in Iowa, Hillary Clinton remains the overwhelming favorite for the Democratic nomination—and that's good news for Republicans because of her profound vulnerability on issues of personal integrity. Among Democratic caucus participants in Iowa, a fourth said that the quality that mattered most to them was…

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  • 7 LESSONS FROM IOWA: DEMS ARE DEEPLY DIVIDED, GOP LESS SO

    The results of the Iowa caucuses and the numbers provided in authoritative entrance polls suggest seven unexpected lessons from the Hawkeye State: Donald Trump will not run the table. After six months in which Trump dominated the discussion and became a polarizing issue for Republicans, it's now increasingly clear where…

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  • “Idealism” Has Nothing To Do With It

    “Idealism” Has Nothing To Do With It

    In attempting to explain the enthusiasm of so many young voters for Bernie Sanders' presidential candidacy, conventional commentary suggests that the 74-year-old Senator appeals powerfully to their “youthful idealism.” But what's so idealistic about embracing Democrat Sanders' promises of lavish, youth-targeted, government give-aways? Why wouldn't young people like the idea…

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