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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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  • Ben Carson’s national security go-to guy

    Suddenly, the Paris attacks make us want to know who, exactly, is advising the would-be presidents on the world they want to lead and the dangers it contains. Retired Army Major General Bob Dees has been around and done a few things. Call up Wikipedia and look him up. I…

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  • Most important issue of 2016: The judiciary

    When the new president is sworn in on January 20, 2017, Chief Justice John Roberts, who administers the oath, will be 61. His colleagues, on that day, will be mostly older. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be 83. Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia will be 80. Justice Stephen Breyer…

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  • Hillary’s emails disqualify her from the presidency

    How fast does information move through the Iowa caucus electorate? Hillary Clinton is hoping very, very slowly, because Friday's bombshell news about 22 of her emails — stored on her private, illegal, compromised, national security-endangering server — turn out to be so sensitive that not one word of any of…

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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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  • Persuasion Tip from the Best Possible Source

    “If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend. Therein is a drop of honey that catches his heart, which, say what he will, is the great highroad to his reason.” -Abraham Lincoln Springfield, Illinois February 22, 1842 Brought to you…

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