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INTERVIEW: US Surgeon General Cautiously Upbeat

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The United States Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams was on Wake Up Tucson Friday and was upbeat about the progress that we’re making in the fight against COVID-19. Speaking to some of the progress we’ve made said Dr. Adams said “We know more about who gets the disease and... Read More.

Supervisor Valadez Says He Will Push Mask Ordinance

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Pima County Supervisor Ramon Valadez says he will be pushing for a required mask ordinance in Pima County. Valadez, who is the chair of the Pima County Board of Supervisors, told Zach Yentzer, host of Tipping Point, that he would be pushing for a required mask ordinance in Pima... Read More.

INTERVIEW: The Plan For Reopening Schools

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As COVID-19 cases in Arizona are on the rise, the states plan to reopen schools is still in place. The Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman was on The Buckmaster Show to highlight the reopening plan. Hoffman said there was a partnership across the state with a group of "well... Read More.

INTERVIEW: Councilman Kozachik Recommends Extending Emergency Order

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With the local emergency declaration set to expire on June 8th, Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik says he recommends Mayor Romero keep the order in place for an indefinite amount of time. Kozachik was on The Buckmaster Show Wednesday and said from his observation people are acting as though the virus... Read More.

COVID-19 And Changes In Consumer Behavior

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The novel coronavirus and the economic shutdown, have caused changes in the way many shop, eat and communicate. But what many are eager to know is if these changes in consumer behavior are likely to stay? Sabrina Helm Associate Professor in the Norton School of Family and... Read More.

Tucson Startup Announces $500,000 Crowdfunding Campaign to Solve Housing Affordability

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Tucson has an issue with housing affordability, and one local startup is looking to solve that problem. On Tipping Point with Zach Yentzer Friday on AM 1030 The Voice, founders of Tucson startup Stackhouse, Janelle Briggs and Ryan Egan, broke news when they announced the launch of a... Read More.

On Chinese Investments and Other Topics, Kelly Stays On Message

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Democratic Senatorial Candidate Mark Kelly was on Tipping Point with Zach Yentzer Wednesday and largely stayed on message while addressing the governments response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, border security and the topic of China. Kelly also stuck by World View Enterprises, the company he helped found, as questions... Read More.

With Title 19, Border Crossings Down 400K Per Day

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Customs and Border Protection agents are part of the frontline in the fight against COVID-19, working to keep the country safe, while at the same time allowing the supply chain to stay in tact. Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan was on Wake Up Tucson... Read More.

Sen. McSally Will Not Debate Primary Challenger

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Sen. Martha McSally said she would not debate her 2020 primary challenger Daniel McCarthy. McSally was on Wake Up Tucson Wednesday and when asked why she wouldn't debate McCarthy she said she was focused on beating Mark Kelly (D) in the general election. DeSimone: I have a lot... Read More.

Has Wearing A Mask Become Political?

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Wearing a mask has become controversial, and to some the choice to wear and not wear the mask has become political. Will Humble the executive director for the Arizona Public Health Association and former director of the Arizona Department of Health Services, joined Bill Buckmaster on The Buckmaster Show... Read More.

CBS News Headlines

DOJ to announce housing assistance grants for human trafficking survivors

It is awarding over $35 million in housing assistance grants to 73 non-profit organizations from 33 states that provide housing and services to victims...

Oprah: "All of humanity" needs to read book club pick "Caste"

The media mogul said she would be purchasing 500 copies of the book to send to mayors, CEOs and college professors around the country...

House panel requests testimony from postmaster general amid mail delays

The House Oversight and Reform Committee is set to hold a hearing with the postmaster general September 17...

Trump says coronavirus is "receding" even as deaths rise

The president continues to to tout his administration's actions, a day after one of his top health advisers warned the outbreak "is extraordinarily widespread...

Strongest winds since Sandy could bring widespread outages

Upper-level air currents from Tropical Storm Isaias are expected to merge with the jet stream to produce pockets of hurricane-force gusts...