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FOUR CANDIDATES RUNNING IN ARIZONA’S REPUBLICAN PRIMARY ELECTION
FOR SEAT OF RETIRING U.S. SENATOR JON KYL
DEBATE LIVE ON ‘ARIZONA HORIZON’ THURSDAY, AUGUST 16 AT 5:30 P.M.

Debate Airs at 6:30 p.m. on Tucson’s PBS 6 (KUAT-TV) to Reach Southern Arizona Voters

WHO:              Wil Cardon (Republican)

WHO:              Jeff Flake (Republican)

WHO:              Bryan Hackbarth (Republican)

WHO:             Clair Van Steenwyk (Republican)

WHAT:           Live half-hour debate of four Arizona Republican Primary candidates seeking seat of retiring U.S. ...................... Senator Jon Kyl hosted by Arizona Horizon’s Ted Simons

WHEN:           Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. on Eight HD (Cox 1008). Taped show airs at 7 p.m. on ....................... Eight World (8.3 or Cox 88). Viewers in Tucson, and other parts of southern Arizona, can watch ....................... the debate at 6:30 p.m. on Arizona Public Media’s PBS 6 (KUAT-TV).

WHERE:         Live in Eight, Arizona PBS studios, downtown Phoenix

WHY:              Arizona Horizon brings Arizona voters live debates of candidates running for state and federal ...................... office as part of its VOTE 2012 election year coverage

HOW:              The debate is not open to the public. Reporters are asked to contact Eight in advance about their ....................... interest in covering the debate.

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About Eight, Arizona PBS

Eight, Arizona PBS specializes in the education of children, in-depth news and public affairs, lifelong learning, and the celebration of arts and culture -- utilizing the power of noncommercial television, the Internet, educational outreach services, and community-based initiatives. The PBS station began broadcasting from the campus of Arizona State University on January 30, 1961. Now more than 80 percent of Arizonans receive the signal through a network of translators, cable and satellite systems. With more than 1 million viewers each week, Eight consistently ranks among the most-viewed public television stations per capita in the country. Arizonans provide more than 60 percent of the station's annual budget.

Eight is a member-supported service of Arizona State University.