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Introducing The Drive Car!

INTRODUCING THE DRIVE CAR! The Drive Tucson is known for our originality and for being different from the rest. So of course we wouldn’t drive around town in any old truck or van. Nope, we chose this: ABOUT THE CAR The official Drive car is a 1965 Karmann Ghia convertible. This classic and restored vehicle is in beautiful “drive around” condition, having received a total restoration in 2013. The car has been garaged and driven lightly since, and kept continually maintained. Built on a VW frame, using a VW engine, the Karmann Ghia’s award-winning design was created by Italy’s Carrozzeria...
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Why Doesn’t The Drive Have A Newscast? Here’s Why.

Some people have asked why we don’t have “real news” on The Drive. We decided to stick with “news you could use” and make it as much about Tucson as possible. And judging by the response, our listeners agree: “Thank you for sticking with basic, local news & limiting it! We want to hear you guys & the music!” – Hope “Love the format you have. Everyday I look forward to hearing a song that I haven’t heard in decades.” – Theresa “I appreciate knowing where all the ‘kerfuffles’ are in my way to work! I am glad you keep...
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New Drive Masks!

They’re here: the OFFICIAL The DRIVE Tucson face masks! These high-quality masks are designed, handmade and sewn in Tucson by Aztec Embroidery & Screenprinting. They come in two styles. CLICK HERE to order online. You can choose to have them shipped for a small shipping fee, or pick them up yourself from Aztec.
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U Of A Offering Antibody Testing For Essential Workers

The University of Arizona is analyzing the blood samples of hundreds of thousands of Arizonans statewide to determine who has developed antibodies against the virus that causes COVID-19. The State of Arizona is providing $3.5 million for the testing, which is available at more than two dozen locations across the state. The specific testing site for each participant will be selected during the registration process. Learn more and sign up at the U of A website. Eligible Workers: Public Safety Officer Firefighter EMT Arizona Department of Corrections Officer Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections Officer Arizona Department of Child Safety Employee...
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AZ Dept. of Health Offers Free Masks For Seniors & Others

Beginning today the Arizona Department of Health Services will begin giving out free face masks to persons who are 65 or older or medically vulnerable. They have teamed up with Hanes to provide free face masks to Arizona’s most vulnerable populations. Anyone who is over the age of 65, medically vulnerable or unable to purchase a mask is encouraged to place an order on the ADHS website. According to ADHS each order, one per household, will come with five washable and reusable face masks. ORDER FORM
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City Of Tucson Offering Free Masks This Saturday, June 18

Via the City of Tucson website: CITYWIDE #MASKUPTUCSON FREE MASK DISTRIBUTION EVENT This Saturday, July 18, from 7-10 a.m, the Mayor and Tucson City Council are holding the citywide #MaskUpTucson Free Mask Distribution Event. The event will be held at six locations throughout the city, one location in each Ward, and will be an opportunity for community members to obtain washable face coverings for themselves and their families. Wearing a face covering is one of the best ways, along with proper hand washing and practicing social/physical distancing, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Mayor and Council are...
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THE LIST: The Drive 101.7 Summer Song Countdown

Here it is! The complete list of the The Drive 101.7 Summer Song Countdown! 101.7 HAWAII FIVE-O Ventures 101 WE’LL SING IN THE SUNSHINE Gale Garnett 100 YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT John Travolta/Olivia Newton-John 99 CRUEL SUMMER Bananarama 98 MARGARITAVILLE Jimmy Buffett 97 CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ Mamas and Papas 96 ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Beatles 95 HONKY TONK WOMEN Rolling Stones 94 WILD THING Troggs 93 LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND Pat Boone 92 GREASE Frankie Valli 91 HOT SUMMER NIGHTS Night 90 HELP ME RHONDA Beach Boys 89 I GET AROUND Beach Boys 88 DANCING IN THE...
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