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AZ Republician Party/Presidential Primary Debate
The Debate on Main - Mesa's Premier Viewing Party takes place today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Downtown Mesa - Main Street between Center and Sirrine. Debate on screen from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.mesaaz.gov/todo/debate/aspx. Taste of Arizona Event and Marketplace takes place 3 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Mesa Contemporary Art Museum at the Mesa Arts Center. The marketplace event will be an outdoor event featuring vendors and local candidates. Admission to the marketplace is free and admission to the Taste of Arizona Event is $39 per person with tickets available in advance or at the door on the day of the event. Seating is limited. For information, visit www.azgopdebate2012.info. The VIP Viewing and Post Debate Reception, sponsored by the Arizona Republican Party, takes place today from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Nesbitt/Elliott Playhouse at the Mesa Arts Center. Admission is $250 per person. For more information, visit www.azgopdebate2012.info.

Ron Paul
For a list of official campaign events, visit www.ronpaul2012.com.

C-SPAN Bus
The C-SPAN bus will be making four stops around the Valley on Feb. 22 and 23:
Wednesday, Feb. 22 - with Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett
Hamilton High School/Hamilton Public Library
3700 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler, 8:30 a.m.?11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 22
Saguaro High School
6250 N. 82nd St., Scottsdale, 12:30 p.m.?2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Paradise Valley Community College
34250 N. 60th St., Scottsdale, 9 a.m.?11 a.m.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Burton Barr Central Library
1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 12:30 p.m.?3 p.m.

For more information, visit www.cspan.com/bus.

Student Loan Payback
For more information about the Frutkin Law Firm, visit www.frutkinlaw.com or call 602-606-9300.

Soccer Jugglers
The New York Red Bulls will face Pumas UNAM in a friendly soccer match on Thursday, Feb. 23. The 2012 game will be played at Chase Field in downtown Phoenix, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and kick-off slated for 8 p.m. More information is available at www.redbullusa.com/retodelso.

Queen of Clean -- Whitening Without Bleach
For more information, visit www.queenofclean.com.

Survive in the Desert
The March issue of Phoenix Magazine is now available on newsstands. 

Pancake Week
There are four U.S. Egg locations in the Valley. For more information, visit www.useggrestaurant.com.

Slam Dunk Contest -- Kenny Dobbs, Finalist
The first round is determined by judges, but the final round, in which the two finalists complete two dunks each, is determined by fans via SMS text message. The number to send the text message to will be provided during the live stream of the contest on NBA.com, which starts at 4:25 p.m. EST.