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Editorial: A tax by any other name still is a tax

Poll: How would you prefer to fund necessary road improvements or the Highway Patrol?

If it looks like a duck, feels like a duck, and sounds like a duck, it might be a duck.

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Editorial: Come on APS, the Super Bowl?

A reader who lives on the 300 block of North Sheldon wrote in this week.

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Editorial: Latest texting ban has chance of becoming law

Our state lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal to text while driving.

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Editorial: Prescott and its residents safer than ever

There is more to what The Daily Courier published this past week, “Prescott Fire Department gets upgrade in fire-risk rating,” than the number 4 and the number 2.

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Editorial: Congressman Gosar should stop the grandstanding

Paul Gosar was elected to represent the people of this district as our representative in Washington, D.C. His words and actions reflect on all of us.

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Editorial: ‘Lowest of the low’ is this teacher

Gregory Salcido is a teacher of history and U.S. government at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, California.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 1, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 1, 2018

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Editorial cartoon 2: Jan. 30, 2018

"Winning"

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Editorial cartoon 1: Jan. 30, 2018

State of the Union

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Editorial: Arizona owes Hotshots’ portion of state pension

Thankfully, tragedies do not happen every day.

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Editorial: Don’t limit the voters’ choices in U.S. Senate race

Rep. Travis Grantham, R-Gilbert, feels that he should have more sway with Arizona’s U.S. Senators so he has proposed a bill that would require any candidate for that office to receive the blessings of the elected officials in the legislature before voters can decide who they want.

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Editorial: Be careful before taking children from their parents

This week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that DCS acted unconstitutionally by removing the children from the care of their parents without a court order.

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Editorial: Federal shutdown is politics at its worst

The headline said it all: “Government shutdown begins and so does the finger-pointing.”

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Editorial: It’s worth looking at liability minimums, but be careful

Usually when the editorial board of The Daily Courier discusses what opinion to take on a topic, we find consensus quickly.

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Editorial: There is no privacy when doing the public’s business

There is no question that laws written decades ago have a hard time keeping up with technology.

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Editorial: Pushing education hot-button during election season?

It is becoming clear that election season has begun in Arizona.

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Editorial: Sober Living Home crisis is part of Prescott’s past

The New York Times did a five-story package on America’s drug crisis, leading with the current problem, opioids.

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Editorial: Flat Earthers, please show us the edge

In the entire history of the planet there has not been one documented case of someone falling off the edge of our flat earth.

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Editorial: No excuses, get a carbon monoxide detector

We like to tell ourselves that something good must come from tragedy.

Editorial: Legislators need to learn the lessons of history

Sen. Steve Yarbrough is retiring as the executive director and general counsel of the Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization.

Editorial: Half solutions won’t solve ‘fake’ service animal problem

It’s very likely you know someone who has a pet that they misrepresent as a service animal.

Editorial: Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Editor: I am 8 years old. Some of my little friends say there is no Santa Claus. Papa says, “If you see it in The Sun, it’s so.”

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Editorial: Remember the people behind the news

On Tuesday, a man did what so many of us have done. He went to the elementary school near his house, sat in the audience with other proud parents, and then watched as his 6-year-old son and his classmates put on the school’s Christmas pageant.

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Editorial: Wildlife should be, um, wild

Mother Nature can be spectacular, as most residents of Northern Arizona know.

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Editorial: Time has come for toll roads

The Prescott area and beyond — the county and state — rely heavily on visitors.