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Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the Arizona Democrat who single-handedly thwarted her party’s longtime goal of raising taxes on wealthy investors, received nearly $1 million over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose taxes would have increased under the plan.

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80 years later, Navajo Code Talker marks group's early days

It’s been 80 years since the first Navajo Code Talkers joined the Marines, transmitting messages using a code based on their then-unwritten native language to confound Japanese military cryptologists during World War II — and Thomas H. Begay, one of the last living members of the group, still remembers the struggle.

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Deadline looms for western states to cut Colorado River use

Banks along parts of the Colorado River where water once streamed are now just caked mud and rock as climate change makes the Western U.S. hotter and drier.

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Police: Marshawn Lynch was asleep, car damaged before arrest

Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was asleep and smelled of alcohol when Las Vegas police found him in his damaged sports car and arrested him on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to an arrest report made public Thursday.

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Will Zalatoris gets 1st PGA Tour win in playoff at Memphis

The 10-foot par putt in regulation was so crucial and the moment so important that Will Zalatoris doesn't remember screaming out when he made it, "What are they gonna say now?"

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Northern Arizona Wranglers win 2022 IFL National Championship 47-45

The Wranglers ran out onto the neutral site field, inside The Dollar Loan Center in Henderson, Nev., and Wranglers Nation made it sound like a home game for Northern Arizona.

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Beluga whale lost in French river euthanized during rescue

A beluga whale that became a French celebrity after a wrong turn took it up the Seine River had to be euthanized Wednesday after experiencing health complications during an urgent rescue operation, authorities said.

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How much is Zuckerberg worth? Card collector could find out

When camp counselor Allie Tarantino was flipping through a magazine years ago, he came upon a familiar name: Mark Zuckerberg. He rifled through boxes of memorabilia in his basement, running his fingers over old photos, newspapers and bus maps before finding a baseball card featuring a very young Zuckerberg grinning in a red jersey and gripping a bat.

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Big pink diamond discovered in Angola, largest in 300 years

A big pink diamond of 170 carats has been discovered in Angola and is claimed to be the largest such gemstone found in 300 years.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Aug. 15, 2022

Editorial cartoon (2): Aug. 15, 2022

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Editorial cartoon (1): Aug. 15, 2022

Editorial cartoon (1): Aug. 15, 2022

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Gavin Newsom? Dems better look before leaping

Despite Washington, D.C.’s August heat and humidity – perfect vacation weather – the nation’s capital is immersed in politics.

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Are you happy with the Primary Election results?

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Reader Poll:

Are you happy with the Primary Election results?

  • Yes 41%
  • No 57%
  • I do not care. 3%

148 total votes

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Adoption Spotlight: Kaelin

Kaelin is a fun, playful and active child who loves playing sports. He is a helpful and caring child and gets along with those around him. Kaelin enjoys playing with legos, pokemon cards, wrestling action figures and skateboarding.

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Adoption Spotlight: Kannon

Kannon is outgoing and loves to make friends. He has a keen ability to make others smile and laugh and enjoys the tv show Impractical Jokers. In school, Kannon loves music, reading and writing stories.

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Anniversary: John and Sara Beal celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Sara Foote Beal and John E. Beal celebrated their 60th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 13, at the POA, Prescott Country Club.

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Obituary: Louise Anne Koniarski

Louise Anne Koniarski, 84, of Prescott, Arizona, was born April 28, 1938 in Prescott, Arizona, and passed away July 27, 2022.

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Obituary: Joseph Bryan McNally

Joseph Bryan McNally, 84, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, on August 2, 2022.

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Obituary: Robbin Jonas Partridge

Rob Jo entered this world in Cottonwood, Arizona on April 9, 1966. He left us unexpectedly on August 7, 2022 when God called him.

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Six Flags amusement park shooting near Chicago leaves 3 hurt

Three people were injured in a shooting outside a Chicago-area amusement park's entrance that sent visitors scrambling for safety and prompted the park to close early, authorities said.

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Starbucks asks labor board to halt union votes temporarily

Starbucks on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its U.S. stores, citing allegations from a board employee that regional NLRB officials improperly coordinated with union organizers.

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AP-NORC poll: Many in US doubt their own impact on climate

Americans are less concerned now about how climate change might impact them personally — and about how their personal choices affect the climate — than they were three years ago, a new poll shows, even as a wide majority still believe climate change is happening.