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Bernie Sanders' opening argument: I am electable. Really.

Bernie Sanders spent much of 2016 talking of revolution. In 2019, he's turned to a subject that's a bit more pragmatic: electability.

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Suspect in mob boss hit flashes pro-Trump slogans on hand

The man charged with killing the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family wrote pro-Donald Trump slogans on his hand and flashed them to journalists before a court hearing Monday.

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DC-area sniper shootings case to have Supreme Court hearing

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.

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Oregon Blockbuster outlasts others to become last on Earth

There are challenges that come with running the last Blockbuster Video on the planet. The computer system must be rebooted using floppy disks that only the general manager — a solid member of Gen X — knows how to use.

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Are eggs bad for you? New study rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.

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Police: Drunken man rides school bus to get closer to home

Police say a 20-year-old intoxicated man got on a school bus hoping to be dropped off closer to his home but instead rode to a suburban Philadelphia high school and went inside.

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Purcell: Erasing capitalism? Consider the pencil first

According to the website of dictionary maker Merriam-Webster, socialism is a political theory that advocates “governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods.”

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Guzzardi: More immigration is incompatible with layoffs, automation

The Economic Policy Institute recently released its U.S. wage study. Titled “State of Working America Wages 2018,” the report took a critical look at income inequality in the United States and what EPI calls “sluggish wage growth” that has for four decades depressed most working Americans’ incomes.

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Editorial cartoon (1): March 19, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): March 19, 2019

Reader Poll:

The Board of Supervisors approved a new cell tower for Williamson Valley, north of Outer Loop Road; how do you feel about this?

  • I am in favor - it will look like a tree - and will improve service. 72%
  • No, cell towers benefit only the land owner and look bad. 5%
  • I don't care, as long as I don't have to look at it. 5%
  • Government should not have approval/rejection power for this. 8%
  • The 'Not In My Back Yard' attitude is unfair to the general public. 10%

589 total votes

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Reader Poll:

The Board of Supervisors approved a new cell tower for Williamson Valley, north of Outer Loop Road; how do you feel about this?

  • I am in favor - it will look like a tree - and will improve service. 72%
  • No, cell towers benefit only the land owner and look bad. 5%
  • I don't care, as long as I don't have to look at it. 5%
  • Government should not have approval/rejection power for this. 8%
  • The 'Not In My Back Yard' attitude is unfair to the general public. 10%

589 total votes

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Cattleman’s Weekend, Arizona Ranch Remuda Sale set for March 15-16

Cattleman’s Weekend, featuring a ranch horse sale, cow sale, two bull sales, and western trade show is set for Friday and Saturday, March 15-16.

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Chamber Focus: Granite Orthopaedics

The chamber helped celebrate the grand opening of Granite Orthopaedics’ third office location, which is at 3195 Stillwater Drive, Suite D, Prescott, with a ribbon-cutting celebration on Friday, March 1.

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Chamber Focus: The Espresso Barn Bakery & Collectibles

On Thursday, Feb. 28, ambassadors from the chamber welcomed a new business, The Espresso Barn Bakery & Collectibles, 1301 E. Gurley St., Suite B, Prescott, with a ribbon-cutting celebration.