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Letter: Ensign Flake

As Sen. Jeff Flake assumes the position of senior senator from Arizona for a couple months, I’d like to ask him to screen the movie “Mr. Roberts.” (OK, bear with me for a moment on this.)

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Letter: Left, Right and Center

Without intending to join a bandwagon for either party, I am amazed at the efforts that they will both go through to distance themselves from each other. Some will go so far as to claim that their opposites have virtually nothing to offer. Really?

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Mechanic: Hotel project is off the tracks

Talk of the Town

Prescott City Council was in a real rush late last month when it approved the contract for construction of a Hilton Garden Hotel on city park property.

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Editorial Cartoon (1): September 15, 2018

An editorial cartoon published in The Daily Courier, Sept. 15, 2018.

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Editorial Cartoon (2): September 15, 2018

An editorial cartoon published in The Daily Courier, Sept. 15, 2018.

Reagan: Resistance in the White House

The stories of chaos, craziness and betrayal going on inside the Trump White House are nothing to worry much about.

Letter: Respect

Do you believe it to be a coincidence or a Divine sign from above that both Ted Kennedy and our beloved John McCain passed on the same day?

Letter: Other side to helicopter school

On the story reported on the helicopter school, I would like to add a few things. Mr. Pena invested his life savings?

Letter: Greenhouse gases revisited

With scorching heat and raging wildfires in the West and torrential downpours and massive flooding in the East, global warming is not just about a gentle sea rise any more.

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Friday Catchall: Ban cellphone, texting; great month of September

The county supervisors are considering a cellphone and texting ban while driving. A public hearing is set for Wednesday, Sept. 19. It is ironic.

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Editorial Cartoon (1): September 14, 2018

Editorial Cartoon (1): September 14, 2018

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Editorial Cartoon (2): September 14, 2018

Editorial Cartoon (2): September 14, 2018

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Column: Scooters outrun the law

I just zipped down a city street on an electric scooter. It cost me 15 cents a minute.

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Public school system under attack

America’s public school system, the bedrock of our democracy, is under a well-funded, tightly coordinated, attack.

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Letter: Food Carts

I am not surprised to read that food carts are popping up in the downtown area. It took long enough

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Guzzardi: ‘Sissified’ baseball turning off fans

After a recent Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates matchup, a reporter asked Bucs manager Clint Hurdle if he worried that the game had become “too sissified.”

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Williams: Defending the reputation of iceberg lettuce

For many years, I have been hearing that iceberg lettuce is a worthless form of green leaves that should be shunned and even banned from the kitchen. I don’t have any evidence of it, but there’s probably an organization out there somewhere carrying signs blaspheming iceberg lettuce and demonstrating against all it stands for.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 13, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 13, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 13, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 13, 2018

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Letter: More bans needed

The Aug. 15 editorial urged the FCC to take action against robocalls. A splendid idea! But why stop there? Let ALL unwanted robocalls be banned, including those from politicians.

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Letter: AZ PHIL Inaugural

There I sat — one of nearly 1,100 delighted concert goers witnessing Prescott composer Henry Flurry’s musical inventions. The newly founded Arizona Philharmonic brilliantly conducted by Peter Bay performed the all Flurry program.

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Tyree: Mork, Taxi, WKRP: Happy 40th anniversaries!

As a college freshman in the fall of 1978, I spent countless evenings camped near the TV in the dorm lobby.

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Funt: Jimmy Carter’s uncommon decency

The antithesis of Donald Trump and his administration can be studied, at least for those willing to drive 150 miles south from Atlanta, among magnolias, towering pines and seemingly endless fields of cotton, peanuts — and dreams.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 12, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 12, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 12, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Sept. 12, 2018