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Unbelievably the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Nike have done something dumber and more politically correct than the Democratic candidates for president in their first debate.

August 12, 2019
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Understanding the motives of a person who apathetically and randomly kills innocent people is more complicated than identifying a single purpose or driver. Although many will claim a racist motive or a hate motive, the reason can be different than the cause.

By STEVEN R. HOOPER, Special to the Courier August 11, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): August 12, 2019

August 11, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): August 12, 2019

August 11, 2019
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Democratic presidential candidates have unanimously embraced the $15 federal minimum wage. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi threw her support behind the wage hike that would more than double the current $7.25 rate.

By Joe Guzzardi August 11, 2019
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I am a 91-year-old native born Arizonan and have literally walked, hunted, fished and explored most of Arizona — including the bottom and river of the Grand Canyon. I have great difficulty in seeing the Arizona I grew up with covered with asphalt, concrete and condominiums — but, that is what many call “progress.”

August 11, 2019
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Keeping housing affordable is a challenge for the entire Quad Cities, and it would go a long way in helping people stay here.

By The Daily Courier August 10, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): Aug. 11, 2019

August 10, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): Aug. 11, 2019

August 10, 2019
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You’ve probably heard the parable of the good dog and the bad dog. Some attribute it to Lakota leader Sitting Bull, some to a Cherokee traditional tale.

By Alexandra Piacenza, Courier Columnist August 10, 2019

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

August 10, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): Aug. 10, 2019

August 9, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): Aug. 10, 2019

August 9, 2019
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Citing irreconcilable differences, I have filed for divorce from Major League Baseball.

By Joe Guzzardi, Syndicated Columnist August 9, 2019
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We’re at a turning point. Again.

By John L. Micek August 9, 2019
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The Prescott City Council has the opportunity to decide how land is developed in the area around the Granite Dells.

August 9, 2019
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The story on Granite Creek revitalization prospects in the Courier gave a link to an online survey.

August 9, 2019
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Every time a tax increase is proposed, we at the Courier hear from two different camps — those who look at it as a glass half-full scenario, and those who are what I refer to as doomsday-ers (looking only at the biggest number).

By Tim Wiederaenders August 8, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): August 9, 2019

August 8, 2019
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August 8, 2019
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“Fake news!” shouts the president. His supporters cheer. That drives my colleagues into a frenzy of self-absorbed handwringing: “Threats to press freedom ... press persecution!”

By John Stossel August 8, 2019
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There are so many things to like about our town of Prescott where I have been fortunate to reside for the last 20 years. I love the small-town feel, the friendly residents, its rich history reflected in the architecture, and especially all the beautiful open space with gorgeous views of forest, mountains, lakes and, of course, the unique beauty of the DELLS.

August 8, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (2): Aug. 8, 2019

August 7, 2019
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Editorial cartoon (1): Aug. 8, 2019

August 7, 2019
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Back when I was a rookie editor in ABC’s Manhattan newsroom we used to place bets - actual cash wagers - on how the New York Times would design the next day’s front page.

By Peter Funt August 7, 2019

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