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Dear Jeff Bezos: Here’s what Amazon emailed me after a relatively small matter developed into a giant headache: “Your feedback is helping us build Earth’s Most Customer-Centric Company.”

By Peter Funt September 24, 2021
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Government-run schools fail kids.

By John Stossel September 23, 2021
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As I sit here trying to imagine a Quad Cities without water – maybe not in my lifetime but someday, pundits say – I marvel at the theoretical water wars.

By Tim Wiederaenders September 23, 2021
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It is an assumption of “if you build it, they will come.”

By Tim Wiederaenders September 22, 2021
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I never parted with a $20 bill faster.

By Tom Purcell September 22, 2021
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It was exciting enough last Wednesday when the first SpaceX private flight launched four civilians into a trip around the earth in a trip dubbed Inspiration4. What really amazed me, though, was reading that for the first time in the 60-year history of space flight in this country, there were no trained astronauts on board with them.

By Jim Wright September 21, 2021
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When it comes down to it, many of the significant problems associated with the COVID pandemic resulted from a failure of imagination.

By Peter Roff September 21, 2021
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For almost two decades many Prescott citizens, including me, have advocated for what was called “permanent recharge” to help the Prescott Active Management Area (AMA) reach safe yield.

By HOWARD MECHANIC, Special to the Courier September 20, 2021
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“A blow out.” That’s what I said on Newsmax when I was asked what I thought would happen in California’s gubernatorial recall election.

By Michael Reagan September 20, 2021
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What a shame that so many prominent figures summon the moxie to speak the truth when it’s too late to do anything about it.

September 19, 2021
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I happen to believe vaccines are a good idea. That’s why I got one. Everyone in my family is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Furthermore, a lot of what I hear as justification for not getting vaccinated is nothing more than kooky talk...

By RICH MANIERI, Syndicated Columnist September 18, 2021
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The equinox marking the official beginning of fall arrives this coming week on Sept. 22. While the warm summer weather may not be ending for a while, piles of Halloween candy have already popped up at the grocery stores, along with spooky decorations.

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The 2021 National Football League season is underway, with the Pittsburgh Steelers starting the season 1-0 after dispatching the Buffalo Bills.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist September 17, 2021
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From time to time we find words that mean two very different things. Take, for example, the matter of “growth.”

By Tim Wiederaenders September 16, 2021
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Today’s politicians want to spend more on EVERYTHING: Amtrak subsidies, sports stadium subsidies, green energy subsidies, even fossil fuel subsidies ...

By John Stossel September 16, 2021
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Prior to his death, Los Angeles’ Sunday night talk show host Terry Anderson used to open his broadcast with a heads up to his listeners: “If you ain’t mad, you ain’t paying attention.”

September 15, 2021
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With the seemingly endless stream of upsetting news, controversy and division in society these days, it’s been heartwarming the past few days to see that some really good charitable things are going on in the Quad Cities.

By Jim Wright September 14, 2021
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If you’re like me, you enjoy few things more than a long, hot shower. Nothing loosens the muscles or washes your worries away better than gradually turning up the hot knob until you’re red as a boiled lobster.

By Tom Purcell September 14, 2021
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So simple, even a child could operate one.

By Tim Wiederaenders September 13, 2021
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I recently filling in hosting a local talk show, which gave me the opportunity to interview Lt. Colonel Jonathan P. Meyers, a retired Marine who’d recently written a memoir about his almost three decades in service: “American to the Corps.”

By Christine Flowers September 13, 2021
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When it comes to how he feels about big tech, Jeff Bartos didn’t mince his words.

By John L. Micek September 12, 2021
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Central Yavapai County has both a vigorously expanding population, currently estimated at about 111,000, and a decreasing water supply in the Prescott Active Management Area (PrAMA).

By EDWARD W. WOLFE, PH.D. Special to the Courier September 11, 2021
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You’re either a fair person or you’re not.

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When society seeks to influence behavior, is it better to pay people to act a certain way, or to penalize them if they don’t?

By Peter Funt September 10, 2021
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People are growing tired of events “returning for first time since COVID” or “returning virtually.”

By Tim Wiederaenders September 9, 2021

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