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Coffee. I need coffee. And sleep. And food.

By Tom Purcell February 26, 2021
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• STRESS? – Over the past year most of us have been through the wringer — some more than others.

By Tim Wiederaenders February 25, 2021
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Today’s environmental activists are so hostile to capitalism that they end up killing animals they want to protect.

February 25, 2021
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Wherever I go in Prescott there’s always a discussion of what’s happening with regard to the 2nd Amendment. When that’s the topic of discussion, it appears we’ve gone from cancel culture to cancel Constitution, with the crosshairs squarely on the Second Amendment.

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Baseball fans got good news earlier this month – or at least as good can be expected during COVID-19.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist February 23, 2021
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I’d like to personally congratulate Prescott fifth-grader Aliyah Alpert for winning the 75th annual Yavapai County Spelling Bee for the third year in a row.

By Richard Haddad February 22, 2021
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It’s February. It’s cold. To fend off the winter blahs, I dream of one day retiring to a warm beach, where I’ll stand in the surf, sipping beverages from glasses with little umbrellas in them.

By Tom Purcell February 22, 2021
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He couldn’t have been more than a kid, early twenties maybe, though he looked older. Life outdoors tends to age a person prematurely. He was homeless, addicted, alone.

By RICH MANIERI, Syndicated Columnist February 21, 2021
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The long year of pandemic is inching into a second year, with peaks of surges, valleys of temporary recovery and new, previously unknown threats of variants peeking around the corner.

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Presidential honeymoons have remarkably different lengths. President Barack Obama’s honeymoon, at least with the press, began the day he announced his candidacy, Feb. 10, 2007, and the blissful union continues today.

By JOE GUZZARDI, Syndicated Columnist February 19, 2021
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This past Saturday, a little pickup truck’s driver missed the brakes and sped into the Nick’s Feed Your Face restaurant, 418 W. Goodwin St. Kinda created a drive-thru. ...

By Tim Wiederaenders February 18, 2021
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I love my digital devices, but people keep telling me to worry more about my privacy.

By John Stossel February 18, 2021
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I’ve had a number of requests to do a follow up to my recent “Prescott anxiety prescription” column, so here goes.

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Yes, a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since Feb. 20, 1971 — but it’s still hard to believe that Granny Tyree (my father’s mother) has been gone for 50 years.

By Danny Tyree February 17, 2021
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I really thought we as a community were past this issue, but apparently not.

By KELL PELGUTA Special to the Courier February 16, 2021
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There is a movement in Washington to get the minimum wage gradually raised to $15 per hour.

By Tom Cantlon February 16, 2021
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A number of years ago there was a man who worked at my office that everyone loved. For this story I’ll call him James.

By Richard Haddad February 15, 2021
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Events on Capitol Hill and the Southwest border are unfolding at dizzying pace. The outcome of those developments will have long-lasting and irreversible effects.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist February 15, 2021
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Events on Capitol Hill and the Southwest border are unfolding at dizzying pace. The outcome of those developments will have long-lasting and irreversible effects.

By JOE GUZZARDI, Syndicated Columnist February 14, 2021
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Death and taxes are all that’s certain in this life.

By Tim Wiederaenders February 13, 2021
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I still remember the agony of a certain fourth-grade assignment years ago. Scraps of pink, red and white paper littered the floor as our classroom full of 10-year-olds cut out hearts with blunt-end scissors.

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In an emotional moment among emotional moments, lead House Impeachment Manager Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) shared the story of a Black Capitol police officer and the racist abuse he endured when a mob with murder on its mind sacked the seat of government last month.

By John L. Micek February 12, 2021
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“I got my shot,” the middle-aged man at the next gas pump told me without prompting.

By Tim Wiederaenders February 11, 2021
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With the stroke of several souvenir pens that will likely end up on eBay, President Joe Biden recently enacted sweeping executive orders related to climate change — specifically aimed at saving the arctic tufted titmouse and encouraging the transition of all fuel-burning vehicles to Flintstones cars.

By JASE GRAVES, Syndicated Columnist February 11, 2021
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When I saw Facebook posts celebrating the end of 2020 and predicting a great 2021, I asked, “Really?”

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