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VIRUS — Schools have what I think is the toughest challenge, when it comes to preventing the spread of COVID-19.

By Tim Wiederaenders May 6, 2021
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The new city hall purchase has been a long-time coming.

May 6, 2021
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In the Quad Cities region we are pumping over 4 billion gallons a year more than is being returned to our water supply.

By Gordon Bond Special to the Courier May 5, 2021
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It’s been a rough week for conservatives, Republicans and all Americans.

By Michael Reagan May 5, 2021
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During his anything-but-typical address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, President Joe Biden used the word “democracy,” over and over again.

By John L. Micek May 4, 2021
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Scientific American describes my mother to a T.

By Tom Purcell May 4, 2021
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On a windy, rainy day a few years ago my wife and I found paper money smearing across the windshield of our vehicle.

By Richard Haddad May 3, 2021
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I’ve been hacked. Officially. Someone pretending to be me — go figure — has applied for unemployment benefits in my name.

By Rich Manieri, Syndicated Columnist May 3, 2021
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It’s hard these days to keep track of all the decrepitude in public life, so forgive me if I highlight some new sleaze that has likely escaped your notice.

By Dick Polman May 2, 2021
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In case you have not heard, a book honoring the best of Dr. Ron Barnes’ columns in The Daily Courier is being compiled by people close to him. Following is the forward I wrote for it:

By Tim Wiederaenders May 1, 2021
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As a Sunday School teacher, I taught my three-to-five-year-olds a little song about friendship: “Make new friends but keep the old. One is silver and the other gold.”

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During his anything-but-typical address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday night, President Joe Biden used the word “democracy,” over and over again.

By John L. Micek April 30, 2021
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Signs naming Highway 89 — from Wickenburg through Prescott and to north of Chino Valley — as the “Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Highway” will be going up next month, thanks to a Brit.

By Tim Wiederaenders April 29, 2021
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Do I live in an alternate universe? The media tell me my side is winning.

By John Stossel April 29, 2021
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Since you asked, my niece Claire is expecting her first baby in August. Her sister Emma is expecting her second child in October.

By Danny Tyree April 28, 2021
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The annual refugee resettlement kerfuffle is underway.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist April 27, 2021
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My wife, daughter and I usually drive over to Las Vegas two or three times a year.

By Michael Reagan April 27, 2021
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My recent trip to Florida was glorious for one simple reason: it was normal.

By Tom Purcell April 26, 2021
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In the wake of recent mass shootings, President Joe Biden managed to avoid being blown over by a gentle breeze in the White House Rose Garden to announce several marginal executive actions on gun control that were met with tepid applause from the left and bulging forehead veins on the right.

By Jase Graves Syndicated Columnist April 26, 2021
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Pollster Frank Luntz met last weekend with 17 vaccine-resisting people to better understand why they won’t take the simple step of protecting themselves and their fellow citizens.

By Dick Polman April 25, 2021
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As a nearly 35-year journalist I can pinpoint the night — 29 years ago — when my feelings for first-responders grew into, let’s call it, true “respect.”

By Tim Wiederaenders April 24, 2021
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He was supposed to be a puppy. At least that’s what I’d been looking for when I drove into the Humane Society parking lot.

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Responding to the consequences of President Biden’s wildly out-of-control border mess, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich sued the administration in the U.S. District Court of Arizona.

By Joe Guzzardi Syndicated Columnist April 23, 2021
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Much discussion of late has focused on probable scarce area water resources as it relates to our future and housing development.

By Tim Wiederaenders April 22, 2021
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As graduation looms, my son Gideon has been named both salutatorian and Wittiest Boy of the Cornersville (TN) High School Class of 2021.

By Danny Tyree April 22, 2021

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