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One of the most traumatic events for a parent must be having a child go missing.

By Tim Wiederaenders November 16, 2019
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My father turns 96 this month. We’re blessed by the fact that, while his body has grown frail, he is mentally as clear and aware as ever.

By Alexandra Piacenza November 16, 2019
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Governments create problems. Then they complain about them.

By John Stossel November 15, 2019
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While driving — whether it is to or from work or off for my “weekends,” regardless of the many routes I could take — I must go through at least two road construction zones twice a day.

By Tim Wiederaenders November 14, 2019
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The Central Arizona Partnership (CAP) has been watching attentively as the City of Prescott has developed proposed changes to the city’s water policy. As CAP has studied the issues, several noteworthy factors have become apparent.

By RODNEY JENKINS, Special to the Courier November 14, 2019
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It has been an extreme honor serving you as a Prescott City Councilman for the past 16 years.

By Jim Lamerson, Special to the Courier November 13, 2019
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Tuesday’s oral arguments at the Supreme Court in Washington D.C. gave those for, and against, ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program a chance to speak.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. November 12, 2019
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One of the reasons unions arose a century ago was because working people were being conned with piecework. Unions didn’t just battle for decent pay, for time-and-a-half for overtime and for safe workplaces, they also had to battle the scourge of piecework.

By Tom Cantlon November 12, 2019
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Going into Tuesday night, if you were a swing-state progressive, it was pretty easy to be discouraged about the state of the presidential race.

By John L. Micek November 11, 2019
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It may seem foolish to write a review of a production that I haven’t seen yet.

By Steven Witucki November 10, 2019
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The lesson of the 2019 state elections confirmed the lesson of the 2018 congressional midterms: Donald Trump can stage all the demagogic rallies he wants, but he’s powerless to reverse the GOP’s hemorrhaging in the populous suburbs.

By Dick Polman November 10, 2019
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When our first grandson—remember the Granddaddyisms?—was born some 27 years ago, I sent him this page of reflections.

By Dr. Ron Barnes November 9, 2019
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If you’re a young child trapped in our infamous foster care system, your future is bleak.

By Michael Reagan November 8, 2019
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It is official: the Prescott Sears store is closing. I have spied the list of 96 stores – and Prescott is on it.

By Tim Wiederaenders November 7, 2019
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House members summoned Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to Washington, D.C., and grilled him — harshly — about his plan to create a new currency, Libra. “Why should we trust you?!” asked Congressman Mike Doyle. I liked it when Zuckerberg said, “I actually don’t know if Libra’s going to work, but I believe that it’s important to try new things.”

By John Stossel November 7, 2019
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Over the past few years, I’ve noticed that people from around the world — and from some of the most unexpected places — find a new home in Prescott and its surrounding towns.

By Wil Williams November 6, 2019
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The current debate — or perhaps discussion is a better word to use — in the Bergner household recently has been: Should we give the children an allowance?

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. November 5, 2019
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The words weren’t aimed directly at me, but I was recently flummoxed by an unexpected undercurrent of animosity. In an online post, a military veteran refused to confine his anger to people who spit on veterans or ignore veterans. He vented about citizens who actually pause to ACKNOWLEDGE the contribution of former service people.

By Danny Tyree November 5, 2019
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It’s been a deadly six weeks in cities and towns across America.

By John L. Micek November 4, 2019
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The World Series is over, and so ends the noise pollution barrage that Fox Sports’ announcers besieged their viewers with.

By Joe Guzzardi November 4, 2019
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Why was “Sesame Street” so successful? There are many reasons, but let’s focus on one that may not be so obvious.

By Steven Witucki November 3, 2019
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It is Democratic opposition leaders who are frantically searching for an individual they can persuade to enter the contest, pledging money, organization, unity and an unobstructed path to the party nomination.

By Carl Golden, syndicated columnist November 3, 2019
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This past week in Prescott saw the beginning of winter temperatures.

By Alexandra Piacenza, Courier Columnist November 2, 2019
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As the colors of the leaves begin to change and fall all around Prescott, we begin feeling the holiday season coming on quickly.

By Greg Mengarelli, Special to the Courier November 1, 2019
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Hard working, team building, disciplined, dedicated, goal oriented and driven to lead are all characteristics we have come to know from veterans of our military services.

By Robert J. Blaney, Special to the Courier November 1, 2019

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