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“I’m not a fan of John McCain,” President Donald Trump said again this past week in an interview taped for Fox Business Network.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 23, 2019

To the casual visitor, Prescott may seem to be “a quiet little town.” On closer observation though, it’s a busy place.

By ALEXANDRA PIACENZA, Courier Columnist March 23, 2019
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As a social experiment I once asked random people on the street what they would do if they won $10 million....

By Peter Funt March 22, 2019

It’s difficult to believe, with all the information available, but people are still getting scammed.

By JJ VOLPE, Courier Columnist March 22, 2019
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Elisabeth Ruffner may not be happy about this, or at a minimum controversies live on.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 21, 2019
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Seven academic journals were recently hoaxed into publishing ridiculous studies on topics like “rape culture and queer performativity” in dog parks.

By John Stossel March 21, 2019
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I’m outraged that as a popcorn enthusiast also of the most energetic proportions, I didn’t know there was a National Popcorn Day until I heard about it on the radio.

By Wil Williams March 20, 2019
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All of us have secrets, things we hope never come to light, things we would rather keep from our bosses, our co-workers, and even our friends.

By Doug Graham March 19, 2019
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It’s our fault. The fact that Russian internet trolls were able to influence the election, the fact that those who spread political divisiveness can use stories that are made up or exaggerated and get them seen far and wide, the fact that violent groups can get their message across to so many more susceptible minds than in the past, all of that is because we use social media so much.

By Tom Cantlon March 19, 2019
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Nothing is predictable in today’s world. Well, except for a young boy’s curiosity. ...

By Wil Williams March 19, 2019
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According to the website of dictionary maker Merriam-Webster, socialism is a political theory that advocates “governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods.”

By Tom Purcell March 18, 2019
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The Economic Policy Institute recently released its U.S. wage study. Titled “State of Working America Wages 2018,” the report took a critical look at income inequality in the United States and what EPI calls “sluggish wage growth” that has for four decades depressed most working Americans’ incomes.

By Joe Guzzardi, Syndicated Columnist March 18, 2019
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Spring training is underway, and fans whose passion for baseball dates back decades brace themselves for more game-altering, useless and annoying changes. Major League Baseball commissioner Rob “Meddling” Manfred is back at it with more dumb ideas that will, if implemented, distract from the game on the field.

March 17, 2019
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Prescott lost something this past week — its magnitude is almost unfathomable.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 16, 2019

There are many reasons to love living in Prescott.

By Dr. Ron Barnes March 16, 2019
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Since tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, many people throughout the country and the world over have been preparing for the event for quite some time.

The conservative Family Research Council is out with its latest congressional scorecard.

By John L. Micek March 15, 2019

It would have been a way around my rather pedestrian exam scores.

By Rich Manieri, Syndicated Columnist March 15, 2019
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• SUNSHINE— As you have seen in the pages of the Courier this week, it is Sunshine Week. This is an effort to show the importance of public records and transparency in government.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 14, 2019

Cash is king — but here comes the guillotine!

By Danny Tyree March 14, 2019
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Do you pay enough taxes? What is enough?

By John Stossel March 13, 2019

If I took everything I really know about the cowboy life, I wouldn’t be able to construct a lengthy sentence.

By Wil Williams March 13, 2019
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I know it is hard to believe sometimes, but our government was established on the idea that it should not operate in the shadows, but that the sun should shine on its actions.

By Doug Graham March 12, 2019
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Ah, St. Patrick’s Day is upon us — which means it’s time for retailers, and too many other Americans, to perpetuate the “drunken Irishman” stereotype.

By Tom Purcell March 12, 2019
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Television’s most elegant and articulate anchor, who shepherds what is arguably the nation’s most informative nightly news program, continues to toil in relative obscurity.

By Peter Funt March 11, 2019