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If you missed the big reveal Oct. 30, for the fourth annual Dancing for the Stars event, it was grand – and, take heart, the real thing is in April.

By Tim Wiederaenders October 31, 2019
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Four years ago, the media were talking about a “Libertarian Moment.” I had high hopes! Sen. Rand Paul ran for president, promising to “take our country back from special interests.” But his campaign never took off.

By John Stossel October 31, 2019
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When I hear the word “lynch,” I immediately think of the black experience of torture, persecution and dehumanization that was so prevalent in the first half of the last century in the American south.

By Christine Flowers October 30, 2019
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Everything is offensive now — even Halloween.

By Tom Purcell October 30, 2019
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Tom Steele had a letter in the paper last week about how much of what we see and read is not true and how we have to be carefully “paying attention” or our emotions will cause our “basic held beliefs to override the cognitive process.”

By Tom Cantlon October 29, 2019
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I’m not proud of it, but I haven’t visited the now-disheveled cemetery on the hillside behind my late father’s childhood home in more than 40 years. Willie Nelson was right when he mused, “Ain’t it funny how time slips away?”

By Danny Tyree October 29, 2019
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For much of the summer, the House of Representatives obsessed over the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (HR 1044), a bad bill that would eliminate the traditional 7 percent country caps imposed on employment-based visas, largely H-1Bs.

By JOE GUZZARDI, Syndicated Columnist October 28, 2019
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President Trump says he wants to get our troops out of the “blood-stained sand” of the Middle East. Most sane Americans would agree with that goal and hope he’s successful.

By Michael Reagan October 28, 2019
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What’s the scariest thing we can talk about for Halloween? Paying bills, of course. I’d like to tell you a story that unfortunately may sound familiar. If it hasn’t happened to you, it has probably happened to someone you know.

By Steven Witucki October 27, 2019
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If only the Democrats could fight like the Washington Nationals. The new National League champs won four straight on the way to the World Series, with great pitching and clutch hitting. End of story. Or as Joe Biden would say, “Period!”

By Dick Polman October 27, 2019
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This aging process is inescapable, isn’t it?

By Dr. Ron Barnes October 26, 2019
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Maybe they thought they were standing up for principle.

By John Micek, Syndicated Columnist October 25, 2019
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After 49 years, Bill Lee is pitching again in the World Series.

By Peter Funt October 25, 2019
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It is one of the long-running controversies here. How is “Prescott” pronounced: is it Pres-cott or Pres-kit?

By Tim Wiederaenders October 24, 2019
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There are six to 10 million species of insects in the world with another seven-

By Wil Williams October 23, 2019
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The list of “husbandly duties” became a bit longer recently as my wife, in a panic, called to alert me at work she had found the suspected rodent in our house. Our first mouse.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. October 22, 2019
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I’m on the fence about this, if you want the truth. You see, more school districts are banning childhood games that were staples when I was growing up in the 1970s.

By Tom Purcell October 22, 2019
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Headline in the Sept. 17, 1871 Dodge City Times: “U.S. Marshal Matt Dillon Resigns in a Huff!”

By Wil Williams October 22, 2019
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A recent letter to the editor of The Daily Courier (Oct. 11) doubted the severity of our current climate change. It is easy to imagine that a warming of 2 degrees F will be bearable. But as a student of consequent sea-level change, I would like to present that as an example of climate-change severity. There are no doubters about this.

By Eric Force, Special to the Courier October 21, 2019
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Twelve presidential wannabes standing in a row on stage for three hours. Three friendly liberal journalists under-handing softball questions to them. Tons of BS about free government healthcare and why Trump should be impeached.

By Michael Reagan October 21, 2019
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There he stood, towering above me. I recognized him the moment I saw him. Or more accurately, I recognized him as a member of an extended family. I had no idea I would meet someone like him in Prescott.

By Steven Witucki October 20, 2019
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom, father of four young children, has signed a landmark bill that should serve as a wake-up call for educators and lawmakers across the nation.

By Peter Funt October 20, 2019
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Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

October 19, 2019
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Whether you’re Republican, Democrat, Independent, Libertarian or a Green party member, 2020 is shaping up to be an important year.

By Alexandra Piacenza October 19, 2019
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Write down the date: Oct.16, 2019.

By John L. Micek October 18, 2019

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