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There’s a virus threatening the health of America, all right. But it’s not new, not from a foreign country and it’s not the coronavirus.

March 16, 2020
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I’ve been reading Erik Larson’s new book, “The Splendid and the Vile,” which chronicles the first year of Winston Churchill’s wartime stint as prime minister.

By Dick Polman March 15, 2020
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In her column back on Feb. 23, 2020, Judy Bluhm wrote about the “broomstick challenge.”

By Steve Witucki March 15, 2020
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While you are looking for toilet paper in the Quad Cities (there isn’t any), some common sense measures are kicking in (or, apparently not).

By Tim Wiederaenders March 14, 2020
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Don’t you just love our English language?

By Dr. Ron Barnes March 14, 2020
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“Where are you from? Russia?” the middle-aged woman asked matter-of-factly, as she walked toward her polling place in Seaside, Calif. on Super Tuesday.

By Peter Funt March 13, 2020
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• UNLUCKY — Friday the 13th’s typical “un-luck” hit the sports world a day or two early, with postponements Wednesday and Thursday of the NBA, NBA G League and NHL seasons, as well as the qualifying games for the 2021 World Baseball Classic, and cancellations of the NCAA basketball tournament, MLB spring training games and college hockey’s Frozen Four.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 12, 2020
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Freelance jobs are “feudalism,” says California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.

By John Stossel March 12, 2020
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I recently spoke to a very special person.

March 11, 2020
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Voters may get a third chance in November to approve Arizona gubernatorial candidates choosing a running mate, who would serve as lieutenant governor.

By Jim Wright March 10, 2020
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Recently, while I was in Prescott to deliver my 2020 State of the State Address, I told the audience: “there are needs outside the great state of Maricopa.” And we mean it.

By DOUG DUCEY, Governor, State of Arizona March 10, 2020
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Someone asked me the other day: “If your kids play high school sports, would you coach them?”

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. March 9, 2020
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You’ve probably never heard of Erica Newland. And if she had her druthers, it’s a safe bet that she would have preferred it stayed that way.

March 9, 2020
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I’m relatively new to the Prescott area, so I’m still learning about the region’s past.

March 8, 2020
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Joe Biden, seemingly DOA, has staged one of the greatest political comebacks in history.

By Dick Polman March 8, 2020
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Recently, one of the premier business innovators of the 20th century, Jack Welch, passed away.

By Alexandra Piacenza, Courier Columnist March 7, 2020
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When it comes to doing “the people’s business,” state lawmakers appear to have the best of intentions but the macro view of the situation appears lacking.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 7, 2020
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Often seen at concerts, ball games or the race track, decibel meters may soon be a requirement for local police to carry when wanting to issue a citation for disturbing the peace.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. March 6, 2020
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A worsening coronavirus outbreak could injure President Trump’s re-election prospects, although no reasonable American would hope for a medical crisis to tip an election.

By Peter Funt March 6, 2020
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• HANDSHAKES & MASKS — The coronavirus first surfaced in China, but its spread and effects are migrating to the United States.

By Tim Wiederaenders March 5, 2020
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South Carolina mom Debra Harrell worked at McDonald’s. She couldn’t afford day care for Regina, her 9-year-old daughter, so she took her to work.

By John Stossel March 5, 2020
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On occasion, throughout the past year, I have seen crowds around the country carrying signs likening American Police to the “Gestapo.”

By Ron Anderson, Courier Columnist March 4, 2020
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With the 2020 NCAA men’s basketball tournament two weeks away, the Courier has posted a link to its annual bracket challenge online at dCourier.com for registration.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. March 3, 2020
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The Yavapai County Democratic Presidential Preference Election is coming up March 17, and John Lutes, chairman of the Yavapai Democrats and candidate for county supervisor, says they are pulling out all the stops to encourage a big turnout.

By Tom Cantlon March 3, 2020
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Two weeks ago, I was happily sailing on a huge cruise ship in the Indian Ocean.

By Michael Reagan March 2, 2020

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