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Tim Wiederaenders
Senior News Editor

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• HOTSHOTS – This past week we heard from U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, who has formally asked the Navy to consider naming one of its new warships the “U.S.S. Granite Mountain.”

By Tim Wiederaenders January 23, 2020
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• INFLUENCE – A letter that came in this week from “Nancy” made very salient points about what is wrong with this country. Her letter was in response to one by Susan Lanning, which cited the caging of children at the border, denying health care to the most vulnerable and enriching the wealthiest Americans at the expense of the poor and middle class.

By Tim Wiederaenders January 16, 2020
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• SERIOUSLY? – The story from the Associated Press sets the stage: “Facebook has decided not to limit how political ads can be targeted to specific groups of people, as its main digital-ad rival Google did in November to fight misinformation.”

By Tim Wiederaenders January 9, 2020
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Prescott mayor: ‘We’re in fine shape’ with PSPRS payments
Pension board warns governments may have overpaid or underpaid

The Public Safety Personnel Retirement System has been a contentious issue for communities in the Quad Cities in the past decade, and the PSPRS board this week warned that state and local governments may have overpaid or underpaid their mandatory pension payments over the past two years.

By Tim Wiederaenders January 9, 2020
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• PARTISAN – I received a note in the mail a little while back commenting on a column I wrote in November, “Tribal politics has to go.”

By Tim Wiederaenders January 2, 2020
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Fire, police and medical units responded at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, to the 3400 block of North Dale Drive, Prescott Valley, after flames were reported shooting out of the back of a house.

By Tim Wiederaenders December 29, 2019
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The light cascades down the water-worn stone. A simple tourist snapshot detects only a fraction of the detail.

By Tim Wiederaenders December 29, 2019
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As of this writing — Thursday, Dec. 26 — the Prescott area received only a dusting for Christmas (kind of like putting flour in a sifter and tapping it slightly overhead).

By Tim Wiederaenders December 26, 2019
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The Friday Catchall: • HOUSE VOTE – Wednesday’s House vote for the impeachment of President Trump was almost anti-climactic.

By Tim Wiederaenders December 19, 2019
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During the Christmas season, I often remind people of something that feels like it was from the story of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

By Tim Wiederaenders December 14, 2019

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