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Toni Denis

Recent Stories

Column: Prop 205, opposition distorts reality in campaign

Recently, a friend of mine who served on a jury in Yavapai County heard a case in which a young man who was a medical marijuana user was stopped for speeding.

Column: Open letter to MSNBC reporter Katy Tur

Dear Ms. Tur, I am a Prescott resident and I want to apologize to you for the extreme over-reaction of some of the people at the recent Trump rally who were offended by your news report describing the county (Yavapai) in which the rally was held.

Column: Dick Cooper was leader, ‘great warrior’

I met Dick Cooper in the twilight of his life, after he had been diagnosed with a rare brain disorder.

Column: Building with ‘Our Community’s Money’

My mother-in-law, may she rest in peace, used to say that if you knew how most wealthy people got their money, you probably wouldn’t want to associate with them.

Column: I had the best Word Salad Vacation ever!

During my summer vacation, I had time to think about words, one of my favorite subjects.

Column: School disruption impacts Arizona’s future prospects

A report from scientists at the University of Copenhagen last week found that the Greenland Shark is the oldest known living vertebrate, with several identified as more than 200 years old.

Column: Emmett’s 102-year wait for woman president may end soon

As a contrast to the Republican convention, in which the bleak rhetoric made one expect to see an apocalyptic world outside, the Democratic National Convention brought the light of reason to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love and birthplace of the Constitution.

Column: How to select a candidate who tells the truth

A friend recently shared a story with me about Brexit—Great Britian’s referendum as to whether it should exit from the European Union.

Column: Midsummer’s Night Dream on the 4th of July

Our recent outing at Highland Center’s Shakespeare play All’s Well that End’s Well on a fair late summer day Inspires this writer to rhyme on the four-day weekend

Column: Dark money bills latest sign of ‘zombie’ apocalypse

The Arizona legislature never ceases to amaze with its passage of bills that are either self-destructive, symbolic or solve non-existing problems, but Gov. “Dark Money” Ducey and the legislators surpassed themselves in 2016 with bills that go beyond the usual ridiculousness and into the realm of nefariousness.

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