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Editorial: Don’t rob public schools to fund political causes

Arizona is among the worst in the nation in funding public education and teacher pay.

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Editorial: Put an end to Arizona’s ‘patient brokers’

People who are trying to turn their lives around need the support of the community, the encouragement of their neighbors, and a lot of personal dedication.

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Editorial: Let schools chart their own course

Imagine for a second you are in charge of a school district in the White Mountains of Arizona and you look outside to see a dozen inches of fresh snow.

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Editorial: Time for ban on texting while driving

The Arizona Legislature is considering a ban on texting while driving for teenagers with probationary driver’s licenses, and the story is all too familiar.

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Editorial: Stealing U.S. flag not same as violent crime

Make punishment fit the crime

As the Arizona Legislature plows into its 2017 session, among the bills introduced so far is one that’s leaving us scratching our heads.

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Editorial: These colors shouldn't need a permit

Chino Valley Town Councilmember Lon Turner’s look said more than his words. He had just asked Ruth Mayday, the town’s director of development services, if he would need a permit to fly his American flag if Council passed the revised signage ordinances she brought before them.

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Editorial: Yavapai College should make track decision

David Brinkley is willing to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to bring motorsports back to the region at Chino Valley’s Old Home Manor.

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Editorial: Why we believe what we believe

It wasn’t until after graduating from college that I noticed my favorite authors all had something in common.

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Editorial: Lawmakers make children pay the price

One of my all-time favorite television shows is “The West Wing.” In one episode, Six Meetings Before Lunch, Sam Seaborn makes both of these statements:

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Editorial: Drones and the future of shopping

Point/Counterpoint: Associate Editor Ken Sain and Editor Robin Layton discuss the future of shopping when drones are delivering your purchases.

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Editorial: Give me an assault rifle with that pizza

A 28-year-old North Carolina man walked into a Washington, D.C. pizza restaurant with an assault rifle.

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Editorial: Parents need to have the talk with their kids

I’m thankful that the Internet didn’t exist (as it does today) when I was a teen.

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Editorial: No meddling in American elections

All writers struggle to find the right words at times, but this is different.

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Editorial: Forget the facts, lie to me

The Washington Post published a story last week featuring the king of fake news, Paul Horner.

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Editorial: Time to help heal the nation

We are all Americans and even after a tough election, we need to find ways to work together. Our country so desperately needs to come together after more than two decades of divisiveness.