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Letter | Re: Vehicle registration fees (taxes)

I have five autos that are 40 to 60 years old. Two are regular drivers and they do not get great mileage. I pay my share of road taxes.

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Rants & Raves | Feb. 3, 2019

Historical school needs many things fixed and replaced: We happily attended this school with no elevators, etc. Friend Bruce, in a wheelchair, had two boys weekly assigned to transporting him and his chair wherever. It worked because, back then, you simply did what you had to do.

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The rule of law is for everybody

The Mueller investigation has been falsely accused of rank partisanship and bias. It’s been called a “witch hunt.” The arrest of Roger Stone last Friday proves it isn’t.

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Editorial Cartoon | February 1, 2019

Editorial Cartoon | February 1, 2019

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Column | Once upon a display mattress

When the holidays have ended and I’ve digested enough homemade snack mix to construct an imposing and delicious wall of heavily seasoned Chex cereal along the entire U. S.-Mexico border, retailers throughout the country often place deep discounts on exciting big-ticket items like televisions, luxury furniture, and septic tanks.

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Column | Do you hate night driving, too?

On a recent Saturday evening, I had the pleasure of picking up my son after his chess tournament.

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Editorial Cartoon | January 31, 2019

Editorial Cartoon | January 31, 2019

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Community View | Take a step back and look at yourself

Once you take a step back and look at yourself, you see a clearer picture of who is really the problem.

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Rants and Raves | January 31, 2019

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less. If your rant or rave is about a specific story, please mention the headline.

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Column | If the army stands with Maduro, what is Plan B?

“Pay the soldiers. The rest do not matter.” This was the deathbed counsel given to his sons by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in A.D. 211.

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Editorial Cartoon | January 30, 2019

Editorial Cartoon | January 30, 2019

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Miner Editorial | It’s about developing a habit

In today’s world, we are always busy. We are always looking for the next appointment, the next event, the next anything.

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Letter | Merry Christmas

Sitting and watching all the millions of dollars spent on commercials during the Christmas season and now the New Years Eve celebrations, I can’t help but think back to the simpler times that didn’t require so much in the way of money.

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Column | Tech making ‘car guys’ endangered species

My Uncle Jimmy would’ve hated the late-model SUV I rented for a recent trip to New Jersey.

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Editorial Cartoon | January 29, 2019

Editorial Cartoon | January 29, 2019

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Column | Journalism isn’t dead; It’s undead

A popular theme in the Twitterverse this week is “Journalism is dead.”

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Column | Corporate players love the name game

Owners of the Giants baseball team have never struck me as stupid – greedy, perhaps, since they shamelessly sell a bottle of Bud for eight times what it’s worth, but not stupid.

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Letter | Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

I am a college freshman at Arizona State University. I recently found out very disturbing news that President Trump’s EPA has proposed rollbacks of mercury pollution safeguards known as MATS.

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Editorial Cartoon | Jan. 28, 2019

Editorial Cartoon | Jan. 28, 2019

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Letter | Thank you for giving to the Senior Angel Tree

I wanted to thank the individuals, community organizations and businesses of Kingman, for their donations to the Senior Angel Tree Program this Holiday Season.

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Column | Journalism’s credibility takes yet another hit

That seemed obvious when a newsroom colleague said it to me some 20 years ago. We had received information – which turned out to be unfounded – regarding some salacious stories about a local politician.

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Column | Trump’s fake photos mask a larger truth

The news this week that President Donald Trump’s handlers may have digitally altered his photographs to make him appear not only slimmer and younger, but with… wait for it… longer fingers, is the perfect metaphor for a White House the repeatedly bends the truth to suit its own ends.

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Miner Editorial | We’ve come a long way

Being able to own property in the U.S. has been an important issue since before the beginning of our nation. It is important to remember that the phrase in the Declaration of Independence “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” was borrowed from John Locke’s “life, liberty, and property.”

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Editorial Cartoon | Jan. 27, 2019

Editorial Cartoon | Jan. 27, 2019

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Rants & Raves | Jan. 27, 2019

Police describe execution-style killings inside Florida bank: When will the punishment fit the crime?