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During World War II, after the death and destruction from Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the highest-level baseball was played on Hawaii, reaching it’s apex during the 1944 Army-Navy Pineapple World Series.

By Joe Guzzardi, National Columnist December 7, 2021
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Families in Michigan will set an empty place at the table this holiday season in the wake of the mass shooting at Oxford High School that left four children dead and seven more injured.

By John Micek, National Columnist December 4, 2021
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The world is still COVID crazy. With their vaccine mandates, passports and mistreatment of the unvaccinated, free countries like Australia and Canada are turning into dictatorships.

By Michael Reagan, National Columnist December 4, 2021
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If only I had a magic wand, I would henceforth consign all conspiracy freaks and vaccine refuseniks (78 million in number) to some distant desert isle where they could breathe free upon each other until God sorts them out.

By Dick Polman, National Columnist December 2, 2021
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My access to news narrowed dramatically when I was 10 years old.

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist December 2, 2021
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Moab on a mid-fall weeknight was full. All the motels, RV parks and tents sites had “no vacancy” notices.

By Dennis Hinkamp, Writers on the Range November 30, 2021
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I wish I had a change of heart, but I still can’t support it.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist November 30, 2021
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A desperately needed bounce in public acclaim following President Biden’s signing of the $1 trillion infrastructure proposal has yet to materialize, leaving the president wallowing in the low 40% range in job performance approval from a discontented and dispirited nation helpless in the face of out-of-control inflation.

By Carl Golden, National Columnist November 27, 2021
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The other day, I ran into someone who was too discouraged to give thanks for much of anything.

By Michael Reagan, National Columnist November 27, 2021
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This may get me on Santa’s naughty list, but I honestly can’t remember whether I watched “The Homecoming: A Christmas Story” when CBS first aired it on December 19, 1971.

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist November 27, 2021
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This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most spectacular conservation victories in history: the defeat of a massive gold mine planned for the doorstep of Yellowstone National Park.

By Louisa Willcox, Writers on the Range November 24, 2021
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Not guilty on all counts.

By Elwood Watson, Syndicated Columnist November 24, 2021
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Last year the media went into a frenzy over the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s arrival in North America, but the festivities were just beginning.

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist November 23, 2021
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These days, we’re all used to walking through retail stores in October and dodging Christmas displays of inflatable Baby Yoda yard art while we’re still trying to find the perfect Halloween pumpkins to decompose on our front porches.

By Jason Graves, National Columnist November 23, 2021
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Since the pandemic began, the Federal Trade Commission has sent hundreds of cease and desist letters to companies that claimed their products and therapies can prevent, treat or cure COVID-19.

By COLLEEN TRESSLER, Federal Trade Commission November 20, 2021
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I want to start my County Corner with a thank you to every property taxpayer in Mohave County.

By JEANNE KENTCH, Mohave County Assessor November 20, 2021
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Because life is mostly made up of little experiences, occasionally interrupted by big events, it’s easy to take the little things for granted.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist November 18, 2021
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In July, I flew up to Mohave County. While I was there, I met with elected officials and local leaders, where we discussed the unique needs of rural Arizona.

By Mark Kelly, U.S. Senator November 18, 2021
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Because life is mostly made up of little experiences, occasionally interrupted by big events, it’s easy to take the little things for granted.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist November 16, 2021
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Evonne lives in a fire lookout in Oregon, and since I meet with these graduate students on Zoom, we’ve all seen snippets of her life, including the dizzying moments when she leaps up to scan for fires while holding her tablet.

By Laura Pritchett, Writers on the Range November 16, 2021
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Mark Twain, in an unpublished manuscript, once wrote: “It is not worthwhile to try to keep history from repeating itself, for man’s character will always make the preventing of the repetitions impossible.”

By Dick Polman, National Columnist November 13, 2021
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Did you and your family celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall on Tuesday?

By Michael Reagan, National Columnist November 13, 2021
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Slick Willie Sutton, the 1930’s bandit who favored elaborate disguises, was once asked why he robbed banks.

By Peter Funt, National Columnist November 11, 2021
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Where do you reside on the “holier than thou” versus “holeyer than thou” spectrum?

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist November 11, 2021
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I’m not complaining, but after 23 years of column writing, it becomes increasingly challenging to find new angles for recurring events such as Mother’s Day or Memorial Day.

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist November 9, 2021

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