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The tragic fire that engulfed Notre Dame Cathedral compels me to write about services that we take for granted, right up until the moment we suddenly need them ourselves.

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist April 18, 2019
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Last Sunday, a group of citizens walked the streets of downtown Kingman picking up trash. I was not among them, but I was sitting at...let’s call it a prayer meeting at a local gathering place on Beale that rhymes with “Back Ridge” and overheard some of their conversation during an informal debriefing.

By Norman D. Plombe, Local resident April 17, 2019
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“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so,” said Hamlet, who thereby raised some crucial questions: Is moral truth subjective? Does it change with changing times and changing attitudes? Or is there a higher law, a permanent law, God’s law, immutable and eternal, to which man’s law should conform?

By Patrick Buchanan, National Columnist April 17, 2019
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You may know someone who has PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), a serious genetic disorder in which cysts grow in and around the kidneys, and affects more than 600,000 people in the U.S. Former Kingman resident Toni Stuart has the disease in both kidneys.

By Gail Salmon, Kingman resident April 16, 2019
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Boy, do I feel sorry for Lori Loughlin’s daughters.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist April 16, 2019
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Waking up this morning to a gloomy day was just a bit depressing, I have to admit.

By Linda Varon April 15, 2019
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Last month, in the wake of the Felicity Huffman/Lori Loughlin/et al. college admissions scandal, I wrote a column about Americans’ outdated obsession with so-called “elite” colleges and universities.

By Laura Hollis, National Columnist April 15, 2019
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I don’t care about President Trump’s tax returns.

By Rich Manieri, National Columnist April 14, 2019
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If you’re like me, you’re probably going to sit down on Sunday night, popcorn and adult beverage in hand, to watch the start of the final season of “Game of Thrones.”

By John Micek, National Columnist April 14, 2019
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To those cheering for the downfall of Joe Biden or who’ve already predicted the end of his political career, take a deep breath and consider objectively whether the former vice president is the best hope for defeating President Trump next year.

By Carl Golden, National Columnist April 13, 2019
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Watching our government in action and presidential candidates beginning their running slogans, I saw something missing in every one of their so called agendas. No solutions.

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident April 11, 2019
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It's time for another installment of "Things you should do before all you have to look forward to is your weekly sponge bath from Nurse Brickbat. "

By Jason Graves, National Columnist April 11, 2019
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In the new Democratic Party, where women and people of color are to lead, and the white men are to stand back, the presidential field has begun to sort itself out somewhat problematically.

By Patrick Buchanan, National Columnist April 10, 2019
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This is in response to your article in the April 9, 2019 Daily Miner edition, “The end is near for coyote hunting contest.”

By Matt Francis, Arizona resident April 10, 2019
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Spring has finally arrived in all its glory. In Pittsburgh, the weather has warmed, the trees are blossoming and the birds are singing cheerfully.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist April 9, 2019
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“Unplanned,” the movie adapted from the best-selling book written by Abby Johnson, opened on March 29 and brought in nearly $6.4 million in its opening weekend – more than double what was predicted and an astonishing amount for a faith-based film.

By Laura Hollis, National Columnist April 8, 2019
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What is the simplest and quickest thing that Americans can do to lower their utility bills and fight the pollution causing climate change?

By Pat Remick, Senior Energy Communications Strategist, Natural Resources Defense Council April 8, 2019
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I know it comes as a terrible shock that there are those among us who attempt to breach the sanctity of “emotional support animal” appropriateness but, alas, we have arrived.

By Rich Manieri, National Columnist April 7, 2019
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What do most Americans know about science? If a March 28 Pew Research Center poll is to be believed – not nearly enough. And at a time when knowledge and facts are under assault as they have not been in recent memory, that’s a problem.

By John Micek, National Columnist April 7, 2019
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Mohave County Sheriff Doug Schuster has been very open and outspoken regarding the much needed staffing increases at his office.

April 4, 2019
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Trivia buffs know that singer Jerry Lee Lewis's career was nearly destroyed when the public learned that his third wife was his 13-year-old cousin.

By Danny Tyree, National Columnist April 4, 2019
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When Donald Trump met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Tuesday, the president should have given him a direct message: The roster of NATO membership is closed.

By Patrick Buchanan, National Columnist April 3, 2019
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Attorneys general from California and other liberal states - many of which already ban payday loans - sent a nasty letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger last week opposing her proposal to relax the Obama-era rules that would severely restrict the availability of payday, vehicle title, and other small-dollar loans.

April 3, 2019
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Tax season is upon us, which gives us a choice: Laugh or cry. I choose to laugh.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist April 2, 2019
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In a recent column on the mating dance between Big Government and Big Tech, I noted that “Big Tech wants to be regulated by Big Governments because regulation makes it more difficult and expensive for new competitors to enter the market.”

By Thomas Knapp, Director The William Lloyd Garrison Center for Libertarian Advocacy Journalism April 2, 2019

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