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Column | The selfie destruction of our country

What now? Forget civil discourse. Never mind empathy. So long to compassion.

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Column | Trump goes full Trump in yet another Pennsylvania rally

With his second U.S. Supreme Court confirmation in the bag, President Donald Trump took a victory lap around this city by the lake on Wednesday night, skewering “radical” Capitol Hill Democrats and the “dishonest” media, even as he exhorted supporters to vote in next month’s midterm election.

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Guest Column | Vote ‘No’ on Prop 413, protect Kingman’s future

Doug Angle and Kingman Residents for Responsible Taxation (aka, RAID 2.0) are spreading toxic misinformation and telling people to vote against Home Rule Option and the City’s 1 percent dedicated funding.

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Community View | Celebrating Recovery: One fight at a time

According to a recent survey by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 21.5 million American adults aged 12 and older battle a substance-use disorder.

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Guest Column | A tribute to teachers

With school back in full swing, I’d like to say a few words about teachers, without whom none of us would know what in the heck to do with the word “whom.”

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Column | What do we have in common?

We Americans are in the midst of a serious division regarding our own character: Was America and the West founded on fundamentally good and eternal principles, principles we’ve sometimes failed to live up to, of course, but principles worth fighting for?

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Community View | Re: Transgender recruiting plans include your kids

I am writing in response to the column that was published Sept. 20 by Michael Shannon titled, “Transgender recruiting plans include your kids.”

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Failing U.S. Citizenship

“If younger generations don’t know why and how America is such a great nation, we are doomed!”

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We are all deplorables now

Four days after he described Christine Blasey Ford, the accuser of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, as a “very credible witness,” President Donald Trump could no longer contain his feelings or constrain his instincts.

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Column | ‘Self-made’ Trump was a millionaire in elementary school

Back in October 2016, when she was asked to explain how it was that then-candidate Donald Trump managed to overcome his fantastic wealth and connect with lunch-pail voters in Rust Belt America, Vanity Fair contributing editor Fran Lebowitz came up with an aphorism to beat a campaign filled with aphorisms.

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Column | The Democrats’ real problem With Kavanaugh

Regardless of your political persuasion, it’s always refreshing to hear honesty from an elected representative, no matter the agenda or party.

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Column | Parents, do you know where your love letters are?

Maybe I shouldn’t share something so personal with the world, but...my love affair with books continues unabated.

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Community View | Know the ‘red flags’ of domestic violence

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This month has been designated to bring awareness of this nationwide epidemic and create a culture of change.

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Column | Restoring trust in the Arizona Corporation Commission

As an Eagle Scout, husband, father, and attorney, holding my PhD in Arid Land Resource Sciences (water) and serving as a Major in the United States Air Force JAG Corps Reserve, I am deeply concerned about the future of Arizona. That’s why I am running for the Corporation Commission.

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Column | The politicians we deserve

In the spring of 2011, then-Gov. Mitch Daniels of Indiana announced he would not seek the Republican presidential nomination, ending months of excitement among conservatives around his possible run. His family’s reservations under the spotlight far outweighed any political pressure he may have been feeling, and he gracefully bowed out.

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County Corner | Search & Rescue volunteers are vital

Hello, Mohave County, Sheriff Doug Schuster here.

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Jokes abound, but political divide no laughing matter

With all the vitriol in our politics - with all the disagreement that is tearing our country apart – we could all use some levity about now.

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Guest Column | Dress rehearsal for impeachment

Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court was approved on an 11-10 party-line vote Friday in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Guest Column | Doubters challenge report about illegal immigration

“The number of undocumented immigrants in the United States: Estimates based on demographic modeling with data from 1990 to 2016,” a new study published in the peer-reviewed science journal, PLOS ONE, found that the illegal immigration population in the United States has been, for years, dramatically underestimated.

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Column | Trump Jr. rallies the MAGA faithful in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump Jr. had a pretty simple message for the Republican faithful who filled a hotel ballroom here on the final night of summer 2018.

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Column | Kavanaugh hearing: Hypocrisy on both sides

Hurricane Florence tearing up the south Atlantic coast is nothing compared to the hypocrisies tearing up our country over Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation that Brett Kavanaugh tried to pull off her clothes at an alcohol-fueled house party when they were teenage minors.

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Letter | Garcia’s reckless ideas are wrong for Mohave County and Arizona

If there’s any issue that we should all be able to rally behind, it’s public safety. We deserve to live in a state with a secure border and safe neighborhoods. That goes without saying – unless you’re David Garcia.

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Community View | Panhandlers are making shopping dangerous

On a recent shopping trip to Bashas’, I was approached twice by people wanting money or a “handout.” After refusing, I continued on my way to do my business.

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Guest Column | Friday Night Lite: Adventures in Accidental Fandom

Yes, it’s that time of year again!

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Guest Column | The politicization of the Kavanaugh sexual abuse allegations damages #MeToo

This week, Judge Brett Kavanaugh was hit with accusations of sexual abuse from Christine Blasey Ford, a professor at Palo Alto University.

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