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Miner Editorial | Is City Council PINOs? Patriots In Name Only?

City Council chose to give more weight to special interests than the sacrifice of our veterans.

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Miner Editorial | A comedy of errors and lawsuits

It seems like it is just one thing after another at the City of Kingman.

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Miner Editorial | Financial literacy is important, we should encourage it in our schools

“What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?” In order to solve this question, we first have to ask ourselves is this a Monty Python reference or a question on a high school physics exam?

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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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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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Miner Editorial | Taking a page from their book

Honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility and courage. Five relatively simple words all used to define and build good citizenship, something that is taught throughout a person’s life by their family and their teachers.

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Miner Editorial | Our children, teens shouldn’t be vaping

According to the World Health Organization, smoking-related disease causes around 6 million deaths a year (about 600,000 of these from second-hand smoke).

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Miner Editorial | Mental health sufferers need you

It is usually family, friends, coworkers, teachers, or even someone’s favorite server at a local restaurant who realizes something is different about that someone.

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Miner Editorial | City’s infrastructure needs people to shop local

City of Kingman staff and Council begin tackling a new budget at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Kingman Police Department, 2730 E. Andy Devine Ave. Mayor Jen Miles has encouraged the public.

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Miner Editorial | A bright past, brighter future for Kingman astronomy

“Space: the final frontier.” A catchphrase for an entire generation, and something that to this day sparks the interest of so many.

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Miner Editorial | Keep your food safe and your holidays happy

There has been what appears to be an influx of reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture concerning food recalls. Romaine lettuce, cauliflower, ground beef and ground turkey have been listed as suspected foods.

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Miner Editorial | New vehicle registration fee is tax in disguise

Vehicle registration fees are set to increase by $32 on every vehicle, and Kingman residents are none too happy about it.

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Editorial | The Daily Miner: Your community newspaper

Journalism is, and always has been, essential to the democracy of the United States of America.

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Miner Editorial | When they come home, veterans need our support

It’s normal to have upsetting memories, feel on edge or have trouble sleeping after a traumatic event.

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Miner Editorial | No more straws in our water basins

Sixth months ago The Daily Miner Editorial Board penned an opinion that we were concerned about the lack of movement by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors toward disallowing new farming operations unlimited access to our water.

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Miner Editorial | Subscription-based access to the Kingman Daily Miner

We’ve been receiving calls and questions concerning our website becoming subscription-based access on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Thank you for your comments, and we appreciate that so many of you recognize that local independent journalism is worth a price.

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Miner Editorial | Future of solar power should go before voters

However, there is another reason for the Miner’s support of solar power that supporters of either side of the aisle should champion as well: the free market.

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Miner Editorial | Providing children opportunities to grow

As a child grows up, their brain develops and they learn new things every day. At four months old they begin to learn basic motor skills like grabbing a toy, or anything they can get their hands on. A child being only months old, they already start to learn the way of life.

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Miner Editorial | Have a happy and safe Fourth

In and of itself, having a few drinks isn’t an issue. However, if drinking is on the agenda for Independence Day activities, make sure to have a designated driver. Impaired driving is not only an expensive risk, it is also a dangerous crime.

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Miner Editorial | Alternatives to jail a welcome sight for Kingman, Mohave County

Society still has a ways to go in reducing the number of people who are incarcerated and the amount of time people are jailed.

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Miner Editorial | Kingman Unified School District taking steps in the right direction

Schools try their best to give every student the chance of having a great education and being prepared for the future. Although sometimes the funding isn’t fully there, they do try their best to make sure every student receives a proper education.

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Miner Editorial | It’s not a bad thing to be known for something

Cities and towns across America have given themselves monikers “the hometown of” or “the ______ capital of the world.” Kingman has a small corner in this realm because we like to let outsiders know we are the hometown of Andy Devine.

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Daily Miner Editorial | A brighter Kingman

For minor inconveniences of travel, the work being done will do nothing but benefit the City and its residents.

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Miner Editorial | We need to protect the water we have

Central Arizona Project’s Board of Directors has canceled its plans to purchase farm leases and water rights from the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District. If the sale went through, this would have meant CAP transferring about 5,000 acre feet of water annually from Mohave County to Central Arizona.

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Miner Editorial | Sports betting: A pool of revenue for Arizona

It’s game on for legal sports betting in Arizona after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1992 Congressional act that lawyers argued was a violation of the Tenth Amendment anti-commandeering doctrine.

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