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McSally protects A-10, EC-130H as defense spending bill passes committee McSally protects A-10, EC-130H as defens...

U.S. Representative Martha McSally today successfully offered amendments to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to protect the A-10 Warthog and EC-130H Compass Call, two aircraft stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (DM).

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UA graduate students call for an investment in student well-being despite budget cuts UA graduate students call for an investm...

In the face of continuing budget cuts to higher education concerned UA graduate students and their allies came together today to call for urgent improvements to UA student health insurance. The university needs to prioritize the people who make it work every day, and look elsewhere for cuts - like administrative salaries instead of the health of their graduate student employees.

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McCain on hearing of U.S. European Command Posture McCain on hearing of U.S. European Comma...

“Ultimately, we must recognize that we are confronting a challenge that many had assumed was resigned to the history books: a strong, militarily-capable state that is hostile to our interests and our values, and seeks to overturn the international order in Europe that American leaders of both parties have sought to maintain since World War II."

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#PorkChops: Draft day bust #PorkChops: Draft day bust

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) today highlighted a number of egregious and unnecessary waste of taxpayer dollars by the New Jersey Army National Guard (NJARNG).

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Mark Twain on people in charge Mark Twain on people in charge

It's difficult to say Mr. Twain!

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Police beat Police beat

Of 80 frozen pizzas stolen Sunday in the village of Gambell, 75 have been recovered, according to Alaska State Troopers.

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Thugs Thugs

The current faux controversy over the use of the word "thug" is one more example of how little history matters in today's society.

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Phil Richardson: White-eye Congressman wants to break another promise to Native Americans Phil Richardson: White-eye Congressman w...

Encouraging Native Americans to invest in casinos may not be the fairest way of recompensing them for the manner in which we "aliens" took their land and subjugated them for at least five centuries, but I think it's the best thing that has happened so far to all parties concerned, since Columbus walked out of the surf onto this continent.

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Ilan Berman: What we don't know about Iran could hurt us Ilan Berman: What we don't know about Ir...

To hear the Obama administration tell it, the framework nuclear accord agreed to between the P5+1 powers and Iran last month in Lausanne, Switzerland is a good deal. The White House has pledged that the final agreement to be concluded in coming weeks, backed up by a robust monitoring and verification regime, will block Iran's pathways to a bomb for at least a decade—and perhaps considerably ...

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Michael Barone:  America's politics is polarized, but britain's is fragmented Michael Barone: America's politics is p...

Next week, Britain votes in its first general election in five years. Some aspects of its politics will be familiar to Americans. Polls show voters are dissatisfied with politicians of both parties, cynical about whether they will keep their promises and closely divided between two major parties, which have been in existence for more than 100 years.

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Jonathan Newman: Discrimination and freedom in the marketplace Jonathan Newman: Discrimination and free...

FedEx and UPS recently announced they will not ship the “Ghost Gunner,” a specific digital mill (like a 3D printer, but for metals) marketed as capable of fashioning parts without serial numbers.

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C.J. Miles: Social Security Matters C.J. Miles: Social Security Matters

I don’t have my own Social Security benefit, but I am entitled to a spouse’s benefit when he files.  He is worried that I will not have enough to get by if something should happen to him since my spouse’s benefit is only half of his.  Will the amount of money I get as his spouse change if he retires at an earlier age than 66?

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Young voters really, really don’t trust the U.S. media Young voters really, really don’t trust ...

A new Harvard poll covering young voters’ views on a broad range of policy topics finds that no cultural institution in America today is less revered by the up-and-coming generation than the mainstream news media.

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Hillary praised controversial GM plant one year after massive donation Hillary praised controversial GM plant o...

The Clinton Foundation failed to disclose a contribution valued at $685,000 from the General Motors Foundation made one year before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited and praised one of its most controversial operations, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.

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New York: E-ZPass used to spy on motorists New York: E-ZPass used to spy on motoris...

Motorists who use E-ZPass are being tracked on streets that are not tolled. The New York Civil Liberties Union revealed the program last week after receiving documents from New York City, New York's transportation department describing the $5 million federally funded surveillance program.

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Massachusetts could soon oversee local ride-hailing services Massachusetts could soon oversee local r...

Governor Charlie Baker on Friday introduced legislation that would allow Uber, Lyft and other companies to operate under a new category under state supervision.

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Former Gitmo prisoners demand reparations from US Former Gitmo prisoners demand reparation...

A group of former Guantanamo Bay prison camp detainees have staked out the U.S. embassy in Uruguay in a demonstration meant to pressure the U.S. government to provide them taxpayer-funded reparations for their time spent in the terrorist prison, according to Uruguayan officials.

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Britain's Labour Party vows to ban Islamophobia Britain's Labour Party vows to ban Islam...

The leader of Britain's Labour Party, Ed Miliband, has vowed, if he becomes the next prime minister in general elections on May 7, to outlaw "Islamophobia."

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Kirchners' leftist legacy in doubt in Argentina as center-right rival rises Kirchners' leftist legacy in doubt in Ar...

Six months before Argentines pick a new president, the center-right mayor of the nation's capital makes little effort to hide his confidence that he will replace incumbent Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

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Global press freedom at lowest point in a decade Global press freedom at lowest point in ...

The annual Freedom House report on the state of press freedom in the world is something of a downer this year, as the democracy group's survey shows that fewer people enjoy the benefits of living in a country with a free press.

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IAAM: Busted! IAAM: Busted!

Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Nero Wolfe and Miss Marple are all smiling today as another crime of the century has been solved. The investigators for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) with the statute of limitations closing in, have pinpointed the culprit responsible for the billion dollar equity flash crash in May of 2010.

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The many failures of the CPI The many failures of the CPI

Austrians oppose the whole notion of trying to accurately measure “inflation” which mainstream economists see as a general rise in prices. (Austrians view inflation as a politically engineered increase in the money supply.)

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Can interstate tolling save U.S. roads? Can interstate tolling save U.S. roads?

America's Interstate highways are reaching the end of their 50-year design life, and will all need to be reconstructed over the next several decades. The estimated cost of reconstruction and prudent widening is nearly $1 trillion — and no funding source exists for this purpose.

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Reader question: Is the minimum wage really a maximum wage? Reader question: Is the minimum wage rea...

A reader asked me if I ever hired someone for the minimum wage. He also believes the minimum wage is really a maximum wage.

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Moore named Gold Glove nominee Moore named Gold Glove nominee

PCC Center fielder, Jaquese Moore (Marcos de Niza HS), received an ACCAC Division II Gold Glove nominee as the conference released its All-ACCAC and All-Region teams.

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Cats ninth, Cunningham third in Pac-12 Championship Cats ninth, Cunningham third in Pac-12 C...

Arizona surges in the final round of the WSU hosted tournament.

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Hernandez, Alfonso and Fabing selected All-Conference Hernandez, Alfonso and Fabing selected A...

The Pima Community College softball team received recognition from the ACCAC Conference as it released its All-ACCAC and All-Region teams on Tuesday.

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Sonoita Horse Race marks 100th year Sonoita Horse Race marks 100th year

First organized in 1915, The horse racing has since evolved into a number of other events at the Sonoita Fairgrounds - including the Santa Cruz County Fair, a rodeo, a quarterhorse show and concerts and other activities.

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Hopi arts festival set for July 4 Hopi arts festival set for July 4

A Fourth of July tradition since the 1930s, the Hopi Festival of Arts & Culture is the oldest Hopi show in the world. A family-favorite, the festival features more than 60 award-winning artists and presenters from the Hopi villages in northern Arizona.

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Old West history Apr. 30 - May 3 Old West history Apr. 30 - May 3

1869- Utah- Union Pacific tracks reach Promontory Point.

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McSally efforts lead to inclusion of A-10, EC-130H in funding authorization bill  McSally efforts lead to inclusion of A-1...

U.S. Rep. Martha McSally’s efforts to advocate for the A-10 Warthog and EC-130H Compass Call, two aircraft housed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (DM) in Tucson, Monday resulted in a major victory as the House Armed Services Committee Chairman announced full funding for both platforms in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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GOP presidential candidate Rubio in Arizona May 6 GOP presidential candidate Rubio in Ariz...

Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio will stop off in Arizona next month for a speech before the Center for Arizona Policy.

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TSO Just for Kids series finale set TSO Just for Kids series finale set

The program, featuring the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and the TSO String Quartet, will feature music from Harry Potter and Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals plus familiar pieces by Copland, Mendelssohn and Bizet.

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McSally protects A-10, EC-130H as defense spending bill passes committee McSally protects A-10, EC-130H as defense spending bill pass...

U.S. Representative Martha McSally today successfully offered amendments to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to protect the A-10 Warthog and EC-130H Compass Call, two aircraft stationed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base (DM).

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Hillary praised controversial GM plant one year after massive donation Hillary praised controversial GM plant one year after massiv...

The Clinton Foundation failed to disclose a contribution valued at $685,000 from the General Motors Foundation made one year before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited and praised one of its most controversial operations, according to a Washington Free Beacon analysis.

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Sonoita Horse Race marks 100th year Sonoita Horse Race marks 100th year

First organized in 1915, The horse racing has since evolved into a number of other events at the Sonoita Fairgrounds - including the Santa Cruz County Fair, a rodeo, a quarterhorse show and concerts and other activities.

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