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Grijalva letter attacking climate scientists generates heated responses Grijalva letter attacking climate scient...

Scientists and policy analysts on both sides of the issue condemned the letter as an attempt to intimidate climate scientists who challenge the Obama administration’s claim climate change is manmade and dangerous.

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A pair of Tucsonans serving aboard USS New Orleans A pair of Tucsonans serving aboard USS N...

Seaman Troy Leslie and Petty Officer 2nd Class Ethan Geerdes are serving their country aboard the USS New Orleans.

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Arizona 7th most federally dependent state Arizona 7th most federally dependent sta...

Arizona scores once again from the survey group, Wallethub. This time, the survey shows the state is one of the Top 10 states dependent on federal funding.

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McSally leads A-10 funding effort McSally leads A-10 funding effort

Letter signed by 18 House members urges continued A-10 funding.

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You gotta listen carefully! You gotta listen carefully!

The following is a Facebook exchange between a pair of GOP stalwarts who don't always see eye to eye. It's regarding Common Core and the new Arizona law on required civics education.

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Redflex US chief calls it quits Redflex US chief calls it quits

Head of US operations for Redflex Traffic Systems announces his resignation in the wake of major legal and financial woes.

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Local governments abuse residents with municipal fines Local governments abuse residents with m...

“Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver said municipalities that rely heavily on revenue from fines for minor offenses are making criminals of Americans who can’t afford to pay the fines in addition to the surcharges and fees levied by local governments.

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Should insurance cover yoga? Should insurance cover yoga?

When a leading benefits consultant writes an article in the Harvard Business Review recommending that health plans should cover yoga, it should be glaringly apparent that we have perverse incentives in U.S. health benefits, says National Center for Policy Analysis senior fellow John R. Graham.

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Phil Richardson: We are switching banks Phil Richardson: We are switching banks

Our move to another bank was precipitated by a combination of things.

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Ben Crystal:  Losing the war on poverty Ben Crystal: Losing the war on poverty

Using the Democrats’ own calendar, America’s war on poverty has now gone on longer than every other war in which America has been involved since the American Revolution, combined.

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Michael Barone: Hoping to reverse family breakdown in low-education America Michael Barone: Hoping to reverse family...

Our kids, at least many of them, are not doing very well. The reason, writes Harvard professor Robert Putnam in his just-published "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," is the "two-tier pattern of family structure" that emerged in the 1970s and 1980s and continues to prevail today.

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Wendy McElroy: Reaping profit from rape hysteria Wendy McElroy: Reaping profit from rape ...

Political careers, administrative jobs, government grants, book and lecture contracts are just some of vast financial benefits that rest upon continuing the "rape culture" crusade on campus.

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High-deductible alarmism High-deductible alarmism

Kaiser Health News is a pretty good source of information on what's happening in the world of health care policy.

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PC Police: “Taxpayer” is offensive PC Police: “Taxpayer” is offensive

Republicans and Democrats alike have made pitches to protecting taxpayers, New Republic’s Elizabeth Stoker Bruenig wrote an article objecting that the use of the word in the 2016 budget is problematic and that we should start to view the noun as yet another loaded and coded word.

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Nebraska state senator says he’d shoot a cop Nebraska state senator says he’d shoot a...

Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers says he will not apologize for saying he’d shoot a police officer if he had a gun.

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Proposed nuke deal with Iran not legal Proposed nuke deal with Iran not legal

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) forbids any of it signatories to have nuclear weapons. Full stop.

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Islamic State attack on Italy coming Islamic State attack on Italy coming

The Islamic State terrorist group likely will launch an attack on Italy within weeks, not months, according to a senior Libyan government official.

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'Islamist extremists,' phrase rejected by Obama, embraced by allies 'Islamist extremists,' phrase rejected b...

While President Obama and his aides insist that Muslim extremists have nothing to do with Islam the religion, other world leaders are leaving that approach behind.

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Needed: "Islamist Apartheid Week" Needed: "Islamist Apartheid Week"

The last thing the Middle East needs is still another genocidal, totalitarian, racist state, run by Islamic extremists such as Hamas.

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Eric Peters: Car stuff 101 Eric Peters: Car stuff 101

The car business has become like the computer business - things change fast.

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Future of free music at risk Future of free music at risk

Spotify and Universal clash over free, ad-supported music.

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The grim future of the American worker The grim future of the American worker

Dan Dimicco is the former CEO of Nucor, America’s largest steel producer. Having helped Nucor survive and indeed grow during the recent recession, he now hopes to do the same for the whole nation.

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Instructions for states further welfare reforms Instructions for states further welfare ...

Welfare eligibility and enrollment have expanded significantly since the Great Recession began in late 2007.

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Rebecca Guthrie: "Ammey McKeaf" book review Rebecca Guthrie: "Ammey McKeaf" book rev...

The story is about Ammey McKeaf who is the youngest daughter of General McKeaf, the most notable general on the imaginary island of Azulland located in the Atlantic ocean near England.

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Kevin Michalowski: What kind of person carries concealed? Kevin Michalowski: What kind of person c...

My liberal friends often want an explanation as to “what kind of person” feels the need to carry a gun.

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Old West history: Mar 26-29 Old West history: Mar 26-29

The "Gettysburg of the West" happened on this day in 1862.

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Bob Boze Bell, Arizona's most outrageous western historian Bob Boze Bell, Arizona's most outrageous...

Author, publisher, illustrator, and Emmy-winning director and host Bob Boze Bell can put a story to just about anything he does, and his True West Moments are no exception.

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Sonny Bunch: ‘The Gunman’ movie review Sonny Bunch: ‘The Gunman’ movie review

Even for an action movie, "The Gunman" is ridiculously, almost courageously, dumb. It’s also boring.

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

Social Security benefits are suspended if someone is incarcerated for a criminal offense for more than 30 days.

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PCC baseball takes two from Eastern Arizona PCC baseball takes two from Eastern Ariz...

Jacob Northrup went 4 for 4 on the day.

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PCC women’s tennis sweeps Glendale PCC women’s tennis sweeps Glendale

The Aztecs beat Glendale 9-0 at the Tucson Racquet Club.

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PAC-12 honors Mauga and Parks PAC-12 honors Mauga and Parks

Trish Parks was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week while Katiyana Mauga earned Pac-12 Player of the Week.

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Arizona is the 4th worst state to be poor from a tax perspective Arizona is the 4th worst state to be poo...

April 15 is the date Americans are supposed to pay their due to the U.S government. Low and middle incom families are expected to pay higher effective tax rates than the rich. With that in mind, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s best states to be rich or poor from a tax perspective.

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Hudbay union approves preliminary strike vote in Manitoba Hudbay union approves preliminary strike...

Members of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers working at Hudbay Mineral’s Manitoba mines overwhelming voted last Tuesday in favor of a strike that could occur no sooner than April 21.

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Help stop El Con Golf Course purchase Help stop El Con Golf Course purchase

The town of Oro Valley north of Tucson is intent on buying the golf course at the El Conquistador Hotel which is now managed by the Hilton hotel group.

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Grijalva letter attacking climate scientists generates heated responses Grijalva letter attacking climate scientists generates heate...

Scientists and policy analysts on both sides of the issue condemned the letter as an attempt to intimidate climate scientists who challenge the Obama administration’s claim climate change is manmade and dangerous.

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Redflex US chief calls it quits Redflex US chief calls it quits

Head of US operations for Redflex Traffic Systems announces his resignation in the wake of major legal and financial woes.

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Proposed nuke deal with Iran not legal Proposed nuke deal with Iran not legal

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) forbids any of it signatories to have nuclear weapons. Full stop.

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