1889 – Gunman Malachi Allen hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder

1889 – Gunman Malachi Allen hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder

By SoAzNewsX April 19 1859- New Mexico Territory (present day Arizona)- barely a week old, Camp Colorado becomes Fort Mojave. 1867- Fort Dodge, Kansas- the 7th Cavalry reports six Indians killed in a fight near the fort. 1875- Montana Territory- the territorial capital moves from Virginia City to Helena. 1876- Wichita, Kansas– the city council […]

Mexican shoppers boost So. Ariz. economy

Mexican shoppers boost So. Ariz. economy

BUT WAIT! Aren’t they supposed to be boycotting us over Trump????? MEXICAN SHOPPERS CONVERGE IN TUCSON – Southern Arizona retailers are expected to enjoy a boost in sales for a second straight week, as shoppers from Mexico take advantage of their spring break that can last up to two weeks. Semana Santa, or Holy Week, […]

The war on deadbeat dads, a quarter century later

The war on deadbeat dads, a quarter century later

Following the 1985 publication of Lenore Weitzman’s The Divorce Revolution, an alliance of conservatives and feminists in Canada, as in the US, helped pass punitive “deadbeat dad” laws aimed at bolstering the legal position of mothers and sparing costs of welfare to the public fisc. A generation later, writes Christie Blatchford in the National Post, […]

78 rural hospitals have closed since 2010

78 rural hospitals have closed since 2010

Rural Blog – Seventy-eight rural hospitals have closed since 2010, according to the University of North Carolina. What happens to one of these towns when it loses its hospital, especially if that hospital is the lifeline for the community? Haywood, Tenn., lost its only hospital three years ago and still hasn’t recovered, Amy Goldstein reports […]

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt calls for ‘exit’ of Paris Climate Agreement

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt calls for ‘exit’ of Paris Climate Agreement

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, has called for America to “exit” the Paris Climate Agreement signed by Barack Obama last November. In an interview with FOX and Friends, Pruitt said that “Paris [agreement] is something that we need to really look at closely. It’s something we need to exit in my […]

7 Steps to reach inbox bliss

7 Steps to reach inbox bliss

As a busy CEO and founder, I receive hundreds of emails every day and send around 50 myself. Yet at the end of the day, my inbox is empty. I follow a principle called Inbox Zero. No, I don’t have an assistant managing my emails. And no, Inbox Zero is not just a dream – […]

Emil Franzi: How one putrid apple can ruin an orchard

Emil Franzi: How one putrid apple can ruin an orchard

By Emil Franzi I started in local talk radio in 1996 at KTUC. Despite our differences, I thank Tom Hassey for giving me that first opportunity which lasted until 1997. I came back later on KTKT in 1999, moved to the JOLT 1230 AM and to KVOI in Jan of 2006. Lots of folk helped […]

Dr. Jane Orient: The horror of chemical weapons

Dr. Jane Orient: The horror of chemical weapons

By Jane Orient, M.D. Syrian President Bashar al Assad is being read out of the human race, and the Trump Administration seems to have done a 180-degree turn on the necessity for “regime change” in Syria because Assad used horrible, horrible! weapons against civilians, including helpless little babies. A journalist might ordinarily assert the word […]

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Arizona’s voucher bill and the new segregation

Mike Tully “Substantial Disruption”: Arizona’s voucher bill and the new segregation

By Mike Tully When the Arizona Legislature passed, and Governor Ducey signed Senate Bill 1431, they opened the door to a substantial replacement of public schooling with a taxpayer-supported system of private and parochial schools.  Proponents claim their objective was to maximize school choice, despite insufficient evidence it will improve educational outcomes.  Critics claim there […]