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Guest View-Sara Wright: Show Us The Money

Posted by on | July 26, 2016 | No Comments

Thanks to the Majority-4, (Mayor Hiremath, Vice Mayor Waters, Councilmembers Hornat and Snider) Oro Valley is bleeding money at a rate it can’t possibly sustain long term. I don’t know about you, but I’m only 35. My children are in early elementary school. I plan to stay in Oro Valley to raise my family, but [...]

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Next President Should Include Native Voices

Posted by Admin on | July 26, 2016 | No Comments

By Kelsey DeGideo | Cronkite News PHILADELPHIA – Edward Manuel ticks off the issues – water shortages, federal approval of…

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Guest View-John Spitler: “Play it Again Sam”

Posted by on | July 26, 2016 | No Comments

Some songs are lasting and just never go away. I think of the Song and Dance that the folks of Oro Valley have been getting all too often and especially now that there is an election brewing.  How do the words go? [referring to the community center]…. (Wait till) ”Next year the forecast calls for [...]

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Mountain Biker Dies During Coconino County Trail Ride

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Coconino County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue unit recovered the body of a 63-year-old Cornville, AZ resident who died while…

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Video Captures DPS Trooper, Driver Tussle

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

An Arizona Department of Public Safety (AZ DPS) Trooper stopped a driver along State Route 202 at Brown Road for…

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Grijalva Calls For Party To Return To Progressive Roots, Support Clinton

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

By Lily Altavena | Cronkite News PHILADELPHIA – Rep. Raul Grijalva, one of the earliest congressional supporters of Vermont Sen….

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Sanders Plea For Followers To Back Clinton Divides Supporters

Posted by Admin on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

By Selena Makrides and Keshia Butts | Cronkite News PHILADELPHIA – Cheers from a packed room of Bernie Sanders’ followers…

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Are Your Kidding Me? Democrats Aren’t Going to Drop Superdelegates, In Fact Republicans Are Going to Adopt Them

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | Comments Off

Apparently, Democrats voted down Bernie Sander’s plan to eliminate superdelegates.  Duh.  Since the whole point of the superdelegate process was to prevent outsider candidates such as himself from winning, the Democrats are hardly likely to eliminate the process just after it demonstrated itself to be a success.  In fact, with the Donald as the GOP candidate, [...]

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The Corporate State, In One Chart

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | Comments Off

James Bessen has a terrific article in the Harvard Business Review on the estimated contribution to corporate profits of rent-seeking, or the acquisition of special favors, subsidies, and protections from the government that shelter a company from the normal competition of a free market.  Bessen argues that such rent-seeking is major explanatory factor for recent [...]

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DNC Chair resigns, chaos reigns prior to Dem convention

Posted by on | July 25, 2016 | No Comments

Following the nomination of Republican Donald Trump at the RNC last week, Democrats are in a state of turmoil. On the eve of their national convention, party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she would resign her post later this week, amid angry charges of corruption and cronyism leveled at her by Bernie Sander’s supporters, who [...]

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