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#LocalBuzz: Highs, Lows and In-Betweens

Posted by on | July 16, 2018 | No Comments

By Scottsdale Pinetop The Highs *Bill Crawford has currently raised $52,558.05 based on his 2nd Quarter campaign finance report for his Scottsdale City Council campaign. *Coalition for Greater Scottsdale (COGS) announced two endorsements for Scottsdale City Council, Councilwoman Kathy Littlefield and Solange Whitehead. *On July 9th, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 640 announced [...]

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Strojnik Placed On Interim Suspension For Exploiting ADA

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Phoenix attorney, Peter Strojnik, of Phoenix was placed on interim suspension by the Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Arizona Supreme…

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Border Patrol Agents Foil Meth Smuggling Attempt Worth $144K

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U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Wellton Station Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint arrested two United States citizens as they…

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The Test Of Time

Posted by on | July 16, 2018 | No Comments

Besides God’s work in the McDowell Sonoran Preserve perhaps the two most talked about creations in the city, albeit man made, are Taliesin West and the Indian Bend Wash. One was the winter home of Frank Lloyd Wright, the other municipal magnificence to create a striking recreational amenity rather than a concrete flood control bin [...]

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Guest Editorial: Immigration Déjà Vu For Arizona

Posted by on | July 16, 2018 | No Comments

By Scottsdale Pinetop It only seems like yesterday when Arizona’s Republican governor, Jan Brewer, signed the state’s notorious anti-immigrant bill, S.B. 1070, into law in 2010. And while most of the law was thrown out by the U.S. Supreme Court in Arizona v. US (2012), it became the foundation of the Republican Party’s stance on [...]

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I’m Exhausted With Banks Treating Me Like A Criminal

Posted by on | July 16, 2018 | Comments Off

For 15 years I have been a customer of El Dorado bank in a small town in California, just depositing our weekly revenues in the account and sweeping it out from time to time.  When Bank of America closed a few locations we use in other California small towns, it seemed easier to just add [...]

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Schadenfreude: Crony Jerks at Whirpool Who Begged for Tariffs Are Now Suffering From Them

Posted by on | July 16, 2018 | Comments Off

This is definitely from the schadenfreude files, via the WSJ: After the Trump administration announced new tariffs on imported washing machines in January, Marc Bitzer, the chief executive of Whirlpool Corp., celebrated his win over South Korean competitors LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. “This is, without any doubt, a positive catalyst for Whirlpool,” he said on an investor conference call. [...]

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Arizona is Politico’s blue “Pick State” in mid-terms

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Politico, the DC journal that should more accurately be named “LeftLurchio,” is almost as ecstatic as the AZ Repugnant newspaper over what they view as 2018 Democrat prospects here in Arizona. Instead of cataloging the obvious bias, it’s fair to ask, “What brought our red state to this sorry situation?” It doesn’t take much mental [...]

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Pinal Sheriff To Raffle Off Cowboy Hat Featured In Lip Sync Challenge

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Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb is raffling off the cowboy hat he wore in his popular Lip Sync Challenge video….

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Election Schedule

Posted by on | July 16, 2018 | No Comments

Below is the election schedule for the primary election being held on August 28th. If you want to vote in the Town Council election and you are not yet registered to vote, you will need to register by Monday, July 30th. If you are already on the permanent early voting list and you are registered [...]

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