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Improved communication needed for food recalls
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Improved communication needed for food recalls

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By Adam Garber Tribune Guest Writer As consumers, we rely on the food safety system when we buy groceries. And, we expect if one of our purchases were recalled our grocery store will warn us.  However, a new report by the...
Regular trip to Florida brings mostly heartbreak
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Regular trip to Florida brings mostly heartbreak

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist Every few weeks, I board the airplane in Phoenix and fly east to Florida. There is no joy in the journey, a trip to vacation land that feels like anything but vacation. I’m headed back to...
No mystery why
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No mystery why

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By David Leibowitz, Tribune Columnist He was leading the biggest NASCAR race in the world, the Daytona 500, rubbing and racing at 200 mph, when a nudge from behind sent Ryan Newman’s Number 6 stock car into the wall.  The Ford...
Prescott HOA board’s heartlessness all too common
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Prescott HOA board’s heartlessness all too common

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By David Leibowitz, Columnist The story of a Prescott homeowners association demanding the eviction of an orphaned 15-year-old boy who moved in with his grandparents reaffirms one of my most deeply held convictions.  There are...
Here’s hoping the 2020s aren’t like the 2010s
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Here’s hoping the 2020s aren’t like the 2010s

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By David Leibowitz, Arizonan Columnist   Once you hit the far side of age 50, the coming of a new year ranks as a solemn moment. And the dawn of a new decade? It makes you take stock.  After all, how many new decades are...
Better bone healthcare is in Congress’ hands
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Better bone healthcare is in Congress’ hands

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By Dr. Michael Maricic and Dede Ocha, Arizonan Guest Writers   Imagine if you could save hundreds of lives and tens of millions of dollars each year in Arizona, prevent countless more health complications, and relieve a...
How to relate with survivors of suicide victims
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How to relate with survivors of suicide victims

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By Missy Palrang Guest Writer When someone chooses to end his or her life, the survivors are unwillingly forced into a world filled with grief and confusion.  A world that has no road maps. It’s a world I’m familiar with...
Kids may be device wizards, but need to be safe
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Kids may be device wizards, but need to be safe

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By Susan Anable Guest Writer   Do you ever feel like your kids know more than you do about how to navigate around on smart devices?  We can’t monitor our children’s every move online, but internet parental controls are...
CASA helps foster kids in neediest time
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CASA helps foster kids in neediest time

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By Rebecca Pusch Guest Writer   Nearly eight years ago, I felt called to help children in foster care. I knew there was a need for foster parents, but at the time my husband and I didn’t think we could make that commitment...
Automated vehicles raise many legal questions
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Automated vehicles raise many legal questions

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By Michael Medina Guest Writer   Automated driving systems and crash avoidance technology are in the fast lane to becoming our daily driving reality.  While the aim of these technologies is to make travel from point A to...