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Pandemic makes us aware of unsung heroes in life
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Pandemic makes us aware of unsung heroes in life

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist Newspaper writers have long made a living penning “thank you” notes to the brave. The police officer who falls in the line of duty. The firefighter who runs toward the burning building...
Valley rail connections drive economic success
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Valley rail connections drive economic success

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By Todd Sanders Tribune Guest Writer Freight trains often fly under the radar in the Valley’s transportation landscape. But those locomotives that are so thoroughly intertwined with America’s origins are still a big part of...
Letters To The Editor
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Letters To The Editor

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Tech firms are crucibles for innovation I have been extremely disappointed by the negative characterization of U.S. tech companies in the media lately. It is not only incredibly inaccurate but also unfortunate. After years of...
His late mom’s advice rings true in trying time
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His late mom’s advice rings true in trying time

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist My mom spent her life as a dedicated realist. When things were going horribly, she told us, “This too shall pass.” Whenever life came up roses, you could count on her to predict a downturn...
Letters To The Editor
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Letters To The Editor

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Airlines traffic is a nuisance for north Mesa residents Anyone living in the northern part of Mesa from West Mesa all the way to the Superstition mountains has to be noticing the frequent low and loud arriving and departing...
Can’t we disagree without being disagreeable?
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Can’t we disagree without being disagreeable?

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By David Leibowitz Tribune Columnist The story of Sammy’s Mexican Grill and the Donald Trump haters should serve to remind us once again that in America, politics has replaced the National Football League as our favorite...
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...