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Kids, teens need a sturdy fence of prevention
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Kids, teens need a sturdy fence of prevention

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By Katie McPherson Guest Writer A new study out of the United States Centers for Disease Control looked at data from the National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey and found there were 1.12 million emergency room visits for...
Can you be sure that leafy substance won’t kale you?
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Can you be sure that leafy substance won’t kale you?

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By David Leibowitz Columnist Back in college, I waited tables at a chain restaurant called Bennigan’s, which prided itself on the “eye appeal” of its food. The secret? We put some half-wilted kale on virtually every plate...
Perry High dust-up had no heroes but one lesson
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Perry High dust-up had no heroes but one lesson

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By David Leibowitz, Guest Writer If you like your stories devoid of heroes, then the MAGA banner fiasco at Gilbert’s Perry High School is your kind of tale. The story commenced on March 1 amid “Spirit Week” at Perry, with...
Perry High owes students an apology for censorship
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Perry High owes students an apology for censorship

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By Tyson Langhofer, Guest Writer Warning: If you’re a student at Perry High School in Gilbert, you‘d better agree with the principal’s politics – or else. March 1 marked the end of “Spirit Week” at Perry High and was...
An MLK Day Not Nearly Enough, Honored Prof Says
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An MLK Day Not Nearly Enough, Honored Prof Says

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By Paul Maryniak Executive Editor Arizona State University Professor Neal Lester will be honored in two separate celebrations of Martin Luther King Jr., but he’s more than a little wistful about all the memorials that will be...
Harnessing the power of music to spread God’s word
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Harnessing the power of music to spread God’s word

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By Eric Johnson, Guest Writer Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation: Psalm 95:1 Music is a powerful thing. It can stir the heart, lift the spirit and unify people and communities...
For Greg Hague, Happiness Is Pursuing The Worthwhile
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For Greg Hague, Happiness Is Pursuing The Worthwhile

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By Wayne Schutsky Staff For Greg Hague, the work was always the reward. The Scottsdale-based serial entrepreneur has succeeded countless times over in a variety of real-estate-related endeavors and could have retired years ago,...
Elections Need Term Limits On Stupid Statements
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Elections Need Term Limits On Stupid Statements

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By David Leibowitz Columnist As Election Day approaches, I find myself wondering about how to improve our disgusting, disturbing politics. One thought: We absolutely need a statute of limitations on stupid statements. I have lots...
Study Candidates, Issues Or Don’t Bother With Your Ballot
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Study Candidates, Issues Or Don’t Bother With Your Ballot

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By David Leibowitz Columnist Oct. 10 marked a big day if you’re interested in Arizona politics: That was the afternoon more than 2 million early ballots for the Nov. 6 general election got mailed to voters. Presumably, those...
Failure To Renew Conservation Fund Jeopardizes Park Projects
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Failure To Renew Conservation Fund Jeopardizes Park Projects

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By Chris Mccrory Cronkite News Richard Bruner loves Lost Dutchman State Park, nestled at the base of the Superstition Mountains. “Just the beauty of it. It’s amazing out here,” the retired Floridian said after a 5-mile...