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Inflation continues to surge at the fastest pace since the early 1980s, placing more pressure on the Federal Reserve to lift interest rates. more
For the last two decades, America’s political and economic elite have talked eagerly of “globalization.” But now the tide has turned. Suddenly, everybody is talking about “deglobalization.” more
Over the last several weeks, many have called for the resignation or impeachment of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. more
Federal law requires Supreme Court justices to recuse themselves from cases in which their “impartiality might reasonably be questioned.” more
Eleven years ago, my wife crashed her motorcycle riding to work. After surgery fusing seven vertebrae and years of intense physical therapy, she graduated from a wheelchair to a walker and finally a cane. more
Our Arizona governor, Doug Ducey, was criticized for not being able to give a simple yes or no answer to a question as to whether the governor believed there were really transgender people. more

Last week, Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly joined with a bipartisan majority in voting against President Joe Biden’s nomination of David Weil to head the Hour and Wage Division at the U.S. Department of Labor, and thank heavens they did. It was the best vote they could possibly have cast for small business owners and their employees. more
Do all the denial and blatant lies from Putin sound familiar to our recent past president and his current acolytes? more
March 4, 2020, remains a dark day at the Arizona Department of Transportation. Frank Dorizio, a member of ADOT’s Incident Response Unit sponsored by State Farm, was killed while on duty, setting up a sign alerting drivers to pavement repairs along Interstate 10 south of the Phoenix area. more
When you use the internet, you leave behind a trail of data, a set of digital footprints. These include your social media activities, web browsing behavior, health information, travel patterns, location maps, information about your mobile device use, photos, audio and video. more
The end of the state’s COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency means changes to three entries on our weekly COVID-19 Data Dashboard that have relied on information reported by hospitals. more
The Children’s Organ Transplant Association has been removing the financial barriers for families facing transplants for more than 35 years. Right here in Phoenix, a group of caring and committed volunteers have been working hard to do just that for the Damper family. more
Not many of us can understand or empathize with the things first responders encounter during an emergency or even on a daily basis. People don’t call 911 because they’re having a good day. more

The Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent has referred to the recently annexed land south of U.S. Highway 60 as “South Apache Junction” in several articles over the past few … more
Shame on the American Legion Post No. 27 board and nonresident members. After spending over $50,000 to install a state-of-the-art ventilation system to appease the nonsmoking zealots, the board and … more
Salt River Project is known for great customer service — friendly representatives, willingness to work with customers who have fallen behind on their bills, programs to encourage water conservation, energy efficiency, and electric vehicles. more
By imposing iron-fisted control over any cell phone app designed to work through their two dominant operating systems for wireless devices, Apple and Google effectively block upstart competition and technological innovation. more
I would like to publicly share the enormous amount of physical assistance students of Surprise’s Valley Vista High School football and girls basketball teams provided Sun City West Desert Garden United Church of Christ seniors at their annual citrus tree gleaning and rummage sales this spring. more
When it comes to just about every subject, people want more. You can fly the American flag. But I want more, like the Arizona state flag. Okay, you can fly both. But I want more, like a military branch of service flag. more
We were sitting on the porch here at the ol’ ADOT Ranch — a bucolic slice of heaven somewhere near Sunflower, at least in our fevered minds — pondering cliches. Yep, we avoid cliches like the plague. more

Quraysh Ali Lansana is the director of the Center for Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation at Oklahoma State University in Tulsa. more
When an individual has diabetes, blood sugar levels are above normal and the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t use its own insulin as well as it should. more
We have been winter visitors in the Apache Junction and Gold Canyon area for 17 years. During that time we have seen a great increase in the traffic on U.S. Highway 60. Also most years the traffic … more
I feel compelled to respond to the recent letters from Sharon Major and Brian Reilly. more
Question: What’s the difference between a bribe and a political contribution? more
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