July 26, 2020

Education

Ducey, Hoffman pledge flexibility, but say school doors will open Aug. 17

Arizona schools must open their doors to at least some of their students on Aug. 17, state officials said Thursday, but districts will have the flexibility to offer alternative schooling to students who want to stay home. The announcement by Gov. Doug Ducey and State Schools Superintendent Kathy Hoffman follows weeks of uncertainty for school

Opinion

Opinion: State-Level Marijuana Decriminalization Is Not Enough; Here’s Why Legalization Is Necessary

Statewide marijuana policies are rapidly evolving. A majority of the public now believes that marijuana prohibition must come to an end, and a growing number of politicians are similarly calling for alternatives to criminalization. The two most commonly debated policy alternatives to the status quo of marijuana prohibition are decriminalization or legalization. To date, 27 states and

National

On House floor, Dem women call out abusive treatment by men

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s outrage over a Republican lawmaker’s verbal assault broadened into an extraordinary moment on the House floor Thursday as she and other Democrats assailed a sexist culture of “accepting violence and violent language against women” whose adherents include President Donald Trump. A day after rejecting an offer of contrition from Rep. Ted Yoho,

Local

FY20 Annual Chip Seal Project – Week of July 27, 2020

The City of Prescott and their contractor, VSS International, Inc., are working on a chip seal project along selected roadways throughout the Prescott area. The project consists of cleaning the existing street surfaces and applying a new polymerized-rubberized chip seal and seal coat. Additional work includes the restoration of disturbed traffic striping and the replacement

Buz Blog

Opinion: How to Stop the Anarchy

Everyone but the Democrat leaders of our major cities wants to see the rioting, looting, vandalism and attacks on police stopped. It’s not brain surgery or rocket science. It can be done quickly, effectively and with a minimum of community disruption. Unfortunately, it can’t be done with leadership in cities that either supports the rioters

National

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: __ CLAIM: There is no coin shortage. Coins get recirculated, they don’t just disappear.

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