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Letter: Read Matthew 25:40-45 and then justify U.S. immigration policy

Mother Teresa”s favorite text in the Bible was Matthew 25 verses 40-45. If you read it you will understand why.

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Letter: American labor rights are on the line and that line keeps getting thinner

During the Great Depression, fifteen million Americans were unemployed and many of the few who did have jobs were exposed to horrific working conditions.

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Editorial: Marriage of consolidation also a date in divorce court

At this stage though, make no mistake about it, this betrothal is a shotgun wedding. Mingus is the reluctant groom to Cottonwood-Oak Creek’s bride. It’s you, the voters, who are holding the gun.

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Editorial Cartoon: July 13, 2018

Editorial Cartoon: July 13, 2018

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Commentary: Lack of transparency continues to be part of Mingus culture

For more than a year now, Mingus Union High School officials have displayed a pattern of carelessness when it comes to complying with Arizona’s open meeting and public records laws.

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Letter: The good news is the books were saved

Talk about volunteer service beyond the call of duty. FCML’s Bag-a-Bargain book sale was off to a great start last Saturday. Suddenly, a fierce wind converged on the Clark Memorial Clubhouse. The blue sky turned dark. Rain came in alternating light and heavy batches.

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Letter: We should not have to bypass VVMC for emergency needs

Talking with others in the community about my experience, I learned they choose not to go to VVMC but to go the distance to Flagstaff or Phoenix hospitals.

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Editorial Cartoon: July 11, 2018

Editorial Cartoon: July 11, 2018

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Commentary: There is strength in numbers and Beaver Creek Community Association needs you

Are you a member of the Beaver Creek Community Association (BCCA)? Does it matter If you are?

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Editorial Cartoon: July 8, 2018

Editorial Cartoon: July 8, 2018

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Commentary: Public vote on school district consolidation takes another forward step

Upper Verde Valley voters are now one step closer to deciding school district consolidation.

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Commentary: Volunteers, not money, the greatest need for Old Town Assn.

The similarities between the plight of Cottonwood’s Old Town Association in many ways mirrors the problems experienced in recent years by Camp Verde Promotions.

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Letter: There must be a better solution to recycling problem in Camp Verde

As a Camp Verde resident for over 20 years, I do not have much to complain about. I love this town and its people.

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Letter: You are your own keeper; your brother is somewhere else

Well, what do you know? My Saturday, June 30 issue of the Wall Street Journal tells me that five people were killed and a dozen others were wounded by a man with a 12-gauge shot gun. The location, a newspaper office in Laurel Maryland.

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Letter: What has become of integrity of our Constitutional process?

Those of us who were born after the end of WWII and before 1956, give or take, remember the civil unrest over the Vietnam War. Protests were everywhere, it seemed, and as the war raged on they grew ever more frequent, populated, and even violent.

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IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776

The unanimous Declaration of the 13 United States of America

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Commentary: Price paid for freedom can never be repaid

Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence?

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Editorial Cartoon: July 1, 2018

Editorial Cartoon: July 1, 2018

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Editorial: Rep. Stringer badly misses mark on ‘apology tour’

Prescott Rep. David Stringer went on the road last week to mend some fences.

Commentary: Newsroom shooting another example of violent regression in American culture

Thursday marked a devastating day for American journalism.

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Letter: The problem with assumptions is that they are not always correct

On June 27, my angry letter, in which I accused the Camp Verde Town Council of making poor decisions about the town’s finances and priorities relating to the disappearance of our Camp Verde recycling center in the Bashas’ parking lot, was published in both the Bugle and Verde Independent papers.

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Editorial Cartoon: June 28, 2018

Editorial Cartoon: June 28, 2018

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Letter: VOC needs alternate route to West Sedona

After reading that Yavapai County is studying building a new roadway connecting Cornville Road to State Route 260, I was intrigued. One reason cited was it could reduce emergency response times and relieve congestion. I haven’t seen any congestion on Cornville Road except when it’s closed for the occasional cattle crossings.

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Letter: Why don’t you just hire the guy who’s already doing the job?

I have a novel idea. Why don’t we save a lot of time and money, and just give the job to the guy who’s already doing it, and doing it well, according to our town manager?

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Letter: Tired of paying tax to Yavapai College and get nothing in return

I have been paying property taxes to Yavapai College now for 40 years. Why in the world do they continually raise taxes in our neck of the woods, and provide less services?

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