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What was once a matter of sustenance and survival is now considered a matter of cruelty. Horses are no longer worked to death, and they are not raised for food. Because of their historic place in transport and labor, they are respected and honored for their long record of service. more
Why do we have to resort to the Us vs. Them when it comes to a ‘side’ you are on for our country and for the world.   Our world is more complex than the world of yesteryear … more
For the ADOT Motor Vehicle Division, the effects of the public health emergency actually have been unprecedented, specifically in how we’re able to meet customer demand. more
COVID-19 poses extreme obstacles for people who have intellectual disabilities and thrive on routine, familiar activities, and people, such as family and friends. more
Ten reasons why Independent Newsmedia will survive and thrive more
It was a real hot one this weekend as temperatures reached a whopping 114 degrees; the high heat means we all are going need to take steps to stay cool and really watch out for the most vulnerable among us. more
American consumers don’t act and buy the way they did just a few short months ago — at least most of them don’t. The pandemic and the need for social distancing led to an upsurge in online buying. more
One of my all-time favorite movies is the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (if you’ve not seen it, put it on your must-see list immediately). The plot involves seven elderly British retirees that … more
Nursing homes have become ground zero in the coronavirus disease 2019 COVID-19 pandemic, with outbreaks causing high rates of illness and death among vulnerable residents living together in close … more
Phoenix's new initiative is a positive step in accommodating the housing needs of residents. more
The use of thermal detection cameras to spot wrong-way vehicles on freeway off-ramps along Phoenix-area freeways will continue to grow, especially after the cameras have worked well as part of a pilot project along Interstate 17. more
COVID-19 poses extreme obstacles for people who have intellectual disabilities and thrive on routine, familiar activities, and people, such as family and friends. So, with everything going … more
As many of us have heard in the Media, the governors of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut have issued executive orders forcing anyone from Arizona (and several other states with identified COVID “hot spots”) to be in 14-day quarantine after arrival. more
Reopening safely out of the current pandemic ought to be done via persuasion, not coercion. It has been more than five months since the world first learned about COVID-19. Models predicted a sharp increase in the number of cases, and a seemingly high likelihood the pandemic would overwhelm our hospitals. more
I can’t breathe — We heard these harrowing words repeatedly in recent years from dying Black Americans, including George Floyd. Today, I see them as the thread tying together three seemingly disparate issues: police brutality, COVID-19, and air pollution. more
In 1972, the Eagles made a Route 66 stop in Arizona nationally famous with the No. 12 (No. 8 in Canada!) hit “Take it Easy.” more
The offices, warehouses, and manufacturing plants that America’s workers are starting to return to may look the same as they did months ago, but the feel inside will be largely different. The coronavirus has changed the workplace environment as we knew it for the foreseeable future. more
In this heated political season that is upon us, just about any issue can be made into a platform for public discourse. Masks are just the latest. The day after Scottsdale, like other cities … more
When the work van pulled up in front of Arizona Helping Hands, I recognized the company name. I thought my friend Dale was coming to say hi and tour the Arizona Helping Hands facility where we … more
With the COVID-19 pandemic and the unrest that has been taking place in some cities, the impact has been felt in every sector of our economy. There has never been a more challenging time for … more
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