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The Great Hand Sanitizer and Toilet Paper Shortage of 2020 — our great grandkids are sure to read about it in their history books. COVID-19 has turned the world on its head more times than we … more
In his recent article (“Mask up to protect lives, protect economy,” Daily Independent, Sept. 8, 2020), Dr. Richard Strand quoted a estimate of 30,000 to 40,000 lives that could be saved … more
I’m a single parent struggling to maintain my household while Congress is on vacation after our stimulus unemployment benefits expired. Every business in the country has been impacted by … more
With the state’s most-populous counties potentially progressing to the next phase of safely resuming business operations Thursday, Aug. 27, certain businesses will be able to join others already operating with reduced capacity and following other strict requirements to reduce the spread of COVID-19. more
In her civilian career, Jennifer Blocker is employed as a nurse who enjoys spending her free time with her mustang mare, Zipporah. In her military career, she is one of more than 200,000 … more
Those of us who have parented teenagers tend to agree that it is not for the faint of heart — I am currently in the thick of it with two teen boys at home. more
The Arizona Exposition & State Fair Board has decided to postpone the 2020 Arizona State Fair, according to a release Thursday afternoon. more
Maricopa County’s new program to help people who are struggling to pay rent has produced promising results during its first month of operation, according to a release. more
Dysart Unified School District students will wisely not be in the classroom until mid-October. However, the Arizona Interscholastic Association wants to open practices before returning. They have … more
When Charles Vanmarter, 77, went home Friday, Aug. 14 after two stays at Banner Estrella Medical Center over the past three weeks, he became the 900th COVID-19 patient discharged from the medical center. more
COVID-19 changed many aspects of American life, so it is no surprise college football recruiting is not an exception.   The initial wave of the virus hitting in mid-March was particularly … more
Have you been thinking about what career path to take? Have you recently lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic? more
This is from a long-term, all year Sun City resident. The research says the death rate from COVID-19 is .4% worldwide and is appearing the same in the states. In the meantime, the case rate is of … more
If Trump wins (hopefully) a second term, I would foresee a dramatic falloff in the pandemic hysteria soon after the winner is announced. Call it magic? Or were the faulty testing apperati finally … more
I am one of many retired RNs living in Sun City West, and like Joe Vogel, respiratory therapist of 25 years (“People do not want to catch COVID-19”) and the rest of my colleagues, we … more
Thoughtful and intelligent leaders know there is no easy path through the COVID-19 crisis. 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
As of Friday, July 10 the state of Arizona remains ground zero due to continued reports of COVID-19 now widespread from corner to corner of the Grand Canyon State. The Arizona Department of Health … more
PHOENIX — Bar owners from around the state are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to rule that Gov. Doug Ducey does not have the constitutional authority to shut them — or any other business — down. more
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