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[SUNDAY FEATURE] As Trump arrives in Phoenix, Arizona’s legislators are headed for Mexico on a trade mission

Posted by   /  August 20, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Luige del Puerto | Arizona Capitol Times On the day President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive in Phoenix next week, two dozen Arizona legislators will be leaving on a goodwill mission to Mexico. The lawmakers are part of a large contingent – more than 70 – that will travel to Mexico City and […]

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U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva calls for Trump’s removal from presidency

Posted by   /  August 19, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Tim Steller | Arizona Daily Star U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, a Tucson Democrat, called Friday for President Trump to be removed from office. Speaking on the Bill Buckmaster radio show, on KVOI 1030-AM, Grijalva said he agrees with U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, who said this week it’s time for the […]

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‘We can’t stand by and let that happen’: Legislators fight Trump visit, Arpaio pardon

Posted by   /  August 18, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Maria Polletta | The Republic emocratic lawmakers, faith leaders and community activists are pushing state and local officials to join them in protesting President Donald Trump’s visit to Phoenix on Tuesday, as well as a possible pardon for Joe Arpaio. The president told Fox News this week he was “seriously considering” pardoning the former […]

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With Trump, political correctness hits critical mass

Posted by   /  August 16, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Featured News, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

From the Rose Law Group Growlery By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer ven politically liberal people realize when liberalism goes too far. Such is the case with political correctness. I couldn’t address the subject any better than did Buz Williams, a retired Long Beach, Calif., police officer and Prescott resident, who wrote about it in […]

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SAMM Awards will celebrate Valley’s homebuilding industry; Arizona ground zero for homebuilder innovation, says Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president

Posted by   /  August 14, 2017  /  Featured News, Real Estate  /  No Comments

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AZ Business Magazine Noting this season as the busiest summer many in the Valley of the Sun real estate market have ever seen, following an impressive first half of 2017, the local homebuilding industry is celebrating with the SAMM Awards, 4 – 7:30 p.m., Nov. 8, at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Artists, hippies, miners — Patagonia divided over hamlet’s economic future

Posted by   /  August 13, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Lucas Waldron | Special to the Arizona Daily Star atagonia has one bar, one coffee shop, one gas station. And customers at nearly all of them are divided between those in favor of a new mining project in this tiny southeastern-Arizona town and those against it. Roughly half of Patagonia’s 900 residents support Arizona […]

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Friends across barbed wire and politics

Posted by   /  August 12, 2017  /  By Phil Riske, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

“No Japs allowed, you SOBs killed my son.” By Tom Brokaw | The New York Times (Editor’s note and comments: I first covered Sen. Al Simpson when he served in the Wyoming Legislature. We have been friends since and over those many years, I’ve appreciated his good heart and progressive views as a conservative. I […]

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Sinema mulling Flake run

Posted by   /  August 11, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Kamisar | The Hill Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is eyeing a Senate bid, according to a new report, in a move that would give Democrats a top recruit in the race to unseat Republican Sen. Jeff Flake. Phoenix’s KPNX-TV reports that sources familiar with Sinema’s plans have confirmed that she will run against Flake, but the […]

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How porn can get you fired, sued, exposed and blackmailed; insight provided by Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president, and Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group cybersecurity attorney

Posted by   /  August 10, 2017  /  Cyberlaw, Featured News  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Jordan Rose and Lauren Reynolds are seeing a number of new lawsuits being filed in Arizona involving copyright infringement related to purported downloads of movies, pornography and other material online. “Regular people, business leaders, moms are being sued for allegedly illegally downloading movies and pornography from file-sharing programs,” said Rose, managing […]

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Have smartphones destroyed a generation?

Posted by   /  August 4, 2017  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

More comfortable online than out partying, post-millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis By Jean M. Twenge | The Atlantic ne day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an iPhone since […]

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