October 5, 2020

Politics

One month out, battered Trump campaign faces big challenges

President Donald Trump’s long-hidden tax returns leaked out. His first debate performance ignited a firestorm over white supremacy. He was hospitalized for COVID-19 after months of playing down the threat of a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans. And that was just this past week. Trump’s reelection team, battered on all sides, now

National

Trump takes a brief car ride, ignoring own COVID infection

Infected and contagious, President Donald Trump briefly ventured out in a motorcade on Sunday to salute cheering supporters, a move that disregarded precautions meant to contain the deadly virus that has forced his hospitalization and killed more than 209,000 Americans. Hours earlier, Trump’s medical team reported that his blood oxygen level dropped suddenly twice in

COVID-19

Hydroxychloroquine’s effectiveness still debated after Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis

President Donald Trump repeatedly has touted hydroxychloroquine as a possible “game changer” in the fight against COVID-19, and in May he told reporters he has taken it as a precaution. But his physician did not prescribe the antimalaria drug after the president tested positive on Thursday, instead giving him an antibody cocktail, according to White

Opinion

End the Two-Party Oligopoly

America is at an impasse. Nothing is sacred. Everything is up for debate. Liberals hope to abolish the electoral college. Conservatives distrust mail-in ballots. Both are fundamental components of American democracy, yet neither are cherished by most Americans. Over the decades, the Democrats have taken advantage of their Black and Latino voters in urban areas. Sen. Bernie

Local

Court Sets Hearing on Jail Injunction, Prescott, AZ

Yavapai County Superior Court has set a hearing for Friday, October 9th at 9 a.m. to hear Bill Williams’ claim against the County. Williams filed an Emergency Motion on September 4th claiming pollution was on the worksite where the county is bulldozing for a new jail. An emergency motion for a preliminary injunction was denied.

ADOT

ADOT Lane Closures and Restrictions Starting Oct. 6

Daytime lane closures on State Route 89A in Prescott Valley scheduled for Oct. 6 – 8 Drivers should plan for delays and allow extra travel time. The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers to plan for daytime rolling lane closures on northbound State Route 89A while shoulder repair work is underway. The work will occur

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