November 7, 2021

Opinion

Opinion: A Crisis of Trust

Like many of you, I am afraid of COVID. More significantly, I am afraid of my government. I am also tired. I’m tired of doomsday reporting that seems more like propaganda than factual news. I’m tired of the wars of words that have erupted on social media. I’m tired of hearing about anti-vaxxers and covidiots,

History

HOLY COW! HISTORY: Famous Candy Bars’ Name Game

In the aftermath of big elections in Virginia and New Jersey, pundits say a Red Wave may be replacing a Blue Wave. But one thing is certain: America’s children are riding a Sugar Wave as they finish the last of Halloween’s trick-or-treat candy. Which poses an interesting question: How well do you know the stories

Legal Beat

Opinion: How the Rittenhouse Trial Will Unfold

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] On Tuesday, the jury heard opening statements in Wisconsin v. Kyle Rittenhouse, one of the most closely watched criminal cases likely to be

Legal Beat

Appeals court stays vaccine mandate on larger businesses

A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted the Biden administration’s vaccine requirement for businesses with 100 or more workers. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted an emergency stay of the requirement by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration that those workers be vaccinated by Jan. 4 or face mask requirements and

Politics

Local Democrats warn party: Growing Republican wave is real

The Democrats of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, felt the red wave building over the summer when frustrated parents filled school board meetings to complain about masking requirements and an academic theory on systemic racism that wasn’t even taught in local schools. They realized the wave was growing when such concerns, fueled by misleading reports on conservative

Infrastructure

Roads, transit, internet: What’s in the infrastructure bill

The $1 trillion infrastructure plan that now goes to President Joe Biden to sign into law has money for roads, bridges, ports, rail transit, safe water, the power grid, broadband internet and more. The House passed the bipartisan plan Friday night and Biden said Saturday he will hold a signing ceremony when lawmakers return from a week’s

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