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Harvey Skoog, RIP

The passing last week of former  Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog marks the loss not just of a prominent local political figure but one of Yavapai County’s genuine visionaries.  It would be hard to overstate Harvey Skoog’s role in the remarkable development of Prescott Valley from a small, rural community in the shadow of Prescott, to what

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Rumsfeld, a cunning leader who oversaw a ruinous Iraq war

Calling Donald H. Rumsfeld energetic was like calling the Pacific wide. When others would rest, he would run. While others sat, he stood. But try as he might, at the pinnacle of his career as defense secretary he could not outmaneuver the ruinous politics of the Iraq war. Regarded by former colleagues as equally smart

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