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Marijuana

Virginia becomes first Southern state to legalize marijuana

Virginia became the first Southern state to legalize marijuana Wednesday, as lawmakers voted to approve Gov. Ralph Northam’s proposed changes to a bill that will allow adults to possess and cultivate small amounts of the drug starting in July. Northam sent the bill back to lawmakers substantially changed from the version that squeaked out of

Local

Chino Valley Police Department Recognized for Excellence in Policy and Training

Last year, Chino Valley Police Department personnel responded to more than 10,000 requests for assistance, from criminal investigations to mental health crisis interventions to school security and animal complaints. To maintain a consistent and professional response, the department relies on comprehensive, up-to-date policies. Recently, Chino Valley Police Department was recognized by the Lexipol Connect program

Immigration

Biden insists border’s closed, unveils plan to halt migrants at source

Photo: Debbie Lesko, R-Peoria. The White House had a message Wednesday for migrants who are flocking to the southern border in hopes of getting into the U.S. – “this is not an invitation, the border is not open.” The message came as part of a multipoint plan of aid, diplomacy and policy that a Biden

Immigration

Democrats consider piecemeal approach to immigration reform

After decades of failed attempts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation, congressional Democrats and President Joe Biden are signaling openness to a piece-by-piece approach. They unveiled a broad bill Thursday that would provide an eight-year pathway to citizenship for 11 million people living in the country without legal status. There are other provisions, too, but the

Social Media

Facebook to Stop Recommending Civic and Political Groups

In November, the last U.S. polls were full of fear for potential unrest among the United States of America’s citizens. And the politics each online forum peddled did little to ease the situation. Most online platforms attempted to preach peace through various groups and communities, but even that did not stop members of such civic

Opinion

Opinion: Trump Lost Because He Abandoned White Voters

[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.] Editor’s Note: This essay was written by Lipton Matthews, a black libertarian who writes for mainstream publications, such as The Federalist and

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