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Opinion

Opinion: Losing Arizona Part II

On October 7th, as early ballots were being mailed for the November election,  Prescott eNews published Losing Arizona Part I, the first  of what I promised would be a two part series on Republicans’ shaky election prospects.  I wrote from a sense of foreboding that turned  out to be only slightly exaggerated. I held off

Legal Beat

Arizona hate crimes bounced back in 2019; experts fear a surge in 2020

Hate crimes in Arizona bounced back in 2019 after a sharp drop the year before, and advocates say they fear the numbers are only going to continue to rise when the tumult of 2020 is reported. Despite a steep increase from the 173 hate crimes recorded in Arizona in 2018, the state’s 217 hate crimes

Opinion

Opinion: First Principles and What We Can Do Now

[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.] In March, I wrote about what I think should be done. My ideas included building power locally, moving to the country, and

COVID-19

‘Too White’ To Get COVID Vaccine? Some Social Justice Activists Say Yes.

Are teachers “too white” to get early, priority access to the COVID-19 vaccine? In a New York Times article Friday, several medical professionals suggested that decisions over distributing the limited doses of COVID-19 vaccines are not based on the most efficient way to prevent deaths, but on consideration of social justice. For example, older Americans

Medical

Arizona comes up short on report on lung cancer screening, treatment

Arizona was in the bottom tier in three of six categories in a new American Lung Association report, which put the state dead-last for the number of patients who receive treatment after getting a diagnosis of lung cancer. The 2020 “State of Lung Cancer” report released Tuesday also said Arizona ranked 46th among states for

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