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Opinion: Tricky Recovery as Western Drought Looms Over Summer

After the long, dark night of the pandemic, many are predicting a rosy dawn followed by a bright summer day. The feeling is that we, the people, have borne the battle and can now celebrate the victory. But recoveries are tricky, and this recovery will be trickier than most because we are coming out of

Opinion

Opinion: The Allure of the Side Hustle

In the litany of one-liners spoken at college commencements, here is one told to me years ago that I haven’t been able to verify but am also unable to forget: “This generation will go to their grave with their options open.” It was purportedly said at a Yale graduation—a group that would likely have had

COVID-19

Grim view of global future offered in intelligence report

U.S. intelligence officials are painting a dark picture of the world’s future, writing in a report released Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic has deepened economic inequality, strained government resources and fanned nationalist sentiments. Those assessments are included in a Global Trends report by the government’s National Intelligence Council, a document produced every four years. This

Science

Prescott Regional SciTechFest Returns April 10-17 for K-12 Students and Educators

Aimed toward local students and educators in grades K-12 but free and open to everyone, the Prescott Regional SciTechFest is  back! This year, the festivities and events have been transformed into a virtual hub for promoting a culture that celebrates STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) within the Quad Cities area and beyond. One

Opinion

Opinion: The Great American Reset Is Underway and Will Change Everything

It is underway. It has huge momentum, and it will change everything we do — work, leisure, health care, education, use of resources — and, as a bonus, how the world sees us. It is the Great American Reset, where things will be irreversibly changed. It is a seminal reset that will shape the decades

Legal Beat

Supreme Court sides with Facebook in text message dispute

The Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Facebook in a lawsuit over unwanted text notifications it sent, rejecting a claim that the messages violated the federal ban on robocalls. The high court’s ruling for the Menlo Park, California-based social media giant was unanimous. Democratic lawmakers and consumer groups said the court opened a gaping hole

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