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Charles Krauthammer: Oppose proclamations from on high and you’re a ‘denier’

Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.

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Leonard Pitts Jr.: With eyes glazed, US watches hijacking of democracy

This is a column about campaign finance reform.

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Ruth Marcus: An emotional double standard

Let's have a rational discussion about the word "emotional."

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Eugene Robinson: Blot will remain until torture report is released

Torture is immoral, illegal and irreconcilable with this nation’s most cherished values. If defenders of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation” program disagree, they should come out and say so. Instead, they blow smoke.

April 07, 2014 12:02 pmLoading…
Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Sarah Smallhouse and Si Schorr: Why the Arizona Legislature is a hothouse for odd laws

Inquiring national minds ask: What accounts for the “super weirdness” in Arizona (Gail Collins, The New York Times, Feb. 26) and “What’s the deal with Arizona?” (Aaron Blake, Washington Post, Feb. 26).

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered south of Los Angeles shook residents throughout Southern California and sent bottles and cans tumbling off shelves in stores, produced a rock slide that closed a road and forced a brief shutdown of rides at Disneyland. There were no reports o…

March 29, 2014 11:51 am Related

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Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Daisy Jenkins: Our schools should be vanguards of racial tolerance

Growing up in a small, segregated Georgia town in the 1950s, I remember studying from used textbooks that were sent to our Colored school after a white school received its new textbooks. Sometimes the textbooks contained hateful racial slurs written by students who knew that the books were d…

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Biosphere 2's tropical lagoon will become a replica of the Sea of Cortez

Biosphere 2's tropical lagoon will become a replica of the Sea of Cortez

The "ocean" inside the enclosed environment outside Oracle will be drained and rearranged to accommodate ocean species from the Gulf of California. 

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Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

Mexican sugar firm coming to Tucson, with plans to hire 50

A Mexican company is moving into Tucson with plans to ramp up production of liquefied sugar cane to compete with widely used high-fructose corn syrup.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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US to Arizona: It's crunch time on health enrollments

US to Arizona: It's crunch time on health enrollments

With a deadline looming, the federal government is stepping up efforts to enroll Arizonans in health insurance.

February 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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How Arizona's members of Congress voted

Key votes ahead

February 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Young the Giant looms large: Rialto among band's first stops on tour for 'Mind over Matter,' its second album

Young the Giant looms large: Rialto among band's first stops on tour for 'Mind over Matter,' its second album

Playing guitar wasn’t the only activity Jacob Tilley was up to the last time his band Young the Giant came through Tucson.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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California pizza chain making inroads into Tucson, Phoenix

California pizza chain making inroads into Tucson, Phoenix

An upstart California fast-casual pizza chain is booming into the Tucson market with plans to open at least five locations over the next three years.

February 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Arizona is overdue to discuss its No. 1 problem: water

Here’s why water must be Arizona’s top public-policy debate:

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It’s time to honor an American social-justice hero — César E. Chávez

It’s time to honor an American social-justice hero — César E. Chávez

With a new year upon us, we are presented an opportunity to reflect — to look back on our recent history and the greater legacy we can leave behind.

January 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Shannon Snapp: Restorative justice works: Give it a chance

Shannon Snapp: Restorative justice works: Give it a chance

Every student has the right to learn in a school that is safe and equitable. Conflicts arise daily in schools, and historically schools have used a zero-tolerance approach to discipline students.

December 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Plans for SunZia transmission line through AZ based on false premises

Plans for SunZia transmission line through AZ based on false premises

The ongoing battle to stop the SunZia Southwest Transmission Project from being routed through either the San Pedro Valley or between the Aravaipa and Galiuro wildernesses has reached a critical point.

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Tucson home prices flat in Oct. even as sales rise

The Tucson-area median home price stayed essentially flat in October, though the number of home sales was up nearly 15 percent from last year, according to the most recent figures from the Tucson Association of Realtors.

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Wooing investors requires patience, preparation

Wooing investors requires patience, preparation

Selling your startup company to investors is a lot like dating, says Sean Conway, a University of Arizona alumnus who founded the class-notes sharing website Notehall and sold it in a deal worth $9.5 million in 2011.

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Burlington opens 2nd Tucson store

Burlington opens 2nd Tucson store

Burlington Coat Factory, a national off-price retailer, has opened a new store on Tucson’s south side in Santa Cruz Plaza, 3660 S. 16th Ave., near Interstate 19 and West Ajo Way.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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