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Newspaper’s Supreme Court analysis short on facts

Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Considered in light of nearly two centuries of combined litigation experience, the Arizona Republic’s recent article on the expansion of the Arizona Supreme Court by reporter Maria Polleta, was disappointing given its overt political rhetoric. (“By adding justices to the Arizona Supreme Court, did Ducey help the state — or help himself?”) Without troubling to present historical context and practical considerations, Ms. Polleta, left readers misinformed.

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Jury award shows discrimination crosses party lines

Justice word engraved on the pediment of the courthouse

America has a black women problem. The president of the United States told two congresswomen to go back to Africa. And not one elected Arizona Republican has denounced him. They have not even mustered a half-hearted and insincere rebuke of the head of their party within the first 48-hours of this racist screed.

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U.S. dependence on China for medicine a major problem

China United States trade and American tariffs as two opposing cargo ships as an economic  taxation dispute over import and exports concept as a 3D illustration.

As tensions between the U.S. and China escalate, Washington is waking up to the threat posed by Beijing’s longstanding espionage and cyber hacking. But there’s another looming problem – and one that’s been overlooked for too long: America’s growing dependence on China for prescription drugs.

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Lesko misleads voters on Democrat’s priorities, her record

In this June 13, 2006, file photo, Utah National Guard soldiers work on extending a border fence in San Luis, Ariz., President Donald Trump said April 3, 2018, he wants to use the military to secure the U.S.-Mexico border until his promised border wall is built.

Three things are clear after reading U.S. Rep. Debbie Lesko’s June 27 opinion piece accusing Democrats of not wanting to address the crisis at the border: her willingness to mislead voters on the facts, her willingness to blame others for Congress’ inability to address the problem, and proving she has no solution herself.

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Booming economy brings jobs, a vibrant lifestyle, to Arizona

Downtown Phoenix is experiencing a boom in development. Many of the vacant or sparse patches of the city’s core are filling in with apartment and condo complexes, adding more than 2,000 spaces. (Photo by Lindsay Robinson/Cronkite News)

In just a few years, new business and higher education centers have emerged downtown along with many more housing and entertainment options and a soon-to-be-completed new grocery outlet in the center of the city. In cities across the state, the downtown area no longer goes dark after 5 p.m., but is a place where people live, work and socialize throughout the day.

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