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As we welcome a new year, some of the challenges of 2020 will undoubtedly carry into 2021. I am confident that we can overcome these obstacles together. As you may have heard, Goodyear is thriving even in these uncertain times.

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As we stare 2021 in the face, here’s hoping that our elected leaders take a stand against one of the most serious public health threats currently facing the state of Arizona.

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When it comes to doing life-threatening work during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have rightfully congratulated our heroes on the front lines: doctors, nurses, firefighters, cops, paramedics. 

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This year, our nation was faced with unprecedented challenges—the threat of conflict with a foreign adversary, a historic presidential impeachment trial, protests in cities across the country and a worldwide pandemic. Though the road was tough, we have made it through and look forward to the…

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As the Arizona State Treasurer and chairwoman of the state’s first-ever Financial Literacy Task Force, increasing financial awareness is one of my top priorities. By making wise personal finance decisions, Arizonans not only strengthen themselves but also their families, communities and the …

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As we head into possibly the most isolating holiday season yet, there are more children who are in desperate need of mentorship. We are experiencing a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. Schools have been out for months. Families are having to make tough decisions at the dinner table, and we are al…

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Medicare’s annual open-enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage all people with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage.

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The holidays are a time of celebrations, time spent with family and friends, and a festive and colorful time of year. But for some older adults it can be a time of extreme loneliness and depression, even more so this holiday season as COVID-19 still looms.

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After a year of fighting over masks, we have something new to look forward to likely beginning next month: arguing over whether or not refusing to get a vaccine against COVID-19 constitutes a public health menace.

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The seething hatred that marks our politics continues to bubble like muck. Never more partisan, never angrier at one another, we continue to prosecute Election 2020 even as the states run out of ballots to count. Angry tweets, lawsuits, and fraud allegations devoid of evidence fill every new…

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Even before the race for president was official, you could learn some early lessons from Election 2020. 

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With great dismay, I read the article on KTAR radio’s website by reporter Griselda Zetino on Oct. 26 entitled, “Drop in Arizona students enrolled in kindergarten raises concerns.” 

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We met in eighth-grade English. He was the tall kid with the dirty blond mop parted in the middle and feathered back. I was, unsurprisingly, the class clown. 

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Getting vaccinated for the flu this fall is more important than ever. Not only will a flu shot help keep you and your family healthy, it can help reduce the strain on our health care system and keep hospital beds and other medical resources available for people with coronavirus disease 2019 …

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The Arizona Supreme Court issued its ruling allowing the “Smart and Safe Arizona” initiative—Proposition 207—to remain on the ballot despite concerns over deficiencies in its 100-word statement. Big Marijuana sought to deceive Arizona voters with the summary and got away with it. Keep in min…

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I am 73 years old. Never in my later years did I think I would open Arizona’s first medical marijuana dispensary, but I did, in 2012. The public interest was high. Our location was in Downtown Glendale. But what started as fanfare is now routine. That’s a good thing, though. You don’t hear a…

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Despite the countless political ads you see on TV and social media, the most important offices on your ballot might not be the ones at the top of the ticket.  

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Some people love theme parks. They don’t mind lines. They crave the rides and the adrenaline. As an Arizonan since 1995, I’m not much for theme parks. 

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When I was a kid, we subscribed to TV Guide. The best issue always came at the end of summer, because it previewed the upcoming fall television season.

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The phone call came toward the end of March about 25 years ago. I had left my mother and father some happy anniversary wishes on their answering machine, back when there were such things.

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This year presented us with a challenge unbeknownst to most of us—a global pandemic. The effects of the pandemic have been felt in nearly every aspect of our lives, and schools have not been spared from the effects of COVID-19. Schools across the nation had to shift the way they instruct the…

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There is a reason that the Arizona Police Association, the National Association of Police Organizations, the International Union of Police Associations and law enforcement from all over the nation have endorsed President Trump. The brave, hard-working officers who protect our communities kno…

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The illness COVID-19 continues to affect more people each day. If a person contracts an infectious disease during this pandemic, their immune system may be weakened and leave them susceptible to suffering the more deadly effects of SARS-CoV-2. Until there is an effective vaccine to this part…

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The relentless pace of the coronavirus pandemic has challenged hospital and health care workers across the Valley and the country. Long days are spent caring for COVID and non-COVID patients. The stress of managing personal lives while balancing family needs and commitments adds yet another …

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As we welcome a new year, some of the challenges of 2020 will undoubtedly carry into 2021. I am confident that we can overcome these obstacles together. As you may have heard, Goodyear is thriving even in these uncertain times.

As we stare 2021 in the face, here’s hoping that our elected leaders take a stand against one of the most serious public health threats currently facing the state of Arizona.

This year, our nation was faced with unprecedented challenges—the threat of conflict with a foreign adversary, a historic presidential impeachment trial, protests in cities across the country and a worldwide pandemic. Though the road was tough, we have made it through and look forward to the…