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Technology helps foster kids maintain human bonds
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Technology helps foster kids maintain human bonds

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By Clint Williams Guest Writer Ron Adelson knows relationships matter. “That’s not just warm and fuzzy poster material,” says the CEO of Aid to Adoption of Special Kids. “It’s science.” Positive relationships change...
How businesses can survive uncertain times
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How businesses can survive uncertain times

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By Mark Stewart Guest Writer There is no debating that Arizona is a hotspot for the coronavirus pandemic. With cases rising, some businesses have been ordered to close once again, just two months after Governor Ducey began...
Political conflict, like COVID-19, is spreading like wildfire
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Political conflict, like COVID-19, is spreading like wildfire

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By David Leibowitz Columnist The conversation with a progressive politico friend of mine took place in a Walgreens parking lot on April 15 – two men standing six feet apart swapping tales of quarantine woe. His wife sensed a...
Now more than ever, Arizona foster kids need a hand
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Now more than ever, Arizona foster kids need a hand

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By DAN SHUFELT Guest Writer For many children in foster care, birthday celebrations are not ever expected.  I’ve met many teens who have never celebrated their special day.  For teens in group homes, the March party might be...
How to relate with survivors of suicide victims
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How to relate with survivors of suicide victims

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By Missy Palrang Guest Writer When someone chooses to end his or her life, the survivors are unwillingly forced into a world filled with grief and confusion.  A world that has no road maps. It’s a world I’m familiar with...
Kids may be device wizards, but need to be safe
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Kids may be device wizards, but need to be safe

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By Susan Anable Guest Writer   Do you ever feel like your kids know more than you do about how to navigate around on smart devices?  We can’t monitor our children’s every move online, but internet parental controls are...
CASA helps foster kids in neediest time
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CASA helps foster kids in neediest time

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By Rebecca Pusch Guest Writer   Nearly eight years ago, I felt called to help children in foster care. I knew there was a need for foster parents, but at the time my husband and I didn’t think we could make that commitment...
Automated vehicles raise many legal questions
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Automated vehicles raise many legal questions

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By Michael Medina Guest Writer   Automated driving systems and crash avoidance technology are in the fast lane to becoming our daily driving reality.  While the aim of these technologies is to make travel from point A to...
We need to keep trucking industry thriving
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We need to keep trucking industry thriving

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By Steve Smalley Guest Writer    This summer, while you’re on the way to a barbeque, the pool or heading away on a beach getaway, you’ll be sharing the road with millions of Americans who are traveling during the summer...
County took steps to safeguard elections
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County took steps to safeguard elections

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By Jack Sellers Guest Writer   Our ability to vote needs to be non-partisan, and I believe the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has taken an important step to ensure people of all backgrounds and political beliefs can...