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The home team is losing. We players are tired and wrung out emotionally and physically. Things have taken a turn for the worst, the game plan hasn’t been effective, and the numbers on the scoreboard are getting ugly. But the game isn’t over yet.

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It is still too hot to turn on an oven, so for my next recipes I will use a slow cooker and a skillet. They are both extremely easy recipes to prepare, even though the slow cooker soup cooks for hours, you do not have to do hardly anything to it, except just let it cook.

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My friend broke my nose at an after-prom party in high school. It was nothing deliberate, such as fighting over a girl. Rather, we bumped heads while wearing those big round air-filled sumo wrestler suits. Besides hurting a lot, I remember thinking, “I’ve never been so aware of my nose befor…

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THEM AGAIN: There was a time when a phone call from the U.S. Senate would have been a big deal in my family.

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I’m sure you’ve heard about the golfer who had a problem with his socks — he had a hole in one. This dad joke (just like some shirts I’ve had since college) never gets old. But what happens if you get multiple “aces,” as they’re called in golf?

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With the Fourth of July weekend vastly approaching, I have to admit that I am feeling excited; even more so this year.

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Ongoing unease and unrest is causing renewed reviews of our values, standards and heroes. Attitudes change over time, as does what is acceptable to society. We’ll never all agree or satisfactorily settle the debate, but delaying these discussions only increases tension.

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As I look out my window, the smoke from the Bush fire is belching upward behind the fabled profile of the Superstition Mountains. The fire has closed Highway 87 that joins the Phoenix metro area to Payson, one of its exurbs. Some small communities are evacuating.

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DEAR ABBY: I have three beautiful daughters. The oldest moved to Wisconsin some years ago. About a year ago, my middle daughter went to visit her. My older daughter said something about politics that the younger one didn't like, and since then the younger one refuses to communicate with her,…

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I’m black, and for years I’ve been saying that if you peel back a layer or two of anything, you find racism.

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On Dec. 20, 1921, soon a hundred years ago, two off-duty Tulsa police officers were rabbit hunting a mile east of the city on Federal Drive, now Admiral Place. A car with four gunmen wearing masks drove up and four hijackers ordered them to raise their hands.

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Years ago, a beefy police dispatcher not so patiently explained to me the difference between a robbery and a burglary.

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I recently testified before the House Select Coronavirus Subcommittee on the meltdown in nursing homes, which excluding New York (which deliberately underreports) now account for over 55 percent of deaths with COVID. The House Democrats’ goal was to blame these high death rates on President …

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This spring, even as we all were cooped up, the world seemed to wake up. It happened when I drove to Oregon’s Klamath Basin to witness the incredible abundance of migrating waterfowl that gather in the national wildlife refuges. Ducks were everywhere with pelicans, swans and cranes and, abov…

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Rocket Miner reporter Chase Galley goes over some general news some, some helpful tips to keep the mind healthy during these times. There is a quick COVID-19 update, encouraging everyone to stay safe and be nice to everyone in these times.

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In recent years, I’ve learned of wonderful aspects of Native American culture, especially the sacred medicine wheel or hoop of life with variations in colors and meanings according to each tribe and nation. The circle is a universal spiritual symbol, but the Native American medicine wheel ha…

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I’m going to jump ahead in the story: it was a bat!

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Old time Rock Springs residents still remember some of the local restaurants from decades ago, and some still remember their favorite dishes from those restaurants, whether it be a main dish or a side dish.