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What To Do in Arizona
Up in the northwest corner of the state, about fifty miles
as the crow flies from Las Vegas, is the town of White Hills.   There, on a stretch of Highway 93 that runs
about ruler-straight between Kingman and Boulder City is the Bullets and
Burgers open air ...
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An Uncivil Affair
The depressing notion that civility is in terminal decline
was given additional support, as if any were required, this past Sunday in the
skies over the Midwest.   There, aboard a
United Airlines flight 1462, a 737 enroute from Newark to Denver, two
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What Could Go Wrong?
Among the visuals from Ferguson, perhaps none are as deeply
disturbing as Michael Brown lying in the middle of Canfield Drive for over four
hours while the law enforcement bureaucracies of Ferguson and St. Louis sorted
out their respective responsibilities....
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A Tale of Two Other Cities
Straight shot, it’s
eight and half miles from Ferguson to Creve Coeur, another St. Louis
suburb.  Without traffic, you could make the drive in less than twenty
minutes, bus in 90, or even walk in four hours (although leaving Ferguson on
foot, you’d be well-...
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