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Kaino: Goodyear continues support of local businesses amid challenges of 2021

The close of 2021 wraps up the yearlong celebration of …
Giving back

Valley Barro’s locations raising money for St. Mary’s Food Bank today

On Tues., Dec. 7, Barro’s Pizza will host the tenth annual Doran Barro Holiday Hunger Fight benefiting St. Mary’s Food Bank. From open to close at all 46 locations across the Valley, the Barro family will donate 100 percent of the proceeds from all sales to help those in Arizona facing hard times during the holidays.
Goodyear Business News

Women's Watch: Women tackle new opportunities in the NFL

As an avid football fan “by marriage” and out of desperation to have conversations with my spouse during the football season, observing women in various capacities in the NFL is a welcome change.

Change: Help us fight the scourge of human trafficking in America

The fight against human trafficking demands our attention. In well-appointed homes, on farms, in factories and in restaurants in the U.S., thousands of people, even children, work long days cleaning homes, picking crops, making products, washing dishes, busing tables and serving customers.

Solomon: Why does it take the Supreme Court so long to decide a case?

Dec. 1, 2021 will go down as an important date in American history. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which was argued on the day, has the potential to rewrite abortion law in the United States.

Dotson: Fact-checking may be important, but won’t help us learn to disagree better

Entering the new year, Americans are increasingly divided. They clash not only over differing opinions on COVID-19 risk or abortion, but basic facts like election counts and whether vaccines work. Surveying rising political antagonism, journalist George Packer recently wondered in The Atlantic, “Are we doomed?”

Rigler: As COVID-19 cases rise, please help keep ERs open for emergencies

With the Omicron variant spreading rapidly, Arizona has seen more COVID-19 cases in the past week than any other week of the pandemic. Alongside this increase, we’ve seen more people seeking care in hospital emergency rooms and more people seeking COVID-19 testing.
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Imagine two children on a playground. These kids play. They laugh. They are helping each other on the slides and sharing a sandwich for lunch. At 4 years old, these children — one Black and one White — see each other as they see themselves.

This weekend we pause to honor the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to interpret his words calling upon America to see the content of the character before judging anyone’s person. On Feb. 23, 2020, a 25-year-old African-American man lay dead in the street of a predominantly White neighborhood near Brunswick, Georgia, killed by three White vigilantes.
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