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Now what? Bond failure leaves Pima County looking to Phoenix

So another road bond question was soundly defeated by the voters. Pima County's next and maybe last option to fix our roads is to ask the Legislature to expand the RTA's taxing authority and send another ballot question to voters. ... Read more»

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Winter Olympics

Were the Olympics worth it for Vancouver?

Worries will now spring up about the legacy of Vancouver 2010. And while the new transportation infrastructure and improvements were needed, that's hardly enough to justify the decade in the making of this vast endeavor.... Read more»

Comic: Pharmacology

Just say no to drugs (except on 1st & 10)

The NFL is in favor of performance enhancing drugs. Sort of.... Read more»

Comic: Ambition

Own the (Olympic) podium

Did Canadians 'own the podium' in Vancouver, as they'd threatened? We'd have to say, from our south-of-the-border perspective ... no.... Read more»

Comic: Innovation

Curling... 2014

One man, one dream ... and an invention that would change the sports world forever.... Read more»

Opinion

Let Haitians come to the U.S.

How can America best help the survivors of Haiti's catastrophic earthquake? Give them visas to come to the United States.... Read more»

Comic: Winter Olympics

If the Pope were a figure skating judge

Japanese figure skater Miki Ando is a former world champion, and the reigning queen of saucy outfits. What would the Pope think? We're pretty sure we know.... Read more»

Comic: Seventeen Words For Snow

Nobody expects the French Revolution!

Why is it every time I spill a little beer, our kitchen floor becomes a refuge for the oppressed 18th century French?... Read more»

Comic: Dogsbody

Toyota's white guy

When Congress called Toyota sales guy Jim Lentz in to testify about the car makers problem, one thing came across loud and clear: Tokyo (er, Nagoya) drives... Read more»

Comic: Neocon cyborg

Dick Cheney's heart & the butterfly effect

With former Vice-President Dick Cheney in the hospital after his fifth (!) heart attack, the ramifications are far-reaching... Read more»

TucsonSentinel.com

Eye on the Sentinel: One month progress report

It's been a month since we flipped the switch and took TucsonSentinel.com live. We're very proud of what Tucson's independent nonprofit news site has accomplished in our first four weeks.... Read more»3

Winter Olympics

Olympic chest-beating: Deadly or just poor taste?

From the moment of its birth five years ago, the so-called Own the Podium Olympic program smacked of something un-Canadian. Canada set out to win the most medals at all costs, and wound up eating its words and then some.... Read more»

Comic: Silver medals and silver linings

Looking on the bright side in a recession/depression

Sure, the world is mired in the worst economic 'downturn' since The Great Depression, But one Korean man looks on the bright side.... Read more»

Comic: Seventeen Words For Snow

'The legs are the wheels of creativity'

Ahhh, to be the scientist who makes a breakthrough discovery. Such glory! Joseph Priestley's discovery of oxygen, Henri Becquerel's discovery of radioactivity...and then of course there's this guy.... Read more»

Comic: Olympics

Easy medals in fake sport? Just say nyet.

Russia may finish up in Vancouver with its worst ever Winter Olympics result. Can the bear afford to hibernate part of the year anymore?... Read more»

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The making of a personality cult

After spending the summer reading biographies of Stalin, Mao and Kim Il-sung, Jed got an idea ...... Read more»

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