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Over the past six years, many states have adopted drug-testing programs for welfare recipients to ensure government and taxpayer dollars are going to support families with children in need and not the rampant substance abusers Republicans seem to think make up this population.

Column: Drug testing costs more than it saves

Over the past six years, many states have adopted drug-testing programs for welfare recipients to ensure government and taxpayer dollars are going to support families with children in need and not the rampant substance abusers Republicans seem to ...

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Column: Threats are not ‘trolling’

Around January of last year, Pacific Standard published a horrifying narrative from writer Amanda Hess, who described the rape and death threats she receives regularly via the Internet.

Letter to the editor

Dear President Ann Weaver Hart,

As you know, the vital contributions of adjuncts and non-tenure track faculty are gaining nationwide attention.

Column: Obama critics: Take a hike

On Feb. 19, the White House launched the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative, which will grant fourth-graders and their families free entry to national parks around the country.

Column: Another budget, another tantrum

Another February means another budget debate, and another budget debate means, unsurprisingly, another government shutdown threat — though not a full one this time.

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Editorial: Arizona aims low on standards

In order to graduate, an Arizona high school student must spend four years studying math and English, but they no longer need to pass a basic test proving that those classes have taught them how to read a passage and interpret a graph.

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