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  • McMahon: Priorities

    So we're constantly reminded, as parents and grandparents, to be the best examples we can be to the kids -- to teach values and to emphasize the truly important things in life, not material possessions like imported luxury cars or opulent estates here and abroad.
  • McMahon: Double check

    I know the World Cup final is on Sunday and I know Spain is playing the Netherlands. The fact that I can state both of those facts confidently must mean soccer is catching on.
  • McMahon: Suit from the Suits

    Nobody should really be surprised. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slipped during a Latin America interview and prematurely warned us that the Justice Department was planning a legal challenge to Arizona's immigration law that is to take effect July 29.
  • McMahon: Rubber Stamping

    I was just told by a friend that she was sitting near some Lakers fans during the suns playoff series and when Phoenix took the court these Los Angeles people began to chant "racist - racist" at our guys - and our city and our state.
  • McMahon: Zipporah Farewell

    I forget things all the time. And no -- it's not a sign of advanced age. Like so many of you, I forget little things: my car keys, my cell phone, some people's names, an occasional movie title, stuff like that. But in my whole life as a parent, I've never forgotten a baby.
  • McMahon: Travel Advisory

    Have you heard about the country where beheadings are a regular thing? Where enemies bodies are found with their hearts cut out? A lawless place whose population doesn't trust the government or law enforcement.
  • June 28, 2010

    PHOENIX – Ed Forst was murdered on June 21st, 2007, but police still don’t know who did it. “It’s not knowing that’s the hard part,” said Ed’s wife, Darcy. That’s why family and friends of Forst have raised a $100,000 reward in this silent witness case. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch said Forst was driving […]
  • McMahon: `Governing’

    One week ago the state of Arizona met four Republicans, each of whom wants to be governor. It was a televised debate Channel 8.
  • McMahon: `Hat trick’

    Common sense prevails. Kid wins battle with school. Rhode Island looks big. Now those are headlines that are rare indeed.
  • June 21, 2010

    PHOENIX – A parent’s worst nightmare: “Some guy called and said that my son had been shot.” On Saturday, May 8, at about 1:30 a.m., that nightmare became a reality for one Arizona parent. Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch says Jesus Gutierrez was leaving the Déjà Vu bar, located at Bethany Home Road and 27th […]
  • McMahon: `Critics’

    Don't you agree that no matter what the issue is, it's harder to accept criticism from an outsider? You know what I mean.
  • McMahon: The Buzz

    It was last Friday morning at 6:30 and my wife and I had decided to forego our regular news programs for a sports spectacle that we would share with much of the rest of the world's population - the opening match of the World Cup, featuring the host country South Africa playing Mexico.
  • McMahon: Southern slurs

    You know, whenever I think that the entire civilized world is holding this state up to ridicule for some reason or another, something comes along that make me appreciate Arizona leaders as towers of reason, wisdom and gentility.
  • McMahon: Red letter day

    June 9th -- a pretty historic day. Johnny Depp's birthday, Secretariat won the triple crown, Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada got married -- and so did I.
  • McMahon: `Cool’

    You know what the most frustrating thing is for me about the Gulf Oil spill? I'm not sure if I've left out somebody to blame.