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Series hero Ali Reynolds returns with a vengeance in the topical “Credible Threat.” The setup is especially relevant and timely: When the life of the local Phoenix archbishop is threatened, he turns to Ali’s detective agency for help. The trail of the threats, and ultimate assassination attempt, may or may not be linked to grief-stricken mother Rachael Higgins, who has just learned that her son’s addiction and ultimate suicide were directly related to abuse suffered at the hands of a pedophile priest.

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TRUMP, talking about what he's done for veterans: “Every VA medical facility now offers same-day emergency mental health, something we didn’t have or even come close to having.” — remarks Wednesday.

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Diaz’s debut memoir, winner of the 2020 Whiting Award for nonfiction, tells of growing up in a troubled family in Puerto Rico. “Diaz is meticulous in her craft, and on page after page her writing truly sings,” wrote a New York Times reviewer. “This brutally honest coming-of-age story is a painful yet illuminating memoir, a testament to resilience in the face of scarcity, a broken family, substance abuse, sexual assault, mental illness, suicide and violence. It takes courage to write a book like ‘Ordinary Girls,’ and Diaz does not shy away from her deepest, most troubling truths.”

Apparently, if a child is having emotional problems in school, the answer to some legislators is not to address it at the school, where children spend most of their day during the school year. The answer is either to ship them off to an unlicensed treatment facility or take the kid out behind the woodshed and give them a beating.

No wonder Idaho is in crisis.

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