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  • What do you want us to 'Think About?'

    What do you want us to 'Think About?'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-09-20 14:44:32 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Today, I’m simply asking you – what do YOU think people here in southern Arizona should think about? I can’t guarantee I’ll talk about every single one of them, but I will promise to consider ALL your ideas.

    Today, I’m simply asking you – what do YOU think people here in southern Arizona should think about? I can’t guarantee I’ll talk about every single one of them, but I will promise to consider ALL your ideas.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: TUSD Superintendent

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: TUSD Superintendent

    Thursday, September 14 2017 5:51 PM EDT2017-09-14 21:51:25 GMT
    Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, new Superintendent for Tucson Unified School District. (Source: Tucson News Now)Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, new Superintendent for Tucson Unified School District. (Source: Tucson News Now)

    Tucson’s largest school district officially has a new superintendent.  And we hope he’ll be sticking around for a while.

    Tucson’s largest school district officially has a new superintendent.  And we hope he’ll be sticking around for a while.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Tuition Funding

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Tuition Funding

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:58:27 GMT
    (Source: Arizona Board of Regents)(Source: Arizona Board of Regents)

    Arizona has struggled with education funding for years, and changing that is going to require an attitude adjustment by our lawmakers -- not a court ruling.

    Arizona has struggled with education funding for years, and changing that is going to require an attitude adjustment by our lawmakers -- not a court ruling.

  • THINK ABOUT IT: DACA decision

    THINK ABOUT IT: DACA decision

    Thursday, September 7 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-09-07 21:44:38 GMT

    No matter how you feel about his decision, it's important to remember how we got here.  

    No matter how you feel about his decision, it's important to remember how we got here.  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Temporary extension for KOLD on DirecTV

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Temporary extension for KOLD on DirecTV

    Thursday, August 31 2017 7:47 PM EDT2017-08-31 23:47:47 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Our local commitment is all about putting the needs of our community first. As we all witness the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we are reminded of the power and responsibility of local broadcasters to serve those in need.  

    Our local commitment is all about putting the needs of our community first. As we all witness the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, we are reminded of the power and responsibility of local broadcasters to serve those in need.  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: You could lose KOLD on DirecTV in one day

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: You could lose KOLD on DirecTV in one day

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-08-30 23:29:58 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    In one day, local DirecTV viewers may experience what millions of others across the country already have and lose access to their favorite news, weather and programming.

    In one day, local DirecTV viewers may experience what millions of others across the country already have and lose access to their favorite news, weather and programming.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL - Guest commentary: Compassion & Tolerance

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL - Guest commentary: Compassion & Tolerance

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-08-29 23:05:46 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    At the Tucson J we create a community for all. We are a center that is open to all, without regard for race, gender, or religious affiliation and are proud to help our Tucsonans strengthen our community.

    At the Tucson J we create a community for all. We are a center that is open to all, without regard for race, gender, or religious affiliation and are proud to help our Tucsonans strengthen our community.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: KOLD remains committed to staying on DIRECTV

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: KOLD remains committed to staying on DIRECTV

    Friday, August 25 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-08-25 21:53:35 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    We continue to work with them, but as of yet, they have not agreed to a fair deal to keep this channel on their lineup after August 31.

    We continue to work with them, but as of yet, they have not agreed to a fair deal to keep this channel on their lineup after August 31.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Answers needed from Ally Miller

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Answers needed from Ally Miller

    Thursday, August 24 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-08-24 21:58:00 GMT
    Ally MillerAlly Miller

    We here at KOLD News 13 have been attempting to ask her questions about these comments.  So have several other media outlets.  But she has been ducking us all in favor of a conservative radio talk show host who's not a reporter and doesn't have to ask her tough questions.  

    We here at KOLD News 13 have been attempting to ask her questions about these comments.  So have several other media outlets.  But she has been ducking us all in favor of a conservative radio talk show host who's not a reporter and doesn't have to ask her tough questions.  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: KOLD committed to staying on DIRECTV

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: KOLD committed to staying on DIRECTV

    Thursday, August 24 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-08-24 21:58:10 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    We are currently working hard to make sure DIRECTV customers continue to have access to KOLD without interruption. But there is a chance they will not agree to a fair deal, and decide to drop this station from their system. We're committed to keeping you informed every step of the way.  

    We are currently working hard to make sure DIRECTV customers continue to have access to KOLD without interruption. But there is a chance they will not agree to a fair deal, and decide to drop this station from their system. We're committed to keeping you informed every step of the way.  

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Help out by volunteering in the community

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Help out by volunteering in the community

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-08-15 15:41:20 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Who out there in our community could use your helping hand, if even just for a few hours a week?

    Who out there in our community could use your helping hand, if even just for a few hours a week?

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: TUSD giving parents chance to meet superintendent candidates

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: TUSD giving parents chance to meet superintendent candidates

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-08-16 06:19:24 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    The Tucson Unified School District is hosting community forums to give parents a chance to meet and question the finalists for the district's superintendent position.

    The Tucson Unified School District is hosting community forums to give parents a chance to meet and question the finalists for the district's superintendent position.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: New Arizona Laws

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: New Arizona Laws

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 7:43 PM EDT2017-08-09 23:43:54 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    In case you missed it, as of this week there are about a hundred new laws on the books here in Arizona. Kudos to our state lawmakers for really putting some common sense into what they’ve done. 

    In case you missed it, as of this week there are about a hundred new laws on the books here in Arizona. Kudos to our state lawmakers for really putting some common sense into what they’ve done. 

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Cell phones and school zones

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Cell phones and school zones

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 1:49 PM EDT2017-08-09 17:49:23 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    We all know the dangers of texting and driving,the National Highway Traffic Administration reports that nearly 3,500 people were killed in 2015 - all because of distracted driving.

    We all know the dangers of texting and driving,the National Highway Traffic Administration reports that nearly 3,500 people were killed in 2015 - all because of distracted driving.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Firework safety

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Firework safety

    Thursday, July 6 2017 10:58 AM EDT2017-07-06 14:58:51 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Last week about this time, I was encouraging all of us to be extra mindful when it comes to water safety this summer.  And a week later – during 4th of July week -- the other real concern is one of the other elements:  fire – as in fireworks. 

    Last week about this time, I was encouraging all of us to be extra mindful when it comes to water safety this summer.  And a week later – during 4th of July week -- the other real concern is one of the other elements:  fire – as in fireworks. 

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Baseball and bullets

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Baseball and bullets

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-06-21 05:24:04 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    The shootings of GOP lawmakers June 14 were an attack on all Americans and the incident is another reminder of the ever growing lack of civil discourse in our country.

    The shootings of GOP lawmakers June 14 were an attack on all Americans and the incident is another reminder of the ever growing lack of civil discourse in our country.

  • THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Respect for the Press

    THINK ABOUT IT EDITORIAL: Respect for the Press

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-06-07 17:59:19 GMT
    (Source: KOLD News 13)(Source: KOLD News 13)

    Our Founding Fathers knew their great experiment of government by the people would not survive without freedom of speech.

    Our Founding Fathers knew their great experiment of government by the people would not survive without freedom of speech.

  • KOLD News 13 Editorial Policy

    KOLD News 13 Editorial Policy

    Wednesday, January 20 2016 7:45 PM EST2016-01-21 00:45:47 GMT
    Tuesday, June 6 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-06-06 20:20:09 GMT

    As a news organization, we believe KOLD News 13 has an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better. An editorial board chaired by VP & General Manager Nick Ulmer has been formed so that KOLD may shed light on important issues affecting our region.

    As a news organization, we believe KOLD News 13 has an obligation to not just inform our community but to try and make it better. An editorial board chaired by VP & General Manager Nick Ulmer has been formed so that KOLD may shed light on important issues affecting our region.

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