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From Manzanita to Lee Williams: Scott Taylor chosen to be new principal at LWHS

Scott Taylor started his educational journey as a student at Manzanita Elementary School. The next step in his career is becoming principal of Lee Williams High School.

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Kingman Crossing Boulevard lane reduction returns to Council

At Council’s last meeting, it voted to reduce the traffic lanes for Kingman Crossing Boulevard from four to two in order to save about $1.3 million which could then be spent on other projects. Vice Mayor Travis Lingenfelter has requested the item be put back on the agenda.

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Report on Lingenfelter recall included in Council agenda

Cooper notes that the recall committee could restart the effort with a new petition number and deadline.

Crime Watch see more>

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Mohave 911 | Feb. 18, 2019

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and Kingman Police Department reported the following arrests for the week of Feb. 15

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White Hills man arrested for attempted second-degree murder

The investigation into a weapons offense and attempted murder that occurred at about 4 p.m. Wednesday in White Hills continues, reports the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

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MAGNET executes search warrants in Kingman

The Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted two dangerous drug search warrants in Kingman toward the end of January and the beginning of February.

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‘Taking their last breath’: IS hides among Syrian civilians

In that tiny patch on the banks of the Euphrates River, hundreds of militants are hiding among civilians under the shadow of a small hill – encircled by forces waiting to declare the territorial defeat of the extremist group.

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White House indicates Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "Fox News Sunday" that "the president is going to protect his national emergency declaration." Asked if that meant Trump was ready to veto a resolution of disapproval, Miller added, "He's going to protect his national emergency declaration, guaranteed."

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Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

The announcement Saturday, delivered in uncharacteristically blunt language for the Vatican, meant that the 88-year-old McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington, D.C., becomes the highest-ranking churchman and the first cardinal to be punished by dismissal from the clerical state, or laicization.

Opinion see more>

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Editorial cartoon | Feb. 18, 2019

Trump's national emergency

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Thank You | To Advanced Transmission

We were very surprised to find such outstanding service and courtesy to us as a customer. This is a very rare thing to happen in this day and age, and we just want to recognize and acknowledge this unexpected kindness, service and honesty.

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Column | The front line in the abortion fight is closer than you think

Last week, two Pennsylvania state lawmakers – both Republicans – fired the opening rounds of the 2019 culture war, announcing plans to reintroduce legislation that would ban abortion based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

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'Alita: Battle Angel is easily the most entertaining movie so far’

Never mind we're only a month and a half into the new year. Simply put, this is a movie of comeuppance, a reluctant heroe, redemption, excitement, suspense and even a touch of a love story mixed in.

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Dear Abby | New mother can’t let go of story of baby’s death

It is important that you talk with a mental health professional about your obsession over the death of that baby and how it is affecting your life.

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‘Alita’ leads a slow Presidents Day box office weekend

20th Century Fox said Sunday that the James Cameron-produced film earned an estimated $27.8 million over the weekend against a reported $170 million budget, which includes cost-saving tax incentives and rebates. It's made $36.5 million total since its debut Thursday.

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KAOL basketball star selected as Student Rotarian

Tyler Chinyere, a senior at the Kingman Academy of Learning, was recently selected as Student Rotarian.

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100 has never looked so good

She has lived for 36,526 days; 5,218 weeks; 1,200 months; 100 years. Kingmanite Helen Dorothy Cardeccia celebrated her 100th birthday among friends and family Thursday at the Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center. Not everyone gets to live to be 100 years old and Dorothy certainly didn’t think she’d reach her centennial.

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Kingman Photo | 70 years and counting

It has been said by wiser heads than I, that a horn that remains untooted,stays that way. Well let me do a little horn blowing today about our marriage.