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Behind the Monument: Engine 3759

The Santa Fe engine and its caboose rest between two major highways, but how did it get there?

It may be a monument in Kingman, but it is also a monument to Kingman. To the heart of the community, the hard-working citizens, the proud families and business owners, it represents the sturdy spirit that makes up those living in the desert.

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Defense questions FBI interviews in Blanco murder trial

FBI testimonies and readings of interview transcripts were some of the primary focuses in the trial of accused murderer Alfredo Gerardo Blanco this past week.

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Gov. Ducey proposes $11.4 billion budget for 2020

Flush with cash, Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing an $11.4 billion spending plan for the coming year.

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Arizona legislators could vote on bill banning texting while driving

State legislators will be presented with a bill this month that seeks to put an end to texting while driving.

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Deadline extended for 35th annual ‘Women Making History’ awards

The deadline has been extended to Jan. 25 for the annual “Women Making History” awards.

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Johnsonville recalls over 48,000 pounds of frozen pork patties

Johnsonville, LLC is recalling approximately 48,371 pounds of its “Johnsonville Grillers Cheddar Cheese & Bacon Flavor” raw ground pork patties. The products may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically black rubber, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Services announced Saturday, Jan. 19.

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Recall: Wood particles found in Perdue Foods ready-to-eat chicken nuggets

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday, Jan. 18 that Perdue Foods is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood.

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State Sen. Sonny Borrelli’s hemp bill OK’d by committee

A bill to extend Arizona hemp farmers’ growing season could soon bear fruit after receiving unanimous approval from the state Senate’s land, water and agricultural committee Thursday morning.

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Dems balk at drought plan; say it lacks conservation

House Democrats are balking at ratifying a proposed drought contingency plan over what they see as a key missing element.

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Local MMA instructor squares off against bullying

In the auditorium at Lee Williams High School, mixed martial artist Brian Skinner laid out the gritty details of his life story to Eugene Kramer’s students.

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Event Calendar | January 18, 2018

Event Calendar | January 18, 2018

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Aquarius Resort provided 2,000 families with food during the holidays

Aquarius Casino Resort hosted its seventh annual Feed a Family program, and this year it set a record by providing meals for 2,000 local families resulting in 8,000 people fed.

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Super Blood moon eclipse to glow red over U.S. in coming days

AccuWeather has issued a reminder that an astronomy event will happen in mid-January.

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Local filmmakers enjoy support from the community when working and talking about their art

No matter how big or small the motion picture may be, it can bring the audience joy, sadness, rage, fright, laughter and overall a memorable time.

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Farmers, cities in dispute over drought plan, dollars

An organization that represents major Arizona cities is effectively warning Pinal County farmers not to demand more in the proposed drought contingency plan.

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County jobless rate moves up nearly 1 percent, state jobless rate inches up

The state's jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point in December as companies shed employees.

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Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport

An Arizona-based space technology company is planning to launch a microsatellite later this year at the spaceport on Alaska's Kodiak Island.

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History series highlights Native American rock art

“Mr. Dart illustrates southwestern petroglyphs and pictographs, and discusses how even the same rock art symbol may be interpreted differently from popular, scientific, and modern Native American perspectives,” Sounds of Kingman wrote in a press release.

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Folk singer from Oregon to perform Saturday

Growing up in a family of musicians in Oregon, Neil Gregory Johnson, decided to take the same footsteps and strummed on the guitar strings.

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DPS: Idaho man arrested in Arizona; 3 abducted kids unharmed

Authorities say an Idaho man has been arrested in northwestern Arizona for allegedly trying to take his three young children away from their mother and drive them to Mexico.

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Soil from truck Blanco used could only be from two places, witness testifies

Wednesday’s testimonies in the trial of Alfredo Gerardo Blanco came from Mohave County Search and Rescue and Kingman Police Department personnel, and the owner of a jewelry store who the state alleges was sold two rings belonging to Sidney Cranston by the defendant.

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Errant email leads man to join stranger's bachelor party

An Arizona man is heading to a bachelor party this weekend in Vermont — with a bunch of guys he has never met.

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Phoenix police: Dead newborn found in Amazon site's restroom

A newborn baby girl was found dead in a women's restroom inside an Amazon distribution center and investigators have located and spoken with the mother, Phoenix police said Thursday.

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Audit of KAA activity shows poor records, no misappropriations

Ingen Financial Forensics concluded that the Kingman Airport Authority wasn’t very good at keeping records, but there was nothing to indicate any kind of misappropriation of funds that took place prior to the City of Kingman taking over operations at the airport.

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Tuesday’s rainfall breaks daily record, more rain to come

It was raining cats and dogs Tuesday, which caused road closures and broke daily precipitation records. According to the National Weather Service, Kingman reported .82 inches of rainfall breaking the daily record of .5 inches back in 1935.

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