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Havasu police officers involved in fatal shooting return to duty

Lake Havasu City police officers who shot and killed a man during a confrontation in July have returned to full-time duty with the department, Kingman Police Department reported Friday

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Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries

At a time when big-box retailers are trying to offer the same conveniences as their online competitors, the biggest U.S. grocery chain is testing the use of driverless cars to deliver groceries

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Arizona Sec of State rejects ACLU voter registration request

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan has rejected a request to unilaterally change more than 500,000 voter registration addresses to the address listed on driver's licenses

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An Ultimate Ambassador: Karista Rose Harris inspires and empowers with her past and future

Karista Rose Harris, born in Kingman, is now the Ultimate Elite International Ambassador. The title is awarded to a queen (pageant) who has done the most during their reign, such as community service, making appearances, and demonstrating entrepreneurship.

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City Planning and Zoning votes to allow RVs in driveways

“I don’t see a problem with parking your RV, boat, trailer, whatever, on your own property,” said Vice Chair Terry Shores. “As long as it’s on a designated area.”

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Radiologists find abnormalities one scan at a time

In Mohave County, 29 percent of adults are cigarette smokers, which makes it the second-highest rate in Arizona, right behind La Paz County with 33 percent.

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Local law firm caught up in Havasu public defender contract dispute

An agenda item that would have granted a contract for public defender services to a Kingman-based law firm was tabled by the Lake Havasu City Council due to lingering questions about how the selection was made.

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Arizona loses jobs, but unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percent

Mohave County's unemployment rate drops to 5.6 percent in July with total employment of 81,300, according to the Office of Economic Opportunity.

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Tick-borne infections may become more common as insects move into new territory

Dr. Nate Nieto, associate professor in NAU’s Department of Biological Sciences, was a lead author of the study, which was conducted in partnership with the Bay Area Lyme Foundation.

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Gov. Ducey doubles down on school gun safety plan

Gov. Doug Ducey is doubling down on his push for a law to let judges take guns from some people considered "dangerous'' even though it was that provision that killed pretty much his entire school safety plan earlier this year.

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Obi Fire grows to over 10,000 acres

Wildfires are raging in the country and the Obi Fire in the North Rim of the Grand Canyon grew to 10,067 acres Wednesday.

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Judge rules tax on rich for education good for ballot

In an extensive ruling Thursday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge James Smith acknowledged that, strictly speaking, hiking the top income tax rate from 4.54 percent to 8 percent for those earning more than $250,000 a year actually increases the tax rate on those earnings by 76 percent.

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Statewide poll shows McSally extending senatorial lead

A new statewide poll suggests that all the money being spent on behalf of Martha McSally on TV commercials to become the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate has been paying off.

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NACFD meeting underway

Carl Hays looks at material prior to the NACFD meeting that began at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 16

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ArtHub bids farewell to summer residents with reception, exhibit

ArtHub's new program director plans more outreach to schools, youth groups and adult centers.

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TPT initiative goes to Mohave Superior Court

A random sample of 5 percent of signatures was forwarded to the Recorder’s Office Aug. 2, which found an invalidity rate of 17.44 percent within the random sample. When applied to the total number of signatures, the initiative had 2,460 valid signatures, just 38 less than what was required to move the measure forward.

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AZMerit results are in: KAOL improves, KUSD says it still has ‘work to do’

Through the school year teachers prepare students for the next level in their lives, but also prepare them for the AzMerit test. Scores have been released for both Kingman Unified School District and Kingman Academy of Learning schools.

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Fundraiser for boy to walk again

“Kinith is our patient and we’ve been treating him over a year. We’ve done fundraisers before and works really well,” Uldrikson said.

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Gosar, Arpaio applaud president while in Kingman

As a U.S. senator, Arpaio said he would be a voice for Republicans because he is a “real Republican.”

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Andy Devine Days Parade entries available through Sept. 14

Parade chairwoman Yvonne Cossio wants to see more floats, and emphasizes that parade entries are free of charge.

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Defendant in Las Vegas carjacker case requests new attorney

“I have a high-profile case, and I feel that I don’t have confidence in Ron Gilleo as far as defending me and looking out for my case,” Nevitt told Sipe. “I’d ask that the court grant me effective counsel.”

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County satisfied with Davis Camp cleanup after River Regatta

Anthony Marnell, president of Marnell Gaming, said floaters were policing themselves about picking up trash.

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Invest in Ed initiative could be hanging on difference between ‘percent’ and ‘percentage point’

The question of whether Arizonans get to vote on a tax hike on the wealthy to raise $690 million a year for education could depend on what a judge thinks of a math teacher's explanation of the difference between "percent" and "percentage point.''

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Arizonans got 78.3 million robocalls in June, part of a nationwide boom

Robocalls skyrocketed for every area code in Arizona in the first half of this year, reaching 78.3 million calls in June alone, according to data compiled by a firm that sells call-blocking software.

El Mirage teen hit by lightning has long recovery ahead

Family members say an El Mirage teen struck by lightning while walking has a long road of recovery ahead.

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