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AZGFD goes batty with live-streaming wildlife camera

The best chance to view the animals is from about 9 a.m. until noon, when they move into the open on the rafters to cool

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TPT initiative survives initial court appearance

The Transaction Privilege Tax initiative brought by Kingman Citizens for Responsible Taxation remains alive after an initial appearance in Mohave Superior Court Friday, where Judge Lee Jantzen denied the City’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit in addition to finding that representation for Councilman Travis Lingenfelter and the Kingman and Mohave Manufacturing Association failed to meet its burden of proof to invalidate 371 petition signatures.

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Lake Mead recreation area played role in new interstate

“You don’t normally see an interstate running through a national park,” Mike Boyles, Lake Mead lands, planning and compliance specialist said. “Throughout planning and construction, we wanted to preserve all of our National Park Service values.”

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Report heightens awareness about upcoming primary election

A report about voter participation in Arizona by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission says that more than half of Arizona voters forgo voting in the Primary Election. Deadlines to request a ballot for the Primary today and Primary Election Day on Aug. 28, it means that there is a need to increase awareness among voters about dismal numbers and to ignite participation.

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Be aware of online dating scams

The Arizona Attorney General’s office says social media and online dating sites make it easy for fraudsters to ingratiate themselves with victims and carry out scams ranging from wire fraud to identity theft.

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AZGFD seeks public input on funding source for outreach

Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking ideas for establishing and maintaining a discretionary, dedicating funding source for outreach, and education and public awareness efforts.

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Mohave 911 | August 20, 2018

Larry Allen Cline, 58-year-old Kingman resident, was arrested by Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies at about 2:24 a.m. Saturday after a traffic stop and subsequent vehicle search reportedly led to the confiscation of methamphetamine.

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Police: Man angry about loud music waves gun at school dance

Police in the small southeastern Arizona town of Thatcher say Robert Layton drove to the high school parking lot around 11:45 p.m. Friday and complained about the loud music.

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California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear

A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks.

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Arizona has highest ratio of students to school counselors

Arizona has the highest ratio in the nation of students per school counselor, according to recent figures, and some are concerned about the impact of the counselor shortage

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Army engineers to inform Butler residents of gunnery range cleanup

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a community open house on the environmental cleanup of a former gunnery range in the Butler area from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the Eagles club, 4536 Patsy Drive.

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P&Z remains uncertain about cargo containers

The Planning and Zoning Commission made progress discussing cargo container allowances for storage purposes in residential areas at its meeting Tuesday, but has yet to come to a final decision and opted to hold a work session to hammer out additional details.

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Kingman Area Chamber of Commerce features local artists

“The art exhibit comes from our desire to continue to give our members additional value,” said chamber CEO Mike Hindenach.

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Lawsuit challenges fire board member’s residency, voter petition

Carl Hays remains under fire since his appointment to the Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District board of directors, the most recent salvo coming from former board chairwoman Patti Lewis, who filed a lawsuit challenging Hays’ petition signatures and residency.

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Supervisors to look at Mohave County’s social media policy

Direct County Manager Mike Hendrix to work with Information Technology and individual departments to formulate a countywide social media management policy to be used when representing the official capacity of Mohave County.

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Blue Cross invests $10 million in battle against opioid misuse

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is investing $10 million over three years to combat the state’s highly publicized opioid epidemic, launching a mobile application to help address the issue.

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To Broadway and back again

Shai Weaver has dreamed of being on Broadway, and now she can say she’s done it, and she plans to do it again. Lee Williams’ Weaver has returned for her senior year after spending two weeks in New York City working with the best Broadway has to offer.

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New trial in 2012 border shooting set for October

Government and defense attorneys are angling to have questions asked of jurors in the second trial of a Border Patrol agent that were not asked the first time, each in hopes of getting an outcome they want.

Bisbee’s decision to remove fluoride from water criticized

Public health officials are warning Bisbee residents that they may be more susceptible to cavities after city officials removed fluoride from the southern Arizona city's water supply.

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Electric company hopes to block renewable energy ballot initiative

The state’s largest electric company hopes to block a public vote on a renewable energy initiative by charging that initiative organizers purposely – and knowingly – submitted signatures they knew were invalid.

Sales director for Backpage.com pleads guilty to conspiracy

The sales and marketing director of Backpage.com pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to facilitate prostitution, acknowledging that he participated in a scheme to give free ads to prostitutes in a bid to draw them away from competitors and win over their future business.

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Arizona Sec of State rejects ACLU voter registration request

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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State and county officials warn residents of potential exposure to measles in Arizona

Check immunization status immediately and be aware of symptoms

This visitor may have exposed the public at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, 3520 Stockton Hill Road, between 8 a.m. and 10:45 a.m.

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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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