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State Briefs | Man accused of striking man in head with bat during fight

A 31-year-old Ash Fork man is accused of hitting another man in the head with a baseball bat during a fight outside a bar.

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Death row inmate Graham Henry dies in prison

Death row prisoner Graham S. Henry, 71, died in prison on Feb. 9 from apparent natural causes, according to the Arizona Department of Corrections.

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Mohave 911 | February 19, 2018

Brand Justin Cotton, 26, of Topock, was arrested Feb. 12 for outstanding felony warrants.

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Judge rules Burns can’t trump majority vote on APS political spending

A judge won’t help Bob Burns force Arizona Public Service to disclose the money it has spent – and may spend in the future – to elect candidates of its choice.

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4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

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Similar GOP candidates vie for Arizona Rep. Franks' seat

A dozen Republicans are facing off in the special primary election to replace disgraced former U.S. Rep. Trent Franks, and voters may have a hard time distinguishing one from the other.

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Storm expected to slam Arizona high country with strong wind

The National Weather Service says a powerful cold front is about to sock much of northern and east-central Arizona with very strong winds and snow Sunday and Monday.

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Three things to do on President's Day

Other than mattress sales and special deals on new cars, President’s Day is probably one of the least celebrated U.S. holidays of the year.

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5 things to know | Mohave County Board of Supervisors

Here are five items of interest from the Mohave County Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mohave County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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KUSD disputes KEA teacher salary numbers

After being chastised by Kingman Education Association about its low salaries for teachers, Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Roger Jacks provided the Daily Miner with statistics regarding teachers’ salaries.

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Upcoming street closures: Sycamore Ave. starting March 5

Segments of Sycamore Avenue between Stockton Hill Road and Western Avenue will be closed starting at 6 a.m. Monday, March 5 for storm drain and street improvements.

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State legislators favor exemption to laws regarding sexual contact

Alarmed by claims that people could be imprisoned for changing a diaper, a House panel voted Wednesday to craft an exemption to laws that criminalize sexual contact with minors.

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Counting on conversations with people who are homeless to reveal respect, gain resources

Charmaine Tyler curls a blanket around her shoulders as she sits on a curb in downtown Phoenix, bracing herself against a 37-degree predawn in three tattered sweaters, sweatpants, socks and sandals.

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What is Arizona doing about gun control?

This week’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, put the national debate about gun control back into the spotlight. But at least one Arizona lawmaker remained skeptical much would change in Arizona.

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Special guest visiting Lake Havasu City later this year

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the purchase of the London Bridge, the Lord Mayor of the City of London is planning to visit Lake Havasu City later this year.

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Kingman area schools to improve security

Superintendent Roger Jacks of Kingman Unified School District and Susan Chan, executive director of Kingman Academy of Learning, spoke to the Daily Miner about the security they have in place at their schools and what future security measures they will conduct in the wake of the massacre that took 17 lives in Florida.

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Libertarian man launches effort to recall McCain

A Libertarian who concedes he was never a supporter in the past is launching a drive to recall John McCain.

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Rand Paul makes Arizona appearance to back Senate candidate

Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul has appeared in Arizona to embrace the U.S. Senate candidacy of former state legislator Kelli Ward, praising her as a fellow "constitutional conservative" who supports privacy rights.

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Border officials in Arizona arrest 6 for drug smuggling

Border authorities in Arizona say they have arrested six people involved in attempts to smuggle a total of more than 200 pounds (90 kilograms) of methamphetamine and cocaine into the United States.

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Ex-cheerleading coach pleads guilty to attempted molestation

A former cheerleading coach who was accused of sexually abusing two girls has pleaded guilty to reduced charges.

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County withdraws intent to seek death penalty for Rector

The Mohave County Attorney’s Office filed a motion Thursday in Superior Court to withdraw its intent to seek the death penalty for accused kidnapper, rapist and murderer Justin James Rector in hopes of moving the case along.

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Digitally addicted? Putting down electronics is possible, just ask students in Kingman

Phone and social media usage isn’t a major problem during school hours, but Victory said that inappropriate postings outside of that window can affect students when they get back to school.

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UPDATED | Watch: MCSO releases video of KPD shooting; ID's man killed

The man killed Saturday night by Kingman police following a reported domestic dispute at Zuni Village RV Park has been identified as Michael Weber, 63, of Kingman.

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While nation battles flu, Kingman case numbers are falling

Influenza numbers have gone down in Mohave County since the peak in December, but it’s still a countrywide epidemic.

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KUSD lowest paid district in Mohave County

Local educators expressed their concerns about being underpaid and understaffed at Tuesday’s Kingman Unified School District board meeting.