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Chance of storms, cooler temperatures later this week

Monsoon activity expected to pick up on Wednesday and Thursday, with possible nuisance flooding.

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Despite pope’s edict on death penalty, Ducey to follow state law

Gov. Doug Ducey said he will obey Arizona law and not Pope Francis, who has now declared that the death penalty is unacceptable in all cases.

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BLM to hold hearings on travel management plan

BLM plan would establish network of roads for motorized and non-motorized uses, including Mohave County mountain ranges.

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National Guard troops providing manpower at state’s borders

Guard members are assisting by processing and inspecting passenger vehicles.

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Mohave County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue trains in technical rope rescue

Searchers demonstrated stokes basket handling techniques by direct carry and using a big wheel through various terrains.

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Democrats ramp up political push to win in GOP-heavy Arizona

The blue wave that Democrats hope will crash into Arizona in November is creeping up in community centers, library auditoriums and churches this summer.

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Teacher candidacies surge in wake of spring walkouts

Hundreds of teachers are running for office in November elections, campaigning primarily on promises to address public education spending cuts and meager pay hikes that provoked walkouts in states including Arizona, Oklahoma and Kentucky.

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Trump signs bill named for Sen. McCain, doesn't mention him

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator.

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Search underway for missing boater on Lake Mead

Authorities at Lake Mead National Recreation Area are searching for a person who may be missing within the park

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New home sales slow as prices creep into “bubble” territory

Home sales have slowed across the nation after a busy spring, and higher prices in certain markets are giving buyers cold feet as they fret about another housing bubble.

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Powerhouse performing well, but there’s room for improvement

The City’s Tourism Division presented a comprehensive overview of the Powerhouse Visitor Center’s performance during Council’s July 22 meeting, a presentation that prompted Councilman Travis Lingenfelter’s request that staff return to Tuesday’s meeting to hammer out addition details of Kingman tourism efforts.

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Mohave 911 | August 13, 2018

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office and Kingman Police Department reported the following arrests for the week of August 10.

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WW2 Museum, Arizona State U, create online master’s degree

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Arizona State University are starting a new online master's degree program in World War II studies , with classes beginning in January. A news release describes it as the nation's only graduate degree in World War II history.

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National Park Service blocks fees for Grand Canyon outfitters

The National Park Service has decided to cancel solicitation contracts that would have imposed exorbitant fees on guides and outfitters of rafting guides and outfitters at the Grand Canyon.

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Kingman MVD making the experience effortless

Tim Mahan, the manager for the AZDOT Kingman facility, and his crew have spent their time trying to reduce wait times and make the experience at the MVD a painless experience.

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A monumental opportunity for veterans

There’s nothing like reconnecting with an old friend and taking a stroll down memory lane, and for one Kingman man that joyous occasion led to the formation of The Wall Operation Pal Joey, an effort to send veterans to Washington, D.C., to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Public invited to release of endangered California Condors

On National Public Lands Day this year, the public is invited to join the recovery effort by witnessing firsthand a spectacular release into the wild of several captive-bred young condors.

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Kingman Republican Women to host Arpaio, Gosar

The Kingman Republican Women are set to host noteworthy speakers including Joe Arpaio, candidate for U.S. Senate, and Paul Gosar, incumbent for the 4th Congressional District, at their meeting at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Dambar Steakhouse, 1960 E. Andy Devine Ave.

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Can artificial intelligence recognize hate speech? Cal-Berkeley researchers think so

Using artificial intelligence, teams of social scientists and data analysts are working to code programs that can search through thousands of posts looking for malicious content, said Claudia Von Vacano, executive director of digital humanities at Berkeley.

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Licenses and Permits | August 13, 2018

Happy Girl Accessories with Trish: 4787 N. Ty St., Kingman; jewelry.

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Man killed in barber shop where he worked

Phoenix police say a 26-year-old man is dead after being shot at the barber shop where he worked.

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Discounted fair tickets available now

The Mohave County Fair is coming Sept. 13 - 16, and people can start buying their “Ride All Day,” “Any Day” ride coupons for just $20 from the 4-H Interstate Exchange Club, which is a 33 percent savings.

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Kingman Center of the Arts and The Smith Center bringing theater to Kingman elementary schools

Kingman Center for the Arts has received the opportunity from The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas to participate in the program Disney Musicals in Schools where two Kingman elementary schools will learn what it takes to put on a performance and maintain a sustainable theater program.

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Education a recurring topic at Democratic forum

“Fixing our education problem in Arizona is our number one priority,” Robinson said.

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Horseshoe Bend undergoes changes to manage growing crowds

A viewpoint reachable by a half-mile trail from a parking lot on U.S. 89 in northern Arizona provides a spectacular view of a dramatic bend in the Colorado River is popular – maybe too popular.