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Homes flooded, deputies rescue residents in Verde, YCSO reports

Many homes in the area of Rimrock along Beaver Creek experienced heavy flooding Thursday night, Feb. 14, and deputies from the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office carried some residents to safety, according to YCSO spokesperson Dwight D'Evelyn.

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Pima County jail inmate dies after altercation with officer

The Pima County Sheriff's Department says a jail inmate has died after an altercation with a corrections officer.

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KUSD teachers express concerns for proposed Palo Christi bond

Teachers expressed their concerns about what the board has been discussing on the reopening of Palo Christi and the proposed bond.

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City: Business expansion and attraction looking good at industrial park

“I think with all industries, even the ones we have out there, they’re kind of like your teeth,” said City Economic Development Director Gary Kellogg. “If you don’t take care of them, they can go away.”

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Kingman Unified Pastoral Association wants to place an emphasis on commonality

In the past year, Kingman and the surrounding community have been painted as havens for racists and their brand of hatred and discontent.

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Kingman’s only daily newspaper hosted the first-ever Readers’ Choice Awards celebration with the recipients

Daily Miner readers choose their local favorites for the sixth consecutive year

The community has spoken. Over 30,000 votes tallied, 1,370 people voted and 1,013 businesses nominated. The end result, 133 winners.

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Sounds of Kingman presents Arizona and the moon landings

Technology that is lifting humankind into space is becoming more advanced as rocket companies are now offering trips.

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For the Luv of Paws hosts adoption event Sunday

For the Luv of Paws Domestic Animal Rescue & Sanctuary is hosting an adoption event from noon -4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17 at Petco, 3320 Stockton Hill Road.

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End around voter-rejected school vouchers in Senate committee

Rejecting claims they are ignoring the will of voters, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to alter the rules governing the use of vouchers of state dollars by parents to send their children to private and parochial schools.

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Deadly blue 'Mexican oxy' pills take toll on US Southwest

Aaron Francisco Chavez swallowed at least one of the sky blue pills at a Halloween party before falling asleep forever.

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Legislation fixes problems with Arizona opioid measure

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Thursday fixing problems with opioid legislation that he and lawmakers rushed to pass last year but resulted in some legitimate patients struggling to get pills they need.

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Lawmaker wants to know what cellphones are collecting and when

Rep. Kelly Townsend says she knows her phone is watching and listening to her, even when she is not talking on it.

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Researchers find clues that depression may speed brain aging

Memory and thinking skills naturally slow with age but now scientists are peeking inside living brains to tell if depression might worsen that decline – and finding some worrisome clues.

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Event Calendar | Feb. 15, 2019

Chris Commisso in Concert at 7 p.m. Friday at Kingman Center for the Arts.

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White Hills man arrested for attempted second-degree murder

The investigation into a weapons offense and attempted murder that occurred at about 4 p.m. Wednesday in White Hills continues, reports the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

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MAGNET executes search warrants in Kingman

The Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team conducted two dangerous drug search warrants in Kingman toward the end of January and the beginning of February.

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MCSO: Bomb threat scare at Black Mountain School Wednesday, no threat found

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated a bomb threat at Black Mountain School, 3404 Santa Monica Road.

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Allowing John Q. Public to file suit against public dollars used to influence elections passes House committee

Saying state and county prosecutors may balk, a House panel voted Tuesday to let anyone file suit to claim that public dollars are being used to influence elections.

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Arizona 107 years old today, Valentine's Day 2019

Arizona became a state on February 14, 1912, the last state in the continental U.S. to achieve statehood.

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Kingman under flash-flood watch

The rain hitting Kingman Wednesday night and that has continued into Thursday isn’t the end of forecasted precipitation for the area, as showers are expected to continue through the day and into the early hours of Friday, Feb. 15.

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Patriot Movement decries ‘Fake News,’ talks border problem

Representatives from Patriot Movement AZ were the guest speakers at this month’s Conservative Republican Club of Kingman meeting, where they told the audience about what they saw when traveling to the border and into Mexico.

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3-2 vote approves new KUSD enrollment zones

Kingman Unified School District is hosting a town hall meeting to get feedback from community members about the new enrollment zones.

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City commission wants to see updated site plan before ruling on AAA home park request

It was standing room only at Tuesday’s City Planning and Zoning meeting, as residents from AAA Manufactured Home Park packed the Powerhouse Visitor Center to voice their displeasure with park management.

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Sweets, treats, and love: Here are some local goodies to make your valentine’s heart flutter

Valentine’s Day has men and women all over the country rushing to find that perfect treat or bouquet of flowers for their significant others.

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City magistrates may face voters after initial hiring

Saying magistrates can be squeezed politically, a House panel voted Wednesday to all but strip city councils of their ability to fire them.