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Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal.

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5 indicted in alleged $80 million California recycling fraud

California has charged five people with defrauding the state's recycling program out of $80.3 million – the largest alleged fraud scheme in the program's history, officials said Thursday.

Western Arizona eyed as water source for major metro areas

A week into her appointment last fall as a Mohave County supervisor in western Arizona, Lois Wakimoto heard the words that would consume her since: We have a water problem.

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Two dead in boating accident on Lake Havasu

Initial investigations showed that all the occupants were wearing life jackets and the operator was wearing his safety kill switch.

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Students occupy Arizona buildings to protest gun violence

igh school students occupied the House and Senate lobbies and the governor's office at the state Capitol Friday in the latest protest against gun violence.

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Americans told to toss Arizona romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.

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Arizona teachers call for a strike; walkout at least a week away

Claiming overwhelming support, leaders of the #RedForEd movement Thursday night called for a strike – but but not for another week.

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Earth Day: Bringing about the end of plastic pollution spearheads the efforts for this year’s celebrations

With her floppy hat blowing in 30 mph wind gusts, Denise Neath led two classes of Hualapai Elementary School third-graders on a tour of Dig It Community Garden Thursday, tying it into Earth Day celebrations Sunday.

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Learn how to help during an overdose with Sonoran Prevention Works training Saturday

Responding to the opioid crisis outbreak has claimed many lives across the nation, Arizona, Mohave County, and even locally, Sonoran Prevention Works is hosting a training from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at the Mohave County Library- Kingman, 3269 N. Burbank St.

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Chillin’ on Beale Street kicks off another summer of car fun

Grab those lawn chairs, the wife and kids, the keys to the hot rod sitting in the driveway and head down to Beale Street to chill with friends and family.

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Arizona Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics

The Arizona Law Enforcement Torch Run and Public Safety Fair helps benefit the Special Olympics where 100 percent of the proceeds go to the athletes to help them get to their events.

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Governor signs bill outlawing ‘fake’ service animals

If you've been sneaking Fluffy into the grocery store on a claim it's your service dog, that time may be coming to an end.

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State senate panel gives judge room to take weapons

A Senate panel voted 4-3 Thursday to allow judges to force some people to surrender their weapons – but only after a multi-step process that supporters say will protect due process rights.

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Father’s sentencing delayed in DUI death of 4-year-old son

Sentencing for Daniel Lynn Stuart, charged with aggravated DUI in the death of his 4-year-old son, has been postponed until May 31 to give attorneys time to consider new offers.

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Airport authority says it will have transition meetings with City

Mohave County Superior Court Judge Steve Moss granted Kingman immediate possession of KAA Tuesday in his ruling in favor of the city.

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Drowned man jumped in river to avoid capture

Joshua Jenkins was trying to escape law enforcement officers when he drowned in the Colorado River where his floating body was found Saturday.

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‘Steel Magnolias’ to steal the night at KHS

Truvy, who owns a hair salon, has a group of friends that comes by to have their hair or nails done. This salon can normally be found in Louisiana, but for three nights it will be onstage at Kingman High School during the production “Steel Magnolias.”

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County wants equitable Flood Control monies

The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1, with Supervisor Hildy Angius opposed, to explore potential solutions in collaboration with the cities that would address current trends in Flood Control revenue.

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Kingman's streets need help

City staff and Bacon recommend increasing pavement management investments to $4.5 million each year, which was important to note because budget discussions will begin in May, Bacon said.

Gov. Doug Ducey is gambling with teacher salaries

Documents obtained by Capitol Media Services show the governor hopes to generate $15 million a year by convincing Arizonans to play “keno.’’

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Northern Arizona Fire District board to look at replacements

Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District governing board will review letters of interest to fill board vacancies

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Bank of America to close Kingman branch in July

The Bank of America branch at 2307 Stockton Hill Road will close July 31, and all employees and customers have been notified, a bank spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday.

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Ron Foggin officially new city manager

Foggin’s employment agreement includes an annual salary of about $148,000.

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Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council Operation 6 underway at Arnold Plaza

“If you want to volunteer, we will find something for you,” Farrell said.

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Arizona PTA pulls support from teacher pay increase plan

Calling the governor's plan not sustainable, the Arizona PTA has withdrawn its backing for Gov. Doug Ducey's teacher pay hike plan.