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Operator in fatal boating accident charged with manslaughter

A California man has been charged in the deaths of two passengers, after a fatal Lake Havasu boating accident last June.

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Fee free day at recreational public lands

The BLM is allowing people to access recreational public lands for free today, matching the deal offered by Arizona State Parks and Trails.

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State argues for dismissal of schools lawsuit, it is ‘politcal question’

An attorney for the state told a judge Friday he has no legal right to hear a complaint that the Legislature is not providing enough money for schools.

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Mohave 911 | January 15, 2018

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Thomas Lester Vance, 48, of Kingman, Jan. 7 for Burglary, Theft, Theft of Means of Transportation and Trafficking in Stolen Property, all felonies.

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Woman gets 2 years for using inmate info for student loans

A federal judge in Denver has sentenced a woman to two years in prison for her role in using the credit histories of 181 unsuspecting prison inmates to get $582,000 in federal student loans.

Pima County Jail is now using full-body scanners for inmates

The Pima County Jail is using full-body scanning devices to screen incoming inmates for contraband.

Fountain Hills Arizona becomes Dark Sky Community

Fountain Hills, a Phoenix suburb known for a fountain that shoots water high in the area, is Arizona's latest community to be acclaimed for efforts to combat light pollution.

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The workforce of high school officials needs to be replenished

It’s not uncommon to see referees at high school sporting events receive an earful from fans after a questionable call. It is an unfavorable part of the job and very well could be one contributing factor to the decline in referees in Mohave County and statewide.

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Johnson wants Mohave County supervisors to meet less often

Angius voices reservations to savings claim

Mohave County Board of Supervisors will discuss holding meetings once a month at Tuesday’s meeting scheduled for 9:30 a.m. at the County Administrative Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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MCC to give $10K to outstanding graduates after $200K donation funds endowment at MCC

Students at Mohave Community College will be eligible for a $10,000 grant courtesy of Dr. James Childe, who donated $200,000 to the college to establish the grant in honor of Kathy Hodel.

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African children’s choir to visit Kingman

The Watoto Children’s Choir is coming from Africa to perform their new production, “Signs and Wonders,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at College Park Baptist Church, 1990 Jagerson Ave.

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Governor’s budget plan focuses new cash on schools

Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a $10.1 billion spending plan for the next budget year built on projections of more consumer spending, Arizonans buying more lottery tickets and hiring back many of the auditors who ensure that people are paying the state what they owe, auditors the governor previously laid off.

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Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes

FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday.

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News Briefs | WACOG healthy living program designed to help seniors

The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education is starting a six-week program for healthy living at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Mohave County Library, 3269 Burbank St.

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Court reverses death sentence in brutal 1996 Golden Valley triple murder

WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court overturned Friday the death sentence in a brutal 1996 triple murder in Golden Valley, saying Arizona courts did not give enough weight to the killer’s troubled childhood and mental health issues.

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37-year-old Kingman man arrested for sexual conduct with a minor

A weeklong investigation led to the arrest of a Kingman man for sexual conduct with a minor Thursday.

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Update: Woman released from jail in error turns herself in

After a clerical error allowed an Idaho woman out of the Mohave County jail prematurely, she discovered law enforcement was looking for her and then turned herself in.

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Kingman Fire Department issues a scam alert

Don’t give money or personal information to anyone calling to say they’re raising funds for volunteer firefighters, KFD Assistant Chief Keith Eaton warned Thursday.

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Kingman Fire's, Kingman Little League's Oscar Lopez named fire chief for Hualapai Nation

It’s the school kids that Oscar Lopez will miss the most when he takes a new job Jan. 29 as chief director of emergency services for the Hualapai Nation.

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Miles, Lingenfelter defend sales tax raise

Vice Mayor Jen Miles and Councilman Travis Lingenfelter both agreed an increase in the city’s sales tax could be put to a vote by the citizens, but that’s not the direction they want to take.

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JAVC auctioning ‘58 Chevrolet Yeoman to help Arnold Plaza cause

To help raise funds for renovation of Arnold Plaza, the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council is selling a donated classic 1958 Chevrolet Yeoman station wagon on eBay. Starting bid is $35,000.

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Licenses & Permits | January 12, 2017

A list of licenses and permits issued.

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Major shift as Trump opens way for Medicaid work requirement

In a major policy shift that could affect millions of low-income people, the Trump administration said Thursday it is offering a path for states that want to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients.

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Attorney General continues the fight to challenge tuition costs

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is defending his contention that he has a legal right to challenge the tuition charged to Arizona residents attending state universities.

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5 Mexican states get highest U.S. ‘do not travel’ warning

Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia.