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Road repairs will delay travel toward Phoenix

Traveling to Phoenix, Wikieup or Wickenburg? Be sure to take extra time for travel due to the pavement repair starting today through May 3. Drivers should expect a 20 minute delay.

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Free workshops for parents of children with special needs

Mohave County Department of Public Health, Raising Special Kids, and Arizona Center for Disability Law is hosting three different workshops Thursday that talk about bullying prevention, IDEA/504 procedural safeguards for parents and understanding voting rights.

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Licenses and Permits | April 23, 2018

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending April 13:

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No link between school district administration costs, teacher pay

Arizona teachers plan to walk out of their classrooms Thursday to protest low salaries and nearly $1 billion cut from K-12 funding in the wake of the Great Recession that hasn’t yet been replaced.

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40,000 motorcycle riders will be swarming the area this coming weekend

Mother Road Harley Davidson to host a 3-day festival

A good portion of them will bust out of Laughlin and join the party at Mother Road Harley-Davidson dealership at 2501 Beverly Ave. for three days of live music, vendors, food trucks and a beer garden.

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Western Arizona Council of Governments is dedicated to providing services for low-income families

A plethora of free services and classes

People can often go through their entire lives not knowing how to properly buy a home, or could use financial help, or learn how to reduce energy bills.

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Educators to walk out Thursday if education funding requirements aren’t met

In light of the education crisis going on around the state of Arizona, educators around the state will walk out of their classrooms and schools until education is appropriately funded.

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Pastoral Association hosts ecumenism discussion, potluck

The Kingman Unified Pastoral Association will host Dr. Lowell Almen at 5 p.m. today to be speak on religious discussions and agreements with a variety of religions. Almen will be at Grace Lutheran Church (2101 Harrison Street).

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Hackers pose danger to patients with pacemakers, other medical devices connected to internet

Computer hackers soon could cross into a new frontier, one that would give them power to kill through insulin pumps, defibrillators, pacemakers and other personal medical devices.

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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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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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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.

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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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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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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***UPDATE*** Missing Golden Valley woman returns home

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reported Wednesday that the missing 18-year-old mentally disabled woman from Golden Valley has been found.

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Things to do in the outdoors as the weather turns better

You’ll find 21 mountain ranges with nearly 150 canyons and probably 1,000 washes teeming with vegetation and wildlife, if you know where to go.

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Haviland Rest Area to close for renovations today thru November

The Haviland Rest Area along Interstate 40 west of Kingman will close (today) for a $3.6 million renovation.

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Expect high winds Thursday, Friday

The region will be relatively calm Wednesday between storm systems.