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Jailed: Behind the scenes at the Mohave County Jail

What it takes to run a jail

Don Bischoff, captain at the Mohave County jail, said there is a misconception or miscommunication about what goes on in a jail.

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Jailed: Behind the scenes at the Mohave County Jail

The intake process, from arrest to general population

It all starts with an arrest.

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KAA increases legal fee expenses in fight against City

Kingman Airport Authority raised the stakes by $100,000 in its legal battle against the City’s condemnation filing to take back control of the airport and industrial park.

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Snow fall expected today in Arizona high country

With snow forecast today in Arizona’s high country and possibly reaching lower elevations than usual, Arizona Department of Transportation is asking drivers to not underestimate the power of a winter storm or overestimate their ability to negotiate highways covered with snow and ice.

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Golden Valley man arrested for 5 counts of burglary, 4 counts of theft

Authorities say they have arrested a 40-year-old Golden Valley man on five counts of felony second degree burglary and four counts of felony theft.

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We the People: Marshall-Brennan Club at Lee Williams High competes constitutionally

Ava is a transgender high school girl, who has yet to have any of the necessary surgeries.

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IRS, states and tax industry warn employers to beware of Form W-2 scam

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), state tax agencies and the tax industry are urging all employers to educate their payroll personnel about a Form W-2 phishing scam that made victims of hundreds of organizations and thousands of employees last year.

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Arizona education gets low marks on another annual report card

Arizona education scrapes the bottom ranks in the nation, receiving a D+ for school funding and the poverty achievement gap in an annual report card released Wednesday.

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Senator’s bill would fine people with untrained service animals $250

A Senate panel voted Wednesday to make it illegal for people to bring their pets into restaurants and grocery stores under claims they are “service animals.’’

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Arnold Plaza sold to Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council

After a decade of sitting vacant and turning into a downtown eyesore, Arnold Plaza was given new life Tuesday when county supervisors approved selling it to Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council for renovation as a veterans’ resource center.

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Downwinders: Survivors losing hope of compensation

Eddie Pattillo developed prostate and bladder cancer in 1997, then a few years later doctors removed colon cancer that had metastasized to his liver.

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Bullhead City’s River Regatta restored

Marnell, chairman of Marnell Gaming, which owns the M Resort in Las Vegas and the Colorado Belle and Edgewater hotel casinos in Laughlin, assured Mohave County Board of Supervisors Tuesday he’ll clean up the camp and river before and after the event.

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WACOG healthy living program offered

Western Arizona Council of Governments is offering The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education Program.

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The race begins: Ducey, Farley and Garcia battle for governor

With no primary foe and 10 months to go to the general election, Gov. Doug Ducey already has collected more than $3 million for his reelection campaign.

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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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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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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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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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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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