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Bus Stop Hero: This local fourth-grader saved his friend after remembering a YouTube video he had seen

Brennon McKinney and Evan Bond have been best buddies since first grade, and they have a friendship story to share for their lifetime.

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Lunch, recess time should count toward state aid

The way Sen. Warren Petersen sees it, elementary school children are being rushed through lunch and recess by schools who are fearful of losing state aid.

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As NAFTA staggers, Arizona keeps pushing forward to maintain its trade relationship with Mexico

As a border state, Arizona plays a dual role in some of President Donald Trump’s policy proposals.

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Donating a Thanksgiving: It’s the season for giving and local charities need help to help others

It’s the season of the year for giving, and you don’t have to look far to find a charity that needs help to help those who are less fortunate.

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Supervisors to address desert trash dumpers, GVID water rates Monday

County supervisors are not giving up on prosecuting desert litterbugs, or “wildcat” dumpers who take their trash and old mattresses to places in the desert for disposal.

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Report: Arizona earns ‘B’ in pretrial justice

The state of Arizona received a “B” grade in a study on pretrial justice system in America that showed one-third of states failing and several showing promise of reform.

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High court affirms Medicaid expansion; 400,000 to keep health care

Fee paid by hospitals is legal; opposition calls it new ‘loophole’

The state’s high court on Friday upheld the legality of an assessment on hospitals that helps pay for health care for 400,000 Arizonans.

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No more monster trucks at the Mohave County Fairground's grandstand arena

With 68 acres, Mohave County Fairgrounds should have plenty room for everyone to play nicely.

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Scam alert: UniSource Energy Services warns customers of suspicious phone calls from scammers

UniSource Energy Services is warning customers to beware of suspicious calls, text messages and letters from scammers using high-pressure tactics to rip them off.

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Weather alert: Pacific Northwest Storm incoming

A storm coming in from the Pacific Northwest will have a minor impact on northwest Arizona, bringing wind gusts of 40 mph to 50 mph and lowering temperatures for the weekend, the National Weather Service reported Thursday.

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Poker run participants force to fold hand after roll over

A vehicle participating in an off-road poker run from Topock to Lake Havasu City came up a bit short Saturday.

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Human Trafficking: It’s not just a big city problem anymore

Traffickers are targeting rural communities

Sex trafficking has spread beyond Las Vegas, Phoenix, Los Angeles and other big cities into rural parts of Arizona, especially those fed by busy highways such as Interstate 40, an expert and victims’ advocate said Monday.

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Soldwedel family donates $26K to Mohave Community College

A multi-media company’s family has transformed a long legacy of sharing tennis with their community into a $26,000 gift to Mohave Community College.

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KUSD looks to turn Palo Christi into multipurpose community center

School board member Bruce Ricca is taking the lead on turning Palo Christi School into a multipurpose community center and keeping it in the hands of Kingman Unified School District for now.

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KRMC Preoperative Clinic welcomes additional provider

Shilo Elliott, NP, has joined Kingman Regional Medical Center’s Preoperative Clinic.

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Groups claim Arizona violates federal laws on voter registration

A coalition of voting rights groups is charging that state agencies are violating federal laws designed to provide opportunities for people to register.

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Drug investigation involving strip club turns up marijuana, weapons, dead alligator

An alligator is dead and two Kingman gentlemen’s club employees are in custody this week, following a raid by nearly 10 state, federal and local law enforcement agencies.

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Arizona Lawmakers outsource legislative ideas found outside state

When Arizona lawmakers sponsored a 2016 house bill banning the sale of ivory and rhinoceros horn products, the bill matched almost exactly to language in legislation proposed outside Arizona

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Court of Appeals asked to slash marijuana fees

An attorney for medical marijuana patients is asking the Court of Appeals to force state health officials to slash what they charge

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Bullhead police seeking man wanted for questioning in Kohl’s burglary

Bullhead City Police Detectives are searching for 30-year-old Brereton Emerson Sherrill, who is wanted for questioning in the recent Kohl’s burglary where thousands of dollars’ worth of jewelry was stolen.

Drop-off sites open to help global Christmas project reach children in need

Drop off sites opened for Operation Christmas Child