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County’s participation in program designed to keep students tobacco-free

In Mohave County, 28 percent of students in eighth, 10th and 12th grades have smoked at least one cigarette, compared to the statewide average of 23 percent.

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Route 66 brings visitors from around the country and world

Our main tourist attraction is Route 66, which has as much international appeal as domestic, launching nostalgic and historic trips across America for thousands of travelers each year.

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Young country singer to perform Friday

“I love that I can express these things that I value so much through music,” she said.

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Tips to avoid phone scams

The Arizona Attorney General released tips on how to avoid auto sale, repair fraud and phone fraud scams.

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McCord Robinson running for state rep to fulfill wants and wishes

Mary McCord Robinson, running for her first political office, feels she’s truly in touch with the wants and wishes of Mohave County citizens.

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***UPDATE*** Kingman Police seek 2 in missing $170,000 case

Authorities say they have additional information and are looking for help in identifying a male and female subject as persons of interest to the whereabouts of a suitcase containing $170,000

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Flag Day won’t go unobserved in Kingman

Veteran and Kingman resident Jason Millin says Flag Day, June 14, can sometimes take a backseat when compared to Veterans and Memorial days, but he doesn’t expect that to be the case in Kingman, a city with a long history of supporting veterans and active military personnel.

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STEM career interest declining among male teens; not at Kingman High

Many high school seniors have graduated and are now starting their next steps in life going to college and eventually starting their career. For those still in high school, they have time to think about what they want to do for the rest of their lives.

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Local residents participate in TV game show, take home money

Game shows have been around for many years. Some of those shows are still around today, like Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, or The Price is Right. But now there’s new TV game shows coming out like Beat Shazam, hosted by Jamie Foxx. Imagine coming from a small town like Kingman and being a participant on this game show? Well for a Kingman father and daughter they had the opportunity to be on this show and meet the famous actor.

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Canyon 66 employees can’t cash paychecks under new management

Employees at Canyon 66 Restaurant and Lounge have again been stiffed on their paychecks after a change in management under bankruptcy receivership, one worker told the Daily Miner. Marina Brown, a former server at Canyon 66, said she worked there until this week and was issued paychecks that can’t be cashed, including her tips.

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Rep. Mosley receives A+ on legislative scorecard

Rep. Paul Mosley, R-Lake Havasu City, was among 14 state legislators who received a grade of A+ from the Arizona Free Enterprise Club, and the only representative from Legislative District 5 with a perfect grade.

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Gov. Ducey orders flags be lowered for fallen soldier

Ducey ordered the flags be lowered to half-staff from Sunday through Monday.

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Skin cancer rate is unusually high in Mohave County

If there’s one thing the nation would know about Arizona, besides it being the Grand Canyon state, it would be the number of sunny days we get around here. Sunshine is great for cookouts or enjoying a dip in the pool, but too much sun exposure can be harmful to our skin.

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Legislators to hold meeting on water issues

State Sen. Gail Griffin and Rep. Rusty Bowers will hold a public meeting to discuss agricultural water issues at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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***UPDATE*** Woman leaves $170,000 in cash behind at Walmart

Person of interest found, police find nothing to connect him to missing suitcase

Police say the person of interest they were looking for regarding the case of a woman leaving behind $170,000 at Walmart has been found and was cooperative with investigators

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*Update* - Woman leaves $170,000 in cash behind at Walmart

Authorities say a Valle Vista woman left behind $170,000 in cash at Walmart Tuesday

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Kingman could be in danger of losing Amtrak’s Southwest Chief

Southwest Chief runs daily from Chicago to Los Angeles through wheat fields and ranches, past missions and pueblos, across mountains and deserts, carving through canyons barely wider than the train itself.

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Appeals Court: Business can’t discriminate based on sexual orientation

The state Court of Appeals has rejected arguments by owners of a Phoenix business that a city ordinance that bars them from refusing to design wedding invitation for same-sex couples violates their constitutional and religious rights

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Supervisor Johnson wants truthful information on board's agenda

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors took no action Monday regarding the withholding of information

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Home and garden expo to benefit JAVC’s Operation 6

Operation 6 will give homeless and at-risk military veterans a hand-up in returning to civilian life.

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Man pleads guilty to 2 counts of assault after first-degree murder charges dropped

David Allen James pleaded guilty to two aggravated assault charges Tuesday

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Senate candidate Ward tired of same results in Washington

More than 20 people wearing yellow Kelli Ward T-shirts showed up for the early morning rally and asked her about a number of issues.

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County Democratic leader Luna-Wolfe dies at 75

Ed Pyrzynski, secretary of Mohave County Democratic Party, said Luna-Wolfe had a true concern and passion for people. She felt the need for cooperation and organization to get things done.

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Attorney complaint relates to LDS reporting of child abuse

Mohave County Attorney’s Office sent a complaint to the State Bar of Arizona alleging that attorney Joseph Osmond of the Utah-based law firm Kirton and McConkie has engaged in unauthorized practice of law in Arizona by failing to report child abuse.

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Pitzer’s to expand heating and air conditioning business

Larry Thornton believes as much in Kingman’s future as he does in Jesus Christ, having purchased a little over 2 acres on Hualapai Mountain Road under the name Joshua 1:8 Investments LLC to expand his heating, plumbing and air conditioning business.