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CD music format appears to be on death bed, but still showing a pulse

They get scratched, broken and trashed, but old records never die. Vinyl recordings end up in the hands of collectors, on shelves at used record stores and vintage shops, and listed on eBay, often selling for multiples of the original price.

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Kingman Unified School District negotiates Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim

Kingman Unified School District school board approved at Tuesdays school board meeting for Superintendent Roger Jacks to go forth on negotiating an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission claim with the school lawyers.

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Council has packed work session set for Tuesday’s meeting

Council will hear updates from the Kingman police and fire departments, Financial Department and the Economic Development and Planning Department at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mohave County Administration building, 700 W. Beale St.

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WACOG offers free classes for seniors

As you live life, it teaches you lessons. The more you age the more you know but someone can never stop learning.

ADOT closing lanes for work on U.S. 93 bridge at Big Jim Wash

Motorists along U.S. Highway 93 can expect lane restrictions north of Wickenburg Oct. 22-26 as the Arizona Department of Transportation works on bridge deck construction at Big Jim Wash Bridge (milepost 165).

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Stockton Hill waterline replacement project continues

Along with the water line replacement project taking place on Stockton Hill Road between Airway Avenue and Gordon Drive, another project is set for just south of the intersection of Stockton Hill Road and Kino Avenue.

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KUSD Superintendent Roger Jacks announces his retirement after 10 years in position

A decade at KUSD

He is the face of Kingman Unified School District; and has been for 10 years. Throughout the years, he has worked toward improving education and establishing relationships. However in June 2019, he will no longer be KUSD Superintendent Roger Jacks.

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Janet Watson: breast cancer survivor, moral supporter

She felt a lump on her breast and knew it wasn’t normal. Her primary care doctor couldn’t find anything, so she decided to take a diagnostic mammogram to see if something was truly there.

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Cancer survivors, supporters raise awareness with a walk

A mile can make all the difference. Especially after surviving cancer.

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Easing the burden for local cancer patients

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, financial concerns shouldn’t be an added burden. The Kingman Cancer Care Unit is an independent local organization that provides much-needed aid to cancer patients and their families in the Kingman, Arizona area.

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KRMC offers free mammogram program

Breast cancer begins when cells located in the breast start to grow out of control. In time, these abnormal cells can invade other tissues and organs in the body.

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Supervisors expected to approve public lands commission

Mohave County Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a resolution to establish the Mohave County Public Lands and Recreation Commission when it meets at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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Democrats making noise with candidates who speak to the issues

It’s far from an uprising, but voter by voter, the Mohave County Democratic Central Committee is making headway into turning northwest Arizona’s deep Republican territory into a paler shade of red.

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P&Z expands accessory structure allowances

In the past, property owners in Kingman have hit the wall that is the Kingman Zoning Ordinance when it comes to adding accessory structures on their properties, but the Planning and Zoning Commission is considering text amendments that would expand the allowances for detached structures and accessory dwellings.

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Daily Miner shows journalistic excellence in newspaper contest

The Daily Miner came away with several awards in the Arizona Newspapers Association 2018 Better Newspapers Contest, which drew 1,183 entries from 53 newspapers.

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Homeless ‘Santa’ playing keyboard in exchange for room at the inn

James “Santa” Zyla entertained a few guests Thursday at Canyon 66 Restaurant and Lounge

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Quad driver arrested after police chase through neighborhood

Police arrested Derek Deverne Ferrier, 30, of Kingman, at about 2:45 p.m. Thursday on felony charges following a chase

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Veteran? Submit your stories to the paper

The Daily Miner wants to share with readers the stories of local residents’ service in the U.S. military

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Black Sheep’s fundraiser helps those who help others

Saturday’s earnings will go to the Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council

Those who attend Saturday’s fundraiser will need to pick from Black Sheep’s selection of suicide awareness tattoos.

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ADWR to begin water ‘sweeps’ to collect data on well levels

Hydrologists collect data on select wells to determine pumping discharge amounts and produce reports on groundwater conditions.

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Borrelli touts voting record on veterans, water, education

Incumbent senator seeks second term with promise of keeping Mohave County and La Paz County relevant in Phoenix.

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Vice mayor advocates for ‘no’ votes on ‘Draconian’ Prop 413

The Home Rule Option (Prop. 412) has been approved by Kingmanites since the 1980s. The option provides cities with an alternative to the state-imposed spending limit for local governments.

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State alleges emotional harm in child molestation case

On Wednesday, prosecuting attorney Gregory McPhillips told the judge that the state is also alleging emotional harm on the part of the victim.

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Photo | The Human Bean has it's sign up

Have you seen the new sign?

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ATM heist has sheriff’s office seeking public’s help

Three men stole an ATM from a Fort Mohave business early Wednesday morning