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Newspaper owner poisoned with potentially lethal toxins

Medical experts urge police investigation

The co-owner of The Kingman Daily Miner was poisoned with what could have been lethal doses of thallium and other chemicals, according to leading toxicology and medical experts.

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Judge rejects father's guilty plea in death of his son

Daniel Stuart, who pleaded guilty to felony manslaughter in the death of his 4-year-old son, may be facing the maximum sentence of seven years after a judge rejected his plea offer at a Nov. 28 hearing.

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Ducey opposes initiative to forbid anonymous funding of political campaigns

Gov. Doug Ducey signaled his opposition to a new initiative to forbid anonymous funding of political campaigns, saying it would interfere with the ability of people to participate in campaigns without fear.

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House panel OKs bill to allow concealed gun carry across state lines

A House committee gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would let gun owners with concealed-carry permits cross state lines without prior approval, as long as they followed local concealed-carry laws.

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Second inmate in 2 days charged with assaulting a correction officer

Mohave County Sheriff’s deputies could not offer an explanation for why a corrections officer in the Mohave County Jail was assaulted Wednesday.

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Lobbyists urge state lawmaker to look at repealing law that says ‘you can’t style hair without 1,100 hours of training and a license’

The way Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita figures it, no one ever died from a bad hair style or blow dry – at least not literally.

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Arizona among worst at maximizing earnings

A new study ranks Arizona among the worst five states in the West at maximizing workers’ earnings, with Yuma as the only city in the state with above-average discretionary income.

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Jerry Ambrose Veterans Council alarmed by number of violent deaths of veterans

The Arizona Violent Death Reporting System reported that in 2016 there were 299 known occurrences of violent deaths involving veteran victims in Arizona.

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Ducey denies K-12 education spending report

Gov. Doug Ducey is fighting back against a report by a left-leaning research group that shows Arizona is spending less on K-12 education today than before the recession when inflation is taken into account.

Obamacare shopping is trickier than ever

Health care is complicated and time is running out with a Dec. 15 deadline looming.

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Local boy wants to be part of the next generation of leaders

The deadline is fast approaching for one young boy with hopes of heading to Washington, D.C.

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Threatened snake long gone from Colorado River reappears

A threatened snake that hasn't been seen along the lower Colorado River in a century has apparently repopulated an area south of Lake Havasu City.

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County inmate charged with assaulting a correction officer

A Mohave County Detention Officer reported to deputies he had been slapped in the face by an inmate.

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Getting help from a Red Kettle: The Salvation Army’s annual Red Kettle drive has begun

Money raised goes toward the Salvation Army’s food program, utility program, clothing and emergency assistance

The giving season has begun

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Lawmaker seeks to curb Arizona Board of Regents’ power

This would not be Rep. Mark Finchem’s first attempt to curb the board’s power

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KRMC to host holiday open house Dec. 6

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Without Congress’ action, KidsCare needs a fix

Capriotti warned this is, at best, a short-term solution

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Kingman man arrested for vehicle, credit card theft

Outstanding warrants in unrelated cases led Kingman Police to arrest a Kingman man for burglary and credit card thefts.

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KPD issues warning about walking along Mohave Wash

Kingman Police Department is investigating allegations that on at least two occasions over the past week two adult females where attacked on the walking path along Mohave Wash between Airway Avenue and Gordon Drive during the evening hours.

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Fire destroys Birdland home and adjacent travel trailer

A single-wide mobile home and nearby travel trailer were destroyed by fire Monday evening in the Birdland area, Northern Arizona Consolidated Fire District Chief Wayne Eder reported.

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Oh Deer! 5 tips for deer vs. car encounters

There are no fool-proof measures that can be implemented to avoid animals

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Local businesses see increased traffic for Shop Small Saturday

Shop Small Saturday was a success

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Kennecott Exploration Company plans to drill in the area around the Kabba mine

The company plans to drill one or two new holes by the end of the year, and will take additional steps to reduce and limit noise from the drilling operation, said Amanda Miller, communities coordinator for Kennecott.

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Arizona’s facial-recognition use worries privacy advocates

Facial Recognition software worries privacy advocates. State doesn’t disclose how they will use driver license photos, they say

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Man rescued from burning mobile home

Cause of the fire is considered intentional based on evidence found at the scene