Hubble Ray Smith

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Adoptions: ‘Children ... want to be adopted and be part of a forever family’

Children are placed in foster homes for a lot of reasons – abuse, neglect, parents in prison – and more than 18,000 Arizona kids are currently in foster care.

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City Council seeks legal counsel after KAA cancels last workshop

Kingman Airport Authority backed down from a fourth and final workshop with the public and City Council Thursday because the meetings had “digressed” into complaints and criticism.

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Libraries on the chopping block at Monday’s meeting

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors will consider cutting future funding for Mohave County libraries and services at its regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the County Administration Building, 700 W. Beale St.

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In a new world, cabs are holding their own

The Ubers and K-Cars on the road don’t faze Kingman Cab

Keith Nelson reads about Uber, the application-based transportation service with a dozen drivers in Kingman, and sees a few K-Cars on the road from a startup company in Prescott.

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July's local unemployment rate unchanged

Mohave County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.1 percent in July, the Office of Economic Opportunity reported Thursday.

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St. Vincent de Paul launches website for St. Mary Conference Society

Better late than never, St. Vincent de Paul has launched a website for the St. Mary Conference Society that describes the mission of the nonprofit organization and provides links for client assistance.

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Public comment still sought for I-11

Civil engineers and designers working on Interstate 11 continue to seek public comment and alternative selections on the massive highway project that would link Mexico to Canada with an international trade corridor passing through Kingman.

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Goodwill store moving to shopping center

KINGMAN – Goodwill is moving into the former Bealls Outlet store in the shopping center anchored by Petco, PetSmart, Office Depot, Ross and Big Lots, with a scheduled grand opening of Oct. 13, a spokeswoman for the nonprofit organization said.

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MCC president wants students to finish their 2-year degrees

KINGMAN – Michael Kearns wants to raise the number of Mohave County residents with an associates degree by just 1 percent a year, which would require 320 graduates from Mohave Community College.

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Shoeboxes full of love for Christmas

Pat Tardiff has spent years helping to fill thousands of shoeboxes with Christmas gifts and sending them to impoverished children in Third World countries, touching their lives and giving them hope in desperate situations.

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