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Peach Springs woman arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder

Leanne Gail Watahomigie, 34, of Peach Springs, was arrested by the Kingman Police Department on a charge of second-degree homicide on Friday, July 10.

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Only 7 new COVID-19 cases reported in Mohave County

Mohave County got a brief respite from new COVID-19 cases, with just seven cases reported by the Mohave County Department of Public Health on Sunday, July 12.

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Mohave County health officials report 77 new COVID-19 cases

The Mohave County Department of Public Health announced 77 new cases of COVID-19 in the county the evening of Saturday, July 11, but only one in the sprawling Kingman service area.

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Arizona will use experimental drug to help COVID-19 patients

Gov. Doug Ducey says Arizona will be getting 361 cases of the experimental antiviral drug Remdesivir, which appears to help patients with COVID-19 recover faster.

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Arizona business groups seek to block ballot initiative

Business groups are trying to keep Arizonans from voting on proposals to hike taxes on the most wealthy and give hospital workers a pay hike.

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Arizona sets hospitalization records

The coronavirus outbreak in Arizona has produced 69 additional deaths and record numbers of hospitalizations, according to data released Saturday by state health officials.

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Rants and Raves | July 12, 2020

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Community View | Arizona Gov. Dou Ducey should reopen the gyms

If Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is truly concerned about our health, he should encourage fitness, not deny it.

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Editorial Cartoon | July 12, 2020

Editorial Cartoon | July 12, 2020

Reader Poll:

Should fall high school sports in Arizona be canceled due to the coronavirus?

  • Yes 29%
  • No 71%

89 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should fall high school sports in Arizona be canceled due to the coronavirus?

  • Yes 29%
  • No 71%

89 total votes

See past polls

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Obituary | Marie Elena Gonzales

Marie Elena Gonzales was born Nov. 14, 1945 in Victorio, Texas and passed away June 3, 2020 in Kingman, Arizona.

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Obituary | Brenda Holly Vautier

Brenda Holly Vautier was born in Bridgewater, New Hampshire, on May 23, 1944, the first-born child of Reginald Curtis and Erminie Rose (Adam) Morrill.

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Obituary | Johnny E. Davis

On July 3 Johnny E. Davis passed away doing what he loved to do the most – traveling around and laughing.

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21 injured in fire aboard ship at Naval Base San Diego

Twenty-one people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board a ship at Naval Base San Diego, military officials said.

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US grapples with pandemic

The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in new confirmed cases and the World Health Organization warned that the pandemic is worsening globally and that “there will be no return to the old normal for the foreseeable future.”

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Who is that masked man? It’s President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.

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DeVries was chief of the Kingman Police Department for nearly 17 years, and will pass the torch to former deputy chief and now Chief Rusty Cooper.