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Mohave County reports 17 new cases of COVID-19

Another 17 new cases of COVID-19, but just one in the sprawling Kingman medical service area, were reported by the Mohave County Department of Public Health the evening of Sunday, Aug. 9.

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3 Lake Havasu City residents die from COVID-19

The deaths of three residents in the Lake Havasu City medical service area and 15 new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Mohave County Department of Public Health the evening of Saturday, Aug. 8.

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Mohave County issues 16 building permits

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending July 31:

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Navajo 'water warrior' drives miles on pandemic aid mission

When the sun is up, he’s up and ready to hit the road by 8. Flatbed trucks are loaded with brimming barrels of water, and the teams take off – up and down the burnt orange washboard roads that crisscross the Navajo Nation.

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Joe Arpaio’s comeback bid denied

Joe Arpaio on Friday was narrowly defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016 amid voter frustrations over his taxpayer-funded legal bills, his penchant for self-promotion and a defiant streak that led to his now-pardoned criminal conviction.

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Arizona’s reported virus cases fall as gym standoff sharpens

The standoff between Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and health club owners sharpened Friday as a judge rejected the governor's request to delay the process for reopening health clubs now closed for five weeks because of the pandemic.

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Mohave 911 | August 2, 2020

Jacob Michael Kennedy, 23, of Topock, was arrested by Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies after reportedly assaulting a woman and discharging a firearm inside a residence on Monday, July 27.

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Kingman woman reportedly admits to shooting fiance

Stephanie Ruth Brown, 36, of Kingman, reportedly admitted to shooting her fiancé, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, on Thursday, July 30, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

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Kingman man arrested on felony drug warrant

Jacob Patrick Frazell, 26, of Kingman, was arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion of drug-related charges on Wednesday, July 29.

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Booker's 35 points lead surprising Suns past Heat 119-112

Devin Booker scored 35 points and Jevon Carter added a season-high 20 points as the Phoenix Suns remained undefeated in the NBA restart, beating the Miami Heat 119-112 on Saturday night.

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Lamet brilliant as Tatis, Padres pound Bumgarner, Dbacks 9-5

Fernando Tatis Jr., Manny Machado and the rest of the San Diego Padres were way too much for winless Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan doubleheader sweep

Kevin Harvick won just about everything he could in a stellar weekend at Michigan International Speedway, although fittingly, Denny Hamlin was the last driver to pressure him.

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Column | Hunger is a problem Arizona can fix

As the coronavirus rages on across our state, it has caused yet another crisis – child hunger.

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Column | If the water goes, the desert moves in

Paonia, a small town in western Colorado, with a handful of mesas rising above it, wouldn’t green-up without water diverted from a river or mountain springs.

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Editorial Cartoon | August 9, 2020

Editorial Cartoon | August 9, 2020

Reader Poll:

Should the City of Kingman restart its recycling program?

  • Yes 79%
  • No 21%

62 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should the City of Kingman restart its recycling program?

  • Yes 79%
  • No 21%

62 total votes

See past polls

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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear.

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More than 100 arrests, 13 officers hurt amid Chicago looting

More than 100 people were arrested Monday following a night of looting and unrest that left 13 officers injured and caused damage in the city's upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city, authorities said.

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Trump steps in as virus aid talks fail

A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging 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.