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Arizona appeals court: McSally can keep her seat

Martha McSally can keep the U.S. Senate seat she was given by Gov. Doug Ducey through at least the end of the year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

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Arizona fuel tax proposal running out of gas

A proposal to double the state's gasoline tax is in trouble.

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Court: Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s conviction stays on books

An appeals court has denied former Phoenix-area Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s bid to erase his criminal conviction for disobeying a 2011 court order, saying President Donald Trump's pardon makes it unnecessary.

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Former Merced County sheriff’s deputy arrested in Kingman

Phillip Earl Brooks, 52, of Merced, California, was arrested by Kingman Police Department officers Sunday, Feb. 23, on suspicion of embezzling $100,000 from a sheriff’s association group.

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Kingman man arrested on suspicion of assorted drug felonies

Brandon Anthony Delossantos, 23, of Kingman, was arrested by the Kingman Police Department on Sunday, Feb. 23 after reportedly firing a handgun into the air and being in possession of assorted drugs and paraphernalia.

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Bullhead police seize $12 million worth of cocaine, methamphetamine near Kingman

The Mohave Area General Narcotics Enforcement Team seized cocaine and methamphetamine with a street value of more than $12 million during a traffic stop on Interstate 40 just west of Kingman on Thursday, Feb. 20, according to the Bullhead City Police Department.

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Rants and Raves | Feb. 28, 2020

At Arizona rally, Trump trolls Democrat debate in Nevada – Never tell the truth, deny everything, make up stories, fire competent people and replace them with cronies.

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Editorial Cartoon | Feb. 28, 2020

Editorial Cartoon | Feb. 28, 2020

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Column | American socialists don’t understand American business

At the heart of the rapidly spreading support for “socialism” in the United States is some pretty profound ignorance about business in the country.

Reader Poll:

Should the City of Kingman place a sales tax referendum on the ballot to pay for street improvements and maintenance?

  • Yes 57%
  • No 43%

30 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should the City of Kingman place a sales tax referendum on the ballot to pay for street improvements and maintenance?

  • Yes 57%
  • No 43%

30 total votes

See past polls

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary | Scott Wallace Fry

Scott Wallace Fry, 31, passed away Feb. 23, 2020 in Golden Valley, Arizona. He was born Sept. 7, 1988 in Apple Valley, California to Lori and Dean Fry.

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Obituary | Norman Robert Maddux

Norman Robert Maddux passed away on Feb. 22, 2020 at the age of 85, he has returned to the GOD that gave him life.

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Obituary | Tommy T. Hafley

Tommy T. Hafley, 82, of Kingman, Arizona, passed unexpectedly on Feb. 22, 2020.

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Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

President Donald Trump declared that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn’t inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming.

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Globe braces for long battle against virus as cases spread

Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific as the world fought the spread of a new virus.

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While India seems to love Trump, the reality isn't so simple

Looking out over the world’s largest cricket stadium, the seats jammed with more than 100,000 people, India’s prime minister heaped praise on his American visitor.

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City of Kingman Mayor Jen Miles shares the positive attributes of the growing city in this episode of Arizona Commerce Authority’s Rural spotlight. You’ll learn more about the community’s diverse set of industries, position as a regional logistics hub and its unique outdoor opportunities.