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State reports 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Mohave County

The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 in Mohave County, but no additional deaths, on Wednesday, April 21.

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Kingman student inducted in NAU honor society

Sarina Sommers of Kingman was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, at Northern Arizona University.

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Mohave Community College awards festival prizes

Quincy Ray Barham won the grand prize in the first annual MCC Flash Film Festival, the college announced in a news release.

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GOP advances Arizona election bill criticized by businesses

Arizona Republicans on Tuesday advanced an election bill that's drawn fierce opposition from voting rights advocates, Democrats and prominent business executives who say it would disenfranchise voters of color.

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Arizona governor vetoes strict sex education legislation

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have made the state's sex education laws some of the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues.

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Arizona governor sending National Guard to southern border

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he is sending 250 National Guard troops to the state's southern border with Mexico amid the increased arrivals of migrants.

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Californians arrested on alleged drug, weapon felonies

Robert Jason Urquiza, 45, and Michael Anthony Rist, 41, both of Riverside, California, were arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, April 16 on suspicion of multiple felony drug and weapons charges.

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Lake Havasu City police investigating officer-involved shooting near Kingman

The Lake Havasu City Police Department is conducting an investigation into an officer-involved shooting involving a Mohave County Sherriff’s Office deputy that occurred on Saturday, April 17.

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Chloride man charged with felony dumping, intimidating a witness

A Chloride man has been charged with two felonies after allegedly dumping a large amount of trash along Old Boulder Dam Highway near Chloride, then allegedly threatening/initimidating a witness.

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Preps roundup: Diem fires 4-hitter to lead Lee Williams over Mohave

- Garrett Diem threw a complete game four-hitter to lead the Lee Williams High School baseball team to a 4-1 win at Mohave on Tuesday, April 20.

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Rain, then snow halts game with D'backs leading Reds in 8th

Reds reliever Lucas Sims walked in a run to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 lead over Cincinnati in the top of the eighth inning Tuesday night before the game was suspended because of rain.

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Preps: Estrella Foothills stomps LWHS in tennis match

The Lee Williams High School boys tennis team has met its match, falling 7-2 on Monday, April 19 to Estrella Foothills, the No. 3 ranked team in the state in Division II.

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Rants and Raves | April 21, 2021

Let us know what’s on your mind in 40 words or less. Submit Rants and Raves at kdminer.com/rants-and-raves or email editorial@kdminer.com. If your rant/rave is about a specific story please mention the headline.

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Community View | Steps must be taken to protect pedestrians

It baffles me that the value of life and limb of American citizens, here in Kingman and all over cities of our nation for that matter, can vary so widely. I speak of private locations such as shopping malls and other high-traffic pedestrian areas.

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Community View | Learning to battle those pesky rabbits

No doubt gardening has become a passion during the pandemic.

Reader Poll:

Should assault-style, semi-automatic rifles like the AR-15 be banned in the U.S. in light of the recent mass shootings using such firearms?

  • Yes 33%
  • No 67%

124 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Should assault-style, semi-automatic rifles like the AR-15 be banned in the U.S. in light of the recent mass shootings using such firearms?

  • Yes 33%
  • No 67%

124 total votes

See past polls

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Hitting latest vaccine milestone, Biden pushes shots for all

The United States is set to meet President Joe Biden's latest vaccine goal of administering 200 million coronavirus shots in his first 100 days in office as the White House steps up efforts to inoculate the rest of the public.

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Arizona governor sending National Guard to southern border

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he is sending 250 National Guard troops to the state's southern border with Mexico amid the increased arrivals of migrants.

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European Union warns ‘spark’ could set off escalation at Ukraine borders

The European Union's foreign policy chief said Monday that in the face of the big military buildup of Russian troops near Ukraine's borders, it will only take “a spark” to set off a confrontation.

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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.