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High expectations and deep concerns over recreational marijuana in Kingman

Starting next year it will be legal to have one ounce of marijuana or five grams of concentrate, and six marijuana plants, in Arizona, as long as you are 21 years of age or older. That allows for usage, transport and sharing with other adults.

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2021 Route 66 festival in the works for Kingman

The Economic Development Advisory Commission and City of Kingman staff continue working to bring a Route 66 festival to Kingman.

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2 dead, 316 infected by COVID-19 in Mohave County

Two more residents of the Kingman medical service area have died from complications of COVID-19, and another 316 residents of Mohave County have contracted the virus, the Mohave County Department of Public Health reported on Monday, Nov. 30.

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Ex-Maricopa County assessor gets 6 years in prison for adoption scheme

A former Arizona politician who admitted running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands was sentenced in Arkansas to six years in federal prison. It was the first of three punishments he’ll face for arranging adoptions prohibited by an international compact.

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Presidential election challenges continue in Arizona

Challengers to Joe Biden's victory in Arizona will get documents they contend will cast enough doubt about the election results to void the just-certified official tally and give the state's 11 electoral votes to President Trump.

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Officials seek motive in 2-state rampage that ended near Parker

Authorities say three people arrested after a vehicle crash and trooper-involved shooting in Arizona are believed to also be responsible for several Thanksgiving shootings in suburban Las Vegas, including one that killed a man at a convenience store.

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Officials seek motive in 2-state rampage that ended near Parker

Authorities say three people arrested after a vehicle crash and trooper-involved shooting in Arizona are believed to also be responsible for several Thanksgiving shootings in suburban Las Vegas, including one that killed a man at a convenience store.

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Las Vegan arrested for murder, body of mining partner found near Meadview

Christopher Albert Eash, 46, and Joshua Paul Stone, 34, both of Las Vegas, have been arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a missing person turned homicide investigation.

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Mohave County Superior Court issues alert about bail bondsman scam

It was reported to the Mohave County Superior Court Clerk’s Office that there are persons posing as bail bondsmen when they are not, according to a news release from the court.

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Letter | Help end the HIV epidemic

World AIDS Day was Dec. 1. This is a time to think about our residents with HIV who call Mohave County home.

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Rants and Raves | Dec. 2, 2020

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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Debt collectors: Mind the ‘no parking’ signs on credit reports

There’s a virtual “NO PARKING” sign planted smack in the middle of your credit report. It means that debt collectors can’t report your debt – or your supposed debt – to credit reporting agencies without first trying to check with you.

Reader Poll:

Will you spend more or less than usual for Christmas this year?

  • More than usual 34%
  • Less than usual 66%

53 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Will you spend more or less than usual for Christmas this year?

  • More than usual 34%
  • Less than usual 66%

53 total votes

See past polls

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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.