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Woods is out as Mohave County Fairgrounds manager

Mohave County Fairgrounds Manager Tim Woods has been dismissed by the Mohave County Fair Association Board of Directors.

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Kingman Miner is Moving

Pardon our dust—the Miner is moving!

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State reports 16 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths in Mohave County

The Arizona Department of Health Services on Friday, May 7 reported the deaths of two more Mohave County residents from complications of COVID-19, as well as 16 new confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the county.

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Arizona bill banning 'biased' topics in schools advances

The Arizona House of Representatives has advanced a bill with a last-minute amendment that would ban racist, sexist, politicized or other controversial topics in schools and penalize teachers with fines.

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Arizona utility regulators reject 100% clean energy rules

Arizona's utility regulators have rejected new rules that would have required most of the state's electricity providers to get 100% of their power from clean energy sources by 2050 to limit carbon emissions and address climate change.

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Man accused of lying about large group hike at Grand Canyon

A Washington state man is accused of defying federal regulations that limit the number of people who can hike rim-to-rim at Grand Canyon National Park.

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Hearing set over DNA evidence in rape of incapacitated woman

A judge has scheduled a May 21 hearing to consider a challenge to the DNA evidence against a nurse charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix.

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Prescott police chief put on leave in personnel investigation

Prescott Valley, Arizona, Police Chief Steve Roser has been placed on paid administrative leave pending a personnel investigation into claims that he violated town policies, officials said.

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Kingman men reportedly admit involvement in drive-by shooting

Aaron Phillip Stosser and Sebastian Scott Nelson, both 18, of Kingman, have reportedly admitted involvement in a drive-by shooting that resulted in no injuries on Tuesday, April 27.

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Letter | Kingman lost a great citizen

Kingman recently lost a community-minded citizen and U.S. Marine Corps veteran David Bekeart.

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Column | Charging hate crimes is a slippery slope

I have renewed respect for Keith Ellison.

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Editorial Cartoon | May 7, 2021

Editorial Cartoon | May 7, 2021

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Should volunteers be allowed to kill bison in Grand Canyon National Park?

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Reader Poll:

Should volunteers be allowed to kill bison in Grand Canyon National Park?

  • Yes 63%
  • No 38%

8 total votes

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WTO chief: Vaccine waiver helpful, not key for virus fight

The head of the World Trade Organization said Friday the U.S. administration’s call to remove patent protections on COVID-19 vaccines could help expand fair access to vaccines but might not be the most “critical issue,” as officials in Europe increasingly insisted that more vaccine exports are the more pressing priority.

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Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight

Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat.

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Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4

President Joe Biden set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one shot to 70% of adult Americans by July Fourth as he tackles the vexing problem of winning over the “doubters” and those unmotivated to get inoculated.

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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.