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Flood Watch issued for Kingman until 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13

The National Weather Service Office in Las Vegas has issued a flood watch for the Kingman area through 1 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13.

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Kingman Academy of Learning seeks to bring parents back into the school

Kingman Academy of Learning welcomed the new school year with the goal to get back to normal and encourage parental involvement.

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Kingman Unified School District board learns contract with the firm managing custodial staff will be reviewed

Kingman Unified School District Superintendent Gretchen Dorner told the school board Tuesday, Aug. 9 that there will be a mid-year contract review with SSC Services for Education, which now manages the custodial staff at KUSD.

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Explainer: Why gas prices are falling

U.S. consumers are breathing a bit easier now that gasoline prices have come down from record levels, but pump prices are still high, and the two-month slide could be nearing an end.

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Over $2B announced for roads, bridges, bike lanes across US

U.S. transportation officials announced $2.2 billion for local infrastructure projects on Thursday, paving the way for new bridges, roads, bike lanes, railways and ports in scores of communities across the country.

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Arizona county that saw election snafu to waive city costs

An Arizona county where the Aug. 2 primary election was beset with multiple issues that led to the firing of its election director will waive the costs for running municipal elections in 11 cities and towns and plans to hire an outside election expert to review what went wrong.

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Kingman Police Department offers $2K reward

Kingman Police Department is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to those responsible in the shooting death of Michael Fernandez, 55, of Kingman.

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Kingman home invasion: Men allegedly posed as Marshals

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three suspects of a home invasion and aggravated assault.

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Kingman man arrested on drug charges

James P. Johnson, 51, of Kingman, was arrested Tuesday, Aug. 3 and charged with possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia, both felonies, and a misdemeanor charge of shoplifting.

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Diamondbacks blow open close game in 7th to beat Pirates 9-3

Emmanuel Rivera homered and hit a two-run double in the seventh inning to help blow open a close game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-3 on Thursday.

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Serena’s Legacy: Plenty of wins and stands on issues

A couple of days before Serena Williams claimed the 22nd of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2016, she was asked what she makes of it when people refer to her as one of history’s greatest female athletes.

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Rodolfo Castro’s on-field phone flub a relatable moment

Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro apparently can’t go anywhere without his phone.

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Letter | Correct erroneous rants

This is about how the Miner handles posts to Rants and Raves that are incorrect.

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Letter | Persecution of Trump continues

The continuing political persecution of President Trump and his associates by the Department of Injustice is both frightening and disgusting.

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Rants and Raves | August 12, 2022

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Obituary | Dawn Rodriguez

Our precious wife and mother Dawn Rodriguez, at age 75, passed away peacefully in her husband’s arms on Aug. 4, 2022, after a long battle with cancer.

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Obituary | Marshall R. Swanson

Marshall R. Swanson, age 83 of Mosinee, passed away Thursday, July 28, 2022 at his home.

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Obituary | Elizabeth “Liz” R. Jackson

Elizabeth “Liz” R. Jackson, age 75 of Louisville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, at her home.

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Explainer: Why gas prices are falling

U.S. consumers are breathing a bit easier now that gasoline prices have come down from record levels, but pump prices are still high, and the two-month slide could be nearing an end.

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CDC drops quarantine, distancing recommendations for COVID

The nation's top public health agency relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines Thursday, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.

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Garland asks court to unseal warrant for Mar-a-Lago search

The Justice Department is asking a federal court to unseal the warrant the FBI used to search the Mar-a-Lago estate of former President Donald Trump, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Thursday, acknowledging extraordinary public interest in the case about classified records.