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No new cases of COVID-19 reported in Mohave County

There were no new reported cases of COVID-19, and no additional deaths, in Mohave County on Sunday, Oct. 11, according to the Arizona Department of Public Health.

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State reports 5 new cases of COVID-19 in Mohave County

Five new cases of COVID-19, but no additional deaths, were reported in Mohave County by the Arizona Department of Health Services on Sunday, Oct. 18. The Mohave County Department of Public Health no longer issues updates on weekends.

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Kingman issues 19 building permits

The City of Kingman issued the following building permits for the week ending Oct. 8:

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Police search for suspect who shot, wounded 7 in Arizona

Police in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa are asking for the public’s help in identifying a drive-by shooter who opened fire on a food truck seating area and wounded seven people including three young children.

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Arizona adds 30,200 jobs but unemployment rate rises

Arizona added 30,200 new jobs last month. But the question of what that means in an unemployment rate is a little less certain.

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Hobbs warns election results will be slow in coming

If you think you're going to bed on election night knowing who was chosen, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs has a bit of advice. Think again.

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‘Confrontational’ subject dies during standoff with law enforcement

A Kingman Police Department officer has been placed on administrative leave after being involved in a shooting at approximately 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14 at a home in the 2000 block of Fairgrounds Boulevard.

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Man dead after exchanging gunfire with Mohave County SWAT team

An unidentified male subject is dead after an exchange of gunfire with a Mohave County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team on Saturday, Oct. 10.

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Kingman man arrested for allegedly taking $4,000 in lottery tickets

Kenneth Ray Luman, 31, of Kingman, was arrested by the Kingman Police Department on Sunday, Oct. 4 after allegedly taking more than $4,000 worth of lottery tickets from a convenience store in the 700 block of W. Beale St.

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Rants and Raves | Oct. 21, 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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Editorial Cartoon | Oct. 21, 2020

Editorial Cartoon | Oct. 21, 2020

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Column | Are vertical farms on the up and up?

When I was a carefree lad watching “Lost in Space,” the Robinson family’s high-tech hydroponic garden sounded neat.

Reader Poll:

Do you think climate change is responsible for the increasing number of wildfires in the western United States?

  • Yes 26%
  • No 74%

95 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Do you think climate change is responsible for the increasing number of wildfires in the western United States?

  • Yes 26%
  • No 74%

95 total votes

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Obituary | Thomas L. Carmody

Thomas L. Carmody, of Kingman, Arizona, passed away on Aug. 3, 2020 at Kingman Regional Medical Center.

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Obituary | Jodi Lea Chastain

It is with profound sadness that the family of Jodi Lea Chastain announce her peaceful passing on Oct. 1, 2020 at the age of 38.

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Obituary | James (Jimmy) Clinton Lawson

James (Jimmy) Clinton Lawson of Kingman, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Oct. 8, 2020 after his long battle with cancer. He died surrounded by his family and friends.

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World struggles as confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world.

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Avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

More than 22 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of early votes driven both by Democratic enthusiasm and a pandemic that has transformed the way the nation votes.

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Avalanche of early votes is transforming the 2020 election

More than 17 million Americans have already cast ballots in the 2020 election, a record-shattering avalanche of early votes driven both by Democratic enthusiasm and a pandemic that has transformed the way the nation votes.

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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.