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City of Kingman issues 36 building permits

Mohave County issued the following building permits for the week ending Feb. 19:

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Kingman blood drives scheduled

Community blood drives will be held at Kingman Regional Medical Center from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, March 1; and in the Kingman Academy High School gym, 3420 N. Burbank St., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 3.

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Trump is dominant force at conservative conference

A conference dedicated to the future of the conservative movement turned into an ode to Donald Trump as speakers declared their fealty to the former president and attendees posed for selfies with a golden statue of his likeness.

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Arizona reports 1,179 additional COVID-19 cases, 70 deaths

Arizona on Saturday reported 1,179 additional confirmed COVID-19 cases and 70 deaths as the state's death toll from the recently slowing coronavirus outbreak approached 16,000. The latest figures reported by the state Department of Health Services increased Arizona's pandemic totals to 815,707 confirmed cases and 15,967.

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Survey: Arizona grocery workers fret about unmasked shoppers

Many grocery store workers in Arizona say they're still anxious about customers who won’t wear masks, with 1 in 5 employees affiliated with a major grocery union saying they're worried they could be physically assaulted by a shopper as the coronavirus pandemic grinds into its second year.

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Judge rules Arizona Senate can access 2020 election ballots

The five-member Board of Supervisors argued that the ballots were secret, that the Legislature had no right to access them and that the subpoenas issued by Senate President Karen Fann were for an illegitimate purpose, among other arguments.

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Heroin, guns seized in Bullhead, Mohave Valley

The Arizona Department of Public Safety’s Gang and Immigration Intelligence Team Enforcement Mission, and its local partners, recently seized a pound of heroin and several guns while making a dozen felony arrests in Mohave Valley, Phoenix and Bullhead City, according to the Bullhead City Police Department.

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Sheriff’s office seeks public’s assistance in locating robbery suspect

According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect pulled out a knife and told the cashier to empty the register and his pockets.

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Kingman police arrest man in connection with string of burglaries

Matthew Dylan Deal, 27, of Kingman, has been arrested by the Kingman Police Department in connection with a string of burglaries that have occurred along the Stockton Hill Road corridor over the past month.

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Kingman Diet Tip: What about fasting, skipping meals?

Hi, this is Eunice from Diet Center. A study on 1,000 men and women showed that 22% of women and 17% of men practice unhealthy weight-loss methods.

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Rants and Raves | Feb. 28, 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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For ‘downwinders’ in Mohave County, justice at last

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that our health is everything. But some Mohave County residents have had an unfair shot at keeping healthy at the hands of the U.S. Government. Now, in the middle of a pandemic that puts those with preexisting conditions – including cancer – at a higher risk, we have an urgent responsibility to ensure they can access the resources and health-care treatments t...

Reader Poll:

Would you be willing to pay Recyclops $144 per year for curbside recycling every two weeks?

  • Yes 23%
  • No 77%

53 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Would you be willing to pay Recyclops $144 per year for curbside recycling every two weeks?

  • Yes 23%
  • No 77%

53 total votes

See past polls

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Kingman Center for the Arts presents Zero Waste Living lecture series

Zero-waste living, as explained in the release, is a set of principles focused on waste prevention that encourages the redesign of resource life cycles so that all products are reused.

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Horoscopes | Feb. 28, 2021

Birthdays: Jason Aldean, 44; Ali Larter, 45; Eric Lindros, 48; Rae Dawn Chong, 60.

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Man takes umbrage at women who are stingy with thanks

If you move furniture, take them out for a nice dinner, buy tickets to their favorite show, buy them a gift, they don’t have enough manners or couth to say thank you or express appreciation.

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Obituary | Michael Jerome De Caires

Michael Jerome De Caires Michael Jerome De Caires passed away Feb. 19, 2021 in Kingman, Arizona. He was 70. Michael was born May 25, 1950 in Oakland, California.

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Obituary | Donald Ray Brubeck Jr.

Donald Ray Brubeck Jr. Donald Ray Brubeck Jr. passed away Feb. 20, 2021 in Kingman, Arizona. He was 53. Donald was born in Harbor City, California, on July 21, 1967.

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Obituary | Edward Emil Fronek

Edward Emil Fronek, 75, of Kingman, Arizona, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 14, after spending multiple weeks with family following the choice to transition into hospice.

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2nd former aide accuses NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment

A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances toward her and never intended to be inappropriate.

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J&J’s 1-dose shot cleared, giving US a 3rd COVID-19 vaccine

The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and Drug Administration on Saturday cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two.

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Trump is dominant force at conservative conference

A conference dedicated to the future of the conservative movement turned into an ode to Donald Trump as speakers declared their fealty to the former president and attendees posed for selfies with a golden statue of his likeness.

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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.