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A deadly day for Mohave County

It was a deadly day for Mohave County, as the county Department of Public Health reported the evening of Thursday, Aug. 6 that four more county residents have died from complications of COVID-19.

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Mask proclamation protesters visit City Complex

Kingman area residents, though apparently not all from within city limits, marched into the City Complex in the late morning of Thursday, Aug. 7 not only seeking answers regarding the face mask proclamation, but also to “help” public officials understand the perceived dangers of such an order.

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COVID-19 death tolls reach 150 in county, 4,000 in state

Mohave County has surpassed the 150 mark for deaths from COVID-19, even as the number of new cases and deaths, along with positivity rates, have started to decline.

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Arizona sets virus spread guidelines for school reopenings

Arizona's top health official and the state's education chief laid out a series of guidelines Thursday that public schools were urged to use when deciding whether coronavirus infection rates are low enough to safely reopen for full in-person learning.

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Arizona’s final vote tally may take days, as usual

Politicians in tight races should not expect final results from Arizona's primary election for at least a few days, a regular occurrence in the state even though it sees the vast majority of voters cast ballots early by mail.

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Joe Arpaio clings to relevancy in what’s likely his last run

Arizona has grown more politically moderate in the past five years, but Republican primary voters haven’t entirely abandoned Joe Arpaio, the six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix who lost the job in 2016 amid voter frustration over his legal troubles and headline-grabbing tactics.

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Mohave 911 | August 2, 2020

Jacob Michael Kennedy, 23, of Topock, was arrested by Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies after reportedly assaulting a woman and discharging a firearm inside a residence on Monday, July 27.

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Kingman woman reportedly admits to shooting fiance

Stephanie Ruth Brown, 36, of Kingman, reportedly admitted to shooting her fiancé, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, on Thursday, July 30, according to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

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Kingman man arrested on felony drug warrant

Jacob Patrick Frazell, 26, of Kingman, was arrested by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on suspicion of drug-related charges on Wednesday, July 29.

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Rants and Raves | August 7, 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.

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Column | Don’t get shortchanged

Remember when stores ran out of toilet paper, hand sanitizer and face masks?

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Editorial Cartoon | August 7, 2020

Editorial Cartoon | August 7, 2020

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Obituary | Joe Floyd Fass

Joe Floyd Fass was born Nov. 11, 1937 in Kingman, Arizona to Nash and Elizabeth Fass.

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Obituary Notice | Rachel Diane Mains

Rachel Diane Mains was born on Tuesday Nov. 13, 1973 in Kingman, Arizona and she passed away Sunday, July 26, 2020.

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Obituary | Kenneth “KEN” F. Jones

Kenneth “KEN” F. Jones of Kingman, Arizona passed away on July 24, 2020 of complications from the Covid-19 virus at the age of 87.

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Playing electoral defense, Trump claims Biden opposes God

President Donald Trump billed his trip to Ohio Thursday as a chance to promote economic recovery, but he quickly pivoted to a deeply personal attack on Joe Biden, even questioning without foundation the former vice president's faith in God.

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US adds 1.8 million jobs in a sign that hiring has weakened

The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is weakening hiring and the economic rebound.

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Coronavirus testing in the US is dropping, even as deaths mount

U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain high and the death toll rises by more than 1,000 a day, a worrisome trend that officials attribute largely to Americans getting discouraged over having to wait hours to get a test and days or weeks to learn the results.

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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.