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Mohave County COVID=19 case count reaches 299

The coronavirus case count in Mohave County has grown to nearly 300 and another Kingman area resident has died from complications stemming from COVID-19.

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Mohave Community College Lake Havasu campus dean announces retirement

Mohave Community College is saying goodbye to a familiar face. Lake Havasu campus dean Jann Woods is retiring from MCC at the end of the school year.

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Tickets available for 2018 Elantra GT, will benefit Kingman's Club for YOUth

Martin Swanty Hyundai has donated a vehicle to the Club for YOUth’s capital campaign for a new and expanded facility.

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Interior Secretary plans Grand Canyon visit for reopening

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt is scheduled to be at the Grand Canyon this weekend to highlight the park's partial reopening after it shuttered temporarily over coronavirus concerns.

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Taxpayer bill from Arpaio’s profiling case will reach $178M

The taxpayer tab for the racial profiling case focusing on former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s immigration patrols in metro Phoenix is expected to reach $178 million by the summer of 2021 – and no one in county government can say when the spending is expected to end.

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Arizona Senate to take up series of House measures on Tuesday, May 26

The Arizona Senate plans to return to the Capitol on Tuesday to deal with measures the House enacted this week.

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Wilderness column: How common is common sense?

In writing this column I’ve pondered some philosophical thoughts such as: Where does common sense come from? Is it intuitive? Is it part of our personality or does it originate from a knowledge-base that gives us the foundation to have common sense?

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Busch and Elliott incident could spark new NASCAR rivalry

Kyle Busch is NASCAR's reigning Cup champion and the resident villain of the series. Chase Elliott has been voted most popular driver the last two years and is quickly building a loyal and rabid fan base.

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Hamlin scores rain-shortened win at Darlington

Denny Hamlin won NASCAR's first Wednesday race since 1984 when rain stopped the event with 20 laps remaining at Darlington Raceway.

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Rants and Raves | May 24, 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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Column | Medicare recipients eligible for free virus testing

If you have Medicare and want to be tested for COVID-19, good news.

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Editorial Cartoon | May 24, 2020

Editorial Cartoon | May 24, 2020

Reader Poll:

Are you comfortable eating out at restaurants?

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Reader Poll:

Are you comfortable eating out at restaurants?

  • Yes 37%
  • No 63%

35 total votes

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Strange but True | Bouncing back: Restaurant debuts ‘bumper tables’ amid virus

Diners in a Maryland beach town are bouncing back into dining out amid the coronavirus pandemic with a little help from inflatable inner tubes on wheels.

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Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitizer everywhere.

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As Memorial Day tempts people outdoors, virus rebound feared

Millions of Americans are set to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and take tentative steps outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day weekend at beaches, cookouts and family gatherings, raising concern among public health officials that large gatherings could cause outbreaks to come roaring back.

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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.