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Blanco attorney opens murder trial with questions about key witness

Bill Sanders spilled the beans to FBI agents on where Sid Cranston's body was buried and took a plea agreement to testify.

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Arizona Republican governor and Democrat rival debate again

During their first face-off in Phoenix on Monday, Ducey and Garcia quibbled over border and education policies, with Garcia complaining about attack ads he characterized as bigoted. The second debate on Tuesday night was in Tucson.

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Candle-lighting ceremony to remember pets who died without a home

For the Luv of Paws animal sanctuary is holding the sixth annual “Remember Me Thursday” candle-lighting ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Pawsitively Charming thrift store and pet boutique, 204 N. Fourth St.

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Friends remember Cranston as generous, smart and adventurous

The long-awaited trial of murder suspect Alfredo Blanco begins today in Mohave County Superior Court.

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KUSD school board candidates talk about priorities, motivation, representation

Candidates running for Kingman Unified School District school board attended a Community for Education event held by local teachers Saturday.

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City not ordered to pay write-in candidate’s attorney fees

Watkins and his representation called for the City to pay his attorney fees should the judge rule in Watkins’ favor. But Jantzen did not require the City to do so because its interpretation of the statutes was “not unreasonable.”

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Economic development commission holds first meeting

Seven people from throughout the community representing different sectors of economic development were appointed to the commission in July.

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Family of hit-and-run victim seeks community’s help

“There’s really no evidence right now, just my brother’s dead,” Castillo said.

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State education board asked to reject diluted academic standards

A parade of teachers, parents and others lined up Monday to ask the state Board of Education to reject efforts by state schools chief to alter – and they believe dilute – academic standards.

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Immigration officials to release info on sex trafficking sting in Havasu, Bullhead

Further information is expected to be released at Tuesday’s press conference, to take place at 11 a.m. Attendance will be limited to credentialed media representatives only.

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Even if measure passes, state utility companies can ignore Prop 127 by paying fine

Gov. Doug Ducey acknowledged Friday he signed legislation with the specific intent of allowing the affected companies to ignore the mandate proposed in Proposition 127 by paying a minimal fine.

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50 years later, London Bridge gets a BBC News documentary

A BBC News documentary aims to put to rest any rumors that Robert McCulloch bought the wrong London Bridge.

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State force not reaching 24-hour patrols of border highways

The creation of a state task force three years ago included a promise from the director of the Arizona Department of Public Safety that state highways near the border would be patrolled around the clock.

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Education a hot topic at first of two gubernatorial debates between Ducey, Garcia

Ducey and Garcia will face off again Tuesday at an event in Tucson; Torres was not included.

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Judge to rule on Blanco motions after trial’s opening statements

Motions to preclude certain evidence from being presented at trial won't affect opening statements.

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Arizona's Republican governor, Democratic rival to debate

Incumbent Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and Democratic candidate David Garcia are participating in televised debates this week in Phoenix and Tucson.

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Six things to know about how to register to vote in Mohave County before Election Day

Didn’t have an opportunity to vote in the primary because you weren’t registered to vote? Well don’t worry too much because there’s still enough time to register for the general election in November. Last day to register or to update any information is Oct. 9.

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City will wait to acquire rights of way for Rancho interchange

Council voted on Tuesday to hold off on authorizing acquisition of two right-of-ways eyed for Rancho Santa Fe Parkway interchange arterial roads, instead opting to wait until after the City presents its pitch to the Arizona Department of Transportation in October.

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8-year-old Kingmanite making strides for breast cancer

The smell of pink lemonade was in the air Sunday as 8-year-old Mykenzie DeVries was raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness to donate to the Kingman Cancer Care Unit.

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Kingman Academy High School paint parking, senior year memories

Seniors at Kingman Academy of Learning High School took a creative approach to the black pavement in the student parking lot Thursday and Friday. Instead of pulling up to a black paved parking spot every morning for school, they will pull up to a customized painted parking spot.

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Counting the days: North Rim shutdown to begin Oct. 16

North Rim operations will begin seasonal changes on the morning of Oct. 16. The North Rim transitions to reduced services with the visitor center, gift shop, campground and entrance station remaining open for visitor use. The Grand Canyon Lodge, food services, Canyon Trail Rides and park ranger programming will no longer be available. These operations will resume on May 15, 2019.

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What is hidden in Prop. 306?

A measure put on the November ballot by Republican lawmakers could determine how much Arizonans actually know about who is trying to influence political campaigns. Anyone reviewing all the statements in support of Proposition 306 in the brochure being sent to voters would think the measure is aimed at keeping publicly funded candidates from buying services from political parties.

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Licenses and Permits | Sept. 24, 2018

Richard Hernandez: 2505 E. Potter Ave., Kingman; electric service. John Ingenito: Kingman; electric for well.

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Mormons to stay outdoors after split with Boy Scouts

The Mormon church's new youth program, which will roll out in 2020 when it cuts all ties with Boy Scouts of America, will still include outdoor and adventure activities even as the initiative becomes more gospel-focused, the faith confirmed Friday.

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Just who is Andy Devine?

The man behind the street name, the festival, the rodeo and the “dual-tone wheeze”

A series of questions is often asked by visitors to Kingman: Was Andy Devine a person? Why is there a street named after him? There’s a festival and rodeo named after him, too? Who was he? And the answers are generally given: Yes. He was from here. Yes, every September. He was an actor.

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