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The new Dairy Queen at 3152 N. Stockton Hill Road opened its doors for business Saturday, July 20.

July 20, 2019
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One evening, a local resident was notified her package was delivered but when she opened her mailbox next morning, the package wasn’t there.

By Agata Popeda July 20, 2019
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More firefighters are being assigned to a wildfire in the Prescott National Forest and progress is reported in efforts to keep it spreading, with fire managers on Saturday saying crews have cleared containment lines around 18% of the fire's perimeter.

By Associated Press July 20, 2019
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An off-duty Yavapai County Sheriff’s deputy on Thursday night, July 18, managed to restrain an intoxicated and enraged Congress man accused of fatally stabbing his father in the living room of the home they shared after the parents confronted him about his alcohol use, according to a news release.

By Nanci Hutson, Prescott Daily Courier July 20, 2019
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A 70-year-old man was found dead in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area on July 18. His body was discovered 40 feet from his car in a dry wash.

By Agata Popeda July 19, 2019
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Fire crews have been working to keep a fire from homes as they clear brush along a forest road.

By Associated Press July 19, 2019
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For a few hours, Beyoncé had a famed blue-green waterfall in northern Arizona to herself.

By Associated Press July 19, 2019
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Everybody counts in Mohave County
Census counters prepping for April 2020

The 2020 Census Complete County Committee held its first session on Wednesday, July 17, and the members representing the five districts of Mohave County elected a chairman and vice chairman of the committee – Becky Fawson and Nicole Bratley, respectively – and received a training from CCC representatives from Flagstaff and Phoenix.

By Agata Popeda July 18, 2019
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Hackberry Elementary School District is heading back to school Wednesday, July 24 and that means students will get free breakfasts and lunches throughout the school year.

By Vanessa Espinoza July 18, 2019
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Every year people volunteer their time to help out others to provide free tax preparation in communities.

July 18, 2019
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50 Years after ‘The Leap’ of Apollo 11
Moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago.

By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer July 18, 2019
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Supervisor Gary Watson of District 1 moved to Kingman as a 6-year-old and didn’t like it at all. He was cold, he told his parents. It was September and it was already freezing. He wanted to run away and go back to Phoenix, where he was born. But how do you run away when you are six?

By Agata Popeda July 18, 2019
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Democratic lawmakers beat back a series of Republican amendments Wednesday before advancing bills to restrict mining around the Grand Canyon and on tribal lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

By Miranda Faulkner, Cronkite News July 18, 2019
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An environmental group took the first steps Wednesday to filing suit against the U.S. Forest Service for failing to live up to its promise to keep cattle away from streams in Eastern Arizona.

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The U.S. Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people "storm Area 51," the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert.

By MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press July 18, 2019
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A top Trump administration official said Thursday the number of family separations at the border has fallen since last summer's zero tolerance policy, and they are done only for compelling reasons.

By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press July 18, 2019
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“I just remember myself and the whole family being glued to the TV in amazement, watching a man walk on the moon. As soon as those pictures came back to Earth, that was just an amazing thing.” -- Councilman Ken Watkins

By The Daily Miner July 18, 2019
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Two toddlers are recovering in a Phoenix hospital after they are believed to have eaten some of their father’s edible marijuana in Ash Fork

By Max Efrein Special to the Williams-Grand Canyon News July 18, 2019
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Suspected grisly murder shocks Kingman community
Victim placed in 55-gallon drum and buried in shallow grave

The community was shocked Wednesday evening in learning of the discovery of a body, believed to be Shawn Maureen Vanover of Kingman, which was placed in a 55-gallon drum and buried in a shallow grave

By Travis Rains July 18, 2019
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The 2019-2020 school year is just around the corner. Kingman Unified School District spent the first half of the week preparing and training its new teachers during New Teacher Inductions.

By Vanessa Espinoza July 17, 2019
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River Cites United Way is asking the community to take part in its Kingman Day of Caring seventh annual City Wide Community Clean Up on Saturday, Sept. 21.

July 17, 2019
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The Haviland Rest Area along Interstate 40 west of Kingman, which closed in April 2018, will reopen later this year after a $3.6 million renovation, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.

By The Daily Miner July 17, 2019
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“If you get a group of 100 adults and only 23 of those adults are getting enough exercise, that’s a problem,” said Stover, a community health education specialist.

By Travis Rains July 17, 2019
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The head of Facebook financial services subsidiary Calibra, David Marcus, was questioned by the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on July 16 in Washington, D.C.

By The Daily Miner July 17, 2019
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Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is recommending that the agency cut back on inspections at the country’s nuclear reactors, a cost-cutting move promoted by the nuclear power industry but denounced by opponents as a threat to public safety.

By Associated Press July 17, 2019

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