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Wondering why the voter-mandated increase in the minimum wage hasn’t culled jobs? It’s because the overall state economy is doing so well, said Doug Walls, director of labor market information for the Office of Economic Opportunity.

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4 places to keep your cool when it heats up
When the temperatures hit triple digits, knowing where to go to cool off is must-have knowledge

When Braden Gant isn’t out working on his family’s farm, the 9 year old can be found rocketing his way down the slide at Centennial Pool. He joined a number of other children last week staying cool at one of the two local pools.

By Beau Bearden July 20, 2019
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Hotel Beale may receive its own task force courtesy of the City of Kingman, and the Historical Preservation Commission could choose which member will join at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 in Council chambers, 310 N. Fourth St.

July 20, 2019
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Presiding Judge Charles W. Gurtler Jr. announced the appointment of Megan McCoy to the position of Court Commissioner for the Mohave County Superior Court with an anticipated start date of August 5, 2019.

July 20, 2019
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Expect to see traffic control on and around Andy Devine Avenue near Beale Street during the coming week, as UniSource Electric will be performing wire pulls.

July 20, 2019
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U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.

By Associated Press July 20, 2019
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Arizona Republican Sen. Martha McSally has agreed to pay a fine of more than $23,000 to settle campaign finance violations from the 2014 election.

By Associated Press July 20, 2019
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Before she was hearing cases on the U.S. Supreme Court, former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was bringing people together in her historic Arizona home.

By Associated Press July 20, 2019
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Walking Hearts Walking Club is a judgement-free welcoming and supporting group of adult walkers ages 18 and up.

July 20, 2019
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A Republican state representative and Arizona's Democratic superintendent of public instruction are sparring over a backlog of pending applications from families for private school tuition vouchers.

By Associated Press July 20, 2019
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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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