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House panel votes to redefine ‘employee’

Insisting it will be good for young people, a House panel voted Monday to let employers pay students who are part-time workers just two-thirds as much as they do anyone else.

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Youth smoking decline stalls, and vaping may be to blame

Cigarette smoking rates have stopped falling among U.S. children, and health officials believe youth vaping is responsible.

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Mohave Valley man arrested for domestic violence, kidnapping

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Joshua Leonard Husted, 40 of Fort Mohave, for threatening/ intimidating, unlawful imprisonment, kidnapping, all per domestic violence, and aggravated assault on an officer, all felonies.

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Camels found wandering in Arizona yard back home

Two camels in southern Arizona are back home after going for an impromptu trek in the desert.

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Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly makes Democratic bid for Senate seat

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who became a prominent gun-control advocate after his wife and former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he will run to finish John McCain's last term in the U.S. Senate.

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Bystander rescues driver from water at marina in Topcok

Authorities say a quick-thinking eyewitness who saw a vehicle crash through a cement barrier, flip and land on its roof into the water at a marina in Topock pulled the 68-year-old driver free from the car to safety Monday afternoon.

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Yabba- Dabba-Done! - Fred, Wilma and the gang bid farewell as Bedrock City closes after 47 years

Bedrock City, which opened in Valle, Arizona — between Williams and Tusayan — closed Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, after 47 years.

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Appeals court rejects Arizona law limiting minimum wage, benefits

The state Court of Appeals has slapped down efforts by Republican lawmakers to block local governments from mandating that private employers provide workers with even more fringe benefits than required by state law.

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I-40 UPDATE: Man dies of gunshot wound at Exit 51 off-ramp

Authorities say preliminary information indicates that a man in his 40s died from a gunshot wound late the evening of Monday, Feb. 11 on the Interstate 40 westbound off-ramp at Exit 51 onto Stockton Hill Road

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Police activity shuts down Interstate 40 westbound Exit 51 off-ramp

Interstate 40 westbound Exit 51 onto Stockton Hill Road is closed due to a police incident

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Rezone compromise for Granite Bluffs near Hualapai Mountain Road

Opposition was mostly focused on decreased property values as a result of being up against smaller lots. There were also concerns, just like with the proposed veteran housing rezone, regarding the layout of the Hualapai Mountain corridor.

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Leadership guru says giving people value will motivate them

The Kingman Route 66 Rotary Club hosted Yanick Hicks, a motivational public speaker with The John Maxwell Team. Hicks spoke of the characteristics of a good leader and how communities can obtain them.

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AAA Mobile Home Park looks to expand via rezone

Some residents of the park have told the City that they oppose the conditional use permit, as they say it could depreciate the value of their mobile homes.

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Drones are becoming important tools for projects and businesses

Drones are becoming more popular seemingly by the day with photographers, hobbyists and even children jumping on the trend. Drones also have practical uses that allow for time and cost savings for businesses.

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Stay warm with a quilt and support MCSO K-9s

The quilting club provided the fabric and the month-long project was completed by Linda Boyden, who designed and made the quilt.

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KRMC hosts gala to raise money for its labor and delivery unit

Kingman Regional Medical Center Foundation is hosting its second annual Black Tie Gala.

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Lake Mead accepts comments for low water plan

The National Park Service is accepting additional comments to address the low-water conditions at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, but time is running out.

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Time runs out to apply for elk and antelope tags Tuesday, Feb. 12

If you are an Arizona sportsman, today is an important day for you.

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KAOL basketball star selected as Student Rotarian

Tyler Chinyere, a senior at the Kingman Academy of Learning, was recently selected as Student Rotarian.

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State senate votes to repeal $32 registration fee

State lawmakers are picking another fight with Gov. Doug Ducey over taxes and fees.

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‘Happy Trails’ a part of Kingman

There was an interesting vehicle that stayed over in Kingman Thursday night.

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Police used stun gun 11 times, Arizona couple's lawsuit says

A man and his wife are suing a Phoenix suburb and three of its police officers, alleging they used excessive force during a 2017 traffic stop.

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Gilbert man sentenced to prison for stealing clients' money

A 77-year-old Gilbert man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay over $290,000 in restitution for pocketing money stolen from property management clients that included homeowners associations.

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Fun on the links offered as way to support MCSO K-9s

Mohave County Sheriff’s K-9 Foundation officials announced they are partnering with Los Lagos Golf Club in Fort Mohave to host a charitable four-person scramble fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 23 to benefit the MCSO K-9 Program

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Golden Valley man accused in shooting death turns down plea deal

olden Valley resident Gerald Richardson, who is charged in the October shooting death of Jessica Mae Orozco, has at this point in time decided to turn down a plea agreement offered by the state