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The highway of sorrow

Highway 68 marked by graveyard of crosses for crash victims

Over the past 10 years, more than 40 people have met their maker on State Route Highway 68, a 30-mile east-west travel corridor from U.S. Highway 93 outside of Kingman to Bullhead City on the Colorado River.

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Senate primary splits Arizona conservatives between 2 icons

Arpaio and Ward both spoke from under a banner that read Taxed Enough Already – the tea party motto. They touted their ties to the Trump administration.

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County bans outdoor fires, consumer fireworks

Gary Watson, chairman of the Board of Supervisors, signed a proclamation Wednesday implementing prohibitions recommended by the Mohave County Risk and Emergency Management Department.

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Congressman Gosar moves to revisit ‘downwinder’ issue

Gosar’s amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act was approved in Congress on Tuesday.

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Buckle up, slow down, survive Memorial Day weekend

DPS troopers will be patrolling throughout the state on Memorial Day Weekend, enforcing speed limits, looking for distracted and aggressive drivers and targeting drunk drivers.

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Downtown’s vacant windows may not stay that way for long

The idea came about through the main street town hall meeting held last summer, and businesses and downtown revitalization advocates are getting on board.

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Jones-Esposito files for District 5 state representative

Jones-Esposito, who ran for office in 2016, has been collecting signatures at Republican club meetings, community events, Golden Valley swap meets and when she was out and about.

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Medical marijuana OK to possess on college campuses

The justices said the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act gave those who have certain medical conditions permission to obtain up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana every two weeks.

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Experts: ‘Alarming’ drought conditions hit US Southwest

Climatologists and other experts on Wednesday provided an update on the situation in the Four Corners region –where Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and Utah meet.

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Waste Management named as a top veterans’ employer

One in 14 waste management employees is a veteran, with 8.6 percent of U.S. hires being military veterans in 2017.

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Calling tech-interested teens

Summer camps are being offered at all of MCC’s campuses through the Computer Science Department.

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Should Gosar keep his promise to relocate to Prescott?

There is no legal issue with Gosar’s chosen residence since congressional members aren’t required to reside in the district they represent.

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Failure to yield the cause of crash near Dolan Springs Tuesday afternoon

A two vehicle collision occurred on US 93 near milepost 42 between a Chrysler van and a Kia van mid-afternoon Tuesday

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Lock it or lose it: preventing car theft, burglaries, and damage

It’s Monday morning and you realize your alarm didn’t go off so now you’re late for work. You scurry, trying to get ready and make sure you have everything you need for the day. You may be thinking, “How can this day get any worse?” As you leave your home you notice your car isn’t parked outside where you left it, or it’s been defaced, or there’s your wallet missing from the glove compartment.

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State education superintendent has evolution on her hit list

Superintendent of Public Instruction is proposing to eliminate requirements that students be able to evaluate how inherited traits in a population can lead to evolution. Replacing that last word would be "biological diversity.''

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Johnson questions board agenda items from Public Works

Johnson, representing the Lake Havasu City area, is known as a cantankerous supervisor who likes to vote against anything he considers a waste of taxpayers’ money.

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Proposed amendment would let military help construct border wall

Gosar’s amendment to Fiscal Year 2018’s act would allow the Army Corps of Engineers to construct segments of border wall on certain federally owned lands.

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Attorney: No conflict for Wakimoto to vote on water rights

Wakimoto, who represents Mohave Valley, no longer has a vested interested in Wakimoto Farms, a family-owned farming operation that relies on water from the Mohave Valley Irrigation and Drainage District to grow hay.

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‘Zombie’ homes sucking value from local neighborhoods

It’s a problem across the nation, especially in areas depressed by the housing crisis. Good luck if you want to sell your house that’s next to one of these zombie houses, or even a block or two away.

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Industrial land rezoned for RV park, storage units

Supervisor Buster Johnson voted against changing the zoning from heavy industrial land use to general commercial, saying he wanted to preserve land for future industrial development.

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Do you know what to do in an active shooter situation?

The seminar’s goal is to help make the community safer and to “Increase knowledge about these events and what they can do to prevent themselves from becoming a victim,” Gould said.

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Doug Barnett coming to Kingman

For the long weekend coming up if pop, folk, bluegrass, western and country music is something you enjoy, then why not go to Diana’s Cellar Door Wine Bar and listen to Doug Barnett perform?

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Specialty license plate purchases support charitable causes

“Of that $25, $17 goes to the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services,” said Doug Nick, spokesman for the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division.

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Performing bears enjoy much-deserved retirement at Keepers of the Wild

“Their habitat provides natural space to allow the bears a range of normal movement and behavior to promote psychological well-being,” Keepers of the Wild said in the release.

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The Kingman Municipal Court is offering up a solution for those who can’t afford fees

Can you not afford to pay your financial obligations to the court following a misdemeanor? Join the club. Except, this club doesn’t meet in jail on sentences of one, two or three months as it has in the past, thanks to new practices at Kingman Municipal Court.

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