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Local MMA instructor squares off against bullying

In the auditorium at Lee Williams High School, mixed martial artist Brian Skinner laid out the gritty details of his life story to Eugene Kramer’s students.

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Event Calendar | January 18, 2018

Event Calendar | January 18, 2018

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Aquarius Resort provided 2,000 families with food during the holidays

Aquarius Casino Resort hosted its seventh annual Feed a Family program, and this year it set a record by providing meals for 2,000 local families resulting in 8,000 people fed.

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Super Blood moon eclipse to glow red over U.S. in coming days

AccuWeather has issued a reminder that an astronomy event will happen in mid-January.

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Local filmmakers enjoy support from the community when working and talking about their art

No matter how big or small the motion picture may be, it can bring the audience joy, sadness, rage, fright, laughter and overall a memorable time.

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History series highlights Native American rock art

“Mr. Dart illustrates southwestern petroglyphs and pictographs, and discusses how even the same rock art symbol may be interpreted differently from popular, scientific, and modern Native American perspectives,” Sounds of Kingman wrote in a press release.

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Folk singer from Oregon to perform Saturday

Growing up in a family of musicians in Oregon, Neil Gregory Johnson, decided to take the same footsteps and strummed on the guitar strings.

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Soil from truck Blanco used could only be from two places, witness testifies

Wednesday’s testimonies in the trial of Alfredo Gerardo Blanco came from Mohave County Search and Rescue and Kingman Police Department personnel, and the owner of a jewelry store who the state alleges was sold two rings belonging to Sidney Cranston by the defendant.

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Audit of KAA activity shows poor records, no misappropriations

Ingen Financial Forensics concluded that the Kingman Airport Authority wasn’t very good at keeping records, but there was nothing to indicate any kind of misappropriation of funds that took place prior to the City of Kingman taking over operations at the airport.

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Tuesday’s rainfall breaks daily record, more rain to come

It was raining cats and dogs Tuesday, which caused road closures and broke daily precipitation records. According to the National Weather Service, Kingman reported .82 inches of rainfall breaking the daily record of .5 inches back in 1935.

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Arizona families to receive February SNAP benefits early

Arizona families who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits for the month of February will be available as early as Thursday.

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Profit of Policing: What happens when police seize goods?

Civil asset forfeiture laws let Arizona police seize tens of millions of dollars in cash and property each year, even if suspected criminals aren’t convicted, and with little oversight of how the proceeds are spent.

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Children’s Cooking competition open for healthy recipes

Can your child sauté onions, dice peppers or make pasta al dente? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is hosting its 9th annual Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge for children between the ages of 9 and 12.

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Stockton Hill Road intersection at Gordon Drive closure due to construction

The intersection of Gordon Drive and Stockton Hill Road will be closed temporarily between 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Thursday.

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Blanco's defense argues real estate agent's death was an accident

Robin Puchek, Blanco’s attorney, provided his opening statements regarding what he said “the defense believes is the most important evidence for you to consider in this case,” he told the jury.

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State contends in opening arguments that Blanco killed real estate agent

The state’s interpretation of the alleged actions of Alfredo Gerardo Blanco were laid out by prosecuting attorney Bob Moon during opening statements Tuesday afternoon.

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KRMC strives to be the safest hospital in the area

SAFETY FIRST

It’s a second consecutive “C” safety rating for Kingman Regional Medical Center.

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Gosar among handful to oppose back pay for furloughed feds

President Donald Trump repeated a promise Monday that furloughed federal workers will get back pay when the government shutdown ends, but a bill to do just that was opposed by two Republican lawmakers from Arizona.

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Clean City Commission seeks ways to promote recycling

The Clean City Commission will continue discussing how to promote community involvement and recycling, and reusable bag distribution at February’s First Friday at its meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kingman Police Department training room, 2730 E. Andy Devine Ave.

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Deadline approaches for 35th annual ‘Women Making History’ awards

It’s that time of year again. Nominations are open for the 35th annual “Women Making History Award.”

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AZGFD Paddlesports training course is first to meet national standard

The Arizona Game and Fish Department was recognized by the American National Standards Institute for offering the nation’s first paddlesports class that meets the national standard for “On-Water Recreational Boating Skills – Human Propelled.”

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MCC offers dental care for kids, adults

Children will receive a free cleaning, fluoride treatment, sealants and oral-hygiene tips.

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Overnight closure of State Route 89 in Prescott beginning Jan. 16

The Arizona Department of Transportation advises drivers who use State Route 89 in Prescott to plan for overnight road closures while urgently needed pavement repair work is underway.

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Blanco trial kicks off with jury selection

The first-degree murder trial of Alfredo Gerardo Blanco kicked off with jury selection Tuesday, following a mistrial in September and a trial continuance in November.

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Road closure at Morrow Ave. and Kino Ave.

Please use an alternate route in your commute. Do not enter flooded roadways.

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