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Rep. Gosar Condemns Federal Overreach In Education


United States Congressman Paul Gosar issued the following statement after announcing his co-sponsorship of the Common Core Resolution, legislation that strongly denounces President Obama’s attempt to coerce states into adopting Common Core by instituting preferences in federal grants and flexibility waivers. Quote – “As a father, I know that a good education is critical to every child’s success. This is ... Read More »

New Bill Would Require Cities, Towns To Calibrate Photo Radar Every 24 Hours


An Arizona House committee has approved a bill that would require cities and towns to calibrate photo radar cameras every 24 hours. The transportation committee approved House Bill 2690 with a five-to-one vote on Thursday. Republican bill sponsor Representative David Gowan of Sierra Vista says the bill ensures the public has due process when ticketed by radar cameras. Legislators have ... Read More »

State Treasurer Calls To Veto Religious Rights Bill


Arizona State Treasurer Doug Ducey, who is running for governor, says a bill allowing business owners to refuse to serve gays by citing their religious beliefs should be vetoed.   The Republican said Saturday that he would try to create some kind of consensus legislation to protect religious liberty. Several Republican gubernatorial candidates have already weighed in on Senate Bill ... Read More »

Armed Robbery Suspect At Large


Two persons are behind bars and a third is being sought in connection with an Armed Robbery at an area gas station.  The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office says the robbery occurred at the Chevron Station located at 2003 West Eighth Street on Thursday (20) morning.  A male walked into the store and demanded money, threatening to harm the store clerk.  ... Read More »

Miss Yuma County is Hosting Walk Off Hunger 5k


Miss Yuma County 2014 Hailey Bernardo has partnered with the Yuma Community Food Bank to Fight the War on Hunger in Yuma County.  She is hosting a Walk Off Hunger Five-K at Smucker Park on March 22nd.  Festivities begin at 4pm with the  Glow Walk around 6pm.  Pre-signup details are being worked out in next few days and will be ... Read More »

Yuma Sex Offender Relocation


The Yuma County Sheriff’s Office is notifying the public of the relocation of a sex offender.  20-year-old Elijah Hernandez of Yuma is now living at 3617-and-a-half West Third Place in Yuma.  He is described as standing six-foot tall, weighing 265-pounds with brown hair and eyes.  In May 2012, Hernandez was convicted of Kidnapping per Domestic Violence in Yuma County Superior ... Read More »

Two Brothers Sentenced For Shooting


Two brothers were sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in prison Thursday (20) for their role in a shooting incident.  Anthony Solis and Christopher Solis went to the El Encanto Apartments on April 10th 2013 and shot a 30-year-old male in the parking lot.  Anthony Solis told the court he was not a violent person and attributed the incident to a prior ... Read More »

Senate Bill 1060 Passed


Thursday (20) night, Arizona’s Republican controlled House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 1060, which expands the right of businesses to refuse service to homosexuals based on their religious beliefs.  This comes after Arizona’s State Senate passed the legislation earlier in the week.  Conservatives argue the bill protects first amendment rights, which allows for anyone to practice their religious beliefs freely.  ... Read More »

Arizona Senate Repealed Election Law


The Arizona Senate has voted to repeal a sweeping 2013 Arizona election law that included trimming the state's permanent early voting list and a host of other provisions that incensed voter-rights advocates.  Majority Republicans who pushed House Bill 2305 through last June voted to repeal the law on a 17-to-12 vote on Thursday (20).  The House passed an identical bill ... Read More »

Gas Prices in Arizona Are Higher This Week


Gasoline prices around Arizona are higher at the pump this week.  Officials with Triple-A Arizona said Thursday (20) that the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is three-27 a gallon.  That is up by more than three-cents from last week.  This week's national average is at three-38 per gallon, an increase of nearly six-cents from last week. Tucson has ... Read More »

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