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Governor Brewer To Deliver State Of The State Address In Yuma Today

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Governor Janice Brewer will arrive in Yuma later today to deliver her annual State of the State address. Governor Brewer has typically traveled the state during her term to deliver the address for persons living outside the state’s capital city, Phoenix. She will arrive on the campus of Arizona Western College this afternoon at 1pm. Read More »

City Of Prescott Denies Claims From Yarnell Fire


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The city of Prescott has denied more than 100 damage claims seeking a total of $662 million by property owners and relatives of firefighters who died in the Yarnell Hill fire.   91 property owners filed claims and 17 additional claims were filed by relatives of Granite Mountain Hotshots who died on June 30th 2013. 19 members of the elite ... Read More »

Yuma Board Of Supervisors Hold Meeting This Morning

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The Yuma County Board of Supervisors held a meeting this morning at 9am at the County offices in downtown Yuma. Items on the agenda included authorizing the Director of the Yuma County Free Library District to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Arizona Historical Society and Yuma County, for and on behalf of the YCFLD, and to archive, store, ... Read More »

San Luis Woman Accused Of Hit And Run

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A San Luis woman is accused of hitting a man with her SUV Sunday night and leaving the scene where he died. 42-year-old Margarita Belen appeared in court Monday to hear charges she may be facing. The Yuma County Sheriff's Office says they received a report of a possible man down on Highway 95 and Avenue “H”. Alfonso Zavala of ... Read More »

Deliberations Set To Resume For Temple Slayings Retrial

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Deliberations are set to resume in the third trial of a man charged with killing nine people at a suburban Phoenix Buddhist temple in 1991. Johnathan A. Doody was found guilty in 1993 and sentenced to 281 years in prison. But an appeals court threw out his conviction in 2011, ruling that investigators improperly obtained his confession. His second trial ... Read More »

Yuma Territorial Marathon And Half Marathon

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Runners are gearing up for the annual Yuma Territorial Marathon this weekend. The Caballeros de Yuma are sponsoring the run once again this year and hope for a good turnout for the 26.2 mile race Saturday.   The race will start at 7am Saturday at Cocopah Casino and will head south along Highway 95 to near San Luis before it ... Read More »

Parents Busted For Growing Pot

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A Kingman mother and father are facing numerous charges after authorities found drug paraphernalia in their home. The Kingman Daily Miner reports the two parents were accused of growing marijuana and using drugs in front of their two children, ages five and three. Authorities say 24-year-old Jessica Berry and 25-year-old Thomas Ogden were taken into custody after agents with Child ... Read More »

African American Leaders Fear Their Political Presence In Arizona Is Fading

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African-American leaders in Arizona fear their political presence is fading. The impending retirement of State Senator Leah Landrum Taylor could leave Arizona as one of a handful of states with no African-Americans in the Legislature. The Arizona Republic reports Landrum Taylor is marking the beginning of her final legislative session today. Since 1950, there has been at least one African-American ... Read More »

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