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Infant Body Found At Recycling Plant

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Workers at the Somerton Recycling Plant made a grisly discovery on Thursday.  Police say workers discovered the body of an infant as they were going through different recyclables at the plant.  KYMA TV says they are withholding information about the infant pending an autopsy report.   Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 928-722-7357. Read More »

Valley View Medical Center To Hold Job Fair

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A northwest Arizona hospital is holding a job fair today and Saturday.  Valley View Medical Center is recruiting experienced nurses and other clinical positions.  Some jobs in the hospital will include a $10,000 sign on bonus.  Valley View is located in Bullhead City, about 95 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada.  The job fair will be held today from 9am ... Read More »

CenturyLink Workers Move Closer To A Strike

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Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states including Arizona and the Yuma area, have moved closer to allowing a strike, but contract talks with the telecommunications company are continuing.  The Communication Workers of America said Thursday that the executive board authorized the union's president to set a strike date, which would be the final step in going on strike.  ... Read More »

Airline Merger Could Mean More Flights Out Of Sky Harbor

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The announced merger between US Airways and American Airlines means changes will be coming to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, but officials there say nothing major is expected to happen immediately.  The combination of the two airlines could mean more flights, but it could be more than a year before the merger is finalized.  Some 300 US Airways flights a ... Read More »

AZ Gas Prices Are Up

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Arizona motorists are paying more at the pump again this week.  Officials with AAA Arizona says the average statewide price for unleaded regular gasoline is $3.49 a gallon, 14 cents higher than last week.  This week's national average is $3.62 per gallon, up by more than seven cents from last week.  Analysts say the price rise has been propelled since ... Read More »

Arizona To Receive Payout In Toyota Settlement

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Arizona is getting nearly $700,000 in a multi-state settlement with Toyota over problems with accelerator pedals.  State Attorney General Tom Horne says Arizona would be getting part of a $29 million pot split among 29 different states and American Samoa.  Horne says Arizona's cut will go the state's consumer revolving fund. State attorney generals sued Toyota after it recalled 14 ... Read More »

Free Workshops Offered For AWC Scholarship Assistance

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Scholarship Season is alive and well at Arizona Western College and all students and prospective students are encouraged to apply.  Applications will begin to be accepted starting Friday with the deadline for submission set for March 21st.  Students can pick up a list of scholarships at the AWC Foundation Office on the second floor of Building Three-C.  Most of the ... Read More »

Police Look For Public Help In Solving Restaurant Burglary

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The Yuma Police Department is asking the public for help in solving a crime committed in October 2012.  On October 27th, an unidentified male burglarized Mister G’s Restaurant at 501 South Fourth Avenue.  A screen captured photo shows an unidentified black male inside the business.  Anyone with information on the crime is urged to call 928-373-4694 or to remain anonymous, ... Read More »

Trash Pick-Up Delayed Due To President’s Day

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Yuma City Hall will be closed on Monday due to President’s Day.  City Hall will also be closed the prior Friday due to their normal customer convenience day.  Trash pickup for the week will be altered.  Trash picked up on Mondays will be picked up that week on Tuesday, and pickups on Tuesday will be rescheduled to Wednesday. Read More »

YCAT Workers Remain On The Job

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No deal, but no strike.  Negotiations between workers of First Transit and Yuma County Area Transit broke off late Wednesday, but workers have agreed to remain on the job in the short term and come back to the table in March.  Workers want better health care and a five-day, 40-hour week.  Busses will continue to run as normal.  The next ... Read More »

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