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6 siblings of GOP congressman from Prescott endorse his opponent

PHOENIX — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.

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Need2Know: Krispy Kreme bails on PV; Western Heritage Foundation filling vacancy on Whiskey Row; car wash developments in PV; new Alfonso’s in Prescott

In early July, it was reported that Krispy Kreme had gone through an initial project review process with the Town of Prescott Valley regarding a stand-alone building in the Crossroads shopping center.

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Dutch Bros grand opening draws huge crowd

If you happened to drive by the intersection of Willow Creek and Willow Lake roads in Prescott on Monday, Sept. 17, you likely saw a massive line of vehicles winding down both roads throughout most of the day.

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Kavanaugh, Ford agree to testify on Thursday, source says

WASHINGTON — Negotiators reached a tentative agreement Saturday for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hear testimony Thursday from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault from decades ago, according to two people briefed on the matter.

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Great Recession: 10 years later

A decade ago, as Lehman Brothers went bust and the fragile financial system was teetering, fund investors wondered how bad it could get.

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Decade Later: Safer financial system yet much hasn’t changed

On the brink of crumbling a decade ago, America’s financial system was saved by an extraordinary rescue that revived Wall Street and the economy yet did little for individuals who felt duped and left to suffer from the reckless bets of giant banking institutions.

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Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Researchers are exploring whether a shipwreck off the coast of Rhode Island could be the vessel that 18th-century explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world.

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Too soon? Fans find Red Sox division title banner in street

The Boston Red Sox have not clinched this year’s American League East division championship, but a banner marking the accomplishment has already been accidentally unveiled.

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Giant bong, huggable buds: Marijuana museum opens in Vegas

A glass bong taller than a giraffe. Huggable faux marijuana buds. A pool full of foam weed nuggets. Las Vegas' newest attraction — and Instagram backdrop — is a museum celebrating all things cannabis.

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Piacenza: Balancing act

What makes a great team athlete? Physical strength, speed and ball-handling skills for sure.

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Rants & Raves: Sept. 22, 2018

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 40 words or less.

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Reagan: ​Media ignores Trump’s economy

It’s surprising that a White House incapable of organizing a two-car funeral — if you believe the mainstream liberal media — is presiding over the most robust economy the U.S. has had in years.

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Photos: Balloon glow tonight

The crew and team from Sandy’s Sol Balloon Team from Cornville works to set up their hot air balloon Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, as part of the Prescott Valley Rotary Club's Balloon Fest at the Prescott Valley Entertainment District.

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‘Bisbee ’17’ documentary recounts ‘shameful moment’ in Arizona history

PHOENIX – America had just entered the “war to end all wars” in Europe. Demand for metal ore was rising. Unionists and radical socialists of the International Workers of the World were demanding better wages and conditions from corporations across the country. A strike against copper giant Phelps Dodge in Jerome had just been crushed.

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Now Playing: Sept. 21, 2018

Movies playing at Harkins Theatres, 7202 Pav Way, Prescott Valley (Highway 69 between Glassford Hill and Lake Valley roads). 928-775-7444; www.harkins.com.

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September 1918: Lt. Love shot down in dogfight, dies

On Sept. 3, 1918, 1st Lt. Ernest Love and 14 other pilots ferried their personal Spads from Saints to Rembercourt aerodrome, southwest of Verdun, to support the forthcoming St. Mihiel offensive.

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Days Past: A lady and her mountain home

One of Prescott’s early lady pioneers was Alvina Rodriquez Bennett.

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Dear Annie: Is procrastination the answer?

Dear Annie: This is a burning question I’ve had for a while. As a student, I always have homework, but should I procrastinate or spread out the work over a longer period? Both end up with similar results for me.

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Photos: Chino Valley Territorial Days

Chino Valley’s 32nd annual Territorial Days hit its stride early Saturday morning near Memory Park as more than 100 runners took part in 10K and 2-mile fun runs.

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Chamber Focus: Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters opens new location

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomed Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters to town and its new location recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

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Farmers Market's second annual Farm to Table Dinner

Erica Ryberg takes an hors d'oeuvre from Kathleen Williams at the Prescott Farmers Market's second annual Farm to Table Dinner at the Holday Courtyard in Prescott Sunday, Aug. 19.

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Obituary: Tyrone “Ty” Kenneth Johnston

Tyrone “Ty” Kenneth Johnston was born on Feb. 2, 1939, in Madison, Wisconsin, to Kenneth and Caroline Johnston.

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Obituary: Duane Reed Foster

Duane Reed Foster passed away Sept. 9, 2018, at the age of 87.

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Obituary Notice: Joyce I. Hondorp

Joyce I. Hondorp, born May 13, 1926, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, died Sept. 7, 2018, in Prescott Valley, Arizona.