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Reading the tea leaves: Political pollster explains what to look for

PHOENIX – One recent poll gave Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey the edge against Democrat David Garcia. Another showed the two were neck-and-neck. A third – much earlier poll – predicted Garcia would lead in a hypothetical matchup with Ducey, who’s seeking a second term.

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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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Arizona’s first malt house saves water and supports local breweries

CAMP VERDE – Zach Hauser, like many farmers in the Verde Valley, takes pride in his land and the crops he grows.

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Marquez strikes out 11, Rockies beat Diamondbacks 6-2

PHOENIX — Colorado's bid to gain ground in the NL West appeared to be in jeopardy when German Marquez gave up a leadoff double and a two-run homer in the opening inning.

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Tough defense powers Bears to 6-0 start, beat Coconino 28-14

FLAGSTAFF — Bradshaw Mountain football coach Chuck Moller predicted that Friday night’s big game at Coconino would be an old-fashioned, grind-it-out kind of high school contest.

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Austin Clark runs for 2 TDs, but Badgers fall to Canyon Del Oro 35-23

ORO VALLEY — Diego Munguia ran for 174 yards and three touchdowns, quarterback Zach Eidenschink threw for a score and Canyon Del Oro won its fourth-straight game with a 35-23 win over the Badgers on Friday night.

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GOP, Kavanaugh accuser in standoff over her Senate testimony

WASHINGTON — A high-stakes standoff between Republicans and the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of a three-decade-old sexual attack stretched into the weekend after the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said his panel would vote Monday on Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination without a deal on her conditions for testifying.

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Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's fury

BLADENBORO, N.C. — Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling their yard to escape Hurricane Florence's latest life-threatening punch to a town in the Carolinas.

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Trump says 'lingering stench' haunts Justice Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning about the Justice Department and the FBI on Friday, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench" following reports that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording the president.

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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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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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Shannon: The left’s do-it-yourself authoritarianism

There is a new meme circulating that Trumpistas have found very pertinent. It’s a stark black-and-white photo of a seated Trump. One elbow is on his left knee and his other hand is gesturing toward the viewer as he leans forward.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 22, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Sept. 22, 2018

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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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Gallery Guide: Sept. 21

Your guide to galleries and art in the greater Prescott area this week.

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Church News: Week of Sept. 22, 2018

Jane’s Hope is a Christian ministry open to women who have relinquished a child through abortion or adoption, to share, heal, support each other, and experience forgiveness through Jesus Christ.

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Hamilton: Comedians now go through background check?

HOLLYWOOD — God Bless America, and how’s everybody? Brett Kavanaugh must tell the Senate about his sex behavior at a high school party he didn’t attend Monday. It’s crazy.

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Dear Annie: Who is she?

Dear Annie: My husband and I enjoy getting together with a group of friends every couple of months.

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Bud and Carole Hanen celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Bud and Carole Hanen were married on Sept. 6, 1958, in St. Brigid’s Catholic Church in San Diego.

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Birth announcements: Week of Sept. 16, 2018

Birth Announcements: Week of Sept. 16, 2018

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Remembering local WWI fallen soldiers

Anyone who meets Betty Bourgault is likely to describe her as friendly, kind, creative and busy. What they might not catch immediately is that this 76-year-old Yavapai County Daughters of the American Revolution chapter member is a relentless fighter for patriotic and other community causes that garner her passion.

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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: Paula R. Tissaw

Paula R. Tissaw, 72, of Chino Valley, Arizona, passed away on Sept. 17, 2018.

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Obituary: Marjorie Fay Darby

Marjorie Fay Darby (3/31/35-9/12/18) went home to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ after struggling with health issues for some time.

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Obituary Notice: Ernest “Ernie” Jones Sr.

Ernest “Ernie” Jones Sr. was born in Prescott, Arizona, and died in Gilbert, Arizona, on Sept. 16, 2018.