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How can you outsmart a con artist?

When authorities ask convicted con artists to describe the trick to scamming people out of money, many refer to getting victims “under the ether,” according to the AARP Fraud Watch Network.

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Scientist: ‘It turns out Arizona is earthquake country’

PHOENIX — It’s not quite the “duck and cover’’ exercises of the 1950 when school children were practicing to be prepared for nuclear attack.

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Suspects use ATV to steal Arizona ATM

Authorities in northwestern Arizona are seeking three male suspects who used an all-terrain vehicle to steal an ATM from a business in Fort Mohave.

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Cardinals fall as Murray, Vikings rumble to 27-17 victory

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings played a back-to-the-basics game, leaning on Latavius Murray’s powerful legs and a smothering defense that was in prime form. The Arizona Cardinals just couldn’t keep up on either front.

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Roundup: Patriots, Brady top Chiefs for wild 43-40 win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady needed everything he had to fend off Patrick Mahomes — including his legs.

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Almirola advances in NASCAR playoffs with Talladega win

TALLADEGA, Ala. — Tony Stewart hired Aric Almirola because he believed the journeyman would win races for Stewart-Haas Racing. Almirola came close time and again this year but fell short.

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U.S. lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

GLORIETA PASS, N.M. — A makeshift memorial to Hispanic Civil War Union soldiers in an isolated part northern New Mexico is a typical representation of sites linked to U.S. Latino history: It's shabby, largely unknown and at risk of disappearing.

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Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again."

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Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday that it will respond to threats and political pressure with tough measures of its own after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves "severe punishment" if responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi.

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Man accused of robbing Wichita bank he robbed 7 years ago

A man suspected of robbing a Wichita bank earlier this week spent time in federal prison after pleading guilty to robbing the same bank seven years ago.

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30-hour coffin stays rewarded with cash, Six Flags passes

Dying to win a little cash and a free pass to Six Flags New England? All you need to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin.

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Watch: Defendant lunges for officer's gun in courtroom

In a scuffle caught on courtroom video in Oregon, a defendant identified as 27-year-old Scott Lemmon stands up and lunges for a gun worn by a police officer sitting at the counsel table nearby. Courthouse deputies tackled Lemmon to the floor.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 15, 2018

Editorial cartoon (2): Oct. 15, 2018

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 15, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 15, 2018

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Reagan: The true party of evil

The Democrats and their parrots and lapdogs in the liberal media never stop accusing people on the right of being racists, sexists and homophobes.

Kudos see more>

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‘First Man’ a dramatization of the moon landing, lacks the patriotism

Neil Armstrong was the first man to step foot on the moon. This is supposed to be his story, what he went through, his family life and, ultimately, his moon landing.

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Sky Daddy to perform Clapton tribute

Sky Daddy is putting on his sixth Eric Clapton tribute show next week and said he wants to recreate last year’s performance.

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Now Playing: Oct. 12, 2018

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

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Dear Annie: Daughter-in-law eyeing ring an etiquette no-no

Annie: My husband has adult children from his first wife. My new daughter-in-law has become quite vocal about jewelry items that I wear.

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A love letter to Lincoln School

When I was asked to write a short article about something wonderful happening at Lincoln School this year for the Quad City Page of the Courier I had to think for a moment.

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Coyote Springs students take the lead

On Sept. 27, five sixth-grade students from Coyote Springs Elementary School (CSES) presented at the National EdLeader 21 Conference in Glendale, Arizona.

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PIN conference: Speakers encourage college leaders to tackle tough issues

In separate talks Tuesday, Sept. 25, during a Postsecondary International Network conference about “changing perspectives,” a journalist and a psychiatrist encouraged the gathering of college leaders from as far away as New Zealand to tackle difficult issues to better serve their students.

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Helios CEO outlines educational foundation’s student success initiatives

Helios Education Foundation CEO Paul Luna, speaking Monday, Sept. 24, at a conference for international postsecondary executives hosted by Yavapai College, said his “community-impact” organization doesn’t have all the answers for ensuring all students are successful in school, but a number of investments are eliciting positive returns.

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Birth announcements: Week of Oct. 13, 2018

Birth announcements: Week of Oct. 13, 2018

The Hap see more>

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Pur Solar & Electrical ribbon cutting ceremony

The Prescott Valley Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of Pur Solar & Electrical in Prescott Valley with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Oct. 5.

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For Love of history, air show

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Love’s death. His last dogfight will be reenacted as part of the Wings Out West Air Show on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Photos: Prescott High School students participate in annual parade, bonfire

Prescott High School students gather around the bonfire at Prescott Mile High Middle School following the annual Homecoming Parade on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Obituaries see more>

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Obituary: Robert D. Veres

Robert D. Veres, “Bob,” 74, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, following a brief illness. Born and raised in Elyria, Ohio, he was preceded in death by his parents, Moses and Alma; and his sister, Marjorie Loucks.

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Obituary: Gearldean (Gerry) Marie Green Henry

Gearldean (Gerry) Marie Green Henry, born Feb. 6, 1934, in Thayer, Iowa, to Noah and Cecil Green, graduated to Heaven on Oct. 11, 2018, in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

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Obituary: Larry Douglas Scott (Scotty)

Larry Douglas Scott (Scotty) was born in Hickman, NE. He died at age 77 in Prescott, AZ on Oct. 3, 2018 after a short illness.