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CAFMA fire inspection fees increasing

Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) will be increasing its fire inspection fees as of March 1 to match the cost of providing the service.

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House Speaker forges ahead with drought contingency plan

House Speaker Rusty Bowers is blowing off a threat by the Gila River Indian Community to pull out of the drought contingency plan — and deny the state its water — if he pursues his own legislation on forfeiture of water rights.

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116-year-old Sam Hill Warehouse draws new purchase offer

The historic Sam Hill Warehouse — a key component of the recently approved hotel deal in downtown Prescott — apparently has more than one interested buyer.

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Edwards, Cheatham help Arizona St. beat Utah, 98-87

SALT LAKE CITY — Rob Edwards scored a season high 28 points while Zylan Cheatham chipped in 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Arizona State to a 98-87 victory over Utah on Saturday night.

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Hines leads NAU over Sacramento St., 78-66

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Carlos Hines had 17 points and 10 assists to carry Northern Arizona to a 78-66 win over Sacramento State on Saturday night.

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At All-Star Game, Anthony Davis finds himself in spotlight

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Anthony Davis isn't completely sure if he's going to play in Sunday's All-Star game.

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Snow too thick to plow keeps skiers from California resorts

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fourth straight day Friday kept skiers from hitting the slopes at the start of the Presidents Day holiday weekend, with snow so deep that plows could not tackle it and cities scrambled to find places to pile it.

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Amazon dumped New York, but cities still wooing the company

Amazon’s breakup with New York was still fresh when other cities started sending their own valentines to the online giant.

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Business in Brief: Deere, hit on both sides of trade war, posts weak 1Q earns

Deere & Co., a manufacturer that faces threats from both ends of a trade war, cited rising costs and anxious farmers as it reported a profit shortfall for the first quarter Friday.

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Wiederaenders: I like my stuff, get your own!

I like a warm truck in the morning.

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Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 17, 2019

Editorial cartoon (2): Feb. 17, 2019

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Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 17, 2019

Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 17, 2019

Reader Poll:

Do you favor HB 2523, which will allow employers to pay as little as $7.25 per hour to full-time students younger than 22 who are working fewer than 20 hours a week?

  • Yes, they need the experience and employers need a cheaper workforce. 28%
  • No, it is an insult to the part-time workers. 27%
  • I really don't care - as long as they provide good service. 1%
  • This is ridiculous; lawmakers doing another end-run on the minimum wage. 45%

184 total votes

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Reader Poll:

Do you favor HB 2523, which will allow employers to pay as little as $7.25 per hour to full-time students younger than 22 who are working fewer than 20 hours a week?

  • Yes, they need the experience and employers need a cheaper workforce. 28%
  • No, it is an insult to the part-time workers. 27%
  • I really don't care - as long as they provide good service. 1%
  • This is ridiculous; lawmakers doing another end-run on the minimum wage. 45%

184 total votes

See past polls

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Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars

NEW YORK — Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on Friday reversed its decision to present four awards during the commercial breaks of this year's Oscar broadcast.

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Music Festival attracts 300 high school students to Yavapai College

More than 300 top high school musicians from Northern Arizona spent two and a half days at Yavapai College participating in the annual Arizona Music Educators Association’s Northwest Region Music Festival.

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KornuKopia Calendar: Feb. 15-24

Everything else that's happening in the Prescott area, Feb. 15-24, 2019.

Features see more>

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Museum groundbreaking honors 90 years of unique vision

What began in 1928 as the “Gubernatorial Mansion Museum” has expanded on the vision of Sharlot Hall, a woman ahead of her time.

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Amazing Places: Exploring Bradshaw Grave

Today’s article is about the grave of Isaac Bradshaw. Some of you may have heard about this grave, and a few may have visited it.

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Days Past: How Arizona got on the map – Part 19

On April 22, 1857, Edward Beale, California rancher and former Navy lieutenant, reported to Secretary of War John B. Floyd in Washington, D.C. By order of President Buchanan, Beale was appointed to direct a survey and construct a “military road from New Mexico Territory to California.”

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Obituary: Helen Augusta Brand/Scharr

Helen Augusta Brand/Scharr, 97, of Prescott, Arizona, went home to be with Jesus on Jan. 28, 2019, at her care home in Tempe, Arizona.

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Obituary: Casey Joe Wright-Wells

Casey Joe Wright-Wells went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Casey was born on Oct. 11, 1978, in Prescott, Arizona, to Doug and Lei Ann Wright.

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Obituary Notice: William ‘Bill’ J. Meadows

William “Bill” J. Meadows went to his heavenly home on Feb. 5, 2019. Bill was born Oct. 6, 1954, to Virgil and Mary Meadows.