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Public opinion sought for Superior Court judge pro tem selections

The Yavapai County Superior Court is welcoming public comment for candidates being considered for both a full-time Judge Pro Tem Division A position and seasonal Judges Pro Tem.

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Drug arrest leads to two men in Prescott Valley being jailed on multiple charges

A misdemeanor drug arrest ultimately resulted in Prescott Valley police arresting two men on many felony and misdemeanor charges.

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Jobless rate up slightly in Arizona to 4.7 percent

PHOENIX — The state’s jobless rate is up one-tenth of a point and stands exactly where it did a year ago. And it’s now a full point higher than the national figure.

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45th anniversary celebration of Ol’ Ruff, Yavapai College’s mascot, rescheduled

PRESCOTT — This fall, the Yavapai College Roughriders introduced a reimagined mascot, nicknamed Ol' Ruff, to its sporting events and other college events in northern Arizona.

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No. 8 Eagles notch 8th straight win, drop La Sierra 3-1

PRESCOTT — Krista Lee, Madalyn Markham and Adri Jackson each scored a goal and the No. 8-ranked Embry-Riddle women’s soccer team won its eighth straight contest with a 3-1 victory over La Sierra on Thursday afternoon.

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Prescott shows promise despite 3-1 loss to region unbeaten Eagles

PRESCOTT — In its 2018 regular-season home finale Thursday night, No. 19-ranked Prescott tried to rattle Grand Canyon region frontrunner and No. 4 Flagstaff at the Badgers’ dome gym.

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European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at Trump

European and Asian leaders pledged their support for free trade at a meeting Friday that underscored global trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Migrants prepare to cross Guatemala-Mexico border

Members of a 3,000-strong U.S.-bound migrant caravan massed in a Guatemalan border town and prepared to begin crossing the muddy Suchiate River to Mexico Friday, in spite of U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of retaliation.

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StarKist admits fixing tuna prices, faces $100 million fine

SAN FRANCISCO — StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday.

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Friday Catchall: Election turnoffs, read it here & take to air

A “rant” that came across my desk recently spoke the truth: These candidates who air negative and accusatory advertisements about their opponents — instead of telling us their stance on issues — do not realize they are actually convincing us not to vote for them

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Stossel: Shut up, they explain

Gloria Alvarez, the young woman from Guatemala I wrote about last week, just got blocked by Facebook. Why? Because she criticizes socialism.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 19, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Oct. 19, 2018

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“Haunted Prescott” – a year in the making

Haunted Prescott” authors Parker Anderson and Darlene Wilson, owner of A Haunting Experience Tours, worked on the book for about a year, Anderson said.

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Now Playing: Oct. 19, 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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Gallery Guide: Oct. 19

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

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Feature Home: 492 Isabelle Lane • Prescott • $562,900 • 3BR/2BA • .25 Acre

Wood and stucco construction with beautiful stone veneer plus pristine, low maintenance native landscape greets you in this wonderful 2,550SF home located in Blooming Hills Estates.

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Arizona Farming and Ranching Hall of Fame 2019 inductees announced

The Arizona Farming and Ranching Hall of Fame has announced the names of the 2019 inductees into its membership.

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Senior Menus for the week of Monday, 10-22 to Friday, 10-26

Prescott Meals-on-Wheels serves from 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at 1280 E. Rosser St., Prescott; 445-7630. Menus subject to change.

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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

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Chamber Focus: Pur Solar & Electrical

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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Photo Gallery: 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.

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Obituary: Theodore Siegel Setzer

Theodore Siegel Setzer, 87, of South Amana, Iowa, and Prescott, Arizona, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at Colonial Manor of Amana.

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Obituary: Maxine Sportsman Rutt

Our beloved Maxine Sportsman Rutt, 91, was a mother, sister, aunt, grandmother and great-grandmother.

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Obituary: Debra A. ‘Bunnie’ Hunter

Debra A. “Bunnie” Hunter, 59, passed away peacefully at home with her husband, Bill, and her sisters, Jennifer and Becky, at her side on Oct. 13, 2018.